Walk through Vietnam
For modern tourists, the countries of the East and Asia are very attractive, since they are hardly known. Interesting buildings make fantasy run wild. Vietnam is a vivid example, there…

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Beautiful island Greece (Thassos and Skiathos)
The region is famous among many tourists for its picturesque islands and warm Mediterranean, Ionian and Aegean seas. Thousands of tourists rest on such famous Greek resorts as Athens, Halkidiki,…

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Ancient Tallinn
Tallinn is one of the oldest cities in Northern Europe. It is quite miniaturized, but unusually rich in its architectural, historical monuments, parks, squares, original traditions, giving it a unique…

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Colosseum

Interesting facts about the Colosseum

The antique building for mass shows – the Colosseum, located at the base of two of the seven heights of the city – the Capitol and the Palatine, is considered one of the symbols of ancient Rome, and since 1979 has been under the protection of UNESCO.

HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT WHICH YOU LIKELY DON’T KNOW:
The Colosseum might not have been built, but the Roman emperor Flavius ​​Titus Vespasian (the elder) decided to eliminate the traces of the rule of Claudius Nero.Construction began on the site of a reservoir with swans in the year 70. The opening of the Colosseum was in 80, during the reign of the son of Titus, who was the representative of the Flavians (emperors dynasty). Therefore, the Coliseum was often referred to in historical documents as the Flavian Amphitheater.
By order of Nero, the architect Zenodor built a sculpture in the image of the Colossus of Rhodes (the large-sized statue of the god of the sun – Helios) in the imperial honor and was named the “Colossus of Nero”. Continue reading

Modern Hotel Vladimir: what is it?
The history of the hotel business has more than one thousand years. Hotels began to develop in the times of ancient Greece and Rome, and their development was very long.…

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Wedding celebrations in the cities of legends
Wedding is one of the most important events in our life. Naturally, we want the wedding day, the birthday of the new family to be special. And it is possible.…

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On safari to Crimea
The word "safari" in the absolute majority of people is associated with hot Africa and the hunt for large animals. However, this is correct, because the word "safari" of Arabic…

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In the centre of Europe
By the number of monuments listed in the UNESCO organization, the Czech Republic occupies one of the first places in the world. The collection of so many attractions on such…

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