Noisy Barcelona, colorful Seville – the most famous cities in Spain, massively attracting tourists. But in addition to the most popular holiday destinations, in this country there are a number of real pearls that only avid travel lovers know about. All cities in Spain are distinctive: those that experienced their heyday during the Renaissance, are significantly different from those that for many centuries were ruled by the Moors or Visigoths. Visiting these unique places, tourists find a new, hitherto unknown Spain.
Located in central Spain, Salamanca owes its breathtaking beauty to the sandstone buildings that are mined in a nearby quarry. At sunset, the rays of the sun illuminate the buildings, so Salamanca is also called the “golden city”.
There are also many students, because in 1218 an educational institution was founded here, one of the best in Europe. The town has many old historic buildings, including the Cartagena Cathedral of the 12th century and the castle of Casa de las Conchas, built in the 15th century and decorated with shells. A visit to Salamanca usually begins with Plaza Major, where students gather for communication and good time. Continue reading
Most often, a vacation in Istanbul is limited to exploring several attractions, a walk through the markets and beach vacations. The city will open all its secrets only to those who are imbued with its spirit and understand the habits of its inhabitants. With the early booking of tours to Turkey, you can plan in advance an interesting, profitable trip to the former Constantinople and see with your own eyes a city in which eastern and western cultures mix.
We will tell you 12 things that you should definitely do in Istanbul to turn your vacation into a complete adventure.
Take a sailing and sunset on a ferry between two continents
It is especially great to visit Istanbul during a sailing regatta and to visit the boat of one of the participating teams. During the race, sailboats reach speeds of up to 53 km / h. Beautiful landscapes will give a cruise along the Bosphorus. In 5 hours you will see most of the palaces and mosques of the city. If you just want to take a couple of photos from the water, take a ride on a public ferry. Continue reading
While famous historical sites attract millions of travelers every year, the ancient wonders we are talking about are remote from popular tourist destinations. Today’s collection contains impressive buildings by unknown ancient architects that have survived to this day.
The prehistoric group of islands of Micronesia, the underground city of Anatolia, the Lebanese temple of stone blocks, so huge that it remains a mystery how they were moved – read about these and other miracles further.
Underground Kingdom of Derinkuyu (Turkey)
750 km from Istanbul is the ancient multi-tiered city of Derinkuyu. This is the largest cave system ever built by hand, left on the face of the earth. The city of ancient Anatolia (modern Turkey) impresses with its developed infrastructure. Schools, stables, churches – and all this is carved from soft volcanic stone at 60 m, and in some places at 85 m below the surface of the earth. Continue reading