Ten Oldest Restaurants in the United States

Louis’ Lunch (1895) New Haven, Connecticut Recognized by the Library of Congress as the origin of the hamburger, Louis’ Lunch is one of the longest continually operated restaurants in the United States but it is not

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Budapest, Hungary)

Named in honor of István Széchenyi and opened in 1849, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (often simply called The Chain Bridge) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between the western and eastern side

Dragon Bridge (Da Nang, Vietnam)

The Dragon Bridge (Cầu Rồng) in Da Nang, Vietnam spans the River Hàn and breathes fire.  Crossing the Hàn River at the Lê Đình Dương / Bạch Đằng traffic circle, the Dragon Bridge provides the

California Capitol Building (Sacramento, California)

Home to the government of California, the California State Capitol building located in Sacramento, California is an example of neoclassical architecture.  Listed with the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, and as a California

Helen, Georgia

Helen, Georgia is a little replica of a Bavarian alpine city located in the Appalachians rather than the Alps.  The design was mandated through zoning regulations adopted in 1969 and turned this former declining logging

Bábolna-McDonald’s (Budapest, Hungary)

Budapest was never a city that held tightly to the communist ideals of moderation or humility.  It was more the beer drinking, rock-n-roll obsessed cousin that came to all the family gatherings but was always

Sydney Harbour Bridge (Sydney, Australia)

Influenced by The Hell Gate Bridge in New York City, the Sydney Harbour Bridge was designed and built by the British architecture firm Dorman Long and Co. Ltd.  The Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened to

Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia)

One of the most recognizable sites in the entire country, the Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Ulzon and opened on 20 October 1973.  The work was sanctioned by the government of

Cloud Gate (Chicago, Illinois)

Inspired by liquid mercury, Cloud Gate often called “The Bean” is a public sculpture designed by British artist Anish Kapoor.   The crowning jewel of Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, Cloud Gate looks as if it

Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tuscon, Arizona)

Named after Francis Xavier, a Christian missionary, Mission San Xavier del Bac is an historic Spanish mission just 10 miles south of Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1692 by Padre Esuebio Kino, it was placed in

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