Symbol of China, the symbol of national pride, "the eighth wonder of the world” and one of the world’s oldest monuments is the Great Wall of China. It is the only building, created by human hands, which are visible from orbit astronauts. Start building dates back to IV-III century BC, as a fortification against the raids of Asian tribes in strategic location of the border. In the construction of this monumental building was attended by 400,000 soldiers. The origins of the wall takes Shayhanguane . This huge earth mound, surrounded by rocks, a huge python goes on a dangerous canyons, steep cliffs and parched deserts. The length of the wall is almost six thousand kilometers. Along the length of the wall at a certain distance from each other are arranged signal tower. This great structure ends on the Jiayuguan outpost. On top of the Wall took necessary goods delivered ammunitions during the war.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
Cambodia is one of the most exotic places on the planet. Here there is the main symbol of Khmer ulture - the, temple of Angkor Wat. The temple impresses with its size - it is almost 5 times more than the modern Moscow Kremlin! His valUe to the country is so large that the temple depicted on the national flag. Interestingly, the 50-meter high temple tower - pragni were built without cement, and built them from the top down. On the territory of the temple condu&ts 250-meter bridge which handrail is decorated with images of the snake Naga. Angkor Wat, built in the 12th century, is a platform in the form of a three-tier pyramid, which is crowned with five towers, made in the form of lotus buds. When approaching the temple there is a feeling that he "grows out of the ground ", it is due to the different hights of the terraces. At Angkor Wat there are intrnaI structures, in which in ancient times the entrance was forbidden.
Turning Torso is the tallest skyscraper in Sweden.
The project was designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.
It was opened on 27 August 2005.
The height is 190 metres.
There are 54 storeys there.
The top segment is twisted 90 degrees
At the two bottom segments are offices. The construction of this building was featured on Discovery Channel’s TV programme.
Turning Torso is a private.
There are 5 lifts inside.
I want to visit it and make photoes of its view at night
One of the places that are definitely worth a visit - this is Disneyland Paris. Awesome, fabulous place is a complex of parks "Walt Disney” in Marne-la-Vale, near Paris. The park area is huge and is more than 1,900 hectares. Here it’s best to get here by train from Paris, the trip takes about 30 minutes.
When back in 1955 came the news of the world’s first Disneyland, no one could imagine that in the next few years, this name will be associated with people around the world with a happy childhood and the most cherished desires. Today, a lot of that has changed. There are parks in Disneyland Paris, California, in Tokyo, in Florida, in Hong Kong. We plan to create similar parks in other countries (for example in Barcelona built a similar park Port Aventura) . Not only children but also adults visiting this magical place, do not forget it ever in my life. Attractions and Parks is unique , the concept of the park is different from any other similar institution in the world, then miracles are born,
The two main islands of Italy
Whisper of the sea and the warm sunset, seductive aroma of saturated air and the faint smell of freedom - an island of Sardinia - Italy’s most beautiful island . Mediterranean island has not lost its pristine beauty a place where the rare species of animals and birds The sea around Italy this attraction as clean and transparent, combines the most unusual shades of blue and green. Also on the island can be found havens with golden beaches and secluded rocky coves.
The island of Sicily - the cradle of civilization. Sicily - this stunning golden beaches , numerous coves and bays surrounded by picturesque and rugged rocks, buried in the green mountains of Sicily profitable luxury shaded rim of olive groves, endless valleys and citrus orchards•
And, of course , the main island in Italy - it is also the grandest of volcanoes in Europe : a mysterious, charming and, most importantly, actively periodically rears its Etna.
Sicily - Island revived myths and legends, which, by the way, can boast many attractions of Italy. Boulders are still scattered along the southern coast of the island the Cyclops Polyphemus threw them to the ships of Odysseus, after meeting him in a cave on top of Etna; still monsters Scylla and Charybdis, they’ve ruined the lives of many sailors, coast guard both the Straits of Messina, which connects Sicily with the Apennine peninsula.
All known attractions in Italy are interesting and varied ! And Italy itself
- a country with an incredibly rich history and great culture, had long been a world heritage site, which is to visit at least once in life, everyone should connoisseurs!
The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) of Madrid
The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) of Madrid is the official residence of the King of Spain althouh it is only used for state ceremonies. The Royal Palace was built between 1738 to 1755 and King Carlos Ill took up residence in the palace in 1764. The construction of the palace started in the 9th century. In that period they constructed a building which was also a sort of fortress. But in 1734, everything caught fire and the palace was lost. Later, King Felipe V, wanted to build a new building which occupied the old one’s space. But this time he made it to be built in stone and brick so that no fire could destroy it.
Hofburg Imperial Palace
Located in Vienna, the Hofburg Imperial Palace serves as the official residence of the President of Austria. It was the Habsburg’s principal winter residence, while Schonbrunn Palace (also located in Vienna) was their preferred summer residence. From 1438 to 1583 and from 1612 to 1806, it was the seat of the kings and emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, thereafter the seat of the Emperor of Austria until 1918.
Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia is a massive museum of art and culture showing the highlights of a collection of over 3 million items spanning the globe. The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors.
1. Ballah Gabriel, 4 V
2. Ballah Michael, 4 V
3. Shumkova Sophia, 5 B
4. Plekhanova Polina, 5 B.
5. Kondrashova Nastya, 5 B
6. Kuznetzova Alina, 5 B
7. Polyanskii Artyom, 4 V