The unforgettable temples of Thailand
Thailand- the country of many beautiful Buddhist temples. We will tell only about some of them so that you can plan their visit during your vacation in Thailand.
Wat Phra Keo in Bangkok
Wat Phra Kaew is the most important temple in Thailand. It is located in the very center of Bangkok in the innermost part of the Royal Palace and holds an emerald Buddha statue. This Buddha statue made of jadeite has a rich history. After discovering it in Chiang Rai in 1434, several kings owned the statue. She stayed in Laos for more than 200 years before being returned to Thailand during the capture of Vientiane in 1778. She finally acquired her permanent place in the temple in 1784. The atmosphere that reigns around this place is special and touching. At the foot of the altar you can sometimes see royal gifts and offerings of ordinary people. Continue reading
Tallinn is one of the oldest cities in Northern Europe. It is quite miniature, but unusually rich in its architectural, historical monuments, parks, squares, distinctive traditions that give it a unique look. Most of the attractions of Tallinn are located in the Old Town, which has long been divided into Lower and Upper.
As a rule, excursions in Tallinn begin on the cozy Town Hall Square. It is located in the Lower City, occupies a very small territory and is surrounded by ancient buildings, each of which preserves its own history. Since the Middle Ages, Town Hall Square has been the heart of the city. Already in the XI century there was a market that existed until 1896. Carnivals and festivities were held on Town Hall Square, and the most favorite holiday among the townspeople was the removal of the Christmas tree, followed by funny dances. Continue reading