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Tourism in Izmir

Izmir Agora

 

Surrounded by residential neighborhoods on the hillside, bustling market streets and tall commercial buildings, Izmir Agora is part of the everyday landscape for most of the population. The remains of the city of Agora date back to the fourth century BC, and include the remains of urban monuments such as the king’s palace, some temples, and rock houses.

Ancient Ephesus

It is an ancient Greek city that was also known as Ephes, and with it being one of the greatest cities in the world during the Roman era, and the second largest city in the world at that time, it now includes a lot of monuments and temples, and it is located in the region of Lydia – a historical area in West Anatolia – at the Cayster River, which flows into the Aegean Sea (in present-day Turkey).

Founded in the tenth century BC by the ancient Greeks. The remnants of the city of Ephesus is considered the biggest attraction for tourists, especially tourists who travel by ship. A water channel was opened between the historic city and the sea. To transport tourists by small boats to the city. The port of Ephes was maintained as it was during its glory days.

Kadevikal Castle

The castle was built on this spot in the 4th century BC by Lysimachus, a rough general of Alexander the Great. Over the long centuries of its existence,

Many of its buildings were destroyed, some were rebuilt, rebuilt and replaced with new buildings. The interior buildings are examples of medieval architecture. Kadifekale Castle is known as the legendary castle located between the mountains of Izmir.

Even you can see the Turkish flag on the top of the majestic castle walls from afar, and in addition to the beauty of this wonderful landmark and its wide fame, you can also when visiting this castle built on a high hill, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the city and the Gulf of Izmir.

The clock tower in Izmir

It is a historical Ottoman clock tower in the middle of Konak Square in the Turkish city of Izmir. Designed by Chamiemond French architect Charles Beer. The tower was built in 1901 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II’s accession to the Ottoman throne, where he ruled from 1876 – 1909. The tower is 25 meters (82 feet) tall and is surrounded by four fountains.

The clock remained working and still, and did not stop only once, when an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck Izmir in 1974, when the tower suffered some damage, and the BJ is an important tourist destination for all tourists who visit Izmir.

Pamukkale

 

Pamukkale is an amazing geographical phenomenon unique in the world, when you visit it, it will look like an iced wedding cake with dozens of layers, which are natural pools and limestone terraces formed over millions of years of flowing water,

These springs are distinguished by their great healing properties and their ability to relieve pain. Pamukkale is located in Denizli province in southwestern Turkey on the coast of the Aegean Sea, and these springs have been formed for more than two thousand years and exist until now. The Romans considered this spot a sacred place, and they called it “Hierapolis”, which means “the holy city.”

Mount Bozdag

 

The Bozdag Kayak Ski Mountain is one of the most important destinations for tourists heading to the city of Izmir, as it is located in the center of Bozdag village, east of Izmir, and the Bozdag Ski Mountain is one of the most beautiful areas that is ideal for outdoor sports activities.

So that the mountain, which is located at an altitude of 2156 meters, provides various ways to climb and ski together. It is possible to climb to the top by cable car, which is a pleasure in itself to be able to look at the area from the top of the mountain.

Sever Hayesar Beach

A quiet beach is considered a special place for lovers of relaxation and tranquility, and one of the most beautiful beaches in Izmir, this beach is located 45 kilometers from the city center

The citrus trees are the most important characteristic of the place, as they are spread everywhere on the beach. And the visitor to this place can spend an enjoyable and quiet time, and if you are a lover of citrus, you will enjoy a taste of the citruses available in the city.

The most prominent landmarks of the British city of Cromer

Cromer is a British tourist city, with a special character at all for attractions, especially for wealthy families, since the beginning of the nineteenth century until the present time
To start with, it is a joy to talk about, as it has many real opportunities for outing and entertainment.

If the imagination takes me with the magic of her beauty and the flow of sweet talk about her, do not blame me, dear visitor, before you feel all these feelings, and do not be stingy to visit her to judge for yourself, whether she deserves sweet words or am I exaggerating.

It is a city with a fruitful character to visit, with all its places visited by visitors.

Cromer is located on the North Norfolk coast and is known as the jewel of the Norfolk coast, which is why it is known and even famous for its delicious lobster, and sandy beaches as far as its eye can see.

It also has a Victorian dock, and houses plenty of museums, ornate Victorian homes, traditional shops, and local art galleries.

We will review with you now, dear visitor, the most important and prominent tourist attractions in the city.

Cromer Beach

The beach is spread by grass-covered slopes, reaching a height of about 60 meters.

It is characterized by fine sand resulting from the low tide process, and its miles-long coastline divides the wharf into two parts:

The eastern beach and the western beach, both of which are suitable for swimming in summer times.

