Nowadays, it seems that the modern world is more than ever open to study. Space exploration, functional gadgets and 3D technology – we have proven that we can do everything. It is difficult to imagine how our ancestors lived on Earth before technological progress.
Although mankind has stepped far forward, many secrets of the ancient world are still beyond our reach. The majestic Stonehenge, the ancient Mayan settlement, the pompous Peter, the grand Terracotta army, the silent “inhabitants” of Easter Island – who and how created these legends, scientists find out to this day. We will tell you about the most impressive places, the appearance of which is attributed to an extraterrestrial character.
Stonehenge Monolith Observatory (UK)
Around the megalithic structure there are many speculations in the circles of researchers. At different times, the creation of the observatory was attributed either to the wizard Merlin, or to the ancient Romans, and some modern scholars believe that Stonehenge is the shrine of the Druids. According to the latest data, Stonehenge is a little younger than the pyramids in Egypt by age. Presumably it was built four thousand years ago. Continue reading
Quite small in size, Portugal nevertheless combines the richest historical heritage and numerous ancient fortresses, cathedrals and palaces, mild climate and beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, calm hospitable people and modern resorts. The beaches of the Algarve (southern province of the country) and the islands of Madeira, the resort areas of Estoril and Cascais, the balneological resorts of Caldas da Rainha and Caldas de Monchique, all this attract more than 10 million tourists from all over the world every year.
Lisbon (“favorite bay”) is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, spread out on the hilly slopes of the Tagus river valley in the region of its confluence with the ocean. The city has a well-recognizable “face” formed by an abundance of old buildings, steep stairs, funiculars, paved streets of old quarters, many tiny parks with ponds and convenient panoramic terraces to the Mirador. Continue reading
The beautiful capital of Greece seems to tourists bored and mundane. Travelers seek to go to the coast, not noticing the synthesis of historical objects and innovations that can be found in Athens. Walk around the places where perhaps Poseidon himself, according to legend, put his hand to the base of the city.
We have selected the most interesting places in Athens where you can eat and have a good time.
Where to eat
The restaurant, opened in 2015, has already received a Michelin star. Japanese and Greek culture merges here under the strict guidance of Sosheris Kontizas, whose Greek father instilled a love for authentic cuisine and a Japanese mother for oriental spices. Continue reading