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10 Best Shopping Streets In The World

1. Fifth Avenue, New York City (NY), United States – The fifth avenue in Manhattan is packed with expensive department stores and designer boutiques and is ranked among the most expensive shopping streets in the world. It is known as the best shopping street in New York, with spectacular window displays, especially around Christmas   2...

10 Most Unique Churches In The World

We brought you before the list of the 10 Most Famous Churches In The World. Now we bring you the list of the most unique churches. Churches with unusual designs, shapes and other special characteristics, that might not be very famous, but they are very unique and worth mentioning 1. Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland – A Lutheran parish...

10 Island Countries You Should Visit

The following is a list of 10 island countries you should definitely consider visiting. An island country is a country that is located on one main island. Meaning, the entire island belongs to a single country and the island is the only or main territory of the country 1. Australia – Either a huge island or a small continent –...

10 Most Famous Street Markets In The World

1. Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand – The largest market in Thailand and the world’s largest weekend market. This world famous market contains almost 15,000 stalls and is visited by some 200,000 visitors each day it is open! It is one of Bangkok major tourists attraction and is probably visited by almost every tourist...

10 Best Botanical Gardens In The World

1. Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Located at the Jardim Botânico district, the gardens are home to around 6,500 species. The gardens were founded in 1808 and opened to the public in 1822. The 140-hectare park lies at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain, far below the statue of Christ the Redeemer 2. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New...

10 Most Beautiful Walled Cities In The World

Many cities around the world are still protected by the old city walls built centuries ago. Though not much of a defense mechanism today, these walls are kept as remembrance of the past and often they serve as a tourists attraction. If you’ve ever been to such a city, you know there’s nothing like walking around or on the walls of an...

10 Best Preserved Medieval cities In Europe

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

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

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...

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