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Best new sites included in UNESCO patrimony (Destinations)

Tubbataha Reef Marine Park Tubbataha Reef Marine Park
  The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park located in the Philippines, is enrolled in the World Heritage Site in 1993. National Park is home to beautiful coral reefs, with a great diversity of marine life including whales, dolphins, sharks and turtles. The site is now three times more than before, increasing from 33,000 hectares to 97,000. Its reefs host over 350 species of coral and almost 500 species of fish.     Besides the picturesque swimming, Tubbataha reef diving area is a classic, steep-walled, sh...
The Dolomites The Dolomites
  The Dolomites are part of the Italian Alps, is located in the north-east of their border with Austria, in which the Italians and Austrians call the South Tyrol Alto Adige. Their name comes from the rock mountains of which are made and what was called "Dolomia" after his name Dolomieu, who, fascinated by it, in 1789 had an important role in its classification. The site, which covers more than 1400 km2, consists of 18 peaks exceeding 3000 m altitude. This magnificent place is famous for its vertical slopes, narrow valleys...
Caral-Supe City Caral-Supe City
  City of Caral is one of the oldest cities known in Americas and a major tourist destination in Peru. The Norte Chico civilization known building is a pyramid with a height of 30 meters, located 20 miles from the Pacific coast.     A strong earthquake produced 3,800 years ago led to the disappearance of this amazing civilization who lived Soups valley, north of the current Peruvian capital Lima. Over 2,000 years, the inhabitants of the valley mentioned above have built some of the most pop...

Top wonders of the world (Destinations)

Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef
     The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef world. It is situated off Queensland, Australia. It covers 2 600 km from Bundaberg to the tip of Cape York. Covering an area of 350 000 km ², it can be seen from space. By comparison, Germany has an area of 357 000 km ². The Great Barrier Reef has more than 2 000 islands and reefs around 3 000 of all kinds. It can be seen near the coast, but the most spectacular are some 50 km offshore. It is listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.    Th...
The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
  Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural monuments on Earth, being crossed by the Colorado River, for millions of years. The Grand Canyon National Park is located in northwestern Arizona. The Grand Canyon was carved by the Colorado River in the plateau of the same name. The huge canyon is 445 kilometers long and about 25 km width, while the height is more than 1500 meters.   Founded in 1919, the park is visited annually by more than four million visitors. The diversity of nature and landscap...
Angel Falls in Venezuela Angel Falls in Venezuela
Salto Angel or Salto del Angel (Angel Falls) is located in southeastern Venezuela, by those of his 978 meters, the tallest waterfall in the world (with a step of 805 m). The locals called it Kerekupai-Meru Bounce deepest meaning. Region located in Gran Sabana, Angel Falls is the most isolated in Venezuela and maybe the world. Completely inaccessible by road, Angel will give a choice: either risk a few days climbing, rafting, climbing and based on either hire a pilot to take you to the right place. good to know that BASE jumping (skydiving si...

The best places to visit in Sevilla, Spain (Spain - Destinations)

Plaza de Espana Plaza de Espana
  Plaza de Espana is an imposing architectural complex that was made to serve as a central department of Iberico-American Exposition, an event held in Seville in 1929 for what was meant closer ties between Spain and former colonies in Latin America. Plaza de Espana is located in Maria Luisa Park, near the historical center of Seville.     Exhibition in Seville in 1929 was organized for improving of the relations between Spain, Portugal and former colonies. Each country has built a pavilion, but ...
The Giralda Tower The Giralda Tower
  Giralda, the bell tower in the Cathedral of Seville is the most famous attractions of Seville, was a true emblem of the city. The tower was originally built in the late 12th century, being then a mosque minaret large high Mauri. 12th century Almohad dynasty that dominates the entire region has raised a new mosque in Seville. Minaret of the mosque construction started in Gever 1184 under the guidance of engineer who designed an ingenious structure with its two walls connected by a ramp inside. Minaret construction was completed in...
Cathedral of Sevilla Cathedral of Sevilla
  Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest and most impressive churches in the world. It was built in the 15th century on the site of a mosque dating from the 12th century. Inside the cathedral there is a spectacular shrine of gold, Retablo Mayor. Today it is one of the symbols of Seville, a tourist attraction visited by many tourists every year. Cathedral of Seville rises beside the Giralda tower, the only standing remains of the old mosque, an important landmark of the city of Seville today. Regardless the religious affinities,...

The best places to visit in Berlin, Germany (Germany - Destinations)

The Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall
  Berlin Wall, which divided the city into two parts, east and west, was the symbol of the Cold War. Built by the German Democratic Republic government to prevent the East Germans to flee to West Germany, most of it was demolished since the border between East and West was opened in 1989.     After WWII, Germany was divided into four zones: one American, British, French and Soviet. Berlin was also divided into four sectors. In 1948, Soviet authorities tried to annex the whole city and started a ...
The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany
   The Sealife and AquaDom aquarium is located in the heart of the former East Berlin, divided into two parts with a single ticket available. Located inside the Radisson hotel in Berlin, in the lobby, the AquaDom is the largest cylindrical aquarium in the world. At a height of 25 meters and a diameter of 11 meters, this aquarium almost one million liters houses nearly 2,600 fish from 56 different species. The Sealife recreates in aquariums and ponds adorned with décor aquatic German, from the sources of rivers to t...
Museum Island Museum Island
  Museum Island in Berlin has received from UNESCO World Heritage membership. This island museum was designed to be "a sanctuary of art and science". The five museums are included in the Museum Island are located between Kupfergraben and river Spree. This extraordinary group of museums was begun by King Friedrich Wilhelm III who made possible the Royal Museum building in 1830 - today Altes Museum (Old Museum). The museum was built to allow the public and can see the royal art treasures of Germany. However though, the isla...

