WOW, Facts About The Historic Sites!!

WOW, Facts About The Historic Sites!!

Visiting historic sites is one of the specific things that anyone who is curious about history and is interested in wants to visit. Here are some of the facts that could blow your mind-

1092 heritage sites!

It is said that there are around 1092 historic sites in the world, and these sites are further divided into cultural, natural, and other mixed sites. These 1092 sites are divided into 845 cultural sites, 209 natural sites, and 38 various sites.

 

Most historic sites

Italy is the country with the most historic sites. It consists of 54 sites alone.

First heritage site inscribe

In 1978, the first heritage site was inscribed, that is Aachen Cathedral, Germany. There were 12 historic sites that were found that year. They are,

  • Aachen Cathedral,
  • City of Quito
  • The Galápagos Islands,
  • Historic Centre of Kraków,
  • The Island of Gorée,
  • L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site,
  • Mesa Verde National Park,
  • Nahanni National Park,
  • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela,
  • Simien National Park,
  • Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines,
  • Yellowstone National Park

Countries with heritage sites

Thirty-two countries have these heritage sites with at least ten world heritage sites, 13 countries include at least 20 heritage sites, eight countries have at least 30 places and only five countries have 40 or more sites.

Most and fewer sites inscribed in a year.

In 2000, over 61 historic sites were inscribed, making it the most sites inscribed year.

Whereas in 1989, there were only seven sites inscribed which makes the most minor sites inscribed in a single year

The minor world heritage site is the Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc, Czech Republic, an area of 200 m2. I was able to walk around the entire column in 52 seconds at a slow walking pace (yes, I timed it!)

WOW, facts about the historic sites!!

Smallest Heritage site!

Olomouc, Czech Republic, is known as the smallest heritage center with only 200m². It is a Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc. It is said that only 52 seconds can be taken by a walk to complete the columns.

Site with a widespread

Struve Geodetic Arc is the site that is spread across ten countries. The ten countries include Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Sweden, Ukraine, and Russia.

No entry for women

Okinoshima Island in Japan and Mouth Athos in Greece are the two sites where the women are restricted from entering the heritage sites. Both are religious communities that have an entry only for men.

Most visited site

It is said that Paris, Banks of the Seine, is the most visited world heritage site and also the third most visited city in the world. It also holds the record of the most visited city in which most of the town is a heritage site.

Top Leisure And Dining In The World

Top Leisure And Dining In The World

When we are out for a trip, we want to have the best things that give us satisfaction—the food and the arrangements that are provided need to be of top quality.

Here are some of the restaurants that provide the best leisure and dining experiences.

Top Leisure and Dining in the world

Sapi Concession, Zimbabwe

The best thing to have on Safari is here!

You can have the best meals, especially the delectable chicken dish with a mixture of Peaches, pineapples, and mangos. The meal is done in a standing barbecue; they don’t reveal the feed until they take out the steel cover and expose the tender chicken. No one in the dining would get that. The professional chefs of Zimbabwe produce all the meals.

Le Lampadaire — Republic of the Congo

One of the finest dining destinations in the Republic of the Congo is Le Lampadaire. A local street food market where you can get the mouth-watering juicy chicken is served fresh just off the grill. How to make it tastier? Eat it with your own hands instead of a spoon or fork. The specialty of this place is the simple gesture of plastic chairs and should be eaten with your hands. A great atmosphere with the lively locals and loud music with the supply of special treats like casava, chilled beer, and plantains. Another fact that can attract visitors is the local lifestyle of Brazzaville.

Top Leisure and Dining in the world

Helena Adentro — Columbia

Helena Adentro is a coffee region of Columbia with a unique, artistic, and flavourful style with the local ingredients, which makes you feel you have more extra space in your stomach. In the charming town of Filandia, this place is the expression of art, taste, and love for Columbia. Helena Adentro is a beautiful restaurant that gives you a heavenly feel which reflects the energetic Columbian culture. The food is made with local ingredients, and the menu is abundant. The precise amount of evidence in the presentation of the dishes and the staff’s attentiveness is admirable, and it has its words about the experience.

Top Leisure and Dining in the world

Teppan Tanaka — Japan

Teppan Tanaka is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants of Takayama, the quaint merchant village which was a former provincial capital in the Japanese Alps. A husband and wife run it in the rural area of the town. It is a small and quiet place with extra privacy that includes excellent food, especially Teppanyaki, which provides for different veggies, A5 Hida beef, and fish. The chef, Tanaka-san, and his wife allow only two parties per night. They both are lovely and kind. When everyone wants to try luxurious hotels, this is one of the examples that one can have dined with pleasant weather and a peaceful mind.

