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Shirakawa-go Village, Japan

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‘The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama’ Shirakawago village is one of the most scenic places to be that is to be visited in Japan.It is surrounded by pine tree covered mountains and it is located along the Shokawa river.They are famous for their traditional Gassho-zukuri farmhouses, out of which few are more than 250 years old. Gassho means praying hands, ... Read More »

The Forbidden City – Palace of the Emperors

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Throughout their history Chinese have been known to be able to create thing which were larger than life such as paper, the Great Wall of China among others and among those creations the Forbidden City of Beijing is perhaps one of their greatest creations. The Forbidden City or Palace is the English name of the palace located in the dead ... Read More »

Culture and Architecture: Centre Pompidou, Paris

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Paris has always been known for its culture and architectural heritage work. One of them is the Centre Georges Pompidou which is also known as the Pompidou Centre. It is a complex in the Beaubourg area of Paris in the 4th arrondissement which falls near les Halles, Rue Montorgueil and the Marais. This architecture was designed in the style of ... Read More »

The Paris of Middle East: Beirut, Lebanon

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Often called ‘Paris of the Middle East’, Beirut is a hot spot for shopping, socializing and sightseeing. Beirut is located in and is capital of a small country in the Middle East called Lebanon. It is a seaport city located on the Mediterranean Sea between Israel and Syria. Also known as Bayrut, is home to the world’s first law school ... Read More »

Sacred Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland

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Hallgrimskirkja popularly known as the church of Hallgrimur is a Lutheran parish church in the city of Reykjavik in Iceland. This church is also known as the church of Iceland and very much sacred. It is the largest church in the history of Iceland and the sixth tallest architectural construction in Iceland. The church is named after the Icelandic poet ... Read More »

Heaven on Earth: Lviv, Ukraine

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Ukraine is known for its vivid and beautiful places and unforgettable experiences. There is a city, which is known as the centre of Ukrainian art and culture and boasts many of the country’s  brightest and best museums, art galleries and theatres. Yes, you guessed it right. It’s Lviv, the city of unique old charm, located in western Ukraine. It is ... Read More »

Neuschwanstein Castle, The Fairy tale Land

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My sister always said that as a girl, you should love sleeping beauty, I used to laugh and i always said, why would you love sleeping beauty when you could be alladin? Well, I stand corrected. Neuschwanstein Castle, that served as the inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s castle(Magic Kingdom) has left me in awe. This architectural marvel is situated in the ... Read More »

Door Of No Return, Goree Islands, Africa

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  All of us at some point of time must have heard about the slavery that exisisted on the basis of race in the earlier days. It would be quiet wrong to say that it existed in the earlier days only because even now in many parts of the world there are several people who become victims of this kind ... Read More »

The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

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With its impenetrable wall and huge marble columns, the Pantheon is a monument in Rome, Italy. It is speculated that the original Pantheon built sometime in 25-27 BC, Marcus Agrippa, during the reign of Augustus. However, the exact construction date of the Pantheon remains uncertain. The inscription in the front reads “M- AGRIPPA-L-F-COS-TERTIVM-FECIT”, which in full can be read as ... Read More »

Char Dham Yatra – India

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INTRODUCTION India, officially republic is a country in South Asia. It is the 2nd most populated country with 1.2 billion populations and 7th largest country by area. India strengthens with a beautiful combination of landscapes, culture and traditions. Indian culture is about its distinctive qualities that have progressed and subsisted across time. The Indian culture is described by its customs, ... Read More »