On the island of Samos (Greece) to visit a very unusual attraction, which in ancient times was even called a wonder of the world, malinow of the tunnel. Eupalinos tunnel (Samian aqueduct) is an underground water pipe length of about one kilometre, built on the Greek island of Samos in the sixth century BC. The culvert was built by the ancient Greek engineer Eupalinus of Megara on the orders of the Samos despot Polycrates. During the reign of Polycrates, the island of Samos became a center of Maritime piracy. Fearing an attack on the island and a siege of the main city (Pythagoras), the tyrant of Samos ordered a secret water pipe to be laid under the mountain to supply the city with fresh water from a remote source. Continue reading
Excursion tourism in Israel
Israel-this Promised Land seems to attract tourists from all over the world. Although Israel is famous for its resort areas of three seas and a warm climate, yet in the tourism industry is dominated by excursion religious tourism. This pattern is not surprising, because Jerusalem (the capital of Israel) is a Holy city for the three major religions (Christianity, Islam and Judaism). Every year hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world visit Israel to see the legendary shrines with their own eyes.
Shrines Of The Promised Land
They say that it is better to see once than hear a hundred times. However, in the tourism sector, this rule does not work: it is better to see and hear. Continue reading