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 Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre and the Champs Elysees. Each landmark in Paris has its own history, its own fate.
Landmark of Paris – Notre Dame
One of the famous sights, which is often mentioned in prose and poems, is Notre Dame de Paris. It began to be built in 1163, when Louis 7 of France ruled. The construction of the nave was completed by about 1196, and continued to complete the construction of the cathedral during this period only on the main facade. The main altar of the cathedral was consecrated in 1182, construction of the rear pediment began in 1200, and in 1250 the building was built. Interior decoration, as a separate type of work on the decor was completed by 1315. The construction of the towers was completed only in 1245, and the entire cathedral was already built in 1345. Continue reading
The capital of the most remote state that is located in the Pacific Ocean and occupies the entire continent – this is Sydney, Australia. The country is famous for its coral Great Barrier Reef, a real miracle of nature, which has become a tourist center, and also surprises with its unusual color mountain peak Ayers Rock. Here, a rare and magnificent wildlife and beautiful nature are successfully combined with developed megacities, and natural attractions – with urbanization. One of these cities can be considered and Sydney.
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Castle Novanstein – a popular attraction in BavariaBavaria is rich in its attractions. Each of them can tell a lot about the history of the country, and about its present. Far from major settlements where the tourist routes pass, is one of the attractions – Novanstein Castle. Today it is open to tourists. A visit to this Bavarian landmark is possible with two travel programs to choose from. It is possible to visit only Novanstein, or to become a guest of two neighboring Hohenschwangau castles, built by the father of Ludwig.
A beautiful view of the Alps mountains and valleys opens from the windows of the castle of Nantstein – the famous landmark of Bavaria. Tourists can visit the castles and walk through the historic center of the city of Fussen. Translated from German Novanstein means “new swan stone.” This landmark of Bavaria was built in the 19th century. In the year more than a million tourists visit the castle. Continue reading