Castles of England. History in Architecture
The castles of England are not just architectural masterpieces, but also the embodiment of the traditions and history of this country. Here the most famous Englishmen, members of the royal…

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The picturesque Arch Durdle-Dor
Speaking of the Jurassic coast, it is worth mentioning such a picturesque place as Durdle-Dore. This natural limestone arch is a popular tourist attraction on the English Channel coast in…

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Stonehenge: mysteries, hypotheses, and legends
Among the hundreds of stone structures inherited by the British from their forefathers, Stonehenge (literally — "hanging stone") occupies a special place. The giant size (the weight of some blocks…

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Virtual tour to Cambridge

Travel to small European cities is a pleasure for the elite. The measured rhythm of the province and the afternoon calm can not be compared with boiling, colorful megacities. However, quite often small towns are as popular as the giant capitals.

The world-famous Cambridge (Cambridge) is a two-hour drive from the bustling, hard-working London. In the view of many, it is one famous and ancient University. A place where future luminaries live, real scholars, students who in the future will become famous all over the world. As if not quite the city, and a huge student hostel. Indeed, most of the land of Cambridge officially belongs to the University, which is divided into different colleges – king’s College, Trinity (Trinity), where he studied Newton and Byron, St. James (St. James) and others. Continue reading

history of Scotland

Scotland was originally inhabited by people engaged in hunting and gathering, who came from England, Ireland and Europe about 6000 years ago. They brought the Neolithic era with them to Scotland, and gradually developed agriculture, livestock, trade, and organized society and culture. The remains of unusual tombs, stone monuments and examples of architecture, such as those found on the Orkney Islands, show that this civilization was, in fact, progressive. Among the people who arrived later were people from Central Europe who brought with them the technology of making bronze, while the Celts brought the technology of making iron. The Romans were unable to subdue the stubborn inhabitants of this region and their failure is symbolized by the construction of the Hadrian Wall. Christianity came here in the form of St. Ninian, who established a religious center in 397. Later, St. Columba established the Christian center on ion in 563, which to this day is a place of pilgrimage and spiritual refuge. Continue reading

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