Impressive Jerash Sites of Jordan

Impressive Jerash Sites of Jordan

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Jerash is about one hour north of Amman. A vast area partly excavated and restored gives a clear indication of Roman way of life even here. It’s one of the few complete Roman cities in the world. Wander among the Hadrian’s Arch, Hippodrome, Forum (Oval Plaza), The Cardo, Agora, Nymphaeum, Temple of Artemis, South Theater, Jerash Archaeological Museum and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Admission costs 8 Jordanian Dinar for all foreign visitors, which includes the Jerash Archaeological Museum.

Summertime hours are 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM;
wintertime hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Impressive  Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire, France

Impressive Via Ferrata de la Grande Fistoire, France

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The Great Via Ferrata Fistoire is situated in the Alpes de Haute Provence in the town of Cairo, 25 km north of Sisteron, 1 hour and 30 minutes north from Marseille. This via ferrata is open all year. This track has been operating only since 1996. The route requires about 4 hours to complete with multiple bridges, expanses of steel cable and permanent steps aiding the hikers endeavoring to reach the summit 300 meters above the trailhead affording expansive picturesque views of the valley below.

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St. Isaac Cathedral – The Most Impressive Construction of 19th Century in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Isaac Cathedral – The Most Impressive Construction of 19th Century in St. Petersburg, Russia

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St. Isaac’s is the world’s third largest domed cathedral and the first monument you see of the city if you arrive by ship. Isaakievsky Sobor is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city. Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great. It’s main dome rises 101,5 meters and is plated with pure gold. The exterior is faced with gray and red stone, and features a total 112 red granite columns with Corinthian capitals. Its interior is as awesome and decoration includes sculpture, painting polished stone, gifting, mosaic, stained-glass windows.

Location: 1, Isaakievskaia Ploschad.
Open: Thursday to Tuesday, 11am to 7pm, last admission is at 6pm
Cost: 250 Roubles for cathedral, 80 Roubles for colonnade
N.B.! No photography or video-filming is allowed in the Cathedral or at the Colonnade.

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Impressive Strahov Library in Prague

Impressive Strahov Library in Prague

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The library is situated in the Strahov Monastery near the Prague Castle. It is a seat of the Premonstratensian Order since the 12 th century. It is one of the most famous historical buildings in Prague. There are lots of valuable documents and books in the Strahov Library. Earliest prints and more are kept in the Baroque Theological Hall from 1671. The oldest parchment gospel-book is from the 9th century. There are also Dutch globes from the 17 th century in the hall. The main hall of the new classicist library building is the Philosophical Hall. There are 50 000 books kept there. The ceiling is covered with amazing fresco painting by A. Maultbertsch. Library is open to the public between 9 am and 5 pm every day the whole year. It is not possible to take books outside the monastery, because of their great value, but you can read them in the study hall.

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