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The most popular places in Vancouver, Canada (Canada - Destinations)

Queen Elizabeth Park Queen Elizabeth Park
   Queen Elizabeth Park is a national treasure for Vancouver, an unique landmark that attracts thousands of visitors. The park started its life as a basalt quarry and for many years was the main  source of foundation rock for Vancouver’s roads. In 1911 the quarry was closed and the area was like a huge dead landscape. Only the children were playing here on the hills, in the caves surrounded anyway by a beautiful nature with blackberries and brush, looking more as a wild territory. In 1949 there already started the p...
VanDusen Botanical Garden VanDusen Botanical Garden
   VanDusen Botanical Garden is a very attractive destination in the city of Vancouver, situated very close to Downtown of the city. It situated on a land that in 1960 belonged to Canadian Pacific Railway, and was a gulf club. In 1970 a group of citizens decided to develop the space and to transform it in a botanical garden. In 1975 it was opening to the public as a very beautiful botanical garden, named VanDusen, in the honor of the W.J Vandusen, who sponsored the project. It covers over 55 acres of land with 11 acres of wild...
Harbour Centre Harbour Centre
   Harbour Centre in Vancouver is a wonderful skyscraper in the city with 28 stories of about 146 meters height. The construction of the building was completed in 1977 by WZMH who had founded many other spectacular buildings. The Harbour Centre can be easily seen from a long distance, being the highest building in Vancouver, due to its ornamental pylon, that represents the Seattle  Space Needle, measuring 100 foot.     The most visited attraction for visitors is the top of the Harbour ...

The most isolated places in the world (World Tourism)

Motua, China Motua, China
   Motua is one of the oldest China’s regions which wasn’t modernized and developed with infrastructure, buildings and human accommodations yet. This region is known as the most isolated area in China and is recognized as an accurate place with wonderful landscapes, cold sprigs, huge waterfalls, and rare fauna and wildlife. From the administrative point of view, Motua region is part of the Tibetan Autonomous Area, and geographically is placed on the south part of ...
The Tristan da Cunha archihelago The Tristan da Cunha archihelago
   Tristan da Cunha represents a island archipelago placed in the Atlantic Ocean. It is recognized as the most solitary place in the world.  Its neighborhoods can be named the South Africa and America. This teritory is controled by the British authorities, beeing attached in 1816, primarily by Saint Helena. Tristan Da Cunha is the person who first discovered the island and this place was named after him. The Tristan da Cunha islands assimilated the British currency, symbols and it is directly governed by the S...
La Rinconada, Peru La Rinconada, Peru
    There are places in the world which are situated far away from the modern world, technology, communication systems and social policies which are mentaining the present civilization in a balanced state. For the most isolated places in the world, there are characteristic some basic activities, hobbies or distinctive entertainment which keep their unusual lifestyle. One of the most solitary and isolated places in the world is the Peruvian location, La Rinconada town. Situated in the Andean region,Peru it is r...

The most popular places to visit in Montreal (Canada - Destinations)

Mount Royal Park Mount Royal Park
   Mount Royal Park is the main attraction in the city of Montreal especially for those who love to spend the time in nature’s heart . This area was for a long time the home for residents who done a lot of activities in their free time. For the first time the park was opened in 1876 and meant to be a green area where the locals or visitors could practice a lot of interesting activities, taking a deep breath of fresh air. This park was designed also by the famous architect Frederick Law Olmsed, who had designed the New Yo...
Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
   Basilica Notre-Dame of Montreal is a real spectacular landmars that dates from 19th century. The design for this art started in 1824, for creating this basilica was chosen an Irish American architect James O’Donnel, who completed the Christ Churh in Manhattan. It took about 2 years to raise up the walls of the building and the façade up to the base of the towers. In 1827 the framework was completed and the interior of basilica was completed in 1829. This sacred place is designed in an Neo Ghotic style with incr...
Place d Place d'Armes
   Place D’Ármes is a very old square which dates since 17th century and relates the Canadian history for a period of 100 years. This place includes all the moments from the past in one unique place, a monument dedicated to those who have founded the city. The most significant thing is that the buildings that surround the Place d’Armes  are dating from diverse eras of time. The first skyscraper of the city was built in 1888, representing a 8 stories building with the first elevator. Then the architects ...

The most wonderful places to visit in San Francisco (United States - Destinations)

Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge
    Golden Gate Bridge is a splendid masterpiece in San Francisco dating since 1937. The construction of this colossal bridge started in 1933 and was designed by Joseph Strauss, and now connects San Francisco with the Pacific Ocean. It was very hard to belive that such a big bridge will appear, but with hope and hard work the bridge was constructed. It took about 4 years to complete and there worked thousands of workers, and were spent 35 million dollars. On  May 27 the spectacular Golden Gate bridge was opened to public....
Fisherman Fisherman's Wharf
  Fisherman’s Wharf is a great touristic destination, in a neighborhood in San Francisco. It is a great area where you can find seafood restaurants , museums, submarine and a lot of attractive places that you should visit. During the time here was the ideal area for fishermen to show their catch for that day. The boats and the area has suffered many changes but the Fisherman’s Wharf still remains the heart of the fishing industry. From its old times the area was famous for the population of Dungeness crab....
Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park
   Golden Gate Park is the largest park in San Francisco covering 411 hectares. Its history start back in 1870 when William Hammond Hall was going to design the park. So he created a really attractive park with lakes, meadows and roads, then he designed a barrier to protect the park form the sea and planted thousands of trees that give a natural beauty to the park. Today it offers a great spot for run or for jogging, there also are golf spots.     The most attractive points  in the par...

