7 destinations of EU which tourists must visit with prior knowledge

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By Maria B

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France ­-

Before travelling to any place its prior knowledge is must here the Eiffel tower of Paris is a wrought iron lattice tower and it is the most famous engineered art-work in the world. The location of this tower is in the Champ DeMars which was named after the engineer Gustave , with a height of around 324 meters it is one of the tallest structure of Paris. It is the most-visited paid monument in the world with around seven million people visited in 2011. This iconic tower has 3 levels for visitors, which include restaurants on the 1st and 2nd level. The top level is 276m above the ground which can be visited only by lift though it has steps but only the 1st level is 300 step above the ground level as is the distance from the first to second level. 

2. The Colosseum, Rome, Italy – 

It is an elliptical amphitheater which is located in the center of the city Rome. It is also known as Flavian Amphitheatre which was built with a mixture of concrete and stone and because of this it was the largest  amphitheater in the world including the Roman Empire.  It is considered to be a greatest achievement for Roman architects and engineer. It has a capacity to hold around 50,000 to 80,000 spectators. This structure was used only for entertainment in the medieval era but then used for housing and other purposes too. Though it has been partially ruined and the major damage was caused by earthquake and stone-robbers, but it is still being the most iconic symbol of the Imperial Rome.

3. Big Ben, London, England –   

The Great Bell has a nickname called as Big Ben which is often referred to as the clock tower is big clock located in London. The tower is officially known as Elizabeth Tower which was renamed for celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. This tower gained a record for the second largest four sided faced clock on the planet and has became the most prominent and most visited icon in the United Kingdom. Many films are getting shooted at this spot and the scene that it provides is speechless. The clock movement is more reliable. The main bell which is officially known as Great Bell is the largest bell in the tower. The location of this tower provides with some serene breeze and a walk at this place will make your day.

4. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia –

 The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is a church which is located in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building is now turned into a museum.  It was a famous landmark and the city’s tallest building until the development of the Great Bell Tower. The building is shaped in such a way that it looks like a flame of a bonfire rising into the sky,  a design that has no analogues in Russian architecture. The best part about this structure is its different color shades that the tower is painted which definitely attracts many hearts of the visitors.