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The Best Places to Visit in Saint Petersburg (Russia - Destinations)

Gorchakovschinsky Falls and Lyubshanskaya Fortress Gorchakovschinsky Falls and Lyubshanskaya Fortress
Not far from the historic village Issad in the woods you can find a beautiful waterfall - quite rare for this area. Gorchakovschinsky Falls is the highest waterfall of the Leningrad region which reaches the height of four meters. Visitors find the waterfall in its own beauty because it is situated in the forest. There is a unique monument of ancient architecture in this area too- the Lyubshanskaya fortress. It was opened in 1990, thanks to the expedition of the Archeology Institute of Academy...
Seven Bridges (Semimostye) Seven Bridges (Semimostye)
The image of St. Petersburg is inextricably linked with bridges. One of the bright sights of the city is Semimostye, a bunch of seven bridges, full of legends and fairy tales.The Seven Bridges Point is one of the most beautiful places in St. Petersburg!   If you find yourself on the embankment near the St. Nicholas Cathedral, you will be able to see the wonderful miracle of engineering - the intersection of three bridges: Pikalov, Staro-Nikolsky and...
Senate Square Senate Square
The Senate Square was part of the Alexander Garden at the Admiralty, and only at the end of the XIX century it was paved with cobblestone. It was here where in 1825 an uprising of the Decembrists took place (therefore the second name of the square is the Decembrists' Square), during which more than one thousand people died.It is situated on the left bank of the Bolshaya Neva, in front of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.   ...

The Best Places to Visit in New Jersey, U.S.A. (United States - Destinations)

Trenton Trenton
Trenton is located on the eastern coast of the United States and is the capital of the State of New Jersey . The city is an important transportation hub, which has a river port. There are well-developed industries such as instrument making, the production of automobile and railway equipment, textile, silicate, ceramic, electronic and electrical industry. In a suburb of Trenton, in Princeton, there is the famous Princeton Universi...
Newark Newark
The largest city in New Jersey is Newark. The city was built in 1666. The history of the city is directly intertwined with the history of New Jersey when it transit in the hands of the British in the 17th century. Despite the fact that the city is densely populated, most of the population lives on the edge of Newark poverty. This can be seen, looking at the panorama of the city. Gray, dilapidated buildings suspiciously look askance at passersby. To improve the welfare of the local p...
Hamilton Hamilton
On the outskirts, or rather on the outskirts of Trenton in New Jersey is located a very unusual park - Sculpture park. The exact location is referred to as the "Land of sculptures." In 1984, J. Stewart Johnson, a sculptor and a philanthropist, offered to the public the garden with sculptures and a small pavilion with sculptures too. The main idea of the project was purely educational: to produce modern sculptural work more understandable to the broad masses. Over the time it has become a place not on...

The Best Places to Visit in California, USA (United States - Destinations)

San Francisco, California, USA San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco is among the three most popular cities in the world. This small town, which occupies only 47 square km between the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean is home to more than 700 thousand people, named as one of the largest cities in the U.S. Pacific coast. In addition to the largest population of Asians, there live about 200,000 Chinese, Japanese, Filipinos, Koreans, Thais and Vietnamese.   ...
Sequoia National Park Sequoia National Park
National Park, Sequoia, United States is located in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of Visalia in California. The park was founded in 1890, after the third Yellowstone National Park and Mackinac. The park is 1635 km ². The park has a mountainous terrain, rising to a height of about 400 meters above sea level in the foothills to the top of the tallest in the contiguous 48 states of Mount Whitney with a height of 421.1 meters. The park is bordered by National Park Kings Canyon. B...
Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park
Some tours may take a day or even more if you want to visit such a place as the National Park Yosemite - a place which is recognized as one of the most beautiful on the planet. In Yosemite National Park are many natural wonders lakes and waterfalls, giant sequoias and  forests, caves, granite monoliths and mountain peaks.   The main attractions of Yosemite National Park  are: ...

