Important Information That You Must Know About The World Famous Tourist Destinations – Part 2
6. Hermitage Museum
The biggest Russian Museum is home to about 70 cats, which protect the treasures from rodents. This tradition dates back to the founder of the museum.
7. Eiffel Tower
During the German occupation, the lift cables were cut, and the tower closed to the public. Nazi soldiers tried to put a fylfot on top, but it was so large that burst out and was replaced with smaller.
8. Pyramids at Giza
Be careful with traders of camels, because sitting on the camel may be cheap, but they will charge you several times more expensive to take off from it.
9. Taj Mahal
To build the Taj Mahal were needed 22,000 people, 1000 elephants and 17 years. Shah Jahan, the man behind the project, planned to build a black Taj Mahal at the opposite side of river.
10. Palace of Versailles
The gardens of Versailles are better and brighter than the palace itself. Those beautiful gardens and parks extending to over 2000 hectares around the palace and are decorated with many fountains and flowers.
11. Mount Everest
Is that the highest mountain in the world? Not really. Mauna Kea in Hawaii is actually the highest mountain if measured from the ground to the top, and much of its surface lies in the ocean. However, Everest increases in height, 4mm each year due to plate tectonics.
12. Trevi Fountain
This fountain is located in Rome is a magnet for tourists worldwide. Each of them wants to throw a coin into the water for luck, but sometimes it is impossible to immortalize that moment because of the large number of tourists who are constantly around the fountain.
These are just a few of the many details of world famous places. Some of them are important information that should be known, while others are just interesting facts that will attract your attention.
Important Information That You Must Know About The World Famous Tourist Destinations – Part 1
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