Grand Canyon most famous tourist attraction in the United States of America
Grand Canyon is a gorge of the Colorado River, located in the northern part of the Arizona state, United States of America. It is contained within and managed by Grand Canyon National Park, the Hualapai Tribal Nation, and the Havasupai Tribe. The park is one of three national parks located in Arizona (the other two being Petrified Forest and Saguaro). The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 metres). Also, the Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
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Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, officially named the Elizabeth Tower, in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in her Diamond Jubilee year. Elizabeth Tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower.
The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, are among London’s most iconic landmarks, also a symbol of England. Continue reading “Big Ben – London Famous Tourist Attraction“
Latvian War Museum has been established in 1916 as a museum of Latvian Riflemen and now is one of the greatest and oldest museums in Latvia.
Since 1919 the museum is situated in Pulvertornis tower of ancient Riga’s city strengthenings (14 century), one of 25 towers of fortifications, surrounded city in an antiquity.
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The western skyline of the city of Turku is dominated by Michael’s church which was consecrated in 1905. It was designed by professor Lars Sonck. When he won the competition for the church in 1894, he was only a 23 year old architectural student.
Michael’s church is a representative example of the neogothic style in architecture. It is a long church with three aisles, galleries and a multifaceted choir. In addition to the main entrance there are also doors at each corner of the church. The sacristy is situated behind the choir. The main spire rises to a height of 77 meters 6om the foundations. Continue reading “Michael Church Turku – Finland Important Tourist Attraction“
Biertan is one of the most important Saxon villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, having been on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1993. It was the see of the Lutheran Evangelical Bishop in Transylvania between 1572 and 1867. Continue reading “Biertan – Romania“