Seven wonders of the world: lighthouse of Alexandria
The lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the wonders in the classic "Seven wonders of the world"list. The name comes from the city of Alexandria (Egypt), near which the lighthouse…

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Divo Island in St. Petersburg
Divo Island is an amusement Park in St. Petersburg. Divo Island is located on the territory of the Primorsky Victory Park (Krestovsky island). Among the green gardens of the Park…

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Seven wonders of Kuzbass: Tomsk Pisanitsa
"Tomsk Pisanitsa — - cultural, historical and natural Museum-reserve, located in a forested area on the high right Bank of the river Tom near the village of pisanaya (fifty kilometers…

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Seven wonders of the world: lighthouse of Alexandria

The lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the wonders in the classic “Seven wonders of the world”list. The name comes from the city of Alexandria (Egypt), near which the lighthouse was built. Often use another name – Pharos lighthouse (or Pharos), as the lighthouse was located on the small island of Pharos, connected to Alexandria by a pier. The lighthouse was built in the III century BC, so that merchant ships could safely pass the reefs on the way to Alexandria Bay.

Lighthouse of Alexandria
However, the lighthouse not only served as a landmark for sailors, but was also used as an observation Outpost to defend against an attack on Alexandria from the sea. Continue reading

New Year 2019 in Sochi: review of hotels with the best entertainment programs
A few days remain until the lightest family holiday. Someone likes to celebrate the New Year in the cozy atmosphere of his home, and someone prefers a fun holiday in…

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Winter wizards around the world
In Russia, the main fairy — tale character of the new year holidays-Santa Claus. A kind grandfather with a long snow-white beard wears a red, blue, blue or white fur…

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5 ideas of romantic dates in St. Petersburg
In one of the housing complexes of the Moscow district of St. Petersburg, a small Parisian corner was equipped. Among the Russian residential skyscrapers is the French skyscraper-a smaller copy…

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Paris is the capital of romance
Champs-Elysees — the main street of Paris, stretching from the Concord square to the arc de Triomphe (length-1915 meters). Walk in the arms of a loved one on the Champs-Elysees…

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