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Tower of Regina

Tower of Regina

Calendar 02 Apr 2019
Editor By Jane van Bussel
Cyprus Cyprus
The Tower of Regina is a small stone tower used as an old observatory. It was built between 1489-1570, is only one of the few surviving towers from the Venetian occupation in Cyprus and can be seen from many miles away. Come and visit this piece of Venetian History in Cyprus.
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Larabanga Mosque

Larabanga Mosque

Calendar 02 Apr 2019
Editor By Jane van Bussel
Ghana Ghana
Maybe the oldest mud mosque in West Africa is the Larabanga Mosque. Built in the 14th century in Sudanic style it has such a historic importance that the people refer to the site as 'Mecca of West Africa'.
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Kourion - the ancient kingdom of wealth and power

Kourion - the ancient kingdom of wealth and power

Calendar 10 Oct 2017
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
Kourion - the ancient city on the coast of Mediterranean sea - dates back to the Neolithic period (4500-3900 B.C.), revealing historical evidence, facts and stories from ancient times. A place to be for every history and archaeology enthusiast.
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Catedral de São Pedro

Catedral de São Pedro

Calendar 02 Dec 2016
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Brazil Brazil
If you visit Petrópolis, it’s impossible not to visit the Catedral de São Pedro (St. Peter’s Cathedral). It is not only one of the major attractions in the area, but also a place with a tumultuous history.
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Fort Apollonia

Fort Apollonia

Calendar 05 Aug 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Fort Apollonia was built by the British between 1765 and 1771, to ward off Dutch colonial ambitions. The abolition of the slave trade in the Gold Coast diminished the importance of the fort, as a result it became too expensive, so the British abandoned it in 1819 after which, the Dutch took ownership over the fort in 1868.
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Fort Metal Cross

Fort Metal Cross

Calendar 05 Aug 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Reminding of British colonial times, Fort Metal Cross stands tall on a headland near Infuma, a fishing village in Dixcove (Dick’s Cove, as it was initially named), in Ghana’s western region. The quiet waters of the bay are perfect for sailing (if you have a small boat) and canoeing. Large ships anchor about 2 kilometres offshore.
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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Tombs of the Kings

Tombs of the Kings

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
Imagine, being in a desert-like landscape knowing you are amongst some of Cyprus' most ancient tombs. Lying about two kilometres north-west of Paphos harbour lies the Tomb of the Kings Archeological Site. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site contains carved rocks that date back to the Hellenistic and early Roman periods.
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