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Streets enveloped in history and brimming with a flourishing cultural scene is what describes the capital city of Scotland the best. Edinburgh is home to several historic castles and breathtaking sceneries of nature. The city is mainly segregated into two districts, the Old Town and the New Town, which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These sections are divided by the Princes Street Garden.
A seemingly sleepy city, Taza is an interesting stopover. After departing from Sardinia, Ibn Battuta traveled across Tenes, Tlemcen before reaching Taza in Morocco. This lovely hillside city is located in the northern part of Morocco and is about 120Km from Fez.
Ibn Battuta set out in the autumn of 1351, leaving Fez and traveling across the High Atlas Mountains, to arrive at Sijilmasa. The city was located in present day southeastern Morocco, the ruins of which can be found along the river Ziz in the Tafilalt oasis. The city served as the terminus for the Trans-Sahara trade route till the 14th century and was one of the most important centers for trade during the Golden era of the Berber dynasties.
Famously known as the ancient walled city, Fez is often compared to Jerusalem. The medieval capital of Morocco, Fez is where Ibn Battuta returned to in 1349 after Hajj. He then left Fez again to visit the lands of Niger across the Sahara Desert. The city was founded in 790 AD by Moulay Idriss II and has been continuously inhabited since the 10th century.
One of the most historic cities in Scotland, Stirling is also called "The Gateway to the Highlands". In historic times, the city was the only connection to the Highlands and several important battles have been fought in the area. The Stirling Castle is the main highlight of the city. The castle is superbly preserved and has a Palace, Great Hall and Royal Chapel. It stands on a volcanic escarpment and holds a historic importance where several kings and queens of Scotland were crowned. Travelers should also visit the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum in the castle.
Sitting on two hills, the Balgay and the Law, is the impressive city of Dundee. The fourth largest city in Scotland, Dundee has a rugged landscape and beautiful weather making it a treat for travelers. Overlooking the River Tay, Dundee is a lively city.
Myanmar is officially called the Union of Myanmar and is located in Southeast Asia. The country is located on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea coast. Myanmar finds location at the crossroads of two greatest civilizations of Asia, India and China. A mystic land, Myanmar is still an undiscovered destination. Myanmar is a fascinating country with several geographical delights like beaches, snow-covered mountains and virgin jungles. It has a small population of Muslims of about 4%.
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Named as the ‘Silver City' or the ‘Granite City' after it's grey and glistening buildings, Aberdeen is the third largest city of Scotland. The city is home to some of the oldest university buildings of Europe. The city has a long history and there are several forts and castles across the area. The Aberdeen Castle is a beautiful structure from the Middle Ages that dominated the area but was destroyed in 1308; today, the site is called the Castlegate.
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