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The best places to visit in Istanbul, Turkey (Turkey - Destinations)

Covered Bazaar Covered Bazaar
   Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and 5,000 shops, attracting between 250,000 and 400,000 daily visitors. Best known for jewelry, hand painted ceramics, carpets, embroideries and junk shops. The vast majority of stands are grouped by type of goods that were exposed, with an area for leather goods and gold jewelry.      Grand Bazaar is an important commercial center since 1461 it was expanded in XVI century during the reign of Sult...
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey
   Saint Sophia Church - Aghia Sophia - represents the triumph of Christianity, but also a symbol of Byzantium. Tralles Anthemios master builders of Isidore of Miletus created one of the most impressive sacred buildings in the world, with a central dome designed based on mathematical calculations.      It was the largest church of Christianity until the Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453. The cathedral was converted into a mosque and four minarets were built surrounding the ...
Blue Mosque Blue Mosque
   Wishing to be a rival to the Ayasofya mosque the Sultan Ahmet I, the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616 as the largest mosque in Istanbul. Blue Mosque is one of the most famous sights in Istanbul, the only mosque in Turkey with six minarets (towers), most mosques with only four, two or even a minaret. Went to the news that the Sultan has commissioned architect Mehmet Aga to make a mosque with minarets of gold (Altina) but understood that the architect must make six (other) minarets. Whatever the real reason for the con...

The best places to visit in Budapest, Hungary (Hungary - Destinations)

Heroes Heroes's Square
   Heroes Square is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Budapest and in front of Central Park at the end of Andrássy Avenue, one of the most important streets of Budapest. Heroes Square in Budapest is part of UNESCO World Heritage. The monument was built in 1896 to commemorate a thousand years after the arrival of Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin.       The monument consists of two circles which are placed above the symbols of peace and war, occupation and wealth, o...
Budapest Royal Palace Budapest Royal Palace
  The Royal Palace was destroyed and rebuilt many times. King Bela IV started building the palace of the XIII century after the Mongol invasion. The original palace was built in Gothic style and continued to be extended for 300 years. Golden Age of the palace was during the reign of King Matthias. It was totally destroyed in 1686 when the Habsburg army liberated Buda under Ottoman occupation.      Habsburgs built a new palace, lower-century baroque XVIII. It was again damaged during the War of I...
Fisherman’s Bastion Fisherman’s Bastion
  As part of the renovation works of the district hosting the Royal Palace in Budapest, Fishermen's Bastion was built in 1905. There are two explanations about the origin of the name bastion. Some people say that a fish market is nearby here in the Middle Ages and pulling and name bastion. Another explanation is based on the assumption that fishermen guilds defended this part of the castle wall in Budapest. Despite being called a bastion is actually building is a terrace where the view is amazing.    ...

The best places to visit in Prague, Czech Republic (Czech Republic - Destinations)

Dancing House Dancing House
   Dancing house was built between 1994 and 1996 for an insurance company, the Czech architect Vlado Milunic with Canadian architect Frank Gehry. The house is called Ginger & Fred, referring to the famous pair of dancers Ginger Rogers and Fred Astair.      Initially, her place was a house built in neo-renaissance of the late nineteenth century. That house was destroyed during bombing in 1945. Dancing house stands among buildings built in neo-baroque, neo-Gothic and Art Nouveau Prague wh...
Prague Castle, Czech Republic Prague Castle, Czech Republic
  Prague Castle is the castle where the Czech kings, emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, the presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, serve or have served. The crown jewels of Bohemia are kept. Perhaps the biggest castle in its area, and extends into effect on 570 meters long and 130 large.   Located on the hill overlooking the Hradcany Prague Old Town and Malá Strana, this monumental complex is emerging from a crown of gardens and roofs and deploys its long horizontal facade of the towers whic...
Sea World Sea World
  Sea World means 1000 square meters and 75 tons of ocean water in which large numbers of ocean fish species and corals. Aquarium is equipped with a mechanism that simulates the movement during the night and moon.     Sea World also includes a giant aquarium sand shark, one of the most feared species of sharks after great white shark. Sand sharks grow to a length of 3.5 meters and can weigh 180 kg. Every year, 80,000 tourists visited Sea World....

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

Guell Park Guell Park
   Guell Park is the work of Antoni Gaudí, who has left a remarkable footprint in one of the city of Barcelona. Park Guell is just great and especially like other works of Gaudi. The park was entrusted by Eusebi Guell Gaudi who wanted to create a stylish park for Barcelona aristocracy     The park contains amazing stone structures and buildings fascinating. On entering the park is famous dragon is decorated in various colors and which almost became a symbol of Barcelona. Color and gi...
Montjuic Montjuic
   Montjuic hill in Barcelona is a must-visit if you are on vacation in Barcelona. Barcelona beats Chapter parks almost any city in Europe. Parc Guell, Montjuic Ciutadella and are just a few. Montjuic Park is atop a small mountain on the outskirts. Barcelona is surrounded by mountains and hills, some quite remote, but it rises just outside the old part of town.       Montjuic Park unique position provides a beautiful view over the city. The best way to go is by subway Montjuic Park. In...
Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
   Sagrada Familia is the most unconventional church in Europe and a symbol of Barcelona. The cathedral, the impressive work of Antoni Gaudi -still unfinished - is one of the most visited monuments in Barcelona.    The project did not belong to him at the very beginning, another architect being assigned to carry it - Francisco del Villar - who would soon enter a deep depression due to the grandeur and complexity of the project. Gaudi will be surprised when the authorities will assign this project to...

