Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It is often considered as one of the most spectacular cities in Europe owing to its vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture. Edinburgh’s population is over 450,000 but that figure more than doubles to over a million during the famous arts festivals in August. Edinburgh is the 8th largest city in the United Kingdom and the 2nd largest in Scotland. The Old and New Towns were declared a World Heritage Site in 1995. Sean Connery grew up in Edinburgh and, as a boy, delivered milk to Fettes College. and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, was also born in Edinburgh.
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Siena is a classic, Tuscan town, hilly, with narrow streets to wander and get lost in. It is one of Italy’s most enchanting cities with majestic buildings. It is full of profusion of churches and small museums harbour a wealth of artwork. You can simply wander the the historic centre marked as Unesco World Heritage Site. From the Piazza del Campo or the main square of Siena, you can walk to the Siena Cathedral or the Duomo.
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Devils Tower was the first declared United States National Monument, established on September 24, 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. A National Monument is a protected area that is quickly declared by the President of the United States without the approval of Congress. Devils Tower sits across the state line in northeast Wyoming. It is 867 feet from its base to the summit. It stands 1,267 feet above the Belle Fourche River and is 5,112 feet above sea level. It was formed by the intrusion of igneous material. Devils Tower National Monument is open year-round 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Admission is $10 per vehicle and $5 for bicycles and pedestrians for a seven day pass.
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The road connect the mainland Romsdal peninsula to the island of Averoya in More og Romsdal county, Norway. The road linking the islands between two cities, Molde and Kristiansund in the fjords of Western Norway. The Atlantic Road glides from island to island by eight bridges. The tallest bridge, the bridge Storseisundet, has a dramatic and beautiful curve and almost brings a perspective of art bridge building. Storseisundet Bridge is a cantilever bridge that is 260 metres long and with a maximum clearance to the sea of 23 metres. Road was opened on 7 July 1989, and it was a toll road until June 1999. Now, it is toll-free.
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