12 August 2020

Recently Added Attractions

The Joker Stairs (The Bronx, New York)

An otherwise unspectacular and once humble staircase sandwiched between apartment buildings that connects Shakespeare and Anderson Avenues has become an unmistakable tourist attraction in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. Officially known as “step streets”, 

Antoine's Restaurant

Antoine’s (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Being able to say a business is “Family owned and operated” is often a badge of honor, but Antoine’s in New Orleans, Louisiana, having been a family affair since 1840 takes it to another level

london bridge

London Bridge (Lake Havasu City, Arizona)

The 1831 London Bridge was the last project of engineer John Rennie and was completed by his son, also named John Rennie (often called John Rennie the Younger). Prior to its life in sunny Arizona, the bridge spanned

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits (Midleton, Ireland)

Commemorating a selfless act by the Choctaw people of the United States in 1847, a time of great need to the People of Ireland, Kindred Spirits is a stainless steel sculpture located in Balick Park

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Sites Around the World

  • In the sleepy border town of Leticia, Colombia, Parque Santander is a unique spectacle.  The park is not just unique for Colombia but there is truly nothing else like it anywhere in the world.  Each ...
  • Brighton Bathing Boxes
    The Brighton Bathing Boxes are multi-colored timber huts that line the beach of one of Melbourne’s most exclusive neighborhoods. Brighton was for many years in the late nineteenth century the favorite seaside destination for of ...
  • Plum Orchard Mansion
    Designed by the well known firm Peabody and Stearns whom had been hired by Lucy Carnegie to design the home for her son George Lauder Carnegie (the nephew of Andrew Carnegie) and his wife Margaret ...
  • The Winter Palace in St Petersburg
    The official residence of Russia’s royal family from 1731 to 1917, the Winter Palace is now a popular tourist attraction and part of a large complex of buildings housing the State Hermitage Museum in Saint ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Uluru
    Uluru, formerly known to much of the world as Ayers Rock, is a giant sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.  The area around the formation is home ...
  • Established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on 1 March, 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park in the United States.  Located in Wyoming, Montana, and ...
  • Brihadishwara Temple
    Most commonly refereed to as simply  The Big Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, India, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Brihadeeswarar Temple (sometimes spelled Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil) was built by Raja ...
  • The Walls of Ávila
    The Walls of Ávila, in central Spain are a well known and widely recognized symbol of the city, and it is highly likely that they are the main reason Ávila is one of the most ...

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Amazing Sculptures

  • View of The Kelpies in the sky
    Designed by sculptor Andy Scott and completed in 2013, The Kelpies is two, 30 meter tall sculptures of horse heads next to the Forth and Clyde Canal, near the River Carron in Scotland.  The name ...
  • The Fab Four sculpture in Liverpool, England
    For a large portion of the world Liverpool, England is known for one thing.  Being the birthplace of the Beatles.  And while there are plenty of things that make Liverpool a great place to visit, ...
  • Spoonbridge and Cherry
    Built by the married artists Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Spoonbridge and Cherry is the centerpiece and most well-known instillation at the Walker Art Center’s Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Delighting locals and visitors alike since ...
  • Two Rabbits
    Sculptor Tom Claassen is known for creating subject matter that seems light and weightless while actually being nearly permanent and immovable. His untitled piece, commonly refereed to as “Two Rabbits”, at the Citygarden in St. ...