The best places to visit in Rome, Italy (Italy - Destinations)

Colosseum in Italy Colosseum in Italy
One of the greatest works of Roman architecture and probably the world's most renowned ruin is the Roman Colosseum or Coliseum - is an elliptical amphitheater in downtown Rome (Italy), the largest ever built in the Roman Empire.    50,000 seats Colosseum was built for gladiatorial fights and public spectacles. Other public events: the greatest fighting game in the world, hunt animals, executions, famous battles. It is said that the Coliseum over 500,000 people have died and one million wild animals. ...
Piazza di Spagna Piazza di Spagna
  Piazza di Spagna is one of the most popular places in Rome and also a very nice eye. The combination of monumental stairs - the famous Spanish Steps, with an obelisk and a church attracts a lot of photographers and tourists in this market.     Spanish Market is located in a French church (Trinita dei Monti) on top of a hill that can be reached by climbing a very long staircase, known as Scalinata della Trinita dei Monti or Spanish Steps. The idea of linking the church market appeared in the ei...
St. Peter’s Basilica St. Peter’s Basilica
  This magnificent building is the center of Christianity. The opulence of its interior testifies the richness of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century. Emperor Constantine, the first Christian emperor of Rome, ordered the construction of St. Peter Basilica on the Vatican hill. The location was chosen symbolically, on the spot where St. Peter, one of the apostles, was buried in AD 64. A small shrine already existed on the site, but it was replaced with a church which would be completed in 349 AD.   In ...

The best places in the Caribbean (Destinations)

Aruba Aruba
  A beautiful island located off the coast of Venezuela, Aruba is a perfect paradise: the weather, the view offered, beaches and so much sun. Aruba is an island and a beautiful country (180 km ², 88,000 inhabitants, the capital of Oranjestad) part of Netherlands in Central America.      Located in the Caribbean Sea north of the peninsula than Paraguaná (Venezuela), is a low altitude and arid island, a perfect paradise: the weather, the view offered, beaches and so much sun....
Jamaica Jamaica
   "Ya Man" this is definitely the word that you'll hear most often in Jamaica. Specific culture and beauty of this country that you will find are the strengths of this country and not only that, people are very open and cheerful in Jamaica a place where you can spend a vacation      Jamaica, known as the sunny island, is home of rum, reggae music and the legendary Bob Marley. It shows a bright color, with lush coral reefs, with gleaming waterfalls, spectacular rainforest and...
Belize Belize
   For lovers of outdoor exercise, Belize offers unlimited opportunities. This country has much more in common with caraibene island countries than with its neighbors in Central America. Every destination in Belize enjoy their national parks and archaeological, natural reserves and marine sanctuaries and wild creatures. Maya temples govern the rain forest dome, and a variety of colorful sea creatures have found shelter in the Belize barrier reef.      Belize is a country with a variety of c...

The best places to visit in Canada (Canada - Destinations)

Toronto in Canada Toronto in Canada
  Toronto is located on the north bank of the river Ontario.  The tallest CNTower in the world is located here in this magnificent city. Its reflection in the lake is unmistakable and simply amazing. Around the tower there is a collection of skyscrapers, which leave space for residential areas, parks and green spaces.   The  provincial capital of Ontario, Toronto is...
Montreal in Canada Montreal in Canada
   The Montreal Protocol, which regulates carbon dioxide emissions that affect the ozone layer and to Bixi project, implemented in May 2009, which are available for bicycles for rent, Montreal boasts numerous successful environmental initiatives. In Montreal, visitors can enjoy the local surf club or the day organized by botanical gardens, where butterflies are released. Location for hotel accommodation is eco-chic Quartier Dix 30....
Pacific Rim National Park Pacific Rim National Park
   It is located along the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, with magnificent islands, beaches and marine landscapes that make many parts of the park. From geographically, consists of three parts: Long Beach, Broken Group islands and West Coast Trail 75 km long, one of the best known and most demanding routes of travel in Canada. Long Beach, spreading over miles, is interrupted from place to place forested ridge. The coast can be seen orca whales and blue whales.      Park has 500 square...

Top places to visit in France (France - Destinations)

French Riviera French Riviera
   A European tourist should reach at least once on the French Riviera, known as the Côte d'Azur, if only for the celebrity of this place, one of the few exotic destinations in Continental Europe. The entire coast of the Riviera has formed 120 km, enough to accommodate almost any form of entertainment, all types of hotels, motels and campgrounds, including 40 km of beach covered with stones, but with enough sand.       There are no fewer than 150 private beaches, which belong to hotel...
Provence Provence
  First holiday in Provence remains in memory as a magical time for all. Cypresses shadow roads, sometimes sprinkled with flower of Oleander bushes and plains covered with lavender or sunflowers. Smell of wild thyme, see everywhere idyllic cottages with red roofs and is so quiet, you could hear the songs of crickets. Above you, the sky is azure color, after passing the famous mistral, the cold wind coming from the Rhine Valley. In no other region of France you will not feel like in Provence, where time seems to state the place: tod...
Mount Saint Michel, France Mount Saint Michel, France
   The castle of Mont Saint-Michel is located on Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, in the department of Manche. A historical monument, the site appears since 1979 on the World Heritage List of UNESCO and is managed by the Center of National Monuments. It is often compared to the seven wonders of the world.     Unlike other castles in France which started in "career" playing the role of defensive structures or sites dedicated to art, Mont St. Michel was built to serve religious purposes, namely as a mon...