Cromer Wharf

The pier was inaugurated in 1901, and Cromer Pier is one of the most attractive factors for tourists with its waterfront.

It is a favorite place to hang out with locals, and its theater includes Baquelion, which offers various shows of culture and comedy.

Lifeboat station at Cromer

It was established in 1804 AD, and it has achieved a lot of success with nearly 1,300 rescue operations, and it was rebuilt in the late nineties.

Filbridge Hall
Felberg Hall

 

Felberg Hall House, known for its rural atmosphere, dates back to the 17th century, so tourists visit it for its Baroque style, which includes an east wing in 1924 and a west wing in 1680, and visitors can wander inside this palace.

Which allows to see the great hall, which includes windows from the 15th century, next to the dining room, drawing room, cabinet room, library and Chinese bedroom equipped with wallpaper printed from China. The palace is surrounded by many forests, which amount to approximately 500 acres, in addition to walls decorated with fruit and orange nurseries.

Cromer Parish Church

Cromer Church

 

The Church of St. Peter and Paul was established in the 13th century, and it has been defined by the architect Arthur Bloomfield on a larger scale in the 19th century, who excelled in defining it to show what it is that distinguishes it, especially for its ceilings made of wood, its colored windows and its tower, which reaches a height of 58 meters To have a panoramic view overlooking its distinct North Norfolk countryside and the coast, to enchant its visitors with this view.

Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary
Hillside Sanctuary

 

This shelter includes the horses that were rescued from some farms, and a census was made for these horses, as in 2018, about 3000 animals lived in the hills with utmost freedom.

They varied from mules and donkeys to birds to sheep as well as horses.

The sanctuary also housed many shops, cabarets, cafes, and a museum containing ancient historical agricultural tools.

Cromer Museum

The Cromer Museum enjoys its discovery of the rich biology of the town, and some of the wonderful fossils collected from the region, as it includes the largest chalk rocks ever in all of Europe.

The museum includes a hut decorated with period furniture.


North Lodge Park


This quiet park is a good place to soak up the sunshine and the sea air, with attractive views over the sights of Cromer such as the Parish Church and the pier. The park includes a pond for boats and a corner for children and also organizes regular theater performances during the summer.

A lush garden with a pleasant air blended gently with the sun’s rays.

It has an attractive view of the tourist attractions in Cromer.

Such as the pier, the Church of Paris, and the park also includes a special side for children, and a water pool for boats.

It organizes theatrical performances and artworks in the summer

Tourism in Mauritania

Tourism in Mauritania
When the Atlantic Ocean mixed with the Sahara Desert surrounded by mountain ranges and valleys, to weave a painting that expresses the beauty and charm of nature, to be together the country of Mauritania as one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world, between stunning views and unique tourist attractions, and also includes distinct areas such as the Arkin Basin National Reserve, Eye of the Desert, and Gaoliang Natural Park.

Mauritania has a variety of tourism, between cultural, scientific and environmental. It includes many historical cities that were listed by UNESCO among the World Heritage sites, in addition to its stunning beaches that extend along a length of 750 km. As for the problems of tourism in Mauritania, it is summarized in the fact that it is a country at the beginning of its tourism rise, where Tourism is largely limited to natural attractions, as well as archaeological and historical sites

The best seasons of tourism in Mauritania
The climate of Mauritania is classified as a dry climate, with maximum temperatures exceeding 44 degrees Celsius between the months of May and June, and degrees can drop to 10 degrees in the months of January and February, so this period is the peak of the tourism season in Mauritania, as well as the rainy season that It increases the beauty of this unique country.

In the summer season, which starts from late June to late September, temperatures rise, so we do not recommend visiting during this period in order to enjoy your trip.

As for the autumn season, it starts from late September and extends to December, and is considered the most beautiful season of the year without a competition, in which the rains fall and the desert turns into a charming green paradise, and the horizon is beautified in a mythical scene in the form of hills, mounds, mountains, and valleys, which gives you a special visit .

Winter season, which begins at the end of December until March, when the climate is temperate and gives you a mixture of golden sunlight and cool breezes so that you can discover the secrets of its amazing nature.

And the spring semester starts from late March and ends in June, and the climate at the beginning of the season differs from its end between mild and drought, allowing you to visit the wonderful beaches and relax in them.

How long you can stay in Mauritania
The period for which you can stay for the purpose of tourism in Mauritania, which is 90 days, is determined when you obtain an entry visa, but on the condition that the passport is valid for a period of not less than 6 months in order for you to obtain this visa.

