Posts Tagged ‘World Heritage’

The Tower of London and the Crown Jewels

Tower of London

LondonThe Tower of London and the Crown Jewels It was in 1988 that the Tower of London was declared World Cultural Heritage. It is an intrenched complex of buildings at the Thames in the heart of London. The Tower of London is a ringfort with two rings of fortress. It was used as a residence,…

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Stonehenge

Weltkulturerbe Stonehenge

StonehengeVisiting a World Cultural Heritage Site Just 13 km North of Salisbury is Stonehenge where multiple concentric circles made of megalith structures dating back to the Neolithic Age can be found.We decided to visit the World Cultural Heritage Site on a day trip before we came to London. Stonehenge Planning the trip to Stonehenge We…

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Hamburg – a walk through the city

Hamburg walk

There is no such thing as bad weather. Only inappropriate clothing. So, despite it spitting with rain, we put on our most comfortable shoes, got the umbrellas out and embarked on an expedition through Hamburg. Mostly on foot with the occasional metro or train journey.

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Charles bridge in Prague

Charles bridge in Prague

The Charles bridge crosses the river Vltava in Prague. It connects the Old Town with the Lesser Side and is the oldest preserved bridge over the Vltava. As part of the Prague Old Town, it is a UNESCO cultural heritage. The stone bridge is one of the oldest stone bridges in Europe.

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