The best restaurants in the world
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The best restaurants in the world

Tokyo sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi jirō gained popularity after being featured in the documentary “Jiro’s Dreams of Sushi”, as well as after US President Barack Obama had dinner there with the Prime Minister of Japan. Lunch at this three-star Michelin restaurant (which, by the way, is located in the basement of an office building) lasts only […]

Ancient monuments from the inside
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Ancient monuments from the inside

What did the ancient monuments of architecture look like inside, from which now only ruins remain.The Golden House of Nero, Rome.It was built in 65-68 AD by the famous Emperor Nero for orgies and feasts. A huge dome crowned the octagonal room, which was decorated with mosaics, including the ceiling. The Roman historian Suetonius, 50 […]

Architectural treasures of the world.
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Architectural treasures of the world.

The capital of Latvia is very photogenic, and the houses seem to tell their own numerous historical secrets. Riga is located on the shore of the Gulf of Riga in the Baltic Sea on the banks of the river Daugava. The river divides the city into two parts — I managed to visit both. The […]

Architectural monuments of the countries.
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Architectural monuments of the countries.

Byzantine culture, like the culture of other medieval states, is a very complex, but still a single system of cultural values. Changes occurring in one of the spheres of culture immediately affect the other. The close connection, the mutual influence of all types of culture – the law of their development. Although, of course, the […]

Yiheyuan and Yuanminyuan
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Summer palaces.

The Beijing imperial palaces of Yiheyuan and Yuanminyuan have long served as country residences of Chinese rulers. Often, the emperors of China spent more time in them than in Gugong, the Forbidden City. Currently, Yiheyun Park is called the Summer Palace, and Yuanminyuan Park is called the Old Summer Palace in tourist avenues. In ancient […]