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
Sochi is undoubtedly one of the best resorts in Russia, the popularity of which has grown even more after the already legendary winter Olympic games in 2014. The length of the coastline of the longest resort city in Russia-almost 100 kilometers, so every traveler will find in Sochi beach to your taste.
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The Beaches Of Sochi
Mild subtropical climate, warm gentle sea, more than two hundred Sunny days a year, centuries-old forests and fabulous mountain ranges will make your stay in the resort capital of Russia unforgettable. In Sochi, well-developed health tourism-in the resort area there are many resorts and recreation centers, there is even a balneotherapy. Continue reading
In the article ” Seven wonders of Russia “we talked about the seven most interesting sights of our country, identified in the framework of the project”7 wonders of Russia”.
7 wonders of Russia
1. Valley of geysers
4. Pillars of weathering
5. St. Basil’s Cathedral
6. Mamayev Kurgan and the Motherland monument»
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