Category: World Guide

Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein, pronounced [n????va?n?ta?n], English: “New Swanstone Castle”[1]) is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the …

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Palace of Versailles, France

The Palace of Versailles (English /v??r?sa?/ vair-sy or /v?r?sa?/ v?r-sy; French: [v???s?j]), or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French, it is known as the Château de Versailles. When the château was built, Versailles was a country village; today, however, it is a wealthy suburb of …

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Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge Background: This curved pedestrian bridge is 2,000 feet above sea level at the top of Mount Mat Cincang in Malaysia. Tourists who want to walk across the 400-foot long structure must ride up to it in a cable car. Why It’s Innovative: Set above the treetops, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is one …

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Hotel Gellert Thermal Baths

In Budapest – Hotel Gellert and its thermal baths — an art nouveau gem that first opened in late 1918. Construction of the Gellert began in 1911 and was delayed due to the First World War. Its glorious baths reflect the grand style of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Thanks to Joanne Goodman for this info!

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Király Thermal Bath

https://en.kiralyfurdo.hu/ Király Bath or Király fürd? is a thermal bath that was first built in Hungary in the second half of the sixteenth century, during the time of Ottoman rule. The bath and its neighborhood have since become part of the consolidated city of Budapest. Found via: https://www.cntraveler.com/interests-ideas/best-places-to-get-naked

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