Tourism in Nouakchott, Mauritania
Nouakchott is the capital of Mauritania, and its largest and busiest city, as it is the economic and administrative center of the country, and includes Nouakchott Beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, so tourist resorts extend along it, in addition to a large number of famous facilities in Mauritania tourism that attract tourists from various Countries of the world, as well as the distinguished commercial markets, the National Museum, the huge mosques, as well as the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, the Port of Friendship, and many other important landmarks in this distinctive city.

The suggested duration of sightseeing in Nouakchott is 3 days

Tourism in the city of Latta, Mauritania
The city of Walata, which is called the jewel of the East, offers tourism in Mauritania in various forms due to its distinguished strategic location, and is considered the most important centers of Arab and Islamic cultural radiation, and one of the most commercially prosperous cities. UNESCO has classified it as one of the World Heritage sites due to its archaeological landmarks. The creatively elaborate Arab-Islamic architecture dates back to the fifth century AD, so this city is an open-air museum, and it also includes a traditional industries center that allows you to see traditional handicrafts, as well as offices containing rare archaeological manuscripts dating back to the era of the Islamic conquests in the country.

The suggested time for sightseeing in Walah is two days.

 

Tourism in Chinguetti, Mauritania
Chinguetti is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Mauritania, which is called the eyes of the horse, and it was established in the 11th century AD and was once the most famous among the Mauritanian cities until the country was known as the country of Chinguetti. Diverse starting from handicrafts such as carpets, furnishings, and clothes, in addition to antiques, jewelry, and a large number of restaurants that offer local delicacies that contain the best of what grows in their environment.

The suggested duration of sightseeing in Chinguetti is one day.

 

Tourism in Chinguetti, Mauritania
Chinguetti is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Mauritania, which is called the eyes of the horse, and it was established in the 11th century AD and was once the most famous among the Mauritanian cities until the country was known as the country of Chinguetti. Diverse starting from handicrafts such as carpets, furnishings, and clothes, in addition to antiques, jewelry, and a large number of restaurants that offer local delicacies that contain the best of what grows in their environment.

The suggested duration of sightseeing in Chinguetti is one day.

 

Tourism in the city of Kiheidi, Mauritania
Kiheidi is considered one of the most beautiful tourist cities in Mauritania, which dates back to the 15th century AD, where it is visited by tourists from everywhere, especially for its proximity to the Senegal River, and its fame increased during the French occupation after they set up a castle in the northern part, as well as a marina for ships and many landmarks Archaeological sites, in addition to the mud-brick houses and their popular markets spread among its narrow streets.

Suggested duration of sightseeing in Kiheidi is one day.

Pictures reveal the purest water in the world

Pictures reveal the purest water in the world

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As we prepare to bid farewell to the current summer, each of us recalls his close memories with the beaches and the waters in which he threw his worries and body this summer, but do you really think that you had the experience of swimming in pure water?

Perhaps after you see these pictures, your thoughts will change completely.

A group of photos taken from a variety of places around the world, revealing beaches and waters that are the purest and most pure around the world, where you can see the details of what is happening underwater very simply.

Do you dream of swimming in places like these?

 

 

Where to go in Nice, France?

Where to go in Nice, France?

Information about Nice, France
Where do you go in Nice, France?

 

They call it the city of dreams, complete with the distinctive weather throughout the year, and the tourist activities that make it the ideal destination for an unforgettable tourist vacation.

We are talking about the French city of Nice, and here are the city’s most prominent tourist attractions.

Orthodox Russian Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Nice
The city of Nice, France
Russian Orthodox cathedral
This beautiful Russian Orthodox cathedral built by Tsar Nicholas II. It is highly ornate and extensively decorated with religious and artistic symbols. It is considered the most inspiring structure outside Russia built by the Orthodox.

 

 

The chariots of Nicholas II of Tizawatch
Timings: Daily from May to September 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Daily from October to April 9:30 am – noon 12:00 and 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Entry fee: €2.50 for adults, €2 for students, free of charge, children under the age of twelve
Phone: 0493968802

 

 

Masina Square
The city of Nice, France
Almasina Square in Nice
This square in the heart of Nice was built in 1832. It is a pedestrian area lined with shopping, restaurants and cafes.

You can walk around this square and marvel at the magnificent architecture, fountains and statues. Looks amazing especially in the evening. The famous fountain ‘Fountain of the Sun’ is also located here.

Venue: Near Macina, Place de la Promenade, des Ingles

 

Lighthouse and breakwater
This place is located at the end of Nice Harbor and is a good place to go to relax. There is a wall along the sea which allows you to walk down to Nice Lighthouse. The lighthouse and the breakwater are two great places where you can really relax.

