Tourist Attractions in Auckland

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Newzealand’s biggest city and also the major transport hub Auckland is the largest Polynesian city with a population of 1.5 million people. It has 48 volcanic cones offering spectacular scenic views of the city and harbor. With a sunny climate and wonderful sun kissed beaches, hiking trails and several holiday islands all lying within a short distance it definitely a place worth visiting in a lifetime. Rangitoto Island a volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf is a distinctive landmark in Auckland, ...

Great places to visit in Liege, Belgium

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Liege is a historical and cultural city along the Meuse river. It is famous as the birthplace of emperor Charlemagne and writer George Simenon. It has a large student population and is known as the University city. Total population comes to 200,000 of which 44,000 is the student population. The main attractions around the city are mentioned below. Curtius Museum located on the bank of the river Meuse in Liege is a museum of archaeology and decorative arts. Identified as Major ...

Best Souvenirs to Buy from India

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Bankura horses or terracotta horses that are produced in Panchmura village in Bankura district in West Bengal can be an excellent souvenir item you can take back home for your loved ones. It represents the skill and craftsmanship of West Bengal and is a typical example of Indian folk art. The Bankura horses have a dynamic appearance with erect neck and ears, wider jaws, teeth visible, eyebrows drawn and forehead decorated with chandmala. It is used for village rituals and ...

Walters Art Museum in Baltimore

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Walters Art Museum is a public museum located in Maryland’s Mount Vernon neighborhood in Baltimore. The museum was founded in 1934. Originally known as Walters Art Gallery the museum has a collection comprising of medieval ivories and illuminated manuscripts, masterpieces from ancient Egypt, Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi, Renaissance bronzes, Old Master, Chinese ceramics and bronzes, Art Deco jewelry, paintings from the 19th century and items from ancient Near East, or ancient Middle East or Mesopotamia. The ancient art section features ...

Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney

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Located in Knightsbridge in central London, on the southern edge of Hyde Park Hyde Park Barracks lies at a close distance from Buckingham Palace. A distinctive Georgian three-storey central dormitory building was set within a rectangular compound with high perimeter walls and domed pavilions at each corner, used as cells and guard houses. A brick building and compound designed by convict architect Francis Greenway between 1818–19 built at the head of Macquarie Street to house convict men and boys. Historically ...

Top 5 Amusement Parks of the World

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Amusement parks are theme parks offering a wide array of  entertainment activities, rides and other events for people of all age groups. Amusement parks are a major hit with kids as it provides ample scope for fun and enjoyment. Not only kids but their families also have a nice time as there is something for them too. In the following section we introduce you to some of the best amusement parks in the world. Cedar Point, Ohio is the second oldest ...

Siem Reap as a Tourist Destination

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Its literal meaning ‘The Defeat of Siam’ seems to reflect how progressive this province in Northwest Cambodia is today. Its name is basically a historic footprint of the victory of the Khmer Empire in its feat against the army of the Thai kingdom in the 17th century. It has become a major tourist destination in Cambodia owing to its geographic advantage being the closest city to Angkor. Its proximity to the famous temples of Angkor is basically the reason why ...

Holiday Destinations In The Mediterranean Coast Of Turkey

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The Mediterranean coast is one of the fantastic locations for beach holiday with an amazing climate, tasty traditional cuisine, brilliant architecture, traditional fishing villages, vast stretches of sandy beaches and crystal clear water. There is so much to do here from trying out water sports activities like scuba diving, windsurfing, jet-skiing and sailing, enjoying the Turkish ‘hammam’ bath etc.  The most famous places in the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey include the following. Antalya This is the largest city on the Mediterranean coast ...

The Dallas World Aquarium

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Located at 1801, North Griffin Street, in the Historic West End District, downtown Dallas; the Dallas World Aquarium was opened to public in October 1992. The original building was built in 1924 and was used as a warehouse until 1982. The new building of the Dallas World Aquarium includes the adjacent old buildings at 1815, North Griffin Street and 1814, Laws Street. The interiors of these buildings were demolished to make space for the present aquarium. The Dallas World Aquarium ...

Top 5 Zoos In Europe

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We all love animals. Although not all of us have pet animals at home we can always catch a glimpse and spend time with them at the zoological parks. Animals are kept in special enclosures. Many zoological parks or gardens exhibit interesting range flora and fauna. Holidays are also incomplete without a visit to the zoo. In the following section we have discussed some of the most famous zoos in Europe:- Berlin Zoological Garden This is Germany’s oldest and most famous zoo ...

Introducing Marseille, France

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Marseille is the oldest city of Europe and a bustling port which is an amalgamation of Provençal traditions meet exotic influences from North Africa and the Middle East. Give below are some of the popular tourist attractions in and around the city. Old Port Of Marseille Founded by 600Bc by Greeks from P Phocaea it is a natural harbour located at the end of the Canebière. It used to be a great commercial hub for boats arriving from Africa and in recent ...

Island of Rhodes

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Located in the in the eastern Aegean Sea which I the largest of the Dodecanese islands having a population of 115,490. One of the largest and most beautiful Greek islands it spreads over 1398 sq. kms comprising mainly of hills and low mountains covered by forests. Given below is a brief description on some of the popular local attractions of the island. Valley of Butterflies One of the most attractive destinations in the island of Rhodes the Valley of Butterflies is located ...

Best restaurants in Sydney, Australia

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Photo: applegateinn.com Sydney is not all about the Opera House. Sydney’s restaurants are equally well- known around the world. Australians take their restaurants pretty seriously. They go to court as in the case of the food critic Leo Schofield and his nemesis Blue Angel Restaurant; the restaurant won. A very popular television reality show named My Restaurant Rules has several restaurants competing for primacy in the city. That is how serious the Sydney residents take their restaurants. Let us visit ...

Why London is Such a Popular Tourist Destination

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London is an UNESCO world heritage site that pulls a large number of tourists every year. Three of the top ten museums in the world are located here, as well as 857 galleries. The number of  languages spoken in London is about 300. Overall, it is an iconic travel destination offering a great array of sights, activities and events to the visitors. Given below is a discussion on some of the most popular tourist spots in the city. The Tower of ...