Time has compiled a list of the most unusual places on the planet: the list includes locations in two post-Soviet countries
Edition Time compiled a list of the most unusual and impressive places on the planet.
The list includes several locations in post-Western countries - the Lithuanian city of Kaunas and the sights of the Great Silk Road in Uzbekistan.
Ras Al Khaimah is an emirate in the north of the UAE
Ras al-Khaimu organizes tours focused on both beach holidays and travel with a cognitive component. Of great interest to tourists are the ancient city of Julfar, beckoning with watchtowers and forts, and the Al-Marjan Islands, which attract up to one hundred thousand tourists a year.
Park City - ski resort in the USA
This is one of the largest resorts in North America. It has been in the top 5 best resorts in the US for many years and is in first place in terms of affordability.
In total, the resort has 114 slopes of varying degrees of difficulty. Beginners and even professionals can ride here. He is often visited for training by two-time Olympic champion Sean White.
The Galapagos Islands are a group of islands in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
A group of islands in the east of the equatorial part of the Pacific Ocean, which is 972 km west of Ecuador, consists of 13 main volcanic islands, 6 small islands and 107 rocks and alluvial areas. It is believed that the first island was formed 5-10 million years ago as a result of tectonic activity.
The islands are known primarily for a large number of local species of fauna and for the study of Charles Darwin, which served as the first impetus for him to create an evolutionary theory of the origin of species.
Dolni Morava - ski resort in the Czech Republic
This is the most popular ski resort in the Czech Republic. There are several trails of different difficulty levels, as well as special sections for children.
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During the entire winter season, as well as in summer, a new bobsleigh track is open in Dolní Morava, as well as various attractions and a climbing wall.
Seoul is the capital of South Korea
Visit Seoul — it's like visiting the future. This is a very dynamic metropolis that is technologically developing, but also honors its history. Here you will find atmospheric neighborhoods and green parks.
There are many types of cultural events in Seoul. Traditional, modern and classical music, dance, theatrical performances and more.
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef in Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef located in the Pacific Ocean. The range has over 2900 individual coral reefs and 900 islands in the Coral Sea.
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest natural object on Earth formed by living organisms - it can be seen from space. Tourism is an important component of economic activity in the region, which brings in more than $3 billion annually.
Doha is the capital of Qatar
Doha is the cultural center of the country. The city is home to the National Museum, the National Library, and the National University. Among the architectural monuments are the Al-Kout fortress (1880s), the Grand Mosque, the government building (1969), the bazaar, and the ethnographic museum.
The city is the center of the oil and fishing industries. It is the economic center of the country. Doha is home to the headquarters of the country's largest companies such as Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas and RasGas.
Detroit is a city in the northern United States
In the 1973th century, the metropolis became a major automotive industry center, gained fame as the “automobile capital of the world”, “city of motors”, but in the second half of the century, due to the crisis in the American auto industry and the XNUMX oil crisis, the metropolis fell into decay.
Detroit ranks first as the most destroyed city in the United States. In addition to the mass exodus of the white population, the locals introduced a tradition that spread to other cities - the so-called devil's night. It is a custom to set fire to and destroy abandoned and unused buildings on the night before Halloween.
Kerala is a state in southwestern India
Tourism is a vital component of the state's economy. In addition to beach holidays, tourists are attracted by nature reserves, as well as traditional medical clinics (Kerala is considered the birthplace of Ayurvedic medical practices).
In the capital of the state there is one of the oldest Hindu temples, Padmanabhaswami Mandir (1568rd millennium BC) and the residence of the former Maharaja of Travancore-Cochin. In the city of Cochin, there is the oldest synagogue in India, the Cochin Synagogue (XNUMX).
This is one of the most difficult and one of the most interesting routes for travelers. The complete absence of civilization, all-consuming nature, silence and northern lights - and this is not all that awaits those who visit the Arctic.
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The whole list:
- Ras al-Khaimah (UAE)
- Park City (Utah)
- Galapagos Islands
- Dolni Morava (Czech Republic)
- Seoul (South Korea)
- Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
- Doha (Qatar)
- Detroit (Michigan)
- Kerala (India)
- Ahmedabad (India)
- Nairobi (Kenya)
- Valencia (Spain)
- Queenstown (New Zealand)
- Hwange National Park (Zimbabwe)
- Historical Sites of the Silk Road (Uzbekistan)
- Sao Paulo (Brazil)
- Trans-Bhutan Trail (Bhutan)
- Devon (England)
- Bali (Indonesia)
- International Space Station (ISS)
- Kyushu Island (Japan)
- Rapa Nui (Chile)
- Salta (Argentina)
- Portree (Scotland)
- Tofino (British Columbia)
- Boracay (Philippines)
- Madeira (Portugal)
- Franschhoek (South Africa)
- Miami (Florida)
- Chalten (Argentina)
- Bogota (Colombia)
- Alentejo (Portugal)
- Lower Zambezi National Park (Zambia)
- Kaunas (Lithuania)
- Setouti Islands (Japan)
- Calabria (Italy)
- San Francisco (California)
- Skellefteå (Sweden)
- Copenhagen (Denmark)
- Marseille (France)
- Thessaloniki (Greece)
- Istanbul, Turkey)
- Ilulissat (Greenland)
- Fremantle (Australia)
- Toronto (Canada)
- Kigali (Rwanda)
- Riviera Nayarit (Mexico)
- Portland (Oregon)
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