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Beautiful lake in Europe

In Europe there is a lot of beautiful lakes, which are connected with legends and myths. In the nineteenth century, the lake began to visit for tourists. Being on the lake may relax and refresh your body and mind.

Colorful places including mountains and hills, including a choice of water sport, makes the lake surrounded by famous attractions.

Lake Annecy, France

Lake Annecy, France

See also the list of the most beautiful lakes in Europe:
Lake Annecy, France – is in the heart of the French Alps, is considered a great place to enjoy nature and practice all kinds of water sports: sailing, kayaking, water skiing. more »

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Amazing futuristic buildings in the world

Current architecture with its intricate shape, progressive style does not stop “born” a large number of unusual spaces.

And if in the ’60s and 1950s no one was able to imagine that on the roofs may dilute the forest to build custom-made island and underwater resorts, it is now an innovative architecture using fresh solutions, creates really unusual futuristic space, which easily rotate, float, bend, etc.

The Bandra Ohm Residential Tower in India

The Bandra Ohm Residential Tower in India

Bandra Ohm Residential Tower in India
Slightly Fine pools for habitable houses completely natural thing in the world today. But the balcony pool on each floor space – is something beyond imagination. Such innovative building Bandra Ohm Residential Tower was designed by experts from the architectural firm James Law Cybertecture. more »

Singapore – city stringent laws

Singapore – a special case. Singapore – this city, island and country simultaneously. It has no natural resources. Singapore could become one of the wealthiest and most developed cities on the planet. And probably can not call yourself a desperate traveler, if not seen any of the most amazing cities in the world and paradoxical.

Singapore

Singapore

It just amazes harsh law and order. For most Europeans, they seem monstrous and not possible for life, but for the citizens are an everyday norm. So before you make a trip to this beautiful state should get to know the laws and regulations. Many offenses in this city shall be punished by death. This penalty applies not only to locals but also for tourists. more »

Palace of the Grand Masters

City of Rhodes in Greece consists of two parts – the New Town and medieval. Medieval city walls guard, and he, in turn, is divided into two parts. One part is called Kollakio, another – Chora. These parts are separated by an internal wall.

In Hora once housed houses, shopping center, a synagogue, a Catholic church, the Orthodox church, public buildings and military barracks. And Kollako lived knights, who is also his and built.

Palace of the Grand Masters

Palace of the Grand Masters

Here and today majestic Palace of the Grand Masters, and another grand temple and houses of the Order of the Knights.

Palace of the Grand Masters of the locals called Castello. It is located at the end of the street Ippoton, which translated means “Knights”. Palace impresses with its size. This is a magnificent and well-fortified building was the administrative center of the knights. Palace of the Grand Masters was built in the fourteenth century. After the capture of Turkish troops palace was destroyed by an explosion of gunpowder that was stored in the basement. Italians restored it in 1938.

Today it is a museum, furniture and artifacts that date back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. There is lovely statues, vases and mosaics belonging to Hellenic and Roman era. It is assumed that the palace served as the foundation of an ancient temple dedicated to the god Helios.

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Greek island of Symi

When the ferry harbor clings to the beautiful island of Symi, the distance fancies that some jolly sprinkled around the city watercolor. Colorful houses in a big mess scattered on the slopes. If you look closely, you can spot the between-stairs steep streets. Road transport is not running.

In the northern part of the island is its capital. This small town Ano Symi.

Greek island of Symi

Greek island of Symi

Its lower part is in the harbor, and on top of a huge staircase leads Kalistrat having 350 steps. This tedious and difficult ascent would require a lot of patience and reward stunning views of the bay and the coast. But wanting to climb the Callistratus not so much. more »

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