SIGHTSEEING BRNO
The main architectural sights of Brno are located in the historic center of the city. The central part of the city, which is a pedestrian zone, is surrounded by a…

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Which countries have their own Venice?
In the world there are many cities with a developed system of canals, ducts and bridges, because of which they are often called the "Venice" of their countries. The most…

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Efteling Park in the Netherlands
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,…

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Cinque Terre, Italy

According to environmentalists, the province of Cinque Terre on the Ligurian coast of Italy is the cleanest land in the whole Mediterranean. Five small towns clinging to cliffs near the sea, gave the name to this resort – Cinque Terre is translated from Italian as “Five Lands”.

Cinque Terre, Italy – the cleanest land in the Mediterranean

Tourists are attracted to the Cinque Terre not only by the incredibly beautiful cliffs hanging over the sea, at the foot of which old buildings are piled up in a picturesque mess. The life of local residents, traditionally engaged in fishing, growing grapes and actively offering “gifts of nature” to tourists, is also interesting. The life of these people was little changed by the “benefits of civilization” who came here, the Ligurian fishermen living in the “Five Lands” have largely preserved the customs and traditions of their ancestors.

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What to see in Portugal

The most western and, perhaps, the least developed by Russian tourists state of continental Europe is, of course, Portugal …

Portugal

This country is located in Europe, west of Spain, in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Atlantic coast.

Due to its geographical and cultural isolation from its “big” Spanish neighbor, Portugal has its own unique and rich culture. This country, by the way, is already more than 900 years old, and although it has a relatively small area, it still played a decisive role in world history.

Today, Portugal is the oldest state in Europe with borders that has not changed for many centuries.

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Jachymov

Jachymov is a balneotherapy (radon) resort in the north-east of the Czech Republic, located 17 km from Karlovy Vary and 130 km from Prague, at an altitude of 650 m above sea level on the southern slope of the Ore Mountains, near the border with Germany. The population is 3 194 people (2010).

The main healing wealth of the Jáchymov resort is bicarbonate-sodium-thermal mineral waters with natural radioactivity. In addition to the high content of radon, local mineral water also boasts the presence of rare elements – molybdenum, titanium and beryllium.

The area in which the resort of Jáchymov is located is unique in the number of mineral deposits. At the beginning of the 16th century, the richest deposits of silver ore were discovered here. After the development of silver deposits, uranium ore was mined here to produce then popular uranium paints. In 1898, the Curie couple discovered completely new elements in the waste rock – radium and polonium. This discovery brought them the 1903 Nobel Prize. Continue reading

Darkov
Darkov is a resort complex in the city of Karvina in the northeast of the Czech Republic, near the border with Poland (5 km). The exceptional natural wealth of iodine-bromine…

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The most interesting and largest aquariums in the world
Tourweek has compiled a list of the world's most interesting, most unique and largest aquariums ... Aquarium in Atlanta, USA Georgia Aquarium - the largest aquarium in the world, located…

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MORE ACTIVITIES IN CZECH REPUBLIC
If you plan to travel the Czech Republic by car, be sure to put in your wallet the rights, vehicle registration certificate and green insurance. The latter can be bought…

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