Irish Heavenly Garden at Crater
At first glance, this place looks very strange, although at a second glance too ... A giant large-scale landscape monument called the Irish Sky Garden in Crater was created by…

Continue reading →

Welsh Culture. The Traditions Of Wales. Welsh Cuisine
Eisteddfod is purely a Welsh invention, which gives all travelers a mystical experience. The word Eisteddfod means "meeting of the bards", and traditionally Eisteddfod was a competition associated with the…

Continue reading →

Britain. London cuisine: all about fish & chips
You know how Sizzling and shkvorchit oil, when he is throwing are covered in the test fish? Most likely, Yes. If not, you can get acquainted with this sound in…

Continue reading →

The thinnest viewing tower i360 opened in Brighton

A brilliant glass and metal observation tower with a donut-shaped observation platform grew up on the horizon of the seaside city of Brighton in England. The official opening of the world’s thinnest observation tower took place quite recently.

Called “vertical pier” tower has the official name of The British Airways i360, or just i360. Its height is 162 meters, and the width is only 3.8 meters. The observation platform also functions as an elevator, raising up to 200 passengers to the top, where they can enjoy stunning views of the city and the English Channel. All this makes the i360 the world’s highest moving observation tower, as well as the highest construction of Sussex.

The design of the tower was designed by architect Marx Barfield, who also designed the giant London Eye. The observation platform of the tower is 10 times the size of the capsule of the London Eye. The 18-meter observation deck also contains a restaurant.

The tower was built on the coast near the famous East Pier, hence the nickname Vertical Pier. As the architect explains, the tower performs the same functions as the pier – it gives people an overview of the surrounding beauty and provides an opportunity to look at the city and the sea from a different point of view. By its design, it is one of the most unusual towers in the world.

Brighton Pier was built in 1866, exactly 150 years ago. It was closed in 1975 due to destruction, but then reconstructed. Construction of the tower i360 cost $ 56.2 million, most of which was allocated by the local municipality as a loan. If everything goes according to plan, the tower will earn about 1 million a year from ticket sales, not counting the income from the restaurant.

A new attraction should also attract more tourists to the city. According to approximate calculations, the loan will be paid for 17 years, and the city will receive additional tax revenues from the increased number of tourists.

The Birthplace Of Shakespeare
The area, which is called the birthplace of Shakespeare, is located between London and Birmingham, 150 km from the British capital. This area, including the hometown of Shakespeare Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick…

...

National parks and reserves in the Cayman Islands
Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park lies halfway between the Eastern edge of North Sound and the East coast of Grand Cayman, about 20 minutes ' walk from Georgetown. The Park…

...

Irish Heavenly Garden at Crater
At first glance, this place looks very strange, although at a second glance too ... A giant large-scale landscape monument called the Irish Sky Garden in Crater was created by…

...

Skyscraper Mary Ex. London cucumber
The Mary Eix skyscraper, better known as the London Cucumber, is one of the most attractive buildings in London and stands out against the backdrop of the city skyline. Mary…

...

The Garden of Space Speculations in Scotland
The garden of cosmic speculation in Scotland ranks first among the most unusual gardens in the world. It was created by American landscape architect Charles Alexander Jenks in 1989 in…

...