The historic Holy Monastery of Stavrovouni, also known as the Monastery of the Precious and Life-giving Cross was established during the fourth century. It is situated on the beautiful peak of Mount Stavrovouni in the district of Larnaca and is considered to be one of the oldest monasteries on the globe. It is most certainly the oldest in Cyprus.
Fort Victoria was one of a chain of 3 lookout posts built on the hills in the town of Cape Coast around Cape Coast Castle. In 1837 the present Fort Victoria was built on the ruins of its predecessor as a small but strong fort.
The trading Fort William was completed by 1757. It was built on hard rock near a sandy beach indentation with a sheltered harbour. The English had built a fort back in 1674 called Fort Charles which was destroyed to prevent it from being captured by other European companies. The English then hurried to construct Fort William.
Known as Iguazu Falls, Iguassu or Iguaçu Falls, the immense waterfall on the Iguazu River is the symbol of Brazil. The fabulous spectacle that water makes by creating a water curtain formed by exactly 275 individual waterfalls has awed locals and tourists for centuries.
The Afro – Brazilian Museum is perhaps one of the first contemporary museums worldwide, which aims to obliterate racial differences, while reserving a prominent place for African culture. It is located in the Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo.
One of the natural wonders of Brazil, the Enchanted Cave or Gruta das Encantadas in Portoguese, is located in the southern part of the island known as the Honey Island (Ilha do Mel). The cave walls have been formed by a type of rock called migmatite.