Landmarks of Europe

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Europe

Europe is one of the continents of the world located north of the equator, specifically in the northern hemisphere, and its population reached 743.1 million, according to statistics in 2015, and its land area is 10.180,000 km2, and Europe recognizes several official languages, such as: Finnish, English, and Maltese , Irish, Estonian, Polish, German, Croatian and Danish.

Landmarks of Europe

According to the statistics of 2016, the best tourist sites in Europe were as follows:

  • Alhambra Palace: It is located in the city of Granada located in Spain, and is considered one of the unique monuments in the world.
  • Central square: Located in Brussels, Belgium, it is also known as Grand Place.
  • Acropolis building: It is located in the city of Athens located in Greece, and is considered an authentic symbol of it.
  • Aya Sofia: Located in Istanbul, Turkey, it was initially built to be a Christian church, then it turned into a mosque, and then into a museum.
  • Eiffel tower: It is located in Paris, France, and is considered one of the most attractive attractions for tourists in the world.

Religious monuments

  • St. Peter’s Church: It is located in the Vatican City, and is considered one of the most important landmarks for the Christian Catholic community.
  • Great Mosque: It is located in the city of Cordoba in Spain, and was converted in the thirteenth century AD into a cathedral known as the Cordoba Cathedral.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral: It is located in Paris, France, and is characterized by its colorful windows and French Gothic architecture.
  • The Cathedral of Milan: Located in Italy, it is known for being one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world, as it is famous for its Gothic design.
  • Church of the Savior: Located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, it is characterized by its bright colors and golden domes.

Other parameters

  • Riviera coast: Located in Italy, it features a chain of high-end hotels and restaurants.
  • Islands of Greece: It includes breathtaking attractions, such as sloping beaches, white houses, and old buildings.
  • Rome Located in Italy, it is the capital of culture and beauty.
  • Switzerland Mountains: It is distinguished for its beautiful group of natural mountains.
  • London city: Located in Britain, it combines the fragrant history with regard to old buildings and the culture of the modern European continent.
  • Cornwall: It is located in England, and it features King Arthur’s house, and many fine and fine restaurants.
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa: It is located in Italy, specifically the side of the Cathedral of Pisa, and it was built in 1173 AD, and is characterized by its inclination and deviation from the vertical level, and its construction of white stone, and its possession of eight floors.
  • Heidelberg Castle: It is located in Germany, and it is considered one of the most prominent tourist attractions in it. More than two million tourists visit it annually. It was built between the years 1398-1410 AD, by Prince Ruprecht III.
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