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The sights of English-speaking countries
Eilean Donan Castle is one of the most visited and important attractions in the mountainous regions of Scotland.The name of the castle comes from the name of the monk - hermit of the Don, who lived on an island in the VII century . In the XIII century, during the reign of Alexander II, the island was built the first castle. In 1263 Alexander III gave the castle to Colin Fitzgerald possession as a reward for bravery during the Battle of Largs. In this battle, he was defeated by the Norwegian King Haakon IV and as a result were annexed to Scotland Hebrides and the Isle of Man. Since then, Eileen Donan remained an important fortress McKenzie until 1719, when the castle was destroyed. In 1911, John MacRae-Gilstrap bought the castle and began refurbishment of the project. After 20 years the project is finished. Eilen Donan Castle
The Sherlock Holmes Museum The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a popular privately-run museum in London, England, dedicated to the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. It opened in 1990 and is situated in Baker Street.
The Palace of Westminster The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames, close to the historic Westminster Abbey. The Palace is one of the centres of political life in the United Kingdom.
Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, England. At its centre is Nelson's Column. There are a number of statues and sculptures in the square. The square is also used for political demonstrations and community gatherings, such as the celebration of New Year's Eve .
Disneyland Disneyland is an amusement park in Anaheim (California, USA). The first of the Disney parks was opened on July 17 in 1955, becoming the embodiment of the idea of Walt Disney park, which was to recreate the world of cartoons and fairy tales where all interested adults and children. The idea was born at Disneyland Walt Disney when he visited together with the daughters of different amusement parks in 1930-1940h years.
Yellowstone National Park is one of the most popular in America, is located in the north of the country in three states: Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. The park is famous for the numerous geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, rich in wildlife and beautiful landscapes. March 1, 1872 the International Biosphere Reserve, the world's first national park. From north to south the length of Yellowstone Park is 102 kilometers from east to west - 87 kilometers. Yellostone National Park
Cloud Gate is a public sculpture, located on an area of AT & T Plaza in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago Loop Chicago, Illinois. The author of the sculpture is a British sculptor and artist Anish Kapoor.It was built in 2004-2006. The sculpture is nicknamed "Bob", as similar to the shape of a bean. The sculpture consists of 168 stainless steel plates, polished so that its outer surface has no visible seams Cloud Gate
Statue of Liberty is a symbol of independence and democracy. It is one of the main attractions of the United States and one of the most famous monuments in the world. Full name of the Statue of Liberty - «Liberty Enlightening the World." This monument - a grand gift of the French to the Americans on the day of the centennial of the American Revolution. In 1876 began the construction of the statue, and the discovery of the statue took place in 1886 The Statue of Liberty stands on the same island in the southern part of Manhattan. Originally a small island called the island Bedlow, but it was officially renamed Liberty Island in 1956. Place for the statue was chosen taking into account the wishes of Frederic Auguste Bartholdi - French sculptor who created the monument. Statue was created by joint efforts of the Americans and the French. Those and others in the construction period there is a serious financial problems. Americans and the French have organized charity evening organized lottery, theater performances, auctions and boxing fights in order to raise funds. Originally, the statue served a practical function. She served as a navigational landmark and was used as a lighthouse. Only in 1924, Fort Wood and the Statue of Liberty was declared a national monument. The Statue of Liberty
London in Canada London in Canada is a unique gift for those tourists who travel across Canada, but can not get to the British in London. Canadian London is situated in the southwest of the province of Ontario. He, too, is the capital, but not in England, but only one county, which is called - Middlesex. Through the Canadian London, as well as through its inverse is also flowing River Thames.
CN Tower Arriving in Toronto, you can see for yourself the highest TV tower, which is called the CN Tower. The height of this rather unusual construction of more than five hundred meters. Not surprisingly, the television tower is recognized as the hallmark of Toronto. You can visit the observation deck, which offers stunning views, and sit at a table in a restaurant on a rotating platform.
A striking symbol of the famous Canadian city of Ottawa is uniquely beautiful parliamentary complex. The hill on which the building complex, located in the old part of the city, where it joins the Ottawa River and Rideau. Among the buildings can be identified Peace Tower, which is visible from different points of the city. The tower's height is 96 meters. Inside the tower, you can see the Book of memory of those killed in World War II. Parliament Hill in Ottawa
Banff National Park is the first park in Canada, which was created in 1885. It is located in the province of Alberta, it is also considered the largest national park in Canada and one of the largest in the world. Its name is translated from an Indian dialect as "thundering water". In fact, there are three waterfalls located on the Niagara River, wearing one common name. Two of them are pleased and delight travelers, and the third is the property of the electric power sector. Beginning in 1881, thanks to the energy generated by a waterfall covered several villages. Banff National Park
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