Adventurous Recreational Activities

Adventurous Recreational Activities

One of the best outdoor activities that can be done is going out and having fun with friends by playing some adventure activities with a glimpse of risk, cause why not?

Adventurous Recreational activities

Snowboarding

One of the most dangerous yet fun and exciting activities that can be organized is snowboarding. The event is performed in the snowy area, with a skiing board and other pieces of equipment. There will be a piece of equipment or a skiing board attached to the rider’s feet in this sport, and they need to ski down the sloppy snow regions. As this event is primarily for winter, you can practice only in winter and only in the unorganized areas like mountains and slides. However, if you are very eager to perform this sport, you can also find some places to practice this sport throughout the year. It’s better to learn a few things and take guidance from the experts or the other snowboarders in your area.

Rock climbing

This is an extreme risking sport that has to be performed on a rocky mountain. It is well and

Good if you start the practice with indoor artificial rock climbing. Know the rules and the techniques that would help in the further adventures. One has to be physically strong to climb the rocky mountains.

This activity is also performed in snowy regions, and it is called Ice climbing.

Cycling

It is one of the transport media for sure. But, it can also be played as a recreational activity. In recent times, cycling along the countryside, roaming in the forests as well as site-seeing. People started taking the cycle as an adventurous event by taking them for hill climbing as well.

Scuba Diving!

Scuba Diving is a sport that is performed underwater to understand the world inside water. Apparatus is equipment that the divers use to move or breathe. As it is the experience of having a glimpse of underwater life, many people’s attention is dragged towards this. Although experts perform this stunt, people started this as a recreation.

SkyDiving

SkyDiving means a free fall from the plane and landing on land with the help of a parachute. As it is performed at a lower altitude, there is not much harm to the person. There is a free flow from the sky until the person triggers the parachute. The parachute will then be controlled by the person to land on a safe and plain area. From 3000 to 13000 ft height, people take their chances and have a lifetime experience to enjoy it. The exit might be from a plane, helicopter, or even hot-air balloons.

“Scary Mary” Hotels In The World

“Scary Mary” Hotels In The World

People visit hotels to have fun and spend time with their families and friends. But in some hotels, you can meet some of the families from ancient times, and that might be a nightmare for sure. You might have watched it in TV series or movies, but when you hear about the true stories, that scares you a lot. Here are some of the most haunted houses that can be interesting yet scary.

 

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles.

You might be a great movie fan, but this one haunts you. There are so many famous ghosts in this hotel who had died in their stay. Back in 1929, the Academic Awards ceremonies were held in this hotel, and the favorite stars were here to stay for a long stretch. There is a report that people witness ghosts here often. Marilyn Monroe’s spirit will be roaming around his room’s mirror while Montgomery Clift’s voice echoes throughout the hotel. Even though you are not a fan of ancient movie legends, you will still get goosebumps witnessing these stars in a hotel.

"Scary Mary" hotels in the world

Spain’s Parador de Jaén

Parador de Jaén hotel was located in the 18th century. Despite its fantastic interior and the beauty of the place, it haunts the person with ease. There are some haunted stories behind its door. In 1980, a man was staying in room number 22 at night, was awaked by a woman crying and had a knock on the door. The paranormal experts say that the place is scary and haunted by women who died in this fortress centuries ago due to heartbreak. The room has kept close since then. This place is haunted by the spirit and many others, like a person with a nickname called “Terrible Lizard,” who died due to hunger while locked up in this fortress.

Jekyll Island Club, Georgia

This Georgian hotel has been a haunted resort for the northerners who are wealthy enough back since 1888. It was one of the most exclusive restaurants in the world at the beginning of the 20th century. Members included bigwigs such as William Vanderbilt and William Rockefeller, and Jekyll Island Club was the first transcontinental phone call to Alexander Graham Bell. This place fell hard in the times of The Great Depression and World War 2 in the 1980s. For years now, the guests complained about the ghosts that spirits are roaming around in this historical place. A spirit reading the Wall Street journal was Samuel Spencer was spotted, while others whiffs on the J.P. Morgan’s cigar-smoking sneaking out of the Financier’s office.