The Best Places to Visit in Phuket, Thailand (Thailand - Destinations)

Splash Jungle Waterpark Splash Jungle Waterpark
The sea, the sun, the sand and the palm trees are not all what tourists demand and expect from the rest in Phuket. Water rides are an inherent part of every seaside resort. More recently, the island boasts a fitted state of the art water park, designed by the renowned Canadian company White Water Industries. The most famous objects created by the company - Disneyland and Sea World in the United States.   Phuket Water P...
The Kata Beach The Kata Beach
The Kata Beach is often called Kata Bay. Less populous and more remote, the wide curving beach is actually divided into two parts, Kata Yai and Kata Noi. Kata Yai is bordered by a rocky headland and reaches a length of two kilometers, adjacent to it a few beach restaurants, resorts and boutique hotels. Kata Noi is located further south, and is even less crowded. The Kata Beach is the best place for surfing in the period from May to October, when the waves r...
Naga Pearl Farm Naga Pearl Farm
Phuket is Thailand's major area for the cultivation of pearls. Some of the most expensive types of pearls are grown here and they reach more than one centimeter in diameter. On average, a pearl is formed in the course of five years. Throughout its life cycle (15 years), the oyster is able to give three crops. A pearl is valued as a gemstone and is cultivated for the manufacture of jewelry. Currently, there are three existing farm pearls, two of which are allowed to visit their farms...

The Best Places to Visit in Thailand (Thailand - Destinations)

Bangkok -  Venice of the East Bangkok - Venice of the East
With a population of over eleven million people, Bangkok is one of the most popular tourist cities in Asia. The heat, traffic jams, crowds never makes the smile vanishes from the faces of the Thais - this csn tell anyone who has visited this city. Its high-rise skyscrapers, traffic on the roads and intense heat, sometimes make a bad impression on visitors. This is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia, with the famous temples and palaces. High humid...
Phang Nga Bay - Spectacular  Place in Thailand Phang Nga Bay - Spectacular Place in Thailand
If there were sea in Eden, it should have looked something like in the Bay of Phang Nga. The Phang Nga Bay is one of the most spectacular regions of Thailand, where you can find a lot of really unique attractions. It is pretty easy to see why James Bond chose this place, among the towering cliffs with the nests of swifts to arrange his lair in the famous film "The Man with the Golden Gun." Most of the Gulf, as well as part of the coast are now included in the National Pa...
Pattaya- the  center of sex tourism in Thailand Pattaya- the center of sex tourism in Thailand
Some call the country's most famous resort Pattaya the Thai Riviera (Riviera of the Middle Ages was called the Italian coast of Liguria, at the present time, the term refers to any area of sea off the coast, popular with tourists). For others, it is a city of shame. "Pattaya is to attract the most depraved western tourists" - says the online edition of Lonely Planet, meaning single men walking down the bars, brothels and massage parlors, which are too many in this city. ...

The Best Places to Visit in Algeria (World Tourism)

Algiers Algiers
Algiers is the capital and the largest city of Algeria. The town's name comes from "al-Jazairi," which in Arabic means "the island" as before there were four islands close to the city that have become part of the mainland in 1525. History The city was founded in the X th century on the site of ruins of a small Roman settlement...
Oran Oran
Oran is a port city on the Mediterranean coast of Algeria. The capital of the eponymous province (vilayet), and in the era of French colonial rule it was the place of the eponymous department. Oran is the most European of all the Algerian cities - at the time the Spaniards owned it for nearly 300 years. The town's name derives from the French name Wahran, which is translated from the ancient language of the Moors meaning "Two lions...
Djemila Djemila
The Djemila city lies at an altitude of 900 m above the sea level. Its temples, basilicas, triumphal arches and other structures are striking examples of the Roman town planning adapted to the location in the mountains. Djemila was during the Roman town known as Cuicul. Today Djemila is a small village in the mountains of the north coast of Algeria, but the ruins of the former city are observed today and it is a worth visiting place for those passionate...

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 most fascinating ruins in the world (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. ...
Palmyra in Syria Palmyra in Syria
The Syrian desert Palmyra is hidden, often described as "bride of the desert." "Oasis", as it is sometimes called, is located near a hot spring called Afga, which makes this place an ideal stop those traveling between Iraq and Al-Sham.    Palmyra, strategic location and prosperity, has attracted the interest of the Romans, who took over the city. Destiny largest kingdom, Palmyra, was better than that of their queen, Zenobia, she was beaten and taken into captivity in Rome, locked in chains ...
Parthenon in Athens, Greece Parthenon in Athens, Greece
  Temple of Athena in Greece, was built in dry Partheon. 5th BC Acropolis hill. This is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered to have helped the development of Greece. Its decorative sculptures are considered one of the high points of Greek architecture. Partheon is regarded as a lasting symbol of ancient Greece and Athenian democracy and one of the greatest cultural monuments. Ministry of Culture of Greece currently performing a program of restoration and reconstruction....