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The Best Places to Visit in Sibiu, Romania (Romania - Destinations)

8 The Big Square The Big Square

The Square was first mentioned in 1411 as a corn market. Starting from the 16th century the  market became the center of the ancient citadel. The public executions and  the public meetings were held here. For hundreds of years it was calledthe  Grosser Ring or Grosser Platz, between wars to King Ferdinand, the Communists called it the Republic, and in 1990 returned to the original name.  The market has a length of 142 m and 93 m in width,it  is one of the largest in Transylvania. The sout...
8 The Evangelical Cathedral The Evangelical Cathedral

The Evangelical Cathedral of Sibiu has had several features over the time, but for surely has been described as "the most remarkable building of Sibiu".  Emil Sigerius, great scientist called it "a true memorial house" of Transylvanian Saxons.Today however it is much more than all this: it is the symbol of Sibiu. The church is best known for its impressive organ, the largest organ in SE Europe.In summer, during June-September eva...
5 The Council Tower The Council Tower

The Council Tower in Sibiu is undoubtedly one of the best known symbols of Sibiu. The Council Tower is located rightly in the center of the city ever since the first bricks were laid for the construction of the burg Hermann. Sibiu was mentioned for the first time in 1191. At that time, only a four storey tower had served as a gateway fortification of the second series of fortifications of the city of Sibiu. Because it is located right next to the building where the gatheri...

The Best Places to Visit in the Peloponnese, Greece (Greece - Destinations)

8 Nafplio Nafplio

Nafplio is an old and at the same time a lively and modern Greek harbor, clean, quiet and secure, similar with an Italian and a little Turkish town. Well its narrow streets, suddenly leaving abruptly upwards, with balconies, overgrown with thickets of bougainvillea, and numerous cafes and restaurants, were treated in the summer outdoors.   Nafplio is a cozy and romantic ci...
7 Mycenae Mycenae

Tourism, this noble human occupation cannot be totally separated from history, legend, myth, geography, literature, and many other areas that are interconnected. This time I shall try to introduce the atmosphere of this fantastic city of Antiquity, Mycenae. The proud city of Peloponnese, Mycenae has a lot to offer to us and many sites to be discovered.   Mycena...
7 Olympia Olympia

Olympia is known for the original Olympic Games, which were held for the first time in 776 BC and here is the stadium where the games were held and where lights the Olympic flame, the symbol of the Olympic Games. Old Olympia is in fact, an extensive, like the Olympic village today. In the center are the ruins of the temple of Zeus. The Temple of Hera was used to honor the heroes athletes, but...

The Best Cities to Visit in Nigeria (Nigeria - Destinations)

12 Lagos Lagos

To see the lacustrian city of Lagos from the port of Lagos on the bridge that shows the Victoria Island is amazing. The show is impressive. Thousands of boats, a sort of mixture, a swarm difficult to describe. Like any other city, Lagos is a mixture of modern with an undescribable poverty. It is impossible to walk, cause as soon as you start walking you are surrounded by kids that ask money and If you do not give them , you can be beaten or stolen so better avoid this and take a...
10 Abuja Abuja

Abuja is capital of Nigeria from December 12, 1991. It is located in the picturesque valley of the steppe in central Nigeria, 800 km north of the former capital. The decision to move the capital from Lagos to Abuja wasadopted in 1976. Choosing a place for the new capital, the authorities sought to create a city where would be no dominant ethnic, social or religious groups. After fifteen years of planning and renovation, the decision was put into practice. ...
10 Benin City Benin City

Benin is a city located on the Africa continent (Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo. Benin was once one of the most powerful empires in Africa – the Dahomey kingdom.   One of the most significant landmarks of  Benin City is the National Museum in the Plaza of the king. Rustic powered by Coppermine Phot...

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

3 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...
3 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...
3 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)

7 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.   ...
6 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...
5 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 Las Vegas, USA (United States - Destinations)

3 Red Rock National Canyon Red Rock National Canyon

The Grand Canyon in the USA is another great attraction of Las Vegas and the Nevada desert. Las Vegas is famous not only for its casinos, but also for a huge number of other activities and excursions. Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting of these excursions is a visit to the Grand Canyon or the Red Rock Canyon. The Grand Canyon is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona and is a huge cavity on the surface of this desert area. ...
2 Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden

Bellagio Botanical Garden is a very popular free attraction in Vegas with great color compositions, constantly changing with the seasons and holidays, ponds, bridges and fountains. It is one of the best attractions of Bellagio, a gorgeous conservatory full of flowers and sometimes butterflies that is 100% free. The Conservatory is a definite change of pace from the ramble and gamble of slot machines and the high limit poker. If you need to take a breath and relax among a forest of f...
1 Stratosphere Tower Stratosphere Tower

To view Las Vegas from above, we recommend to visit the Stratosphere Tower which offers a stunning view, but at the same time you can take a ride because it is a theme park. Here you can get a high speed lift at a height of 274 m. Stratosphere Tower was opened in 1996 and is located north of The Strip Boulevard. It is the tallest tower in the U.S. and the second largest in the Western Hemisphere, the second only to the CN Tower in Toronto ( its hei...

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

10 Miami Miami

Miami is one of the most popular Florida resorts, the most developed tourist area in the U.S. state. Known to the world as the area of Miami Beach this is a 20 miles of sand beaches and a couple of hundred motels. The most interesting fact is that you will never find two alike among them. Holidays in Miami are considered prestigious and respectable, no wonder it was elected by almost all VIP-guests around the world. At this resort came, Madonna, Julio Iglesias and Gloria Estefan. ...
7 Disneyland in Orlando Disneyland in Orlando

Walt Disney Park (Disneyland in Orlando) - is now the kingdom of wonders. To come here will be interesting both for little kids and adults. The history of the park is quite interesting. When Walt sitting on a bench in one of the American parks, was admiring his daughters, who were riding on the swings, he thought, why not to build a park where every child can feel like in a fairy tale. This idea took Walt Disney so that he soon had finished a draft of the future park. The venue w...
4 Tampa Tampa

Tampa is situated in the west central part of Florida . The city lies on the banks of a large natural bay that bears the name of Tampa Bay and extends about 55 km deep into the Florida peninsula. Most of its length in the width of the bay is from 8 to 16 km. The region, located in the Bay Area is called the Tampa Bay Area . The composition of metropolitan Tampa Bay Area has three major cities: Tampa, Clearwater , St. Petersburg , as well as several dozen small towns with a popula...

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

8 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...
7 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...
5 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...