Segovia is a picturesque old city with twisting alleyways, the highest concentration of Romanesque churches in all of Europe and pedestrian-only streets. The majority of Segovia’s attractions are found in the Old Town. The ancient Roman aqueduct, fairy-tale castle, awe-inspiring cathedral and mystical monasteries reveal Segovia’s rich cultural heritage.
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The Duomo of Milan is the Cathedral of the city. From the terraces you can have a wonderful view of the city. It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the second largest Catholic cathedral in the world. Milan Cathedral is about 157 m length, 93 m wide, and its tallest spire reaches a height of 108 metres. 40,000 people can fit comfortably within. The Duomo was builted for wanting of archbishop Anthony from Saluzzo and of the gentleman of Milan Gian Galeazzo Visconti.
Opening Time: Every day 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Opening Time: Every day 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Admission Elevator: Full €12, Ridotto € 6
Admission On foot: Full € 7, Ridotto € 3.50
Opening Time: Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Opening Time: Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Full € 2
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Sagrada Familia is a unique creation that has become Barcelona’s symbol and it is the most visited building in city. The monumental church El Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is Gaudi’s most famous work. Gaudi dedicated his life to carrying out this ambitious undertaking which due to his sudden death was left unfinished.
Basilica visit: 13.00 €
Basilica visit with discount: 11.00 €
Basilica visit + Gaudí House-Museum: 16.50 €
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Park is the ruins of the former capital of the Kingdom of Siam. It was one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated cities until it was sacked by the Burmese in 1756. Ayutthaya was the center of the Ayutthaya Kingdom for 417 years. It is filled with palaces, temples and religious monuments of great historical and cultural significance. Ayutthaya Historical Park comprises four temples – Wat Phra Ram, Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Wat Mahathat, Wat Ratchaburana – the Royal Palace and Wiharn Phra Mongkol Bophit.
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Architect Guojón Samúelsson patterned its facade after the basaltic lava columns that are common in Iceland. It is the tallest and largest church in Iceland and is Reykjavík’s most photographed emblem by far, visible from everywhere in the capital. Its magnificent 74.5 metres (244 ft) high steeple rising above all other buildings in Reykjavik. It took 38 years to build the church. Construction work began in 1945 and ended in 1986, the landmark tower being completed long before the church’s actual completion. The crypt beneath the choir was consecrated in 1948, the steeple and wings were completed in 1974. The nave was consecrated in 1986.
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