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. Continue reading
Everyone knows about Britain and Ireland, but relatively few know about the Isle of Man between the two giants. Despite its small size, the island has a unique and diverse heritage. Castle Rushen, one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe, is one of the greatest attractions of the island. The Isle of Man also has the world’s largest working waterwheel used to supply mines with water, and there are a dozen ancient neolithic places to explore. Continue reading
The United Kingdom includes countries such as England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Each of these countries is beautiful in its own way, with its own traditions, history, architecture and local residents. In this article I will tell you about the most outstanding sights of the UK, with links to a detailed story about each of the countries and interesting places. Continue reading