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Top travel places to visit in 2011 (Destinations)

Byblos-one of the top travel places in 2011 Byblos-one of the top travel places in 2011
 Description   There are several cities that claim to be the most ancient in the world. Byblos or also-called Jbail is definitely one of them. Byblos is one of the oldest Phoenician cities in Lebanon. In 1984 Byblos entered under the protection of the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Byblos is located in the western part of the country on the Mediterranean coast, about 40 km north of the capital Beirut. According to some reports, the...
Bulgaria Bulgaria
About Bulgaria     Until a few years ago, it was quite difficult to find a tour guide about Bulgaria, a country in Eastern Europe off the beaten track of tourists, even for the adventurous ones. Lately, the country draws an increasing number of tourists, attracted by the wealth of tourist places. A splendid mélange of snow-capped mountains, dense pine forests, greenish plains, wonderful beaches and coa...
Norway Norway
About Norway     Norway, officially called the Kingdom of Norway, is located in the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The capital city of Norway is Oslo. Norway covers an area of 385,639 km square, and the number of inhabitants reaches 4.5 million, according to the 2004 census. Other major cities besides Oslo are: Bergen, a cultural and tourism cen...

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 best places to visit in United Kingdom (Destinations)

Stonehenge in United Kingdom Stonehenge in United Kingdom
    Stonehenge is probably the most important prehistoric monument in England. Nobody knows exactly when it was built and by whom. Not a single building, but was done in several stages. A theory advanced enough known if it would be built by Druids, a population living in England before winning Romanian. But modern archaeological techniques have shown that Stonehenge was built at least 1,000 years before the Druids in IC 2950, reaching the form we know today in the year 1600 BC.      Not yet...
Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace
   Buckingham Palace is the sovereign's official residence in London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was first opened to the public in 1993.       Entrance to Buckingham Palace is the Court Street Ambassadors of Buckingham Palace. Great Hall of the Palace is where the old hall was received at Buckingham Palace. This room is dominated by the impressive staircase and the railing of bronze with floral ornaments.       G...
Tower of London Tower of London
   This is not surprising that the Tower of London is objective and historically the most popular tourist among tourists. Tower of London was founded by William the Conqueror and over a thousand years of history of England took place around or behind its walls. The Tower of London has been executed Anne Boleyn, Guy Fawkes was interrogated and Richard II and Elizabeth I was imprisoned here. Stand guard on the banks of the Thames, the Tower of London is an impressive sightseeing.       T...

The best places to visit in Ukraine (Ukraine - Destinations)

Khotyn Fortress Khotyn Fortress
  Khotyn Castle is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine and is a popular film star, filmmaker like to use this complex as fortified as the location for their films can be seen in the famous East European film "The Three Musketeers" "Robin Hood's Arrows" and "Ivanhoe."     The fortress is located on the right bank of the Dniester River region Chernovtsy (Chernivtsi Oblast) and occupies a rectangular area of 1219 by 244 meters, and the walls have a height of 40 meters ...
Sofiyivsky Park Sofiyivsky Park
  Sofiyivsky Park is in town Uman, one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. Sofiyivsky Park is considered a masterpiece of landscape gardening, there are some parks in the world that can compete with the harmony of nature and design websites. There are wonderful views of the park which include ancient waterfalls, fountains, lakes, caves, trees, bridges and narrow arch-shaped rock gardens. All this is very pleasing the senses.     Sofiyivsky Park was founded in 1796 by Count Stanislaw Szczesny P...
Lviv Lviv's Old Town
  Old Town is the historic center of Lviv, is included in UNESCO World Heritage since 1998, one of the reasons for which UNESCO has made this choice was that "Lviv is a stunning example of fusion between architectural and artistic traditions of Eastern Europe and those of Italy and Germany. "     Lviv was founded in the middle of the thirteenth century by Daniil Romanovich (Daniel of Galicia), who called the city was only founded after the name of his son Lev (Lion), Lviv, meaning &quo...

The best places to visit in India (India - Destinations)

Taj Mahal Taj Mahal
  The Taj Mahal, which means Crown Palace is located in Agra, near the Yamuna River in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is a white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Arjumand Banu Begam, also known as Mumtaz Mahal, which in Persian means "the light of the palace." She died June 17, 1631, giving birth to their fourteenth child while she went to the country. It is a first burial place in the garden to Zainabad Burhampur. Following his death on January 31, 1666, her husband was b...
Golden Temple in India Golden Temple in India
   Gurdwara Sahib-Akali Thakat is also known as the Golden Temple. Built in the place called Amritsar in Punjab, India, this temple is the core of religion Sikhism. Based on a belief in God and 10 Guru, Sikh Bible, the religion was founded by Guru Nanak, in the early 16th century and was taken over by others who have mastered perceptele 9 GURU them in a form that strict and fundamnetalista is found today in the practice of monks Sikh Golden Temple. The temple is built mostly of white marble, building a beautiful, tall, with several...
Kerala Backwaters Kerala Backwaters
   Vast plains, wildlife sanctuaries, beaches untouched by human imagination, palm trees, lagoons and elephants, plantations of bananas, rare butterflies and flowers, strong smell of roses and discussion hospitality at every turn, all of Kerala are the most beautiful place on earth     God's Country is not that far. Somewhere in South India, lies a stretch of tropical paradise most beloved, long 560 km, Kerala. A kaleidoscope of people and cultures living on virgin lands. And while you migh...

