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Explore the Museums of Plaka in Athens

Located on the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis in Athens, between Monastirake square and Syntagma square, Plaka is the historical neighborhood of the city. Featuring winding streets and alleyways, lined with neoclassical architecture, draped with multi-colored bougainvillea, dotted with potted plants and bathed in old-world charm, Plaka is visited by thousands of tourists every year and is always a hive of activity. Visitors who want to learn more about the history and cultur...

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Visit the City of Stralsund in Germany

The German city of Stralsund, located on the mainland opposite Rügen Island in the Baltic Sea, has a number of fascinating attractions and landmarks for visitors to explore. The city's medieval 'Old Town' is listed, along with nearby Wismar, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its 'outstanding universal value', and visitors will appreciate its beautifully preserved architecture, some of which dates back to the 13th century and is characteristic of Hanseatic League towns of that era....

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Beauty and Tranquility at Nature Reserves in France

In 2012 France was officially listed as the most popular tourist destination in the world, with up to 83 million foreign tourists visiting its many historical, cultural and natural attractions. In addition to its many cultural treasures, such as the magnificent Palace of Versailles, Mont Saint-Michel, the Château de Chambord and the iconic Eiffel Tower, France boasts an impressive selection of reserves and conservation areas, where both local and international visitors can take time out ...

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Fun and Adventure at Leeds Castle

Promoted as 'The Loveliest Castle in the World', Leeds Castle in Kent was built by Robert de Crevecoeur in 1119 as a Norman stronghold. The castle was passed on to members of the de Crevecoeur family until it became the property of King Edward I in 1278. It is generally agreed that it was King Edward who created the vast lake surrounding the castle, as well as enhancing its defenses. Leeds Castle went through a number of changes through the centuries, with the last private owner being Lad...

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