Unusual places of Tver
princedom, played no less a role than Moscow: the power-loving and cunning local princes, rivals of Moscow, repeatedly tried to subjugate the vast East Slavic lands. Several times the Tver…

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The most unusual tours of the world
The modern tourist makes special demands on excursion programs. Just walking around the picturesque corners of our planet, listening from year to year the same memorized story about a place,…

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11 unusual sights of Nizhny Novgorod
Each city of Russia with its unique history has its own special sights - these are unusual museums, buildings with unique architecture, interesting and sometimes strange monuments, mysterious places covered…

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Interesting facts about Kirov
We will continue our journey through Russian cities, today we’ve got a selection of interesting facts about Kirov. Novgorodians in 1174 captured the Mari city of Koksharov and changed its…

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The most interesting castles of the Loire Valley, France

England, Scotland, Czech Republic, Spain, Portugal, Germany, France – in all these countries there are medieval fortresses. Perhaps the most impressive are still buildings in the valley of the French river Loire.
Villandry
The Last Renaissance Castle
The most interesting castles of the Loire Valley, France
Villandry fortress was built much later than its neighbors – in the XVI century. This area is famous for its Italian gardens, located on three levels. Upper – busy ponds. Continue reading

Rare and little-known sights of St. Petersburg
In the cultural capital of Russia there are many streets that are not on any map, the places shrouded in mystery, as well as various architectural monuments, known to all…

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What to see in Ryazan?
Ryazan is one of the oldest cities in Central Russia. It is believed that a populous settlement existed here from the XII century, and the first stone churches appeared in…

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Interesting facts about Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most famous Spanish cities, which can easily compete with even Madrid. Nevertheless, Barcelona is very different from the capital of the state - a different…

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