The Venice lagoon is allegedly hiding 118 large and small islands. Some of them are mutually connected by bridges, and from ancient times were created interesting settlements, protected by deep water and treacherous swamps from enemies. Some islands lies a little sideways from the historical monuments in the heart of Venice, but lots of them it is nice to visit yet.
Michajlovsky temple is one of the most prominent temples not only in Kiev but also in Ukraine.
Cracow was Polish capital in past. Now, this city belongs to most beautiful architectonical jewels of Europe. The whole town is respiring with Middle Age, and such impression is stressed even with unusual big number of green surface which is frequently missing in big towns.
If you decide, visiting Switzerland, to travel to Jungfrau Peak, so, would you take in mind that you need favourable weather conditions and enough time for your trip. Let´s start our journey with Swiss Railways to the highest placed railway station of the Europe!
Malta is an island county situated in the Mediterranean Sea 95 km south of the Sicily island (Italy) and 290 km from Tunis. The largest island are: Malta, Gonzo, Comino, Filfla, Manoel, Cominotto, Island of St. Paul. The total surface area is 316 km².
One of the interest sights of the northern Italian Adriatic coast is the historical town, called Aquileia. If anyone thought that is where the known brand of drinking water, he is wrong. The only thing what joint together these two signs is the eagle - Aquila in Latin, what you can find in his symbol.
Swiss Zurich is not only a very cosmopolitan city where everyone feels really like at home, but also an area that the history can touch you very intensively. This is true despite the fact that most sites you can see not in one day, but few hours. Despite this the people remains on their memory, which are hardly deletes from the head.
After a quarter of century long exhausting civil war in Angola the situation finally calmed down. For tourist who decided to visit this corner of Africa, got a little safer conditions for visit.
Each city has some characteristic sign. So, Paris can be proud on its Eiffel Tower, Prague on Hradčany Castle, London on Big Ben, etc. Till recently, Dublin had no characteristic monument. Yes, during 1999-2000,a gigantic point, showing to the sky, a Spire, appeared on place of former Nelson Column.
A mass of stones for somebody, but a wonderful ruin, raised above the valley - all this could be an object for an expert of for each lover of history! It is a Guard of Strečno narrows: this Old Castle was known in the past, their rests are reminded with some legends. And only a few visitors, who enter there, are informed about.
Nauru: it is an island which could be be hardly found on world map. Nevertheless, even such small states have their importance, and, no doubt, they cannot be missed in our survey of smallest exotic countries of the world.
Close to St. Elizabeth Cathedral, just in the heart of city centre of East Slovakian town of Košice, another jewel of Gothic architecture - St. Michael Chapel - is to be found.
Macao, Nauru and Tuvalu - these are the smallest exotic states of the world and a target of our next travel excursions. A view at the way of life, history and tourist places of interest of these mini-states could be approached with today's first chapter, dedicated to Macao, situated in South Asia.
This state, (the territory of which is probably so extended as Slovakia) was for long time in total isolation from the neighbouring world. Nevertheless, this era finished recently. And this is a chance to become really attractive target for the tourists from all over the world.
Small town of Caorle belongs to the oldest relax resorts of Venice Riviera. The history of this, originally, fishers' community, comes to antique times, confirmed with historical monuments, if course.
Our new serial will be dedicated to the next of European Mini-states which became famous with its hazardous plays or Monte Carlo Car Races.
These islands are known as Keelings' Islands, too. It is ideal place not only for lovers of diving.
Szekesfehervar: this town with approx. 100 000 inhabitants (on the way to Balaton Lake) has its extraordinary position in Hungarian's history, as a place where the Hungarian Kings were crowned. As fas as its modern contemporaneity is concerned, well known marks, such as Videoton or Ikarus, are connected with this locality.
This island group belongs to small islands, very popular among tourists.
Tchernobyl - it is not typical tourist target.This locality experienced the biggest visitors' boom during past couple of months, since the average happened, indeed. Only the time could be responsible for such phenomenon, as on the date of 26th April 2011, 25 years passed from this catastroph when huge number of persons were forced to die there.
Andorra - History (Continued)
Andorra belongs, with the exception of Monaco, Liechtenstein, Vatican and San Marino, to the smallest states of the Europe.
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