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Best Subway Stations in the World (Destinations)

Arts et Métiers Station,  Paris, France Arts et Métiers Station, Paris, France
It is situated in the Beaubourg quarter, the intersection of rue de Turbigo and rue Reaumur on the surface and lines 3 and 11 below the surface. The name of the station got its name from the Museum of Arts and Crafts , located above it. This is one of the few metro stations, the French, which is worthy of careful study. So, do not miss the Museum of Arts and Trades above the station is full of inventions and oddities of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including Foucault's original pendulum used to ...
Pecherska Metro Station,Kiev, Ukraine Pecherska Metro Station,Kiev, Ukraine
Slightly sinister air, the foreign world is not entirely a coincidence: it is a consequence of the Cold War. Russian architects have created subways so that descend to 100 feet deep to serve as shelters against bombs. Pecherska station’s brilliance mixed films of Cold War espionage with a considerable dose of futurism: modern chandelier in the center and large shady arcades make you think that might even stop next month....
Karlsplatz Station, Vienna, Austria Karlsplatz Station, Vienna, Austria
The station operates as a museum of architectural works, with plans and details of the old station. In 1898, in Vienna took birth new ideas of geniuses such as Gustav Klimt, Sigmund Freud and Otto Wagner. The Viennese Secession and the "young style" by Wagner, presented in plants, steel and marble was in vogue. The Court of Hietzing was made to serve as a personal subway line of the royal family, with appropriate design (today, is a popular destination for weddings ). Meanwhile, ordinary citizens ...

The Most Unusual Hotels in Trees in the World (Hotels)

Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel, Brazil Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel, Brazil
Ariau Amazon Towers is the world's largest hotel on the tree - located in a tropical forest on the banks of the Rio Negro (a tributary of the Amazon) in the north of Brazil. Hanging at a height 15 m those eight towers are made of strong iron as tropical trees. The towers are connected to each other, they mounted tracks with a total length of 8 km. The hotel was designed and built in 1987,by...
Keycamp Keycamp's Tree House, France
Houses in the trees are not only in the jungle and in Sweden. The French aristocracy built a hotel: Keycamp's Tree house. The interior is very pleasant. Prices, too. Each chalet is located at a height of 4-5 meters above the ground. In addition, each room has a terrace, so this is a real loft on a tree. A house can accommodate six persons, in the immediate vicinity is catering. You can book a room in the Tarzan style and have an unforgettable adventur...
Creek n Crag Hotel, India Creek n Crag Hotel, India
The Creek n Crag and Green Magic Nature Hotels in India are a paradise for eco-tourists. In the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, an old coffee plantation has become a heaven the hotels Creek n Crag's, which feature in the fact two rooms on the ground where once was a coffee warehouse, and the other two are housed in the trees at a height of 15 meters. This is an unusual number of a notable hotel except ...

The Most Futuristic Luxury Hotels in the World (Destinations)

The Burj- al-Arab Hotel, Dubai The Burj- al-Arab Hotel, Dubai
There is no man who hasn’t ever heard of a hotel having the form of a "sail", growing straight from the sea on the Persian Gulf. The Burj Al Arab, the 56-storey hotel is the most luxurious and unlike any other hotel in the world. Unofficially considered the first (and still the only, until the completion of Apeiron's) 7-star hotel in the world, the Burj-al-Arab Hotel is the most luxurious hotel in the world. This hotel in the shape of a s...
The Apeiron Island Hotel, Dubai The Apeiron Island Hotel, Dubai
Another architectural wonder is the Apeiron Island Hotel in Dubai. Everyone knows that Dubai has some of the most unique and original architecture in the world. This archipelago of man-made Palm Island, and of course the highest skyscraper in the world Burj Khalifa. It looks like a circle of selected buildings in Dubai, which attracts crowds of tourists which will soon join the Hotel Apeiron in Dubai. ...
Death Star Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan Death Star Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan
Experiencing extraordinary economic growth from pouring into the Caspian countries oil revenues, Azerbaijan is going to completely rebuild the capital and turn it into an architectural meku in defiance of neighboring Kazakhstan. A Korean firm will build a hotel on the Caspian coast and an office complex. A hotel will be in the form of a full moon, and the second, on the opposite side of the bay in a crescent. The plan is to build two of the most unusual skyscrapers in the world. ...

The Most Unusual Churches in the World (World Tourism)

Sagrada Familia Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia is a church, located in Barcelona in the Eixample district, being built by private donations from 1882. It is a well-known project of Antonio Gaudi.   The first project was designed by the architect Francisco del Villar, who was replaced by Gaudi in 1883. Gaudi changed significantly the original draft. By the decision of the construction initiators, the temple financing activities mu...
Las Lajas Cathedral Las Lajas Cathedral
In Colombia, near the border with Ecuador, on the bridge over the river Guaitara Las Lajas Cathedral rises. Las Lajas Cathedral has everything to be a tourist attraction: the rare beauty of the architecture, a miraculous image and a poetic legend.   The cathedral building   The cathedral, which was built from 1916...
Milan Cathedral Milan Cathedral
Milan Cathedral is a symbolic monument. It is the administrative center of the Lombardy region and it is dedicated to Santa Maria Nashente. The famous fourth-largest church in the world is located in the Milan heart and is its symbol. This late Gothic wonder, which contains a forest of steeples and statues, marble pointed columns and turrets, woven together by a web of soaring towers, provokes you to say: grand, stunning, gorgeous. It is the third largest cathedral in Europe aft...

