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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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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Thousands of tourists tend to climb Uluru before closing the sights
Now it's time for a winter vacation, a very convenient time to travel to the center of the continent, to the legendary Uluru. The huge red cliff, an important landmark…

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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 Therefore, the Coliseum was often referred to in historical documents as the Flavian Amphitheater.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

The most terrible places in the world
There are many mystical places on earth that cause people fear and horror. They are filmed on photos and videos, legends tell about them, they are the ratings of the…

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Above the roof: 5 fascinating ways to jump into the abyss
For some people, extreme is a trip to another city not in a compartment car, but in a reserved car, and someone does not find a place for himself and…

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Rest More - Live Longer
In society, you can often meet people for whom work is most important. For them, scientists from America introduced a special term - “absence of leave syndrome”. This is not…

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To the museum - by boat!
And why, interestingly, not by bus, tram or car? And all because in this amazing European city, passengers from the number of local residents and numerous groups of tourists carry…

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