Auschwitz - Concentration Camp

Auschwitz entrance gateAcross the globe, Auschwitz has actually come to be a symbol of horror, genocide, and the Holocaust. It was made by Germans in 1940, in the suburbs of Oswiecim, a Polish city that was annexed to the Third Reich by the Nazis. Its name was changed to Auschwitz, which additionally came to be the name of Konzentrationslager Auschwitz.

Auschwitz forbidden pass

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Grand Canyon - One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Grand Canyon most famous tourist attraction in the United States of America

Panorama of the Grand Canyon in Arizona

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.

Rock and relief formation in the Grand Canyon USA

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Big Ben - London Famous Tourist Attraction

The big ben and the parliament building in london

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.

Big ben clock tower in london

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 Important Tourist Attraction in Riga

Pulvertornis tower RigaLatvian 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.

Main entrance in the Latvian War MuseumBalcony on the main facade

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Michael Church Turku - Finland Important Tourist Attraction

main facade and staircase of michael church in turku Finland

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