Anyksciai in Lithuania

Anyksciai Lithuania
The town of Anyksciai (Lithuanian: Anykšciai) in Lithuania grew around an estate founded at the confluence of the Anykšta and Šventoji rivers and is first mentioned in written sources in 1442. It acquired city rights in 1516, but fell into ruin after several serious fires, and...
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Bialystok Podlaskie Poland

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Bialystok in the North-eastern part of Poland has about 290,000 inhabitants. It’s situated 184 kilometers from Warsaw. Bialystok is the capital of the Podlaskie Provence. Its is the largest city in this part of Poland. It is the administrative, economic, and academic center of the region...
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Gellert Thermal Baths in Budapest

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The Gellert thermal baths and hotel opened its doors in 1918 and was expanded twice before the Second World War to accommodate more facilities. A winter garden was built at the time of the hotel’s opening, only to be transformed into a swimming pool later...
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St Petersburg in Russia Cultural Guide

St Petersburg
Despite its relatively young age (compared with other European cities), St Petersburg harbours many layers of history and culture, yet the historic sits quite comfortably next to the contemporary. Old facades hide new cultural developments as the locals shift between established traditions and current trends,...
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Budapest fashion and design

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The young and talented Budapest fashion designers of Hungary’s capital, the fabulous showrooms and hip brand stores are sure to leave an impression on those who follow contemporary fashion trends. Founded by the creative duo Dalma Devenyi and Tibor Kiss in 2005, Je Suis Belle...
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Art Museum Riga Bourse

Art Museum Riga Bourse
The Art Museum RIGA BOURSE is an architectural monument of national importance.  Built between 1852 and 1855 in the style of a Venetian renaissance palazzo the building symbolises wealth and plenitude. The design was by the St. Petersburg architect of German origin Harald Julius Bosse (1812-1894)....
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Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga

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Following an extensive and costly three-year long reconstruction, the Latvian National Museum of Art reopened to the public in May 2016. A popular tourist attraction, the museum is housed in one of the most impressive Historicism-style buildings in Riga. Designed by Baltic German architect Wilhelm...
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