Sights of Vietnam
Hanoi is an ancient city, a political, economic and cultural center of the state. The city began its rapid development in the XI century. When around the citadel of Thang…

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Mexico Attractions
The true monuments of antiquity in Mexico are the pyramids. There are many of them in the country, but only a few are available for viewing. Many pyramids are buried…

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Jordan Attractions
ATTRACTIONS Among the most visited: the well-preserved city of columns - Jerash (in the city of 2 amphitheaters (North and South), 17 churches, several well-preserved ancient cobbled streets framed by…

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Jordan Attractions

ATTRACTIONS Among the most visited: the well-preserved city of columns – Jerash (in the city of 2 amphitheaters (North and South), 17 churches, several well-preserved ancient cobbled streets framed by columns made in various styles), as well as other cities of Roman Decapolis (Decapolis ); fortresses of the crusaders and Mamluks; palaces of the Umayyad caliphs; a huge number of places, one way or another connected with the Old and New Testaments (tourists usually only see the Moses memorial on Mount Sky, standing on which, according to legend, the prophet saw the earth for the first and last time, to which God led him 40 long years and which, according to the same legend, found his last refuge). Jordan is the true place of the baptism of Jesus on the Jordan River and Makavir is the place where the head of John the Baptist was cut off; sulfuric and mineral springs, in which the king of Judea Herod the Great once lived his body and a cave in which Lot and his daughters hid after the fall of Sodom and Gamorra; these are olive groves, pines and palm trees; these are mountains similar to the Sinai and unlike anything Wadi Rum, in which a film was shot about Lawrence of Arabia. Continue reading

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