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Sights of Spain
Spain is considered a cheerful and sunny country on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It is full of attractions, most of which are located in major cities. The most…

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Sights of Sevastopol
The name of the city of Sevastopol in Greek means majestic, worthy of worship. The city is more than two hundred years old and today it is one of the…

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Sights of Vilnius
Vilnius is famous for its chic baroque sights, but the most popular monuments are cathedrals and temples. The city also boasts its quiet, narrow streets and the unique atmosphere of…

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Temple parthenon

History of the Parthenon

In honor of the patroness of the city of Athens in the 5 st. BC. a majestic temple of marble was erected on top of a cliff. Athena Parthenos (in the translation of the Virgin) was magnified before, in her name was built a temple in gratitude for the help of the goddess in the battle with the Persians, which was marked by victory in the Marathon battle. In its place in 447 – 437 years BC. er a new, even more magnificent temple was erected. Grandiose amounts were involved in the construction. And they were withdrawn from the funds originally planned for the expansion of military affairs. Continue reading

Tower Bridge – a landmark in London

This bridge is truly a unique landmark in London, because such a structure cannot be found anywhere else in the world. It consists of two towers, made in the Gothic style, connected by movable spans and pedestrian galleries, allowing you to freely cross to the other side of the river, even when the bridge is divorced.

History of Tower Bridge

By the way, this is the only drawbridge on the Thames and the first bridge in the direction from the North Sea. Another interesting fact is that Tower Bridge in London is located closest to the surface of the Thames. Continue reading

Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Paris is the most beautiful city in all of Europe. This title he received thanks to its historical and cultural attractions. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre (the largest museum built by human hands), the palace of Louis XIV, the Pantheon (about which few people know). But the most famous and beautiful building in Paris and its business card is considered the Arc de Triomphe. This landmark reminds the world the victories of one of the greatest commanders of the world – Napoleon Bonaparte.
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The most beautiful and unusual buildings in the world: Osaka Sea Museum

The dome-shaped Osaka Maritime Museum is a true masterpiece of architecture and deservedly enters the top of the most beautiful and informative museums in the world. Osaka, which used to be the capital of Japan, also known as “East Venice”, is located at the intersection of important sea and land trade routes and is an important port point and a major trading city in Japan. Continue reading

The most beautiful and unusual buildings in the world: Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library was founded in 1890, although it was able to receive its first readers only a year later. A whole network of city libraries began with a modest reading room with several shelves on the third floor of the city hotel in Seattle. Now the library has 26 branches and nearly 2.5 million units of storage, including almost 1 million books and manuscripts. Continue reading

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Reykjavik Attractions
Reykjavik is the capital and main cultural center of Iceland. The rich history and unique culture resulted in beautiful architecture and unusual sights, which we will tell you about today.…

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Sights of Bratislava
Bratislava is considered the youngest capital of the world, since it became such only in 1993. The city has a very good geographical location, as it borders with the states…

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Hong Kong Attractions
Hong Kong is the largest financial center in Asia and one of the most urbanized areas in the world. However, they pay great attention to the ecological situation and green…

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Sights of Paris
Probably, even any schoolboy will answer the question with which he associates Paris. Everyone knows that the symbols and the visiting card of the capital of France are the Eiffel…

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