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Kilmainham Gaol – The Prison-Museum

Kilmainham Gaol – The Prison-Museum

Kilmainham gaol, Ireland The free state of Ireland has many of its forefathers who participated in its struggle to thank for it. And what better way to thank them than turning the largest jail served by them into a museum. And totally dedicated to them, crystallizing the memory of their toil and sacrifice inside the…
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Nottingham Castle,England

Nottingham Castle,England

Nottingham_Castle_1853 Location and Approach: This Nottingham castle is situated in Nottingham,England.It is situated on a high rock,Nottingham Castle provides spectacular views of the the city.The Nottingham Castle Museum is situated 200 meters up a steep hill from the main gatehouse entrance.From that way there is a access for pedestrians through the gatehouse archway which has…
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Mardi Gras : The Cultural Phenomenon RTR

Mardi Gras : The Cultural Phenomenon RTR

One of the most notably celebrated carnivals of today, the festivities of Mardi Gras indeed form a cultural phenomenon. The celebrations date back thousands of years to Pagan Spring and Fertility rites and have assumed their modern day form through evolution and religious adaption over time. Countries with large Roman Catholic populations celebrate Mardi Gras…
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Open Air Museum: Luxor, Egypt

Open Air Museum: Luxor, Egypt

Luxor is often renowned as the “World’s greatest open air museum”. Wondering why it is so, it is because most of its architecture, the distinguishing features, the different perspective of the place lies in open or as to say uncovered. Luxor meaning “palaces” is one of the favourite destinations or a place to visit once…
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All brought together: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Manhattan

All brought together: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Manhattan

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum located on the west side of Manhattan, New York City as the name suggests houses fearless and adventurous, that is to say that the museum is to watch out for military carriers. The museum was founded in 1982, when USS Intrepid aircraft carrier was acquired. The museum after two…
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Mare Island Naval Shipyard- Vallejo, California

Mare Island Naval Shipyard- Vallejo, California

Mare Island basically is a peninsula which locates itself in the United States alongside the city of Vallejo in California. This island of Mare is considered as a peninsula because no full body of water is separated by this or even several other named islands from the mainland surrounding it. Instead there is a series…
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The Old World Charm of Finland’s Capital: Helsinki

The Old World Charm of Finland’s Capital: Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland since 19th century, was founded in the year 1550. This modern and urbanized city still manages to hold on to an old world charm, that makes it very popular among tourists. Helsinki offers many architectural, cultural and natural avenues for the visitors to explore. Helsinki is easily accessible through air,…
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