The king of amusement parks, a popular destination for many families, with more roller coasters than any park in the world.
Modern America's short history was no impediment in the quick growth of culture and arts. In 1890, only 114 years after the Declaration of Independence, Andrew Carnegie was financing the construction of the "Music Hall". The building was going to house the Oratorio Society of New York and the New York Symphony Society on whose board Carnegie was a member. The opening concert was conducted by maestro Walter Damrosch and composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky on May 5 1891. Only two years later, the Music Hall was renamed Carnegie Hall after board members convinced Carnegie of the importance of using his name. The building was sold and resold, and in 1960, with the New York Philharmonic on the move to Lincoln Center, the building was going to be demolished to make room for a commercial skyscraper. Violinist Isaac Stern and many of the artist residents made pressure and saved the building by convinving the city of New York to buy the estate from Simon, the commercial developer. The nonprofit C
Because of its twisty and hilly nature, many consider this to be one of the most challenging race tracks in the world.
The playhouse imagined by the Düsseldorf architect Bernhard Pfau is one of the greatest theater constructions built after the war. Not only its curved lines and wavy walls, but also the on-going modern and experimental performances that are alive in this playhouse make the theater one the most modern theater institutions in Germany and not only. Although planning of the playhouse had begun in 1959, the political instability delayed with more than a decade the opening of the new playhouse; in the mean time the public was polarized, and with the final costs amounted to some 40 million DM, the opening on the 16Th of January 1970 turned into a complete scandal. No tickets were sold to the open public, and only guests were permitted to participate at the official opening performance. The demonstrates disputed public rights to take part of the cultural life of the city, but also aimed a general critique to traditional cultural institutions. Twenty people were arrested and several injured
Amazing park in northern Tenerife. You can see a large variety of animals in (almost) natural habitats. It is home to the largest artificial iceberg in the world, where penguins live like home.
In the city of Curibita, Paraná - south Brazil - Opera de arame became a major tourist attraction due to its original and spectacular architecture. Inaugurated in 1992, the opera was built on the site of a former rock quarry in the heart of Parque das Pedreiras - a urban green park. The beauty and originality of the architectural design is given by the tubular structure and transparent polycarbonate that make this theater unique in the world. With a capacity of 2,400 spectators and a 400m ² area, this auditorium perfectly blends with the green environment that became home of cultural events, nourishing not only the eye, but the human soul as well.
An outstanding 189 room castle in Scotland, home to the dukes of Sutherland for more than 800 years.
Just a two hour ride from Paris, on the Loire Valley, this fairy tale castle awaits its visitors.
Westminster Abbey - located next to the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster neighborhood of London - is a must-see for any London visitor.
The famous Sistine ceiling depicts scenes from Genesis in dramatic and moving detail, and The Last Judgment on the chapel's end wall is striking and powerful.
A block of apartments designed to imitate the rhythmic structure of a honeycomb is something worth to consider visiting.
Prague Castle is the largest medieval castle complex in Europe and Prague's premier tourist attraction.
With 900 hand-carved, painted and decorated toilet seats, this museum has won the title of the Wackiest Attraction in America.
An impressive palace in Bucharest, and since 1956, a museum dedicated to the famous musician George Enescu.
One of the best known monuments in the world, a gift from the people of France, at 100 years after the declaration of independence of North America.
More than 3,800 works of the famous artist, all displayed in the permanent collection of the museum.
Stretch your legs and feed your soul in this remote wilderness of native forests, towering mountains and long river valleys.
The centerpiece of the park is Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, known for its deep blue color.
Walking through Garajonay is like returning to the past, since its countryside is truly unspoilt.
The park offers a wide variety of activities, from hiking to scenic drives, water activities and photography.
Five beautiful lakes, in the central region of Afghanistan, in the Hindu Kush Mountains.
This is the highest point above Earht's center at 20,703 feet (6,310 m) above sea level