Located about 8Km from Gabrovo is the open-air ethnographic museum, the Etar Village Open Air Museum. This old Bulgarian village Etar is a village-museum that takes visitors into the lifestyle of Bulgaria in the 18th and 19th centuries. The museum is one of its kinds in Bulgaria and was founded in September 1964.
The city of Helsinki has a unique character that compliments its wonderful location. It is the capital of Finland and features a true Scandinavian character but also has a great influence from Russia. The city is cosmopolitan and offers everything from museums and theatres to excellent shopping and outdoor fun. All the attractions of the city are within easy reach from the city centre.
Located on a picturesque island just a few kilometres from the city centre of Helsinki is the Seurasaari Open Air Museum. The museum is a depiction of the customary Finnish lifestyle, which is displayed throughout the museum. Established in the year 1909, the Seurasaari Open Air Museum is at its best during the summers when you can see the craftsmen showcasing their art.
Placed in the heart of Historical Bogota is the Bolivar Square or the Plaza de Bolivar. Considered as the main square of the city, it is the hub of sightseeing in Bogota. The square features its own charm especially during the Christmas season. The Bolivar Square is home to the statue of Simon Bolivar, which was sculpted in 1846 and was the first public monument in the city.
Hong Kong is an exciting city that offers visitors with a plethora of attractions. Set amidst beautiful natural surroundings, Hong Kong is also known as the Oriental Pearl. The city is also one of the leading banking and financial centres.
Hammamet is a popular destination in Tunisia. Known for its wonderful beaches, Hammamet is located towards the south east of Cap Bon. A resort town, Hammamet features beautiful gardens and is located at a convenient spot. The area was established about 5 centuries ago and it also has an old town, which has a huge Mosque (masjid) and fortress walls.
Rated among the top travel destinations in Libya, the Ruins of Leptis Magna are definitely worth visiting. Leptis Magna is also one of the most important Roman sites outside Rome. A visit to Leptis Magna will reveal to tourist a complete picture of how a Roman city looked like. The ruins are located about 2-3Km from Khoms along the coast at the confluence of the Wadi Lebda and the sea.
Featuring beautiful sandy beaches and a calm landscape and ambiance, the Djerba Island is located south of Tunisia. The island has a unique architectural theme and has managed to preserve its tradition. The island is located on the Gulf of Gabes and is a great place to spend some memorable time in.
About 15Km from Tunis are the ruins of Carthage. The city was once the base of the powerful trading kingdom, the Carthaginian Empire that ranged in the southern Mediterranean area. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the area finds a strategic and beautiful location on an arrowhead peninsula.
About the Pyramids
In the north-eastern part of Sudan close to the banks of the Nile are ancient pyramids. Almost two hundred in number, these pyramids are locally known as Nubia. All these are concentrated in a small area which was the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom. They were built almost 800 years after the last pyramid in Egypt was completed.