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The best touristic attractions in Romania (Romania - Destinations)

Bran Castle Bran Castle
   Bran Castle is situated in a mountainous place, between Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains. It attracts thousand of tourists for its misterious legend of Dracula. The castle initially was built as a fortress by the Teotonic Knights in 1212. The castle appears in documents since 1377 when King Ludovic I offered to citizens of Brasov the possibility to build a new citadel, instead of the old fortress built by Knights. Then during the 1419-1424 the castles was possessed by Sigismund. This imposant building was donated to Que...
The Botanical Garden The Botanical Garden
   The Botanical Garden of Bucharest was created in 1860 by Alexandru Ioan Cuza, who founded his palace nearby garden, that was separated by the palace. But later the final place for this garden was chosen by the doctor Dimitrie Brandza and the arhitect Fuchs, who loved the beauty of the nature. It was completed in 1891 and there were founded the Greenhouse and the Botanical Institute that had a great importance as a educational center for University of Bucharest. The garden had passed through very hard times and suffered a lo...
Hunedoara Castle Hunedoara Castle
   Hunedoara Castle also called Corvin’s  Castle is one of the most beautiful Ghotic style building. The castle lays on a rock where  the river Zlasti runs around. Its history is related by Dracula that was in prison for seven years in this castle. It was constructed during the 12th-14th century and initially was a small citadel that was given by Sigismund to Vojk Hunyad, after his death the castle was developed and extended by his son, Ioannus Corvinus, who transformed the building in a spectacular Gothic fort...

The best places to visit in Philadelphia (United States - Destinations)

Logan Circle Logan Circle
   Logan Circle is a great plaza situated on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway , originaly known as Northwest Square. Logan Circle was one of the five squares planed by William Penn for the city of Philadelphia. This place was known for being a public space for executuions, in 1823 there was hanged the last person, and in 1825 this place was named Logan Square, in the honor of James Logan, who was a famous statesman in the city of Philadelphia.     The name of Logan Circle comes from the traffi...
Independence Hall Independence Hall
   Independence Hall of Philadelphia is the most important landmark for the history of United States. This Hall can be recognized as the birthplace for America, here was signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. In this building was adopted the Constitution of the United States also, in 1787.      This building is full of memorable moments full of dignity and the glorious history is well related by this building. The construction of the Independence Hall started in 1732 and was d...
Rodin Museum Rodin Museum
   Rodin Museum has the largest collection of works outside of Paris made by the famous French sculptor Auguste Rodin. This museum is situated near the Benjamin Franklin parkway and was built thanks to Jules Mastabum who tried to collect all the works of Auguste Rodin. So in 1929 the building dedicated to this sculptor was completed, in a neoclassical style, Mastabum died but during the years he collected over 124 sculptures of Auguste Rodin. This sculptor was known for its realistic and dramatic sculptures made in marble or b...

The most popular places in Vancouver, Canada (Canada - Destinations)

Queen Elizabeth Park Queen Elizabeth Park
   Queen Elizabeth Park is a national treasure for Vancouver, an unique landmark that attracts thousands of visitors. The park started its life as a basalt quarry and for many years was the main  source of foundation rock for Vancouver’s roads. In 1911 the quarry was closed and the area was like a huge dead landscape. Only the children were playing here on the hills, in the caves surrounded anyway by a beautiful nature with blackberries and brush, looking more as a wild territory. In 1949 there already started the p...
VanDusen Botanical Garden VanDusen Botanical Garden
   VanDusen Botanical Garden is a very attractive destination in the city of Vancouver, situated very close to Downtown of the city. It situated on a land that in 1960 belonged to Canadian Pacific Railway, and was a gulf club. In 1970 a group of citizens decided to develop the space and to transform it in a botanical garden. In 1975 it was opening to the public as a very beautiful botanical garden, named VanDusen, in the honor of the W.J Vandusen, who sponsored the project. It covers over 55 acres of land with 11 acres of wild...
Harbour Centre Harbour Centre
   Harbour Centre in Vancouver is a wonderful skyscraper in the city with 28 stories of about 146 meters height. The construction of the building was completed in 1977 by WZMH who had founded many other spectacular buildings. The Harbour Centre can be easily seen from a long distance, being the highest building in Vancouver, due to its ornamental pylon, that represents the Seattle  Space Needle, measuring 100 foot.     The most visited attraction for visitors is the top of the Harbour ...

The best cities to visit in Japan (Japan - Destinations)

Kyoto Kyoto
  Kyoto is considered Japan's second most popular tourist destination, after Tokyo. It is a city located in the southern part of the Japanese island of Honshu, near Osaka. Also referred to as "The Thousand Year Capital", being the capital of Japan for over 1000 years, between 794 and 1868, Kyoto was the center of the Japanese civilization. Nowadays, it is a provincial city with over 1.6 million inhabitants, which attracts tourists from all over the world with its fascinating temples, pagodas, palaces and beautiful gardens...
Tokyo Tokyo
  Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the largest city here, concentrating about 10% of the country’s population. The city is situated in the middle of the archipelago's main island, Honshu. Here the seat of the government and residence of the Emperor of Japan is located. The metropolitan area of the city, the largest in the world, is home to about 30 million people. Four train and subway stations ensure transportation to more than two million passengers every day, while in its central areas (in the "districts") the p...
Osaka Osaka
  Osaka, a city-port also called the "Venice of Japan" or "the Manchester of the East" is located in Japan, in the Kansai region of the Honshu island at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay. Osaka is the third largest city in Japan in terms of population, after Tokyo and Yokohama. It is the centre of the metropolitan area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, which has a population of over 18 million inhabitants.     In the past, Osaka was Japan’s commercial capital. Lately, Tokyo h...

