Sights of Karachay-Cherkessia
The ridges of the Greater Caucasus, the Marukh and Klukhorsky passes, the beauty of snowy peaks, the transience of mountain rivers, flowering meadows and plains, is the republic of Karachay-Cherkessia.…

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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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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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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

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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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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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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