27 May Nicosia
Posted at 15:31h in Cyprus, Family vacation, Summer vacation, UNESCO HERITAGE by Timo Lahtinen 0 Comments
Around the split city of Nicosia is a Venetian city wall. Along the small, meandering streets, near the Famagusta Gate, is Archbishop´s Palace and St John´s Cathedral. An attraction worth to see is also the neighborhood of Laiki Yitonia, which has obviously been an amusement area before.
19 Mar Las Fallas
The Fallas festivities are the expression of a unique kind of art using large wooden structures covered with painted papier-mâché. This festival is a satirical and ironic vision of local, national and even international themes.
11 Jan Paphos
This seaside town in southwestern Cyprus, between the coast and the Troodos Mountains, houses appr. 32,000 residents. The city is famous for its climate and historical sites. Today Paphos is divided in two parts, with the upper section up the hill being the commercial center, and lower Kato Paphos containing the main archaeological points of interest, as well as most hotels and tavernas.
11 Jan Stonehenge
Stonehenge is remarkable and unique prehistoric monument, and one of the most famous sites in the world. It is located on the Salisbury Plain, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury.
03 Jan Ggantija
This remarkable megalithic temple complex is situated near Xagħra in the island of Gozo. It was builded during the Neolithic Age (c. 3600-2500 BC), which makes it more than 5500 years old and the world’s second oldest manmade religious structure after Göbekli Tepe in Turkey.
03 Jan Reims
Former coronation city Reims is part of the most idyllic urban France. It is located in northern France, 129 km south-east from Paris, and it has appr. 188, 000 residents. It is the dominant city of the Champagne area, where that luxurious wine brand is produced. Almost all French kings were crowned there for about 1,000 years, and its history began as a capital of the Gaullic Remi tribe in 80 BC.
03 Jan Paris
Paris is one of the most significant of European metropoles and important center of gastronomy, fashion, art and architecture. The city has appr. 2,2 million residents, while the whole metropolitan area covers over 12 million. It is straddling the Marne and Seine rivers, and these made a conflux at the Charenton-le-Pont in the 12th arrondissement.