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Duomo di Milano | Is this the most beautiful cathedral?

The Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano, dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente, is at the very center of the city and the Piazza del Duomo. It is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the largest in the Italian state territory. The Gothic cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete and it was actually Napoleon Bonaparte who was […]

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Have you ever been in jail? Meet Kilmainham Gaol, one of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe

Kilmainham Gaol (Jail) in Dublin, Ireland is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, it was involved in some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland’s history and its emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. When it was built in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol was referred to as the […]

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4 Magical Tree Tunnels You Must Take A Walk Through

Nature in as a whole tends to be a profoundly beautiful thing, but there are few things more magical than finding yourself under a canopy of trees in a tree tunnel on some warm summer evening. Whether they’re formed naturally, accidentally, or with a little help from some patient and talented gardeners, these tree tunnels […]

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What was once the Berlin Wall: The East Side Gallery, an international memorial for freedom

The East Side Gallery is an international memorial for freedom. It is a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall located near the centre of Berlin on Mühlenstraße in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. The actual border at this point was the river Spree. The gallery is located on the so-called “hinterland mauer”, which closed the border to […]

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Trinity College Library | Is this the most beautiful one?

Trinity College Library Dublin is the library of Trinity College and the University of Dublin. It is the largest library in Ireland and, as a legal deposit or “copyright library”, it has rights to receive material published in the Republic of Ireland free of charge; it is also the only Irish library to hold such […]

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