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Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

The Cliffs of Moher (Irish: Aillte an Mhothair) are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s… Read More


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Sümela Monastery, Turkey

The Sümela Monastery, is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning “All Holy” in Greek) at Melá mountain, in the region of Maçka in the Trabzon Province of modern Turkey. Nestled in… Read More


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Stonehenge, England

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is… Read More


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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park  is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and… Read More


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Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley,… Read More


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Jameos del Agua, Canary Islands

Los Jameos del Agua are located inside the volcanic tunnel created by the eruption of La Corona Volcano. It owes its name to the existence of an internal lake which constitutes a unique geological formation. It… Read More


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Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle  is a castle about 50 kilometers (31 mi) south of Stuttgart, Germany. It is considered the ancestral seat of the Hohenzollern family, which emerged in the Middle Ages and eventually became German Emperors. The castle is located on top of Berg (Mount) Hohenzollern… Read More


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