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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....

The most unusual holiday destinations in the world (Destinations)

Zlatni Rat Beach Zlatni Rat Beach
  It is considered the most beautiful beach in Croatia, being formed from a long tongue of fine sand. Enter big party changes its shape every day, in effect curentilro Marines. Beach is located on the beautiful island of Brac....
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....
Lagoon Lagoon
  It is the largest pool in the world. Made in San Alfonso del Mar, 90 km from Santiago, Chile, is equipped with a pool that measures 1013 meters long and covers an area of eight hectares, with an artificial lagoon. It cost $ 1.5 billion to be built and filled every six months and two million dollars is spent for its maintenance....