Odesa Ukraine Guide

Shah Palace Odesa Ukraine
Shah Palace Odesa Shah Palace Odesa Ukraine Crowning the abrupt precipice in the historical part of the city, the Shah Palace is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful and magnificent edifices in Odesa. Constructed in uncharacteristic for Odesa Neo-Gothic style, it stands...
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Margaret Island Budapest

Margaret Island Budapest
Margaret Island Budapest Historically inaccessible in the middle of the Danube, Margaret Island was a retreat for religious contemplation from at least the 11th century onwards. Relics of the island's past include the remains of two monastic churches and the ruins of the convent home...
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Ternopil Ukraine Guide

Ternopil Old Castle Water View
Ternopil Ukraine Ternopil is one of the largest cities of western Ukraine, in its heart and having the status of an important trade center. It is a quiet, incredibly green city with a unique atmosphere, bright history and a plethora of interesting natural, historical and architectural...
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Moscow for Kids

Moskvarium Moscow
Moscow Zoo Just a few metro stops from Red Square in central Moscow is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. Once a favorite place for Muscovites to stroll in blooming meadows, the park is now home to a great variety of animals -  from penguins...
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Prague Old Town

Prague Old Town
Prague Old Town A Short History Prague Old Town Square The heart of the city is Prague Old Town (Staré Město) and its central square. In the 11th century the settlements around the Castle spread to the right bank of the Vltava. A marketplace in...
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Maribor Slovenia Guide

Maribor Regional Museum
Maribor Castle Maribor Castle Today, Maribor castle is composed of two parts, the administrative court of the sovereign prince, built between 1478 and 1481, and the North-eastern corner of the city’s defence system (the castle’s bastion and the lodge). In 1620, when the Counts Khiessl...
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Lviv Ukraine Guide

Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet The Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet is a bright example of the Neo-Renaissance style in architecture. It is often compared with the Vienna State Opera for its grand façade and décor. Being...
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