If you for any reason decided not to go abroad for the may holidays, do not worry. In our country, too, there are many interesting places that will impress even the most seasoned travelers. Passion.ru has chosen the local attractions that are not inferior in beauty and the significance of his world-famous “brother”.
Lena pillars, Yakutia
If you want to see landscapes worthy of box office Hollywood movies, then go straight to Siberia. No, not to prison, and to personally enjoy the Lena pillars – limestone cliffs with a height of 200-300 meters, stretching along the Lena river about 70 km away. by the Way, the age of the “wall” is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, is approximately 540-560 million years. Well, to really feel the importance and grandeur of the moment, arm yourself with a magnifying glass (and patience) to find there a real, ancient rock art, which is a picture of animals, people, mystical symbols and mysterious signs painted directly on the rocks with red and yellow paint.
Swallow’s nest, Crimea
Surely almost every one of you at least once rested in the Crimea (even if not in recent years, with their parents as a child surely you have visited this iconic place). And surely you have seen an unusual Palace swallow’s nest, proudly towering over the Black sea. By the way, the first building on the 40-meter rock appeared in the late XIX century and served as a summer residence for the retired General, who called his “cottage” lovingly “Castle of love”. Further, the structure changed owners and appearance, and in 1911 it was bought by Baron Steingel, who decided to build a castle in the Gothic style. So there was a 12-meter “bird house”, which later survived many renovations and owners. At the time, the building managed to appear in the paintings “Ten Negroes”, “Mio, my Mio”, “Journey of Mr. Blots”, in the “Blue bird”, where Elizabeth Taylor and Jane Fonda played, in the “First blow” with Jackie Chan and so on, and today there are cultural and educational events. Continue reading