Top architectural wonders of the world (Destinations)

Kogod Courtyard in Washington D.C. Kogod Courtyard in Washington D.C.
  If your holiday destination is Washington really need to visit the Kogod Courtyard. "Robert and Arlene Kogod" courtyard, with the elegant glass roof, designed by world renowned architect, Norman Foster, is situated in a historical building called the Patent Office, which houses the Art Museum and National Gallery of Portraits Smithson. Foster has worked with the Institute Smithson at the center of the gym building. The roof is not on the original structure of the building, which was built in several stages between 1836 ...
Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain
   The Guggenheim Museum is a museum of modern and contemporary art located in Bilbao, Spain and it is one of the five museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. It is by far the most recognizable building in Bilbao. Built at the initiative of the Basque government and managed by Guggenheim Foundation, it is a modern and impressive edifice, in relative terms, with 16,000 square meters of exhibition space, being just one of the stages of the ambitious project to transform Bilbao into a metropolis and cultural cent...
Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates
   Burj al-Arab is the most luxurious hotel in the world. Burj al-Arab is 322 m high, being the second largest building, which is used exclusively as a hotel. Ryugyong Hotel in North Korea holds the record though. Burj al-Arab, or 'Arab Tower "is a symbol of Dubai. It is built on an artificial island and its foundations are moored 45 m below the seabed. It has 60 floors and 18 elevators. Burj al-Arab hotel has 202 suites. The 202 suites, all with two levels, feature bay windows offering breathtaking views of the Persian G...

The most mysterious tourist destinations in the world (Destinations)

Egypt Egypt
   Egypt is probably the only country in the world that everyone should see at least once in a lifetime. That's at least for two reasons: the pyramids, specifically the pyramids of Giza, the only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the Nile, the place where one of the first civilizations of the world has developed.    In 430Ihr Herodotus was overwhelmed with fear and awe seeing the magnificent monuments in Egypt, the majority of them being more than 2500 years old. Most of the...
Chichén Itzá in Mexico Chichén Itzá in Mexico
    A large pre-Columbian archaeological site built by the Maya civilization, Chichen Itza is located in the north-center of the Yucatan peninsula, in Yucatan State, Mexico.    At the end of the nineteenth century archaeologist Edward Herbert Thompson discovered in northern Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, a ruined town covered with vegetation. Chichen Itza is the name of pre-Columbian settlement, meaning "wells in Itza 'Maya language. The ruins found in Yucatan were exposed stepped pyramid built by ...
Machu Picchu in Peru Machu Picchu in Peru
The most famous of all the ruins, seems to be suspended between two mountains and is often lost in the fog. It can be seen below the Urubamba Valley and is an enchanting place, especially since the Incas had not heard of the "wheel" when they built it. Machu Picchu was built in the mid-fifteenth century, but since its existence was not recorded by the Spanish conquerors, who occupied the place in 1530, nobody knows really what was the purpose of its construction. Many of the ruins include ceremonial features, so it could possibly h...

The cities with the best food (Destinations)

San Sebastian in Spain San Sebastian in Spain
  San Sebastian is a coastal resort on the Atlantic coast in the Bay of Biscay in northern Spain. San Sebastian is the capital of the summer season in Spain. Here is where tourists are charmed by the atmosphere of Belle Epoque. San Sebastian is synonymous with relaxation, where else if not on a sunny beach, the most famous being La Concha and Playa de Ondarreta.     San Sebastian is situated between the mouth of the river and bay to Uruma Concha crescent shaped and is divided into Old Town (Part...
Ludlow in England Ludlow in England
  Ludlow is a town in Shropshire, West Midlands, England. It is located in South Shropshire district whose residence is. This city was once the city with the best restaurants around England, with only 10,000 inhabitants. Unfortunately, Ludlow declined in recent years and the only restaurant that is worth visiting is Mr. Underhill `s....
Mougins in France Mougins in France
  Mougins is a town located in the French Riviera with authentic cobbled streets and outdoor markets. Mougins is charming, though it was discovered a few decades ago. Today has become a center for Riviera Gourmet, the residence of Le Moulin de Mougins, Roger's famous international restaurant rods, fancy chef who made Provencal cuisine on menus worldwide. After 35 years, your mood and his wife Denise, pass the torch on the famous Alain Llorca, which promises further success. Mougins has about 16,000 inhabitants but more than 50 rest...

The best places to visit in Chicago, USA (United States - Destinations)

Sears Tower Sears Tower
  It is generally accepted by everyone that skyscrapers were discovered in Chicago, the third largest city in the U.S. For the construction of Sears Tower, 2400 workers worked for three years, the building was completed in 1973. Skeleton tower consists of new pipes that cross section of rectangular shape, forming the basis of a huge square of side 69 meters. Everything was made of concrete, sits on pillars filled with chunks of rock, they are set by the layer of earth rocks. The huge new pipes welded together exceed ...
Chicago Art Institute Museum Chicago Art Institute Museum
  Chicago Art Institute exhibition offers an impressive art collection for connoisseurs and amateurs, as well as those who just want to enjoy the artistry. Here there are exhibited, among others, works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh, Seurat, Dali. Admission on Tuesday is free, however it is very crowded!...
Millennium Park Millennium Park
  Millennium Park is an award-winning project for his combining art, music, architecture and design into one center located outdoors. The most famous and attractive park objectives are: Jay Pritzker Pavilion is an outdoor space arranged to support concerts, winning a National Gold Medals and is unique in the U.S., Crown Fountain is a modern replica of wells with human faces It consists of two rectangular walls that are designed ostensibly a thousand inhabitants, building feeling like water gushing from their mouths, Cloud Gate is a...