SIGHTSEEING The main treasure of Norway is its nature. Thousands of secluded bays and picturesque fjords encircle its coast, and low mountains, covered with forests and meadows, create a unique flavor of this country. Thousands of clean lakes and rivers provide a unique opportunity to enjoy fishing and water sports, and carefully protected nature allows you to get acquainted with one of the most untouched places in Europe. Fjords are the main attraction of the country. The entire coastline of the country is indented by these narrow and deep bays, sung in ancient Scandinavian sagas. The most popular among tourists are Yairangerfjord, Lucefjord, Sognefjord, Hardangerfjord, Stavangerfjord, Skjoldenfjord, Glomfjord, Geirangerfjord and others, many of which are framed by waterfalls overtaking rocks and small colorful fishing villages. Sea tours of the fjords are the most fascinating journey that can only be found in this country. Oslo (the “field of God”) is the industrial, commercial and port center of Norway, but at the same time one of the smallest (with a population of about 500 thousand people) and environmentally friendly European capitals. Located on the shore of a huge fjord of the same name, formed by the three “sleeves” of an ancient glacial valley, the city is picturesque by itself. Continue reading
SIGHTSEEING Singapore is the center of urban tourism and one of the main world business centers, therefore all the attractions that await tourists, one way or another, are urban in nature: museums, amusement parks, shopping areas, architectural monuments, business, Chinese, Indian, colonial quarters, monuments World War II, gardens and parks. The main tourist attractions are located in three tourist centers of Singapore: CBD (Central Business District), Sentosa Island, Jurong. The state of Singapore is located at 2 S just two hundred kilometers from the equator on the island of Singapore, which makes up 3/4 of the country’s territory, the island of Sentosa, as well as on hundreds of small islands around. CBD (Central Business District) is the heart of the city, its very center. This central area includes colonial, Chinese, and business districts, the main shopping street, Orchard Road, noisy, fun neighborhoods with hundreds of restaurants and cafes, Boat Key and Clark Key. Here are the most popular and fashionable hotels. Chijmes Building is a former monastery building and part of Singapore’s national heritage. Here you can eat, shop and just have a good time. The Chimes Hall Chapel hosts concert evenings and theater performances. Continue reading
The PRC is replete with historical and cultural attractions. Since 1985, China has joined the UNESCO Convention on the Preservation of World Cultural Heritage.
For tourists in China, 99 cities of great cultural and historical significance, 750 unique cultural monuments under state protection, as well as 119 landscape places are open. These are famous monasteries, including the legendary Shaolin, ginseng farms in Qinghai Province, the Great Wall of China, numerous archaeological sites in the Gobi and Takla Makan deserts, climbing bases on the eastern slopes of the Himalayas and Karakoram, the picturesque Yunnan-Guizhou Highlands, with many mountains waterfalls and deep caves. These are unique lakes Taihu and Xihu, Taishan, Huangshan, Emeishan, Dunhuang caves – the treasury of ancient Buddhist art, Yun-Gang caves, Huangoshu waterfall, karst caves and “stone forest” in Wansheng county, Ludiyan caves in Guilin. Hunts are arranged in the forests of Greater Khingan. Traveling along the ancient Silk Road, you can visit the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where Chinese Muslims live. Continue reading