Teotihuacan is a sacred archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico about 30 miles northeast from Mexico City. The ancient city of Teotihuacan was built about AD 200. Teotihuacan is known for its large residential complexes, the Avenue of the Dead, and numerous colorful, well-preserved murals and as one of the seven wonders too.
It is considered that Teotihuacan is a multi-ethnic city as it has been occupied by Otomi, Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec and Nahua peoples. Either the Totonacs or the Aztecs have always maintained that they were the ones who built it but it has not been corroborated by archaeological findings. Read more
Alhambra, fully known as Calat Alhambra, is a fortress and palace complex constructed in the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers in the Province of Granada, Spain. The palace has acquired the small hilly terrace of the Assabica, bordering the city of Granada where it is located.
The Alhambra’s Moorish palaces were residential buildings built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court during Nasrid dynasty. After the reconquest by the Catholic Monarchs in 1492, some portions were used by the Christian rulers. But nowadays Alhambra is considered to be one of the main tourist destinations in Spain. Read more
Built in 1574, the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) is located in Amritsar (the state of Punjab, India) and is a place of great beauty and inspiring quietness. The temple is considered to be one of the oldest places of worship for the ‘Sikhs’.
The Golden Temple is known for the Buddhahas spent time at this place in observation. Two thousand years after Buddha’s time,another philosopher, Guru Nanak (1469-1539), came to live and meditate in this peaceful place. Hi is the founder of the Sikh religion. Read more
The Dead Sea, the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and to the west. It is one of the most beautiful, natural and spiritual landscapes in the whole world. It is the lowest point of water on earth, the lowest point on the earth. The Dead Sea is 377 m (1,237 feet) deep, the deepest lake in the world and also the very bottom of the sea is the deepest part (2300 feet below sea level). Its surface and shores are about 423 meters (1,388 feet) below sea level and the salt content is four times that of most world’s oceans. Read more
Where to go when visiting London? The most interesting place to visit is British Museum in London. The British Museum established in 1753, largely based on the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane is one of the great museums of the world, showing the works of man from prehistoric to modern times to the whole world.
Located in the Canadian Rockies, Canada, there is a great place: Banff National Park. It is considered to be the oldest national park in Canada which was established in the year 1885. Besides, it is the third park in the world having natural hot springs.
The total area of the mountainous National Park is 6,641 square kilometers and has a huge territory of glaciers, ice fields and thick forest and alpine landscapes. The ice field of the Banff National Park spreads and connects to another national park called the Jasper National Park. Read more
Nuku Hiva, the same Nukahiva, is the largest of the Marquesas Islands in the French Polynesia territory. The total surface area of Nuku Hiva is 330 sq km.
Located the Pacific Ocean, Nuku Hiva is one of the more-visited islands of the Marquesas and is the main island in the northern archipelago. Town Taiohae serves as administrative and economic center. On the opposite coast of Taiohae, to the north-west of the island there is an airport.
An aurora is a polar regions natural light display, caused by the collision of charged particles directed by the Earth’s magnetic field. An aurora typically occurs in the ionosphere and is usually observed at night. It is also referred to as a polar aurora or as polar lights. In northern latitudes the effect is known as the aurora borealis or the northern lights and in southern counterpart it has another name: aurora australis or the southern lights.
Auroras do occur deeper inside the polar regions, but these are infrequent and often invisible to the naked eye. Read more
Mount Everest (Chomolangma Peak), located on the border between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, and Tibet, China, is the tallest mountain in the world and is the part of the Himalaya range. The official altitude of the world’s highest peak is 29,029 feet (8,848m above sea level). However, the National Geographic Society has determined the height to be 6 feet taller, 29,035 feet. Shifting tectonic plates continue to push Everest upward, along with the whole Himalaya mountain range, at 1.6 to 3.9 inches (4 to 10 centimeters) per year.
Xinghai Square, with a total area of 45,000 square meters, is located in the commercial center of Xinghai Bay. It is the largest square for public use in Dalian since the founding of the city.
Dalian is one of the popular cities in China located in the eastern Liaoning Province of Northeast China. It is one of the few cities of China that features a perfect concoction of the ancient Chinese traditions and customs with the all the modern facets that can be seen in any of the modern cities of the world.
Dalian is one of the major cultural and historical landmarks of the city. It is the most recognizable landmarks of the city and has even become synonymous with the existence of the city. Situated on the coast south west of the city center, Xinghai Square is the largest square in Asia. The square covers a total area of45,000 square meters and the name of the square means “the Sea of Stars” in Chinese. The name of the square resembles the shape and design of the center of the square, which looks like a star, with two white marble pillars and 9 big dings. Read more