 

Alpine Lear Garden
Albert Garden is a great place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. It is located in the heart of Nice, adjacent to Place Massena. The Triton Fountain, the exotic plants, the fresh air and all the terraces add charm to the garden. Also located in this park is the Venette Arch, a huge black metal arch. It is a work of modern art by “Vinette Bernard”.

 

Laskaris Palace
This historic palace was built in the seventeenth century and is in the Baroque style. Here you can display some great decorative pieces. The richly decorated floor still holds carpentry and ornaments from the 18th century. It was also built during the same century, one of the pharmacies that still carry many of the original Delft items.
15 Driott Street
Timings: Monday to Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Entry fee: Free
Phone: 0493627240

In pictures: Famous tourist areas are at risk of extinction

In pictures: Famous tourist areas are at risk of extinction

A serious tourism report published by the International Tourism Organization this week warned of the extinction of some tourist destinations around the world, due to natural factors and human intervention as well.

 

 

 

The report called on the concerned governments to urgently provide the necessary support to preserve these tourist areas, or they will disappear completely within a few years.

The following tourist areas came at the top of these expected risks:

The white cliffs of Dover, Britain

 

The report says it is now eroding at its highest rate ever due to human intervention.

Venice – Italy

 

The report warned that the Italian city of Venice is eroding and disappearing at a rate 5 times higher than what is scheduled in normal conditions.

Great Wall of China – China

 

 

Thanks to erosion factors, the report confirmed that the Great Wall of China, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, has disappeared a third of it so far, which is a serious matter.

Dead Sea

 

The report says that the Dead Sea’s days are numbered, after experts discovered that the water level in the sea is decreasing by one meter annually.

Maldives

 

 

Finally, the report indicated that rising sea levels will threaten about a tenth of the world’s population who live in low-lying areas and islands that are at risk of flooding, including the famous tourist islands of the Maldives.

The most amazing castles in the world

The most amazing castles in the world

The habits of human beings have not changed much during the past centuries, they still have the nostalgia to stay in the huge giant edifices even for a few very few minutes.

 

 

The previous paragraph came from one of the tourism experts in the world, when a direct question was asked to him if the archaeological sites, especially castles, were still popular and a desire to visit.

In conjunction with this expert’s statements, one of the famous British websites published a list and pictures of the most exciting castles in the world, and ranked them in terms of visitation rates.

Most of these castles, distributed in four parts of the globe, date back to ancient and overwhelming centuries, and then from the 11th century, and the most recent dates back to the 18th century.

It is historical that these castles, or most of them at least, were built for defensive purposes to protect the headquarters of government in these countries from the invasion of enemies and were not just an ordinary residential headquarters.

If you are one of those who like to see the ancient archaeological castles, here is a group of pictures titled the most exciting castles in the world.

In pictures: Endangered tourist places

In pictures: Endangered tourist places

The world as we know it now, with all its details, events, events and places, will not remain the same during the coming years, whether these years are long or short, according to scientific and environmental reports in this regard.

 

 

According to these reports, some areas will disappear from the map of the globe due to various factors, such as climate, environment, erosion factors and other reasons.

Let’s take a look with pictures on the 5 most famous tourist areas in the world, they may disappear soon, as some experts say.

 

 

Seychelles
Can you believe that the Seychelles islands themselves are threatened with extinction? Yes, the first honeymoon destination in the world may erode its beaches and disappear completely during the next 50-100 years.

 

 

Kilimanjaro Mountains, Tanzania
The white snow that covers the famous peaks of Kilimanjaro Mountains in Tanzania, in the heart of Africa, will be the reason for the disappearance of these mountains one day, especially as studies confirm that these icebergs have shrunk by 85% during the last 100 years.

 

 

Glaciers Patagonia – Argentina
Patagonia, one of the most important tourist attractions in the world, is a group of famous glaciers in Argentina, scientific calculations indicate that it will soon become extinct due to high temperatures and lack of rain.

 

 

Madagascar forests

Because of the frequent fires, and their mass removal, environmental experts expect that the existence of the famous forests on the island of Madagascar will end within 35 years at most from now.

 

 

Venice – Italy
The floating city, the most famous tourist in the world, the Italian Venice, is at risk of extinction due to the unprecedented high rates of flooding in recent years.

Where to spend this weekend in Dubai

Where to spend this weekend in Dubai

If you choose to go to Dubai for a weekend getaway, let us recommend the top 3 places there for a great vacation.

 

 

City Walk
Located between Al Wasl Street and Al Safa Street in Dubai, City Walk is a high-end shopping and entertainment destination, where many family entertainment events are held, and this weekend a jazz band will decorate the place and give it a wonderful atmosphere of soft romantic music, as you can sip coffee or afternoon tea in one of the many cafes in Walk and enjoy the musical vibe, watching vivid statues of gold and bronze models roam the Citywalk. For the little ones, there are free places to play and have fun.

