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Malta – the attractions of the resort

Sights of the Maltese archipelago

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Malta is famous among tourists primarily for having the highest density concentration of cultural and historic monuments per area unit.

All of Malta’s attractions can be divided into several groups: cities, museums, monuments, caves, grottos, catacombs, temples, megalithic, ancient burial sites and fortifications.

The attractions of the resort

Architectural and cultural values

The island can rightly be called a city state because the boundaries between the settlements on the island are purely nominal. The largest town of the island is Birkirkara and the state capital – the city of Valletta, which is on a par with Minoi holds the title of Museum city. Continue reading

Notre-Dame de Reims

The Gothic style emerged in the architecture of France in the XII century, and today the country has preserved so many monuments of this style, awesome and unique: each is in its own way, ranging from small chapels to huge, majestic and awe inducing Cathedral.

The most significant works of the Gothic era – the masterpieces of this style in France, includes three of the Cathedral in Chartres, Amiens and Reims.

Reims is the largest city in the champagne – the world-famous French province, and is situated on the plain, on the river vel. The city is surrounded by mountains and vineyards, and its population today is not too great – only about 200 thousand people.

However, Reims is the cradle of the whole of France, and one of the first Christian cities in the country. Continue reading

Mysterious construction in Ireland

Newgrange new Grange, Shi-an-Age — cult is the oldest stone structure in the world. The property consists of megaliths and the complex of brú na bóinne is located in Ireland.

Presumably, the age takes the countdown from 3600 BC, which is older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.

This area was used as farmland. In 1688 these lands went into the possession of Charles Campbell. His servants found Newgrange when I was looking for rocks for construction. First, the construction seemed to them a simple cave, but then was discovered a long narrow passage leading to a large room. Workers immediately reported the find to the owner who told antiquary, naturalist and philologist Edward Lugo. In the end Lug Newgrange announced his discovery and called it a tomb, to put it simply a prehistoric grave. Continue reading

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