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Vatican Museums

Founded by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century and enlarged by successive pontiffs, the Vatican Museums boast one of the world's greatest art collections. Exhibits, which are displayed along about 7km of halls and corridors, range from Egyptian mummies and…

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Colosseum

Rome’s great gladiatorial arena is the most monumental of the city's ancient sights and Italy's top tourist attraction. Inaugurated in AD 80, the 50,000-seat Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, was originally clad in travertine and covered by a huge canvas…

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Neighborhoods of Rome

Pantheon A striking 2000-year-old temple, now a church, the Pantheon is the best preserved of Rome’s ancient monuments and one of the most influential buildings in the Western world. Built by Hadrian over Marcus Agrippa’s earlier 27 BC temple, it has stood…

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Neighborhoods of Brisbane

Brisbane Riverwalk Jutting out over the city's big, brown waterway, the Brisbane Riverwalk offers a novel way of surveying the Brisbane skyline. The 870m-long path – divided into separate walking and cycling lanes – runs between Howard Smith Wharves and the salubrious…

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Brisbane Australia Tourist Places

Gallery of Modern Art All angular glass, concrete and black metal, must-see GOMA celebrates modern and contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on Australian, Asian and Pacific artists. Regularly changing exhibitions spotlight everything from painting, sculpture and photography to video and installation…

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The Least-Visited Countries in Europe

Travel is an opportunity to see things you’ve never seen before, get to know people whose lives have been extremely different from your own, and get to know the world on a whole new level. Unfortunately, however, travel can also mean endless…

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Top Sights In Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of the southern state of Victoria and also Australia’s second largest city. It is also considered by many to be the country’s cultural and cosmopolitan capital with a huge array of wonderful attractions for visitors including large parks, museums,…

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Tourist Attractions in Sydney

Sydney the oldest, biggest, and most beautiful of all Australian cities, lies amid a seductive intermingling of land and sea. Glide along the glittering harbor on a ferry, see the white sails of the Opera House gleaming in the sunshine, admire the…

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Highlights of Pacific

Surfing Polynesians invented surfing and yet, apart from Tahiti, Samoa and Fiji, the South Pacific remains largely unexplored by surfers. Intrepid board riders are making inroads into other Pacific islands and finding brilliant uncrowded waves in warm, crystal-clear tropical waters. In some places the…

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Highlights of Australia

Diving The South Pacific offers world-class diving, with an irresistible menu of underwater treasures: luscious reefs festooned with huge sea fans, warm waters teeming with rainbow-coloured species and bizarre critters, eerie drop-offs that tumble into the abyss, and lots of pelagics, including sharks and…

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