India Landmarks

Gujarat, India

Kerala In the southwest is the state of Kerala (Internet: www.keralatourism.org ) with its numerous bathing resorts. One of the most beautiful is Kovalam with fine sandy beaches and a modern tourist complex with luxurious bungalows and a five-story hotel with a swimming pool. The regional capital Trivandrum with the famous Padmanabhaswamy Temple is only a few kilometers away. Further inland lies the Periyar Game Reserve with its diverse flora…

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Thailand Attractions

Khao Sok National Park

The Royal Palace of Bangkok The Royal Palace of Bangkok consists of over 100 buildings. The temple complex Wat Phra Khaeo with the Emerald Buddha is the most impressive sight and is noticeable from afar due to the high white palace walls. Guardian figures flank the entrance to the vast compound formerly occupied by the royal family. The golden temple decorated with tesserae, the Buddha relics and the library, which…

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United Arab Emirates Attractions

Al Ain UAE

The east coast This lush stretch of coastline offers a dramatic contrast to the desert. This is the land of mountains, sandy coves, ancient forts and date palm gardens stretching along the shores of the Indian Ocean. Marine life is extremely diverse and diving and snorkeling are very popular here. All common water sports are offered in the hotels. The desert The desert is an impressive wilderness of red sand…

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China Attractions

Shilin Stone Forest

Pingyao Pingyao, or “Turtle City,” in Shanxi Province, southwest of Beijing, is an ancient city with a fully-preserved fortification wall. Pingyao Ancient Town, whose historical buildings from the Ming Dynasty have been remarkably preserved, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ornate bell tower is particularly well-known. Beach vacation With its long, white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, the Pingtan archipelago offers ideal conditions for a relaxing…

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Useful Information for Israel Tourists

Useful Information for Israel Tourists

What to bring with you to Israel a modern developed country where you can buy almost everything you may need during your visit, including clothes, cosmetics and personal hygiene items. If you’re visiting Israel in the summer, you’ll need light clothing – short-sleeve shirts, tank tops, shorts, sandals, beach shoes, and swimwear. It would be nice to take a sweater or jacket with you, because it can be cool at…

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Excursions from the Dead Sea

Excursions from the Dead Sea

Excursions from the Dead Sea. Sightseeing tour to Amman and Jerash for the whole day. In the morning, a fascinating excursion to Amman, the capital of Jordan, begins. You will see the ancient citadel, the Roman temple of Hercules, the Byzantine church, the palace of the Governor of the Ommayad era, the archaeological museum and the Roman amphitheater. After moving to Jerash – one of the best preserved Roman cities…

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Tours to Qatar

Tours to Qatar

Despite the fact that the small peninsula did not reveal its secrets to travelers until the beginning of the last century, today tours to Qatar attract tourists from all over the world. The leading tour operator in Qatar will offer you unforgettable individual tours from Moscow and other regions of Russia to a country that combines a high level of service with the unsolved mysteries of civilization. Holidays in Qatar…

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Lebanese Travel Guide

Lebanese Travel Guide

In Western Asia, on the Mediterranean coast, there is a small state – Lebanon. Lebanon is one of the most amazing places created by nature. Only here you can go skiing, and then, descending into the valley, sunbathe and swim in the sea. Capital: Beirut. Time: In summer time it is equal to Moscow time, in winter time it is one hour behind Moscow time. Climate: According to bridgat, Lebanon…

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Myanmar 2014

Myanmar 2014

Demography and economic geography. – State of Southeast Asia. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), reporting the provisional results of the 2014 census (the first in thirty years), reports a population of 51,486,253 residents, A significantly lower figure than that calculated by previous estimates; the UNDESA (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs) for 2014 is 53,718,958 residents. In 2013, Myanmar recorded a Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.524, ranking…

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Myanmar History

Myanmar History

A Burmese empire with capital Pagan (‘city of a thousand temples’), was founded before the 11th century. and destroyed by the Mongols in 1287. A period of anarchy followed, during which the Thai principalities of the North and East became independent and the kingdoms of Ava, Pegu and Taungu developed. The reunification of the country (17th century) was accompanied by the development of the northern capital, Ava, again replaced by…

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