Tag-Archive for » palace «

The Palace of Knossos

Knossos Palace is located on the Greek island of Crete and is considered the first skyscraper in the world. It was a perfect construction of the Ancient World with all utilities: ventilation, drainage, water supply. The building of the palace in the evening covered with artificial light.

The Palace of Knossos

The Palace of Knossos

Ruined palace of Knossos and Santorini volcano awakened terrible tsunami that rose after the volcano. Tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization and swept asunder huge palace. more »

Category: Attractions  Tags: , , , , , ,  Comments off

Tourism in Hurghada

One of the provincial capitals of Egypt is the town of Hurghada. Near Hurghada is also a little resort towns located near the shores of the Red Sea: the famous city for resorts and Soami Makadi, the famous town of El Gouna and Safaga city.

For food use in hotels in Hurghada “buffet”. It is worth noting that the choice of different snacks diversity and generosity, served every day a lot of vegetables, fruits and all sorts of different kinds of fish.

Mosque Abdulhasana Elshazi, Hurghada

Mosque Abdulhasana Elshazi, Hurghada

In Hurghada, exceptional weather, so tourists come here for almost a year. In contrast to the Mediterranean Sea, where most of the climate is humid, summer tolerable in Hurghada, as the air in this place dry. Sea breeze – it’s for Hurghada characteristic state, which makes relaxing on the beach in Hurghada pleasant even in hot summer. more »

Category: Useful Articles  Tags: , , , , , , ,  Comments off

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 »

Category: Incredible Places  Tags: , , , , , , ,  Comments off

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.

Category: Attractions  Tags: , , , , ,  Comments off