The most beautiful places in Brazil (Brazil - Destinations)

Iguassu Fall Iguassu Fall
   Iguassu Fall is located in Brazil, in the river with the same name where Brazil boarders with Argentine. The fall consists of 275 falls on over 2.7 km. The highest part of this fall reaches 82 metres and is the most spectacular part. The wider fall and the most dramatic one is named “Devil’s Throat” which reaches 82 metres high, 150 metres wide, and 700 metres length. The name of this impressive fall comes from the “Guarani Indian” that means “Great Water”.   Thi...
Christ the Redeemer Christ the Redeemer
   Christ the Redeemer is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is included in the Seven  Wonders of the World. The statue has 102 ft tall and weights 635 tones, situated on the Corcovado Mountain. The statue was designed by Heito da Silva Costa  and completed by the French sculptor Paul Landowski. Its construction took 5 years and was inaugurated in October 1931. The statue is made by reinforced concrete with soapstone that give  high resistence to the extreme weather.   To get to the statue you hav...
Leblon beach Leblon beach
   Leblon beach is situated very close to Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, they are separated just by a channel. Upper from the beach is the  neighborhood of Leblon which is divided into 2 parts: Upper Leblon and lower Leblon. The upper Leblon  has rich residents with wonderful houses, but the lower Leblon is full of activities for nightlife, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, where people can spend  their free time.     The beach offer a lost of swimming and leisure activities f...

The best places to visit in New Dehli, India (India - Destinations)

Humayun Humayun's Tomb
   Humayun’s Tomb is the first example of mughal architecture inspired from the Persian style. This tomb was built due to the order of Humayun’s widow, Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It took over 8 years to see it like it appers today, and is made from red sandstone and the black and white marble is used only in the borders.   This tomb reperesents the earliest specimen of a garden tomb with causeways and a lot of channels. It situated in a classical garden that is devided in 4 parts by 2 water chan...
India Gate India Gate
  India Gate is a very important monument in the city and was built to commemorate  more than 80,000 of indian solders who died in the First World War. The monument appears as a huge  42 metres arch hand that  was designed by the architector Edwin Lutyens. This arch is made from red stone and has inscripted  the name”India „on its both sides. The hole arch stands on a base of red stone .   This gate is a well known place and people come here usually to relax and ...
The Bahai Temple The Bahai Temple
   The Bahai Temple is situated in the very heart of New Delhi. This spectacular masterpiece is considered  an architectural wonder . It is also named “Lotus Temple “because is built in the shape of a lotus, the lotus flower being the symbol of India. It took almost 10 years to build this unique piece of art and it was opened to visitors in December 1986. It appears as half opened lotus flower  made from sand,dolomite and marble.   This temple is surrounded by walkways with beautiful b...

The best places to visit in Sydney, Australia (Australia - Destinations)

Sydney Harbour Bridge Sydney Harbour Bridge
   Sydney Harbor Bridge is a magnificent attraction for Sydney and can be seen from each side of the district The Rocks or from the centre of the city. This bridge is not a record for its length but  its structure is very impressive.   The famous Sydney Harbor Bridge lies on harbour at its narrowest point between Dawes and Milsons Points. It is a steel arch bridge with a reinforced concrete deck  and concrete pylons which at the time of its foundation was  considered the summary of modern bri...
The Sydney Opera House The Sydney Opera House
    The Sydney Opera House is the symbol of Australia, and one of the most famous buildings in the world. It is situated on the top of the Bennelong Point  which reaches out into the harbour. The skyline of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the blue water of the harbour and the Sydney Opera House, viewed from a ferry or from the air, is unforgettable and magnific. This unique place was designed by a danish architect- Jorn Utzon,and was inaugurated in 1973.     The ideea for the construction o...
Sydney Tower Sydney Tower
  Sydney Tower takes you to the highest point in Sydney that offers a great 360 degrees view over the city. Construction of the tower started in 1993 and became useful on Saturday 6 January 1996 and costs about 36 million Australian dollars. Is the most proeminent touristis attraction in the city, being visible for a long distance and is always open for the public.     It considers to be the tallest free-standing structure and the second  tallest observation tower in the whole southern &nbs...

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

The Empire State Building The Empire State Building
  Each tourists has to have in his list “ The Empire State Building”or also named “New York’s Representative Building”. This bulding is the tallest from the city, and the 86th floor is the one where all  the tourists admire the unforgettable view of the city. There you can feel really “high”,  because the building is the third tallest skyscraper in the United States and 15th tallest in the world.   During the summer time the lines of tourist are pret...
Times Square Times Square
   Times Square is considered the symbol of New York City. It is an amazing skyscraper that has a lot of neon signs,huge monitors,tickers and sparkling windows.    Times Square –the heart of nightlife in New York has the same fame like Las Vegas  in Nevada. This place is also famous for the day of 31st of December  when gathers millions of people to celebrate  the New Year. This  tradition was born for about one century ago, in 1904, when for the first time appeared the neon s...
 Rockefeller Center Rockefeller Center
   Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings between 48th and 51st streets in New York City, located in the center of Manhattan.  Rockefeller Center firstly known as Radio City is located where should  be located the Metropolitan Opera.    The design of the center is made by the american arhitect Benjamin Wistar Morris. He inspired from Grand  Central Terminal Complex and includes a landscape garden and a monumental opera house.     Also the center includes a l...