Articles with tag: north europe cruise

Let's continue our tour of batteries of Mangalsala (Batteries of Mangalsala or Abandoned Forts Near Riga. P.1)! The doors has survived in this cellar. Exit from the cellars. Probably there was amenity space here. There's the battery of 152 mm guns on the hill. This is...
I continue the series of reviews of the wonderful country of Latvia. Taking into account the fact that Riga is a large port city, historically, there must be fortifications near it. Unfortunately, the guidebooks didn't tell us anything about this and we turned to Google for help. It told us...
Dear friends, today I will tell you about one of the iconic buildings of Riga, which, in fact, has become a hallmark of the city - about Riga Dome Cathedral. There are several Dome Cathedrals around the world, as the word takes after the Latin sayings "The House of God" and "to the ...
The Royal Palace is large. We are going and going (Sweden. Stockholm. P.5) :) This is the room with clocks. It's inconvenient to take pictures, everything is reflected. Chandeliers are amazing! We are moving from one room to another. There's the semi-darkness in most rooms and the...
We continue our tour of the Royal Palace (Sweden. Stockholm. P.4). I think all European palaces of that time are very similar to each other. There is a very very long hallway and many rooms for different purpose along it. Walk-through rooms :) Here's the room with orders. We are going down in...
We went from the St. Nicholas Church (Sweden. Stockholm. P.3) to the Royal Palace. This is a view to the right. This is changing of the guard. Here the guard was also changed. Here's a plan of the Royal Palace. One can buy tickets to the museum in the place marked by the...
We continue walking around Stockholm (Sweden. Stockholm. P.2). We came to the Stortorget Square. This is the area in Stockholm called Gamla Stan. There are so many people! On the right you can see the corner of the Stock Exchange building. Here's the building of the Stock Exchange. Now...
We continue our walk around Stockholm (Sweden. Stockholm. P.1). Of course, every capital has so many interesting things that it's impossible to see everything in one day. Well, let's visit at least some of them :) This is the Riddarholm Church on Riddarholmen Island. There is a spire of...
Here we are in Stockholm. Let's take a walk around the city. Let's look at the attractions and local residents. Here's one of the local residents :) Is this a thrush? This is the Norra Bantorget park. Here's a monument to the Prime Minister of Sweden and the recipient of...
Many of us love to read all kinds of rankings - 10 most beautiful..., 20 most difficult, 5 most... and so on. I want to suggest one more simple rating - the best museum of the Baltic states. And I immediately declare a runaway winner - Tallinn Lennusadam or The Seaplane Harbour...

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