Walking along the narrow shopping streets, sandwiched between laconic, austere modern buildings, tourists complain about the lack of attractions. Basically, people come to the capital of Finland for one day to make stylish purchases in the designer quarter and try local dishes, after which they go to other Scandinavian countries or return to Russia. Meanwhile, the sights of the city are not only Aleksanterinkatu Street, Senate Square with the Cathedral and Market Square. If you turn off the hiking trails, Helsinki will pleasantly surprise you with the beauty of sea landscapes and a peaceful atmosphere, and photographs on the background of little-known sights will decorate your Instagram profile.
Unfortunately, seeing the most interesting places in Helsinki will not work as part of an excursion group – Continue reading
Rome is the capital of Italy, one of the oldest cities on the planet, built in the 3rd century BC. Unlike other megacities, he did not disappear in time, retained his cultural wealth – palaces, fountains, squares, cathedrals, churches and objects of art.
Within the walls of the Eternal City, the Latin language, legislation and law was born, the foundations of which are still used by the whole Western world. The acronym SPQR (Senatus porulus que romanus), which can be seen on almost all old houses, saunas, and engineering structures, means that they belong to the people of Rome and the Senate, thus a community of citizens and the state is declared. This postulate was adopted by many states of the world.
Philosophy and politics, science and art take their roots here. Continue reading
Milan is the capital of the Lombardy region, the second largest city in Italy, an important financial and economic center of the country. It is considered the world capital of fashion, design and shopping. Favorable purchases of delusional things is one of the important reasons that attracts thousands of guests here. But the main point of attraction is still the cultural attractions of the city and the special atmosphere that fills the narrow streets, magnificent squares, ancient houses and cathedrals.
In Milan, a humid subtropical climate dominates with a wide range of temperature differences throughout the year. So in winter the temperature drops below 0C. The coldest month is January. The thermometer column shows -3C. The hottest month is July. The air warms up to 33-34С. In the early spring and late autumn, it rains. Continue reading