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Efteling Park in the Netherlands, which appeared in 1952 thanks to an artist from the Netherlands, Anton Pik, is located 100 kilometers south of Amsterdam, in the town of Kaatsheuvel, a few kilometers from Tilburg (Brabant Province) …
Efteling Park in the Netherlands
This oldest entertainment corner of Holland grew out of a small clearing, which the creator populated with the heroes of fairy tales: dragons, elves, genies, gnomes … The Dutch and their kids liked the idea, and the park began to grow, including more and more modern attractions. Today it is the largest theme park in the Netherlands, one of the favorite holiday destinations for young Dutch people, as well as one of the oldest amusement parks in the world. It is twice the size of the world famous Disneyland Park in California, which appeared three years later. Each year, Efteling is visited by over 4,000,000 guests. Continue reading
Azerbaijan is our close neighbor. This country has not only a common border with Russia, but a common historical past, and many spiritual, economic and humanitarian ties. However, how much do we know about modern Azerbaijan?
Sights of Azerbaijan
Any tourist route in Azerbaijan begins in Baku. Sights in the capital of Azerbaijan, as they say, for every taste. Tourists are primarily attracted by Icheri Sheher – an ancient residential quarter behind the fortress wall, in which about 1300 Azerbaijani families live today.
Icheri Sheher – the so-called “Old City” in Baku
On the territory of Icheri Sheher, which is part of the so-called Old Town, there are dozens of historical monuments, among which the most famous are the Maiden Tower and the Shirvanshahs Palace. Continue reading
About how historical architectural monuments are loved and protected in Paris, our compatriots living or visiting the capital of France speak and write a lot and willingly …
Parisians guard historical harmony
Recently, a new incentive has appeared for these conversations. Two ministries of culture, France and Russia, made a statement on the revision of the previously agreed project for the construction of a five-domed Orthodox church on the Seine embankment. This ambitious project, personally supervised by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, in the opinion of French architects, who were supported by the mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delano, “violates the historical harmony of development” of the city.
Project for the construction of a five-dome Orthodox church on the Seine embankment Continue reading