Tustan. The uniqueness of this fortress is that it was built on the very top of the rock. Once Tustan fortress was a powerful Western defense of Kyivan Rus. It is one of the places that symbolizes Ukrainian power and the desire to defend its land and dignity. Tustan is an extremely interesting and mysterious tourist destination of Ukraine. Where is this unique place and how to get there? How was the fortress built? What was the function of this fortress? What secrets does it hide? And why did the fortress disappear? Now let’s try to uncover these issues together.
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In this publication we will tell you about 7 Wonders of Ukraine and interesting facts about them.
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The Zaporozhian Sich is a place, which every Ukrainian should visit, as well as everyone who is interested in Ukrainian history and who wants to see where the courage of the Ukrainian nation was originated. In this publication we will tell you the most interesting things about the origin of the Zaporozhian Sich and show you how the the Cossacks’ life was organized. We will dive into exciting history. Stay tuned. It’s gonna be very interesting.
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Heraklion is the main city on the Crete island. The history of Heraklion counts over 2,500 years. The city is named after Hercules, the hero of ancient Greek myths, who performed one of his 12 labors on the Crete island. It is believed that Heraklion was founded during the reign of King Minos – the son of Zeus and Europe. Heraklion was the seaport of the Knossos city-state – the Minoan, the first European civilization. Confirmation of the existence of Minoan civilization is the Knossos Palace, located just 6 km from Heraklion.
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Knossos Palace on the Crete island. The center of the oldest European civilization and one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It is the place where the European culture was created. The technologies that were used here, impress even today.
What is so special about this place? How is the Knossos Palace connected with Ancient Greek mythology? And what is the origin of ” Minotaur’s Labyrinth” and “Ariadne’s thread” phrases?
This place tells a lot of exciting stories which we gonna share with you.
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The story of almost every place on this island is closely related to Ancient Greek mythology and sometimes you even lose control between the myth and reality.
In this publication we will tell you about the highlights of Crete island, about our adventures during the vacation in Elounda resort, we will share the unique locations of this fabulous island, and also tell you about the TOP most interesting, little-known facts about Crete.
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The exhibits and related to them events in this museum, seemed to be usual for us before our visit. But later they obtained an important meaning and pushed us to think over some historical breakthroughs – their importance to humanity. What exactly impressed us so much?
Read our public below till the end.
Everyone will find something exciting in this museum: interesting exhibits, unusual space souvenirs that can not be found anywhere else, space simulators, by the way, we created our own virtual space module for the ISS on one of such simulators. And it will be interesting to know for the cinemagoers that the famous movie “Night at the Museum – 2” was filmed exactly here.
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The Pentagon is a grandiose construction of the USA, a strong core that ensures the security of the whole country. This is where the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters is located. From one word “Pentagon” comes an association with something inaccessible and completely secret.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial is another iconic landmark in Washington. It was built in honor of the 16th president of the United States, the liberator of Americans from slavery, the national hero of the American people – Abraham Lincoln. His presidency fell on the years of the Civil War (1861-1865).
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There is a Washington Monument in the center of the National Mall between the Capitol and the Memorial to Abraham Lincoln. This monument is dedicated to the first president of the United States – George Washington. Its height is 169 meters (555 feet). Before the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this monument was the tallest building in the world.
Read more >> “Washington D.C., USA (part 2/6): Washington Monument, Smithsonian Institution museums”