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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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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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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tiny dwellings

Liliput Village in Iran

In a remote corner of the Iranian province of South Khorasan, not far from its border with Afghanistan, there is a village that about a century ago was inhabited by people of very short stature. This is confirmed by local architecture. Of the approximately two hundred stone and earthen houses that make up the settlement, seventy or eighty are very low. These mud houses with a height of less than two meters with narrow doorways, which can not be entered without stooping. In some of these houses, the ceiling height is only 140 cm. Continue reading

Sights of Pyatigorsk
Let's make a little trip to Pyatigorsk? Sights, photos with descriptions and interesting facts of the city of Pyatigorsk will be remembered for sure. There is something to be surprised…

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The most beautiful places of Crimea
In search of new experiences, it is not necessary to go to other countries, especially if you are lucky enough to live in Russia. On the territory of our country…

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Interesting facts about Peter
May be surprised, but St. Petersburg is a relatively young city. He is only about three centuries old. However, in spite of such a small age for a city, its…

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