Encompassing two of the Netherlands’ three largest cities (Rotterdam and The Hague), Zuid-Holland (South Holland) is also home to important towns like Leiden, Gouda and Delft. And many lovely smaller towns dot the gorgeous green landscape. Alphen aan den Rijn has several interesting attractions, including Dutch history theme park Archeon. Picturesque Kinderdijk, birthplace of the legend of the Cat and the Cradle, also has many windmills that together are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tongyeong (Korean pronunciation: [tʰoŋ.jʌŋ]) is a coastal city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. In 2010, it had an area of 238.81 km and a population of 139,869 people. It is divided into 1 eup (town), 6 myeon (township) and 11 dong (neighborhood). Chungmu city and Tongyeong county were reunited in 1995, creating Tongyeong City as it is known today. It consists of Goseong Peninsula, Hansan Island, Mireuk Island and other islets. It was formerly known as Chungmu, after the posthumous name of Admiral Yi Sun-sin. The name Tongyeong means "command post" and is itself associated with Admiral Yi, as it refers to his principal base that was located on nearby Hansan Island.
Discover the best top things to do in Yangyang-gun, South Korea including Naksansa Temple, Naksan Beach, Hajodae, Hyuhyuam, Uisangdae Pavilion, Namae Port, Osaek Carbonated Hot Springs, Osan-ri Prehistory Museum, Micheongol Valley, Jangan Temple.
Cómpeta is a town and municipality in the comarca of Axarquía, and province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. The municipality is situated approximately 18 kilometres from the coast (Costa del Sol), and 52 kilometres from Málaga, the provincial capital. It is situated at 638 metres above sea level in the foothills of La Maroma (the highest peak of the Sierra Tejeda). The population is spread over the southern slopes of the Sierra de Almijara.
Located on the Rhine River near the borders of France and Germany, Basel contains the country's highest concentration of museums. The culture-centric city, site of the world's most influential art market each June, is also home to the lovely Munster Cathedral, made of red sandstone with a multi-colored tile roof. Green spaces abound, including the popular zoological gardens in the city center. Switzerland's largest site of Roman ruins, Augusta Raurica, are an easy day trip to the east.
Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian: Калинингра́дская о́бласть, Kaliningradskaya oblast) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation that is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea. As an oblast, its constitutional status is equal to each of the other 84 federal subjects. Its administrative center is the city of Kaliningrad, formerly known as Königsberg. It is the only Baltic port in the Russian Federation that remains ice-free in winter. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 941,873.
Designated the capital city of Kazakhstan in the late 1990s, Astana boasts a landscape glittering with new architecture and construction projects as the government infrastructure continues to be built. Old and new quarters of the city are divided by the Ishim River, with older, Soviet era structures on the north side while the governmental quarter and monuments like the monolithic Bayerek Tower spread out to the south. The central Avenue of the Republic is a hub of entertainment and business.
Discover the best top things to do in Tangermuende, Germany including Rathaus, Kloster Jerichow, Marienkirche, Tangermunder Tourismus-Buro, Tiergarten Stendal, Stadtmauer, Dom Sankt Nikolai, St. Stephanskirche, Tangermunder Gate, Rossfurth mit Elbtor.
Discover the best top things to do in Takamatsu, Japan including Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad, Shikoku Mura Village, Yashima, Yashima-ji Temple, Tamamo Park, Sanuki Kid's Kingdom, Ogijima Island, Kikugetu-tei, Takamatsu Marugamemachi Shopping Street.
Jecheon (Korean pronunciation: [tɕe̞.tɕʰʌn]) is a city in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. The city is a major railway junction or a transportation mecca, served by the Jungang, Chungbuk and Taebaek Lines. Jecheon has scenic surroundings and several tourist spots like the Uirimji Reservoir, Cheongpung Lake and Cheongpung Cultural Properties complex. It is also the home of Semyung University.
Herentals (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrə(n)tɑls]) is a city in the province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the city of Herentals proper and the towns of Morkhoven and Noorderwijk. On January 1, 2006 Herentals had a total population of 26,071. The total area is 48.56 km (18.75 sq mi) which gives a population density of 537 inhabitants per km². Saint-Waldetrudis is the patron saint of the city.
The capital of the state of Sikkim, Gangtok is an attractive tourist destination, reflecting a unique ambience which derives from its happy blend of tradition and modernity. Alongside the deeply felt presence of stupas and monasteries, Gangtok also bustles like any other thriving town. Some of the key places to visit include Rumtek Monastery, Do-Drul Chorten, Enchey Monastery, Tashi View Point and the local bazaar, Lal Bazaar.
Beauraing (French pronunciation: [bo.ʁɛ̃]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Beauraing had a total population of 8,344. The total area is 174.55 km², giving a population density of 48 inhabitants per km².
Discover the best top things to do in Capitolio, Brazil including Canyons de Furnas, Mirante dos Canyons, Cachoeira Dicadinha, Cascata Eco Parque, Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, Fecho da Serra Waterfall, Morro do Chapeu Trail, Cachoeira Cascatinha, Pedreiras Lago Azul, Cachoeira da Capivara.
In this university town in western Venezuela, it's possible to relax in a park honoring Beethoven, sample more than 800 flavors of ice cream in a Guinness-record-holding shop and ascend into the surrounding snow-capped Andes mountains via the world's longest and highest cable car. The historic downtown, centered on Plaza Bolivar, contains an impressive church inspired by Spain's Toledo Cathedral. Adventure tour companies run paragliding, mountain biking and trekking excursions outside the city.
Discover the best top things to do in Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, France including Tapiezo, Mines de Bruoux, Colorado Provencal, Chateau St Saturnin Les Apt, The Bellevue rock, Gorges de la Nesque, Sun-E-Bike, Chausee des Geants, Provence Hipposervices, Colorado Aventures.
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