 

 

The Greens
In the residential area of ​​Jezzines, there are green seating and beautiful views of a series of small lakes and trees. In the green spaces, wooden chairs are distributed where you can sit and eat light food that you buy from nearby supermarkets such as Choithrams or The Greens

 

 

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Dubai Creek
In this area, you can learn about the features of old Dubai and ride an abra to wander the creek and visit ancient markets such as the Spice Market, the Fabric Market and the Gold Souq. The price of an abra ride is one dirham, and there are three stations for this traditional means of mass transportation, the first of which is in the old Deira market, Al Sabkha station, and Al Shindagha station, Al Ghubaiba.

 

 

Tourism in Barcelona

1- The Magic Fountain in Barcelona

The Magic Fountain in Barcelona is one of the most magnificent landmarks in Barcelona, ​​and one of the most beautiful dancing fountains in Spain and the world. It is located in the Montjuic district, one of the most beautiful and oldest old neighborhoods in Barcelona, ​​and is characterized by its lakes that resemble Roman fountains.

Also called Polycarles fountains, this beautiful site was designed many years ago in 1929 and it is still one of the places that you never miss while tourism in Barcelona. The fountain is located on a high platform so that you can see the most wonderful scenes of the colorful water and the shows made by the fountain and you can take the most beautiful pictures in this special place in Spain.

2- The Sagrada Familia Church

 

It is a Catholic church, one of the largest churches built in the European continent, this cathedral is located in Barcelona, ​​in Spain. Chosen in the list of the twelve treasures of Spain. It was designed by the international architect Antonio Gaud (1852-1926), and he devoted nearly 15 years of his life to building it,

The church is now one of the most attractive places in Barcelona for tourists who can visit the completed parts of it, as more than a million tourists visit it annually.

3- The National Museum

 

Barcelona is famous for its splendid treasures and beautiful artistic tastes in the Middle Ages, classicism, as well as modernity, which appears in its museums and among the most important museums the National Museum, was the seat of Caliph Al-Mansour, but its features were obliterated and turned into a national music museum.

It is one of the largest museums of fine arts, it is also called an abbreviated name, “Mink”, and the museum is located in Palau Nacional, it is a large building in the Italian style that was established in 1929 AD and the museum’s holdings inside it since 1934 and then declared as a museum in 1990 AD.

4- Barcelona Aquarium

 

It is located in Port Vell at the end of Larmbla Street and the famous square of Catalonia, which displays hundreds of marine creatures and the wonders of the aquatic environment and the seas, opened on September 8, 1995 It is an ideal place to discover the various wonders of marine life in the Mediterranean and the colorful tropical seas The Aquarium includes 35 basins Aquatic Creatures contain 11,000 aquatic creatures, which belong to 450 species of aquatic life,

It contains a total of five million liters of water, and its largest basin is 36 meters in diameter and about 5 meters in depth. It is part of the Spanish gardens of Aspro, and contains a tunnel up to 80 meters under the waters of the Spanish Gulf, containing many types of fish. The stars of this place are the bull and gray shark, the yellow fin, the small experimental fish and many other mysterious animals.

5- The Arc de Triomphe in Barcelona

 

It is a monument located at the intersection of Paseo de San Juan and La Ronda de San Pedro in Barcelona, ​​Spain. It was created by the architect Josep Velasica as the main gateway to the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1888. The sculptural décor works were done by Josep Reynes, Giuseppe Lemona, Anthony Villanova, Torquat Tasso, Manuel Fucha and Perry Carbonnel. The Arc de Triomphe in Barcelona has an urban character in order to reach artistic progress Scientific and economical. The monument was restored in 1989.

The Arc de Triomphe is 30 meters high, and its construction style is eclectic with Modernism, Romanesque and Neo-Mudéjar style. At the top of the arch, there are the shields of 49 Spanish provinces, which are in the middle and are the largest among them, representing the emblem of the Barcelona shield; They were made of artificial stone without colors.

6- Barcelona beaches

 

Barcelona enjoys the most beautiful beaches in Europe, as it is considered one of the most popular cities for holidays and enjoyment, as it is rich in attractions as well as wonderful shopping places. You can take a rest and spend an afternoon at the beach to relax after a long day of sightseeing Distinguished during tourism in Barcelona.

Barcelona has more than 4 km of wonderful beaches that enjoy the picturesque golden sands next to the colored sands and you find in the beach distinct restaurants that offer delicious food at prices.