Bama - the abode of the centenarians in China
“To live to be a hundred years old!”, - this phrase has long been steadily associated rather with some, not the most thoughtful, feast toasts than with reality. Nevertheless, the…

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Buda Castle in Budapest
Buda Castle is a historic castle of Hungarian kings, which rises in the territory of Budapest. Once it was called the Royal Palace and the Royal Castle ... Buda Castle…

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Prague
The level of comfort and service in Prague hotels does not always correspond to the declared star rating. Meals are usually based on breakfast (not the most satisfying "European" option).…

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Israel: must-see places

The area of ​​Israel by our standards is quite small, but there are so many historical places on its territory that it is almost impossible to visit them in a short vacation time. The SamSebeTurist travel portal has compiled a very short list of fourteen places to visit. This is a minimum for acquaintance with the most important sights of the country, which is quite accessible for a quick acquaintance.

Jerusalem

Of course, the Wailing Wall (Kotel stones in Hebrew) is on the first place in the list, because faith in a real miracle brings millions of people from everywhere. Going down into the tunnels of the Western Wall and feeling the spirit of the Jerusalem Temple is the dream of many, many travelers. The Temple Mount is considered a sacred place for Muslims who dream of seeing the dome of the Rock and the first qibla in Islam Al-Aksu, which is compared with Mecca and Medina in importance for believers. Here stands the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where they go to bow to the place where Jesus was crucified and resurrected.

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Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya

The Cretaceous Mountains are amazing natural monuments that a traveler will surely encounter, following the land route from Central Russia towards the Kuban, the Caucasus, the Caspian coast.

Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya

On the territory of the Voronezh, Volgograd, Belgorod, Rostov regions of Russia, Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, the Cretaceous Mountains belt is located in the Don basin and its largest tributary – the Seversky Donets. Departing into the earth’s thickness to a depth of 50 meters, the upper layers of the Cretaceous deposits are mixed with the earth, so grass, shrubs and trees grow on the Cretaceous mountains.

Soft chalk is great for creating caves, so ancient hermit monks settled in the chalk mountains. Later, Orthodox churches began to be built in the thickness of the chalk mountains. We will talk about the most interesting of them in this article.

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Beautiful old Lisbon

The city of Lisbon is magnificent, you can wander through its historic streets all day without any purpose, just enjoy this ancient and beautiful city, as well as its unique atmosphere …

Beautiful old Lisbon

It is unlikely that you will want to walk around this city with a guide, listening to his stories. It is more interesting to move around the capital of Portugal yourself. Although a sightseeing tour is still worth a visit. Every half hour from Prasa da Figueira, sightseeing tours in Lisbon are sent on four different routes.

Tours in Lisbon

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We go to Finland by car
And indeed it is very convenient, because from St. Petersburg to Helsinki you can get there in just 5 hours, and from Vyborg in 2-3 hours. Plus, you do not…

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Holidays in the Polish Baltic
For Poles, the southern coast of the Baltic Sea is their “Far North”. But the country has no other sea, and today the Baltic coast of Poland is actually more…

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SOUTH KOREA
Hotels are classified into five categories: “super-luxury” (5 *), “luxury” (5 *), first class (4 *), second class (three-star) and third class (two-star). Prices largely depend on the season and…

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