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National Parks and Monuments Free Today for 100th Anniversary

August 25. 2016 Petroglyphs at Gold Butte have been damaged by bullet holes. Advocates are asking President Obama to create a new national monument. (Christian Gerlach/Sierra Club) LAS VEGAS — All national parks and monuments are free to visit thro...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Aug 25, 2016

Proof the Grand Canyon monuments are ancient Pyramids

<!-- letslaughandfun recl 300x250- 2015 --> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); <!-- letslaughandfun recl 300x250- 2015 --> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There is a reason why the Monum...
by UFOs and Space Anomalies on Jun 21, 2016

Most impressive monuments in the world

Here Are 14 of China’s Finest World Monument Replicas But the 2006 artwork is far from the only iconic monument knocked off by Chinese developers. The country can boast more replicas of famous world monuments than Las Vegas, allowing residents...
by We care about your travel on Jun 5, 2016

Most impressive monuments in the world

Here Are 14 of China’s Finest World Monument Replicas But the 2006 artwork is far from the only iconic monument knocked off by Chinese developers. The country can boast more replicas of famous world monuments than Las Vegas, allowing residents...
by We care about your travel on Jun 5, 2016

Infographic - 17 Fun Historic Monuments to Visit This Holiday

17 Fun Historic Monuments in Nigeria May 27th, Children’s day is a day in Nigeria that is extremely celebrated and commercialized - kids usually look at it as a free pass to have unlimited fun and food. However, children never really think abo...
by Typearls lifestyle on May 26, 2016

Tel Aviv – Cosmopolitan & Vibrant City

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Trendy, liberal, dynamic, modern, arty are some common words often used to describe many places in the world but they stands completely true for Tel Aviv, the second largest city in Israel. Located o...
by The Happy Nomad on May 18, 2016

Muradiye from Two Perspectives: A Joint Photography Project

Muradiye Külliyesi is the social and religious complex commissioned by Sultan Murat II (1403-1451). Built in the early 1420s, Muradiye is on Bursa’s UNESCO World Heritage site inscription as one of the historically important locations in the city...
by The Best of Bursa on Mar 19, 2016

Bursa’s Oldest Living Resident

“This must be it,” my friend Ahmet told me as we pulled up to the edge of the centuries-old stone-walled cemetery in Bursa’s little Armutköy village. “But it looks more like a çınar to me.” Bursa is famous for its collection of 600 and...
by The Best of Bursa on Feb 27, 2016

Mahabat Maqbara, Junagadh

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by Exploring The World on Feb 24, 2016

A Quick Look at Bursa Museums

Bursa itself is somewhat of a living museum. As you walk the streets, visit the historical sites, shop the bazaars, and engage the people, you get the sense that life here is how it has been for generations. You can learn a great deal about Bursa’s...
by The Best of Bursa on Feb 13, 2016

Durbar

Durbar (Palace) is one of the most common monuments in Nepal. It is historic as well as mysterious. One can get lost in the beauty easily. Location- Patan Durbar Square Device- Canon 60D, Lightroom  (edit) Posted from WordPress for Android...
by PhotographyPhotics on Jan 14, 2016

A Brief Guide to Bursa’s UNESCO Site Inscription

In 2014, Bursa proudly took its place as inscription number 1452 on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List and was officially recognized for its cultural and historical value as the Birthplace of the Ottoman Empire. Though Bursa was not the first capita...
by The Best of Bursa on Dec 11, 2015

Yeşil Türbesi at Dark

Bursa’s Green Mausoleum (Yeşil Türbesi) is the resting place of Mehmet I Çelebi (1381-1421), the fifth Ottoman sultan. The tomb was constructed by the sultan himself and is located in his social complex in Bursa’s Yeşil (green) neig...
by The Best of Bursa on Nov 23, 2015

The big pyramids and the small houses

Most cities -- ancient and modern -- show a big contrast between large civic architecture and the houses of the common people. I've been thinking about this contrast a lot recently. Last week I helped guide a tour of visitors from the Heard Museum to...
by Wide Urban World on Nov 14, 2015

Exploring Malacca

Malacca (or ‘Melaka’) is the oldest town in Malaysia and one of the country’s major historic attractions. Malacca (map) can trace its roots back to the 15th century when it was founded by a prince from Temasek (present day Singapore...
by Velvet Escape on Nov 10, 2015

Lower Calf Creek Falls: Hiking in Utah at Grand Staircase National Monument

Lower Calf Creek Falls lies in the heart of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in south, central Utah. For those traveling to the area, the hike is definitely worth the stop. I have always wanted to check out the beauty of the Grand...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Oct 28, 2015

Ajanta Caves: One of the finest specimens of the Indian rock-cut architecture

Famous Around U FeatureNote: You can read my travelogue on the world famous Ellora Caves hereTravel has always fascinated mankind. It caters both to the senses as well as the intellect. There is no denying that theoretical knowledge is important...
by Famous Around U on Oct 17, 2015

Ellora Caves: A great communion of Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain rock-cut architecture

Famous Around U FeatureInside a Jain Cave in ElloraNote: You can read my travelogue on the world famous Ajanta Caves hereHaving already immersed myself in the spiritual and artistic wonders of the Ajanta Caves, I was all prepared for my next destinat...
by Famous Around U on Oct 17, 2015

Ajanta Caves: One of the finest specimens of the Indian rock-cut architecture

Famous Around U FeatureNote: You can read my travelogue on the world famous Ellora Caves hereTravel has always fascinated mankind. It caters both to the senses as well as the intellect. There is no denying that theoretical knowledge is important...
by Famous Around U on Oct 17, 2015

Ellora Caves: A great communion of Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain rock-cut architecture

Famous Around U FeatureInside a Jain Cave in ElloraNote: You can read my travelogue on the world famous Ajanta Caves hereHaving already immersed myself in the spiritual and artistic wonders of the Ajanta Caves, I was all prepared for my next destinat...
by Famous Around U on Oct 17, 2015


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