Hello friends! I decided to continue the series of urban giant cities and this time I chose a stylish futuristic city, the capital of Republic of Korea – Seoul. There are so many interesting sights and attractions, so I will separate my article into a couple of parts. Have a nice time and welcome to Seoul!
63 building (Yuksam Building)
Stunning modern skyscraper, located in the central part of Seoul, is one of the main symbols of the capital and it attracts thousands of tourists every day. In times of building Yuksam was considered as one the tallest buildings in the world and proudly carried this title for many years.
Now the main skyscraper of South Korea represents a unique complex that gathered not one or two shopping centers – dozens of shops, boutiques, entertainment venues, restaurants and cafes are located on 63 spacious floors of the building. Tourists of all ages and incomes will find entertainments here for every taste. And the icing on the cake is underground aqua center located on the ground floor. Continue reading “Traveling around Asia: South Korea, Seoul”
Hello my friends! This time I offer you to continue our journey through a wonderful South-East Asia. This time I chose a stunning city, the capital of Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur. This giant metropolis won my heart with incredible variety of architectural styles and plenty of numerous museums, parks and other attractions. Let’s start!
Sultan Abdul-Samad Building
Lovers of architecture and cultural studies will appreciate stunning Palace of Sultan Abdul Samad. Built in the 1800s, this royal mansion represents incredible combination of Mauritian and Victorian styles and fascinates with its grandeur. As a bonus you will may to see Malaysian version of Big Ben – so called 40-meter clock tower in the center of Palace.
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Rio de Janeiro – is one of the largest cities in Brazil, a giant metropolis, filled with bright colors and a real Brazilian flavor. Rio is considered as one of the most popular tourist destinations in South America – stunning views, unique historical monuments, spectacular carnivals and exciting excursions are waiting for travelers. I chose a couple of attractions that anyone should to see!
One of the main symbols of Rio de Janeiro it’s definitely large-scale wonderful carnivals, held on the unique street – Sambodromo. Long wide road passes directly in the heart of Rio and represents a kind of stadium, but elongated one – on both sides of the street there are towering grandstands and VIP-couches, which can be accessed during a performance or rehearsal of dancers. Many events are held on the Sambodromo, but the main performance of the year begins in late winter, on the annual carnival, when thousands of participants unite in a one collective dance, flashing with bright costumes and decorations.
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Someone in Germany or Belgium may object, but you can taste the most delicious beer in the world only in Prague, in Czech Republic. No wonder that the city is called the beer capital of the world. This classic drink is brewed here from the end of the 10th century! Prague beer has an unique flavor and just can’t be disliked by those, who have luck to taste it. Well, if you really want to taste one, it’s better to do in the one of the best beer restaurants in the city!
Beerhouse U Khalicha is undoubtedly one of the most popular pubs among tourists, and this is not surprising – the writer Jaroslav Hasek gave the restaurant the best advertising for next few centuries by telling about it in his famous novel about good soldier Schweik. Beerhouse U Khalicha saved an unique interior, atmosphere and tradition to brew delicious beer.
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Coming to Thailand for the second time and want to change hot resort atmosphere? The northern province Chiang Mai would be an ideal option. Ancient temples, scenic parks and mountains covered with greenery – all of it awaits you in the largest city of the northern region.
Chiang Mai Zoo
Chiang Mai Zoo – one of the best parks in Thailand – will be an ideal choice for a family visit and memorable place of your trip. Chiang Mai Zoo is located on the outskirts of the city and occupies an extensive area covered with natural greenery, trees and flowers. The spacious open-air cages, where is recreated all conditions of real habitat, you can see all kinds of animals as harmless herbivores, as well as threatening predators, dozens of species of birds and, most importantly, a couple of really cute pandas, peacefully munching bamboo. In addition, there is a large aquarium on site.
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Sun-drenched Florida, USA, is famous to the whole world with its luxury hotels, youth parties and, of course, white sand beaches. The most popular one is the Miami Beach. Dozens of kilometers of crystal clear sand, azure water and mass of all sort entertainments and pleasures – here is many places to rave out, as well as to have a quiet rest.
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Unexplored areas of the Great Wall
What is the most famous and popular tourist attraction in China? Certainly the Great Wall of China! But don’t hurry to purchase touristic trips and excursions – locals recommend to spend time more entertaining – to explore unknown areas of architectural monument. Experts advise to visit those areas of the wall, which aren’t popular among numerous tourists – Gubeikou, Jinshanling and others. It’s pretty easy and inexpensive to get to – bus ticket costs 25 yuan.
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Banking district (Bankenviertel)
What do you think, what the city is depicted on the photo? Maybe it is the one of the main business districts of New York City? Or perhaps it is the central part of Moscow, Bangkok or Tokyo? Oh no, it’s not. It is the one of the most unique districts of Frankfurt – Banking district. This area is famous with its unusual architecture of buildings: all streets is built up with stunning skyscrapers, plowing the heavens. And despite that all the buildings is occupied by banks and business centers, tourists are allowed to go inside, inspect them, and even dine at one of the restaurants, located on the upper floors.
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The Kingdom of Cambodia – it is an unique country in Southeast Asia, having its origins from the Khmer Empire – the ancient state emerged long before the birth of Christ. I decided to tell you a little more about this amazing country and gathered some interesting facts. Let’s start!
There are practically no streets in Cambodia, which would have the original names! It seems incredible, but all the streets of the country simply numbered and are named according to their numbers – № 38 lane, № 7 avenue, № 320 street. Use your navigator while strolling – it’s very easy to get lost here!
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