The best cities to visit in Japan (Japan - Destinations)

Kyoto Kyoto
  Kyoto is considered Japan's second most popular tourist destination, after Tokyo. It is a city located in the southern part of the Japanese island of Honshu, near Osaka. Also referred to as "The Thousand Year Capital", being the capital of Japan for over 1000 years, between 794 and 1868, Kyoto was the center of the Japanese civilization. Nowadays, it is a provincial city with over 1.6 million inhabitants, which attracts tourists from all over the world with its fascinating temples, pagodas, palaces and beautiful gardens...
Tokyo Tokyo
  Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the largest city here, concentrating about 10% of the country’s population. The city is situated in the middle of the archipelago's main island, Honshu. Here the seat of the government and residence of the Emperor of Japan is located. The metropolitan area of the city, the largest in the world, is home to about 30 million people. Four train and subway stations ensure transportation to more than two million passengers every day, while in its central areas (in the "districts") the p...
Osaka Osaka
  Osaka, a city-port also called the "Venice of Japan" or "the Manchester of the East" is located in Japan, in the Kansai region of the Honshu island at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay. Osaka is the third largest city in Japan in terms of population, after Tokyo and Yokohama. It is the centre of the metropolitan area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, which has a population of over 18 million inhabitants.     In the past, Osaka was Japan’s commercial capital. Lately, Tokyo h...

The most beautiful places in Brazil (Brazil - Destinations)

Iguassu Fall Iguassu Fall
   Iguassu Fall is located in Brazil, in the river with the same name where Brazil boarders with Argentine. The fall consists of 275 falls on over 2.7 km. The highest part of this fall reaches 82 metres and is the most spectacular part. The wider fall and the most dramatic one is named “Devil’s Throat” which reaches 82 metres high, 150 metres wide, and 700 metres length. The name of this impressive fall comes from the “Guarani Indian” that means “Great Water”.   Thi...
Christ the Redeemer Christ the Redeemer
   Christ the Redeemer is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is included in the Seven  Wonders of the World. The statue has 102 ft tall and weights 635 tones, situated on the Corcovado Mountain. The statue was designed by Heito da Silva Costa  and completed by the French sculptor Paul Landowski. Its construction took 5 years and was inaugurated in October 1931. The statue is made by reinforced concrete with soapstone that give  high resistence to the extreme weather.   To get to the statue you hav...
Leblon beach Leblon beach
   Leblon beach is situated very close to Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, they are separated just by a channel. Upper from the beach is the  neighborhood of Leblon which is divided into 2 parts: Upper Leblon and lower Leblon. The upper Leblon  has rich residents with wonderful houses, but the lower Leblon is full of activities for nightlife, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, where people can spend  their free time.     The beach offer a lost of swimming and leisure activities f...

The most amazing places in Crimea (Ukraine - World Tourism)

The Vorontsov Palace The Vorontsov Palace
  The Vorontsov Palace is an amazing architectural monument in Alupka. Its wonderful design, classical style, luxury elements attracts visitors from all around the world. First of all, the Palace was built as the residence of Prince Mikhail Vorontsov, who was an important figure in the country of the XIX century. The architect, Edward Blorethe supposed to create the palace’s  plan, by creating an amazing and unique design. It is really impressive the fact that the architect used the model of the mountain...
The Swallow The Swallow's Nest Castle
 The "Swallow's Nest Castle" stands on the Rock of Aurora. It is known that it was built by a retired general, a participant of the Russian-Turkish war and he was a really romantic person, because only a romantic could have the strength to build a castle as Swallow's Nest, called "Castle of Love”. Swallow's Nest Castle is situated on the Aurora’s coast. It was built in the spirit of chivalrous times. Its house is decorated with towers, steeples, balconies, windows of ...
The Demerdzhi Mount, Ghost Valley The Demerdzhi Mount, Ghost Valley
 The most beautiful mountain in Crimea is The Demerdzhi Mountain, also known as the Ghost Valley. Nature has created this fantastic shapes in stone to charm every guest and visitor with its spectacular forms and shapes created during time. The rocks in shapes of pyramids, obelisks, animals, birds, mythical figures perfectly form the mysterious Ghost Valley. How many hours is a day, as many times the mount is changing its color.   Located on the north side of Alushta valley, ...

The best countries in Africa (Destinations)

Nigeria Nigeria
Total area: 923,768 km2 Population: 152,217,341 (2010 estimate) Density: 164.8/km2 Currency: Naira (₦) Official language: English Capital: Abuja Government: Presidential Federal republic Internet TLD: .ng Calling code: +234     Nigeria is a country situated in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea and is bordered by Niger to the north, the Republic of Benin to the west, and Chad and Cameroon...
Kenya Kenya
Total area: 580,367 km2 Population: 40,046,566 (2010 estimate) Density: 67.2/km2 Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES) Official language(s): Swahili, English Capital: Nairobi Government: Semi-presidential Republic Internet TLD: .ke Calling code: +254       Kenya is a country situated in East Africa and shares borders with Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the northeast, Tanzania to the...
Ghana Ghana
Total area: 238,535 km2 Population: 24,233,431 (2010 estimate) Density: 101.5/km2 Currency: Ghana cedi (GH₵) Official language: English Capital: Accra Government: Constitutional presidential republic Internet TLD: .gh Calling code: 233       Ghana is a country situated in West Africa and shares borders with Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, Gulf of Guinea to the south ...