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Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Kennedy Space Center in Florida
Kennedy Space Center provides a look into the history and innovantion of NASA. It is located on Merritt Island in Brevard County which is in the State of Florida in United States. The site of KSC is near Cape Canaveral, which is between Miami and Jacksonville. The space complex offers opportunities to meet astronauts, tour a full-size replica of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and watch stirring films in the larger-than-life IMAX Theater. The complex is multi-faceted, and the best way to tour it is with... 

Cusco – a Gateway to Machu Picchu, Peru

Cusco – a Gateway to Machu Picchu, Peru
Cusco’s imperial city enchants its visitors. History of Cusco can be seen in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Choquequirao, Saysayhuamán, Kenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Cuzco, also spelled Cusco or Kosko, Quechua Qosqo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the Western... 

Forgotten Ancient City of Minturnae, Italy

Forgotten Ancient City of Minturnae, Italy
Minturnae was originally an Auruncian city, one of the three towns of the Aurunci which allied themselves with the Samnites and made war against Rome in 314 BC., the other two being called Ausona and Vescia. The city was probably destroyed in 883 by the Saracens, who in the following years held the surrounding plain. Its site was increasingly abandoned by the population in favour of that of the modern town of Minturno. The Roman ruins consist of an amphitheatre, a theatre in opus reticulatum, and... 

Veste Fortress aka Coburg Fortress in Coburg, Germany

Veste Fortress aka Coburg Fortress in Coburg, Germany
Coburg Fortress is one of Germany’s largest and best-kept castles. It is situated on a hill above the town of Coburg, in the Upper Franconia region of Bavaria. With panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, the castle is a tank of a building. Besides its hilltop location, there are an impressive three layers of defensive walls and numerous watchtowers. It is both a military masterpiece, art gallery and historical attraction as the one-time refuge of the German icon, Martin Luther. Visitors... 

Romano-Germanic Museum in Cologne

Romano-Germanic Museum in Cologne
The Roman-Germanic Museum is an archaeological museum in Cologne, Germany. It has a large collection of Roman artifacts from the Roman settlement of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, on which modern Cologne is built. The museum protects the original site of a Roman town villa, from which a large Dionysus mosaic remains in its original place in the basement, and the related Roman Road just outside. The present building was opened in 1974 and is situated in the immediate vicinity of the cathedral.... 

Visiting Terracotta Warriors in Xian

Visiting Terracotta Warriors in Xian
The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang. For over 2,000 years, an underground army of life-sized terracotta warriors secretly guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, until a chance discovery in 1974 unlocked the mysteries of a vanished empire. The Terracotta Army is part of a much larger necropolis. Ground-penetrating radar and core sampling have measured the area to be approximately 98 square kilometers. The necropolis... 

Xian Museum in Shaanxi Province, China

Xian Museum in Shaanxi Province, China
Museum is located in the southwest of the Jianfu Temple, It was opened to the public on the World Museum\’s Day, May 18th, 2007. Xi’an Museum has an overall coverage of 245 hectares. This museum collectively reflects the long history of Xi’an city and consists of three main parts of the small Wild Goose Pagoda, which is the national key protection culture unit, the ancient building groups of Jianfu Temple, and the modern culture relic exhibition hall. It’s located on West... 

Accademia Gallery 3D In Venice

Accademia Gallery 3D In Venice
The Accademia Gallery of Venice was born in 1750, when the Venetian Republic decided to give the city an Academy of painters and sculptors. It was one of the first institutions to study art restoration starting in 1777 with Pietro Edwards, and formalised by 1819 as a course. The Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice is one of the great museums of the world and has one of the finest collections of Venetian art. The museum is situated on the south side of the Grand Canal, in the Sestiere Dorsoduro district,... 

Santo Domingo – Oldest European City of the New World

Santo Domingo – Oldest European City of the New World
The Dominican Republic is a country in the Caribbean that shares its land boundary with Haiti on the west. Santo Domingo, officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean. Street signs and restaurant menus are written in Spanish, which is the country’s official language. Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, political, commercial and industrial center. Coffee, sugar, and tobacco are the island’s... 

Tunnel of Love in Klevan, Ukraine

Tunnel of Love in Klevan, Ukraine
Tunnel of Love in Klevan is the name given by local people to this fairytale track. The unusual railroad track is located approximately 7 kilometers from the city Klevan. This is an industrial track for wooden work. The tunnel was made over many years as the passing train molded the trees’ lines. The train turned a luscious piece of woodland into a unique passageway as it traveled back and forth 3 times a day over several years. credit: amanderson2  Read More →
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