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Þingvellir, anglicised as Thingvellir was the site of the Alþiing, the annual parliament of Iceland from 930AD until the last session held at Þingvellir in 1798AD. Þingvellir is a site of historical, cultural, and geological significance, and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland. The park lies in a rift valley that

Aoraki / Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Its height, as of 2014, is listed as 3,724 metres (12,218 feet). It lies in the Southern Alps, the mountain range which runs the length of the South Island. A popular tourist destination, it is also a favourite challenge for mountain climbers. Aoraki / Mount Cook consists

Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand, located in the central North Island. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as one of the 28 mixed cultural and natural World Heritage Sites. Tongariro National Park was the fourth national park established in the world. The active volcanic mountains

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. Locals living in the Khajuraho village always knew about and kept up the temples as best as they could. They

La Charité-sur-Loire. The settlement founded on an island site in the River Loire in 1089. During the Hundred Years War, the town was liberated from the English by French forces led by Joan of Arc. A great fire ravaged the town in 1559. In the second of the French Wars of Religion (1567–8) La Charité withstood

Changdeokgung

Changdeokgung (literally, "Prospering Virtue Palace"), is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul. It is one of the "Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897). Changdeokgung was the most favored palace of many Joseon princes and retained many elements dating from the

Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique trulli constructions. The Trulli of Alberobello are part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites list since 1996. The history of the trulli is linked to the Prammatica De Baronibus, an

Bagan

Bagan is an ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (Ukrainian: Києво-Печерська лавра), also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery which gave its name to one of the city districts where it is located in Kiev. Since its foundation as the cave monastery in 1051 the