Sightseeing for a lifetime experience

Posted by on May 22, 2014

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There are some places around the world that have to be visited at least once. Get ready for a lifetime experience while travelling in the most historical, cultural and charming locations of the world. Discover them below.

The Brandenburg Gate, Germany

The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin’s real gem is the hallmark and the most important landmark of this historic route of the city. Magnificent and imposing, with a height of 26 meters and a length of 65.5, the Brandenburg Gate stands proudly next to Place Pariser, where ends the impressive boulevard Unter den Linden, the East Berlin side. It was built between 1788-1791, during the reign of Frederick William II, while the sculptural decoration was completed in 1795 by Karl Gkotcharnt Langkchans.

The Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate

Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Egypt and consists two majestic churches dug into a hill of pink sandstone. Located in southern Egypt, 290 kilometers south west of Aswan on the west bank of Lake Nasser, where the government of Egypt decided to create this lake. The statues on the facade are 10 meters each, with different types of crowns and they represent the royal couple.

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

Great Wall, China

The Great Wall is a Chinese fortification built from the end of the 14th century until the beginning of the 17th century, during the Ming Dynasty, in order to protect China from raids by the Turkish and Mongolian tribes. The wall stretches for 8,851.8 km, forming the largest human dimensions of architecture. One of the most famous urban legends is that the Great Wall is visible from space.

Great Wall, China

Great Wall, China

Fontana di Trevi, Italy

The most famous fountain in Rome has a height of 25.9 meters and a width of 19.8 meters. The name Trevi Fountain means fountain in three streets, which literally means fountain of the three-way. The Trevi Fountain is the end of the Aqua Virgo, an aqueduct constructed in 19 BC and brings water from the springs at Salone. The central figure is Neptune, god of the sea. On the left hand side of Neptune is a statue representing Abundance, and on the right a statue representing hygiene. The legend says that you will return to Rome if you throw a coin into the water. All the wishes you make here come true…

Fontana di Trevi, Italy

Fontana di Trevi, Italy

Grand Canyon, USA

This huge canyon in Arizona USA is the largest in the world. In some places the depth reaches 1600 meters while its greatest width does not exceed 29 km. Crossing the Colorado River, which begins in the Rocky Mountains and flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The gorge is so deep that within the presented different types of climate. Before the colonization of America by Europeans, living in Native American tribes, particularly the Pueblos. Descendants of these ancient tribes are the Navajo Indians. The first European who saw the canyon was the Spaniard Garcia Lopez de Cárdenas.

Grand Canyon, USA

Grand Canyon, USA

View more here: Sightseeing in the wonder of Abu Simbel, Spending 4 days in Barcelona | Spain.

By Nicole P.

Sightseeing photos: NikonKnight, Antonio Paolo Sanna, Jasmin, Sam, Katharina.

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