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10 Best Preserved Medieval cities In Europe

Best Preserved Medieval cities

Europe is packed with old cities, many of them are well preserved and offer a glance at the way people used to live centuries ago. Many of those cities are now enjoying a great new era of prosperity as countless tourists come to admire the beauty of the old buildings, bridges, walls and cathedrals. Picking the top 10 of those cities is very hard...

10 Most Visited National Parks In The United States

National Parks In The US

The United States has 59 national parks. The national parks are protected areas operated by the National Park Service. Below is a list of the 10 most visited national parks in 2012. 1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 9 million visitors. With more than 9 million visitors per year, the Great Smoky Mountains national park is the most...

10 Most Famous Churches In The World

Most Visited Countries

1. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain – A large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Construction began in 1882 and it is incomplete till today. Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site   2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia...

10 Most Famous Urban Parks In The World

Famous Urban Parks In The World

An urban park, city park, municipal park or public park are all synonyms for a park located within a city to offer recreation and green space to residents and visitors of the city. Urban parks typically include playgrounds, gardens, hiking, running and biking trails, public fitness equipment, sports fields and courts, picnic facilities and more. 1...

10 Most Popular Greek Islands

Most Popular Greek Islands

Greece has more than 200 inhabited islands, many of which are huge attractions for tourists. The beautiful landscapes and beaches along with the clear blue water can explain easily why the tourists skip the mainland and head to the small islands. The following is a list of the most popular islands in Greece. 1. Crete The largest and most populous...

10 Most Awesome Ferris wheels

Awesome Ferris wheels

A Ferris wheel, observation wheel or big wheel is a structure consisting of a rotating upright wheel with passenger cars attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, the cars are kept upright. The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. as a landmark for the 1893 World’s...

10 Best Museums In The World

The following is the list of the 10 best museums from around the world. They show very different exhibits but they all have one thing in common – they are all definitely worth your time! The list was chosen by the very knowledgeable guys over at National Geographic. 1. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, United States The Smithsonian...

10 Most Colorful Places In The World

Here’s a list of the Most Colorful Places in the World.  These spectacular locations are must-visit locations for anyone interested in picturesque cities and towns. 1. Cinque Terre , Italy – The Cinque Terre National Park is a portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. Cinque Terre, meaning “The Five Lands” is composed of...

10 Most Famous Domes In The World

Most Famous Domes

1. Taj Mahal, Agra, India A giant mausoleum of white marble, built between 1632 and 1653 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. The most spectacular feature of the Taj Mahal is the marble dome that surmounts the tomb. It is 35 meters tall (115 ft). The top of the famous dome is decorated with a lotus design. The...

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