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Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis

Calendar 26 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
The Church of Panagia tis Aggeloktistis stands in the Village of Kiti, in the Larnaca province of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century over the ruins of a 5th century early Christian basilica. The interior of the church is covered in paintings rapidly done in watercolour on wet plaster.
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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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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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Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery

Calendar 11 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The Monastery of Kykkos is the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. Situated on a mountain peak it is a place that will leave you breathless.
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The Ancient city of Palaipafos

Calendar 04 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.
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Cape Coast Castle Museum

Cape Coast Castle Museum

Calendar 21 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.
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Church of Panagia Tou Araka

Church of Panagia Tou Araka

Calendar 21 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
In the village of Lagoudera, at the foothills of the Troodos Mountain, you can visit the Church of Panagia Tou Araka. It is one of ten churches in Cyprus that are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The interior of the church is covered in paintings of extraordinary quality, the most complete series of frescoes of the Middle Byzantine period here.
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Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

Calendar 30 Jun 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
The significant castle of St. George (Elmina Castle) is known for being the first major European construction in tropical Africa. It is situated in the central region of Ghana in a town called Elmina.
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