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Interesting facts about Irkutsk
We continue our acquaintance with the Russian cities – Irkutsk. The city is located in the valley of the Angara River, at the confluence of its two tributaries, Irkut and Ushakovka, at the Trans-Siberian Railway, 55 km from the unique natural complex, World Heritage Site – Lake Baikal. Irkutsk is a cultural and scientific center of Eastern Siberia, in which more than 600 thousand inhabitants live.
The ancient Siberian city, founded as a prison in 1661. In the fire of 1879 was severely destroyed. Referred to the historical settlements of Russia; The historic center is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Before the October Revolution, it was a merchant city that flourished for a long time on Russian-Chinese trade, and later on the gold industry; a place of political exile. From 1803, it was the center of Siberia, from 1822 to 1884 — the East-Siberian General Governorship. Continue reading
Interesting facts about Cyprus
Until recently, 5 countries were the top priority areas for rest: Egypt, Turkey, Thailand, India and Cyprus. Some destinations are currently limited, and some are gaining their tourists in full swing. You probably heard a lot about the first four countries, but most likely there isn’t about Cyprus. And that is why I would like to tell you about the most interesting facts about Cyprus on this beautiful sunny day. I would like to note that Mouzenidis Travel, which has established itself as a reliable tour operator in the direction of Greece, opened a new direction specifically to Cyprus and how in such a situation you should not think about going to Cyprus, you can read more in the blog.
According to archaeologists, the first people in Cyprus lived about 10 thousand years ago.
Residents who inhabited the island were considered the most famous and richest on the planet. In those days, Cyprus was famous for its rich copper deposits. The metal was mined in the largest quantities, after which it was transported to various states. Continue reading
Interesting facts about Slovenia
Slovenia is a beautiful European country, popular among both tourists and immigrants who are looking for a better life. Surpassing all other Eastern European countries in terms of living standards, Slovenia is a great option for life. In this country, beautiful nature, excellent ecology, and the population happiness index and life expectancy are very high. Here are some interesting facts about this country.
The main attraction of Maribor is the Old Vine House. Next to it grows the most ancient vine on the planet. Her age is over 400 years. Not so long ago this record was listed in the Guinness Book of Records! This vine still produces about 55 kilograms of red grapes annually. Then it is made from an elite and very expensive wine! Continue reading