The best places to visit in Sevilla, Spain (Spain - Destinations)

Plaza de Espana Plaza de Espana
  Plaza de Espana is an imposing architectural complex that was made to serve as a central department of Iberico-American Exposition, an event held in Seville in 1929 for what was meant closer ties between Spain and former colonies in Latin America. Plaza de Espana is located in Maria Luisa Park, near the historical center of Seville.     Exhibition in Seville in 1929 was organized for improving of the relations between Spain, Portugal and former colonies. Each country has built a pavilion, but ...
The Giralda Tower The Giralda Tower
  Giralda, the bell tower in the Cathedral of Seville is the most famous attractions of Seville, was a true emblem of the city. The tower was originally built in the late 12th century, being then a mosque minaret large high Mauri. 12th century Almohad dynasty that dominates the entire region has raised a new mosque in Seville. Minaret of the mosque construction started in Gever 1184 under the guidance of engineer who designed an ingenious structure with its two walls connected by a ramp inside. Minaret construction was completed in...
Cathedral of Sevilla Cathedral of Sevilla
  Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest and most impressive churches in the world. It was built in the 15th century on the site of a mosque dating from the 12th century. Inside the cathedral there is a spectacular shrine of gold, Retablo Mayor. Today it is one of the symbols of Seville, a tourist attraction visited by many tourists every year. Cathedral of Seville rises beside the Giralda tower, the only standing remains of the old mosque, an important landmark of the city of Seville today. Regardless the religious affinities,...

The best places to visit in Berlin, Germany (Germany - Destinations)

The Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall
  Berlin Wall, which divided the city into two parts, east and west, was the symbol of the Cold War. Built by the German Democratic Republic government to prevent the East Germans to flee to West Germany, most of it was demolished since the border between East and West was opened in 1989.     After WWII, Germany was divided into four zones: one American, British, French and Soviet. Berlin was also divided into four sectors. In 1948, Soviet authorities tried to annex the whole city and started a ...
The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany
   The Sealife and AquaDom aquarium is located in the heart of the former East Berlin, divided into two parts with a single ticket available. Located inside the Radisson hotel in Berlin, in the lobby, the AquaDom is the largest cylindrical aquarium in the world. At a height of 25 meters and a diameter of 11 meters, this aquarium almost one million liters houses nearly 2,600 fish from 56 different species. The Sealife recreates in aquariums and ponds adorned with décor aquatic German, from the sources of rivers to t...
Museum Island Museum Island
  Museum Island in Berlin has received from UNESCO World Heritage membership. This island museum was designed to be "a sanctuary of art and science". The five museums are included in the Museum Island are located between Kupfergraben and river Spree. This extraordinary group of museums was begun by King Friedrich Wilhelm III who made possible the Royal Museum building in 1830 - today Altes Museum (Old Museum). The museum was built to allow the public and can see the royal art treasures of Germany. However though, the isla...

The best places to visit in Chicago, USA (United States - Destinations)

Sears Tower Sears Tower
  It is generally accepted by everyone that skyscrapers were discovered in Chicago, the third largest city in the U.S. For the construction of Sears Tower, 2400 workers worked for three years, the building was completed in 1973. Skeleton tower consists of new pipes that cross section of rectangular shape, forming the basis of a huge square of side 69 meters. Everything was made of concrete, sits on pillars filled with chunks of rock, they are set by the layer of earth rocks. The huge new pipes welded together exceed ...
Chicago Art Institute Museum Chicago Art Institute Museum
  Chicago Art Institute exhibition offers an impressive art collection for connoisseurs and amateurs, as well as those who just want to enjoy the artistry. Here there are exhibited, among others, works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh, Seurat, Dali. Admission on Tuesday is free, however it is very crowded!...
Millennium Park Millennium Park
  Millennium Park is an award-winning project for his combining art, music, architecture and design into one center located outdoors. The most famous and attractive park objectives are: Jay Pritzker Pavilion is an outdoor space arranged to support concerts, winning a National Gold Medals and is unique in the U.S., Crown Fountain is a modern replica of wells with human faces It consists of two rectangular walls that are designed ostensibly a thousand inhabitants, building feeling like water gushing from their mouths, Cloud Gate is a...