The Most Bizarre Houses in the World (World Tourism)

The Kvivik Igloo The Kvivik Igloo
Kvivik is a village from the Faroe Islands on the coast of Denmark. A pair of identical igloos was built there. Each structure has about 91 square meters and a kitchen, a living room with double bed and a loft. Both igloos are very friendly with the nature. It has a lush green roof and they are so near to the mountains and the ocean. Tourists enjoy these two constructions as they can be rented at least for two nights....
The One Log House The One Log House
Would you believe that a tree trunk may become a house for you? So, there is a house carved into a huge, over 2,000 years old, tree of 42 tons. The tree is of the same family as the sequoia trees are. It was “built" by the carpenter Art Schmock in 1946. He exhibited this home at various fairs and festivals log across the country to promote the beautiful old trees in Northern California and his labor source. The house, which is almost 10 feet long and about 1.80 high, ...
The Upside-Down House The Upside-Down House
It represents a memorial to the horrors of communism and crimes against the humanity. The house was built at the initiative of Daniel Czapiewski, a Polish businessman who deals with the construction of wooden houses. The construction lasted 114 days, 5 times more than usual, because the workers felt confused and disoriented in the strange house. The house is a tourist attraction, but people who visit complain of symptoms similar to sea sickness. Czapiewski is also the holder of a Guinnes...

Top wonders of the world you did not know about (Destinations)

Sigiriya in Sri Lanka Sigiriya in Sri Lanka
  Sigiriya, or Lion’s Rock, is an ancient mountain fortress, in ruins now, located in the central district of Matale in Sri Lanka. The fortress is surrounded by the remains of a vast network of gardens, pools and other structures. This is a popular tourist destination in Sri Lanka. Sigiriya is also known for its ancient images, murals. The fortress was built during the reign of King Kasap I (477 - 495 AD), and it is one of the seven world heritage sites in Sri Lanka.      Sigiriya was...
Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, India Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, India
   Ajanta Caves in Maharastra, India, dating from the fifth century BC and contain paintings and sculptures considered peaks of Buddhist religious art. They were abandoned by their creators in the year 480 AD, leaving in the next 1300 years and completely forgotten by the locals. In spring 1819, but a British officer found the hunting of tigers in India has entered into a chance of artificial grottoes covered completely by lush vegetation. Although the place had become a refuge in which he only birds, bats and small animals, caves ...
Banaue Rice Terraces in Philippines Banaue Rice Terraces in Philippines
  Banaue Rice Terraces are at least 2,000 years old and were carved on the mountain slopes by the ancestors of today's residents. Filipinos call this place "the eighth wonder of the world", a term not exaggerated at all, taking into account that everything was done with a minimum of equipment and machinery, for the most part was built manually. Situated at an altitude of about 1500 meters, the rice terraces cover an area of 10,360 square kilometers and are still irrigated by an ingenious system that was built in antiquity...

Fairytale destinations in the world (Destinations)

Colmar in France Colmar in France
  The picturesque town of Colmar in France is considered one of the most beautiful European cities and seems to have been cut directly from a fairy tale illusion fueled by the appearance of cheerful and colorful houses.  Located in the Alsace wine region, Colmar is the third largest city in the region, situated on the plain between the Vosges mountains and river lauch. The city has many old wooden houses from the XVI, XVII and many artistic treasures, which gives the city an atmosphere of open-air museum. Colmar is the...
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Allgäu, Bavaria and it was built during the ruling times of Louis II of Bavaria, its construction having started in 1896. The castle is one of the most famous attractions of Bavaria and Germany. The interior architecture is characteristic for the nineteenth-century romantic stream. Due to its irrepetable beauty, the castle is called "the fairytale castle". ...
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...

The most unusual restaurants in the world (Restaurant)

Dinner in the Sky Dinner in the Sky
  Forget mountaintop restaurants or skyscraper: "Dinner in the Sky" goes further. A restaurant is moving, hanging from a crane 50 m above ground, with room for 22 customers and service staff. Seats rotate 180 degrees, so that customers can enjoy the air. Moreover, customers are tied to chairs, to avoid accidents....
Ithaa Underwater Restaurant Ithaa Underwater Restaurant
  The Underwater Restaurant in Maldives is the perfect place to visit for those who love sea and nature. Rank atoll is located on this oddness, fruit of human imagination: restaurant Ithaa (Pearl) is about 5 meters above sea level. It is a unique experience. For obvious reasons, only 12 people can eat here at a time, and the bill is pretty stiff....
Yellow Treehouse Restaurant Yellow Treehouse Restaurant
   Who wants to combine adventure with architecture should eat Yellow Treehouse restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. 12 people in the novelty place to eat restaurant, built on a tree trunk in forest, 12 meters above the ground....