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Jun 21 25 tweets 6 min read
Stunning Shots of Beautiful and Unusual Places Around the World

by Kristina Makeeva

A thread 🧵 Image 1. Sukko, Russia Image
Jun 19 24 tweets 6 min read
Incredible Landscapes Seen from Above by Dimitar Karanikolov

A Photographic Thread 🧵

1. Basilica Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime di Siracusa, Italy Image 2. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Image
Jun 16 23 tweets 8 min read
Bucharest - Little Paris of the East

A rich history, stunning architecture, and a spirit that reflects its diverse heritage.

Let's explore 20 iconic places in this fascinating city.

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Casa Oamenilor de Știință ( House of Scientists)

An architectural jewel built between 1904-1905. Designed by Ion D. Berindey, it's a hub for scientific gatherings and cultural events, reflecting the grandeur of 'Little Paris' with its elegant interiors. Image
Jun 15 21 tweets 7 min read
Samarkand—a melting pot of cultures and a testament to architectural brilliance.

Similar to Rome, Samarkand possesses a rich history that goes back more than 2,700 years.

Let's discover 15 of its most iconic sites. 🧵 1. Ulugh Beg Observatory

Built by the astronomer-king Ulugh Beg in the 1420s, this observatory was once among the finest in the Islamic world, where scholars studied the stars.
Jun 13 20 tweets 7 min read
World's Most Breathtaking Outdoor Staircases

From stairs carved into mountains to those leading to heavenly views, each one tells a unique story.

So, let's embark on this adventure! 🧵 1. Potemkin Stairs - Odesa, Ukraine

Featured in one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history — Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Jun 12 21 tweets 7 min read
Cairo - More Than Just the Pyramids

The heart of Egypt is a melting pot of history and culture.

Let's discover it in this thread. 🧵 Image 1. Cairo Tower

This architectural marvel offers panoramic views of Cairo from its summit. Its construction began in 1956 and was completed in 1961. Image
Jun 11 21 tweets 7 min read
Dresden, the Florence of the Elbe

It's a city that has risen from the ashes of its past and stands as a testament to resilience and renewal.

Let's explore...🧵 mg_pixart 1. The Great Garden

Dresden's largest park and a perfect spot for relaxation and leisure activities. World Walkerz Photograph
Jun 7 28 tweets 9 min read
World's Most Stunning Triumphal Arches

Not only monuments but also gateways to history, culture, and architectural brilliance.

Let's discover and celebrate these iconic landmarks!

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Monument to the Revolution - Mexico City, Mexico

A 67-meter-tall monument commemorating the Mexican Revolution, opened in 1938. Image
Jun 5 27 tweets 8 min read
Inspiring Dance Forms Around the World

Let's explore the world's diverse dance forms and celebrate movement, culture, and creativity.

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Tango

Tango exudes passion and elegance. Originating along the Río de la Plata, it's a sensual partner dance that reflects love, longing, and desire. Image
Jun 4 15 tweets 5 min read
Mexico City—the pulsating heart of Mexico.

From ancient ruins to colonial cathedrals and modern-day marvels, each site tells a story.

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

The largest cathedral in the Americas, its construction began in 1573 and continued for nearly 250 years. It blends various architectural styles and houses priceless art.
Jun 3 12 tweets 4 min read
Let's explore the Cathedral of Cagliari, also known as the Duomo di Cagliari.

(A thread🧵) Image The Cathedral of Cagliari is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. It holds great historical and architectural significance.
Jun 1 24 tweets 8 min read
The Enchanting Lagoon City - Venice

As you glide along its canals, you'll encounter palazzos, art-filled churches, and hidden corners.

Let's explore this magical city!

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

A striking domed church at the entrance to the Grand Canal, built as a votive offering during the plague of 1630 and completed in 1687.
May 31 12 tweets 4 min read
Looking Up at Rome's Magnificent Churches

Standing not only as sanctuaries for spiritual solace but also as magnets for countless visitors, let's explore 10 of these ecclesiastical marvels.

(A thread🧵) Image 1. The Sant'Agnese in Agone

A stunning example of 17th-century Baroque architecture, construction began in 1652. It was initially under the direction of Girolamo Rainaldi and his son, Carlo Rainaldi. The project later involved the architect Francesco Borromini. Photo by Peter Rajkai
May 30 31 tweets 11 min read
World's Most Stunning Opera Houses

Whether you're drawn to the drama of theater or the soaring melodies of opera, this thread is for you!

From architectural marvels to acoustic wonders, let's explore!

(A thread🧵) Image 1. Sydney Opera House - Sydney, Australia

Built in 1973 and designed by the architect Jørn Utzon in a modern expressionist style, its iconic sail-like shells overlook the Sydney Harbour, making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
May 28 21 tweets 7 min read
Most Impressive Museums Around the Globe

From the architectural marvels to the treasures they house, let's discover these cultural sanctuaries.

(A thread) Image 1. The Louvre - Paris, France

Founded in 1793

Home to the Mona Lisa, this former royal palace features an unparalleled collection of art. Image
May 27 14 tweets 5 min read
Amsterdam—The Venice of the North

From its charming canals to its museums, each step reveals a harmonious blend of tradition and progress.

Let's discover 12 gems of this enchanting city: Image 1. The Royal Palace

This opulent palace, open to the public, was built in the 17th century as the city hall. Image
May 26 24 tweets 8 min read
A Culinary Expedition in the World of Bread

Bread is more than just sustenance; it's a reflection of history, geography, and local flavors.

Let's explore some fascinating bread varieties from different corners of the world!

(A thread 🧵) 1. Baguette - France

The iconic French baguette needs no introduction. Its crispy crust and chewy interior make it a beloved choice for sandwiches or simply with butter. Image
May 25 27 tweets 8 min read
Italy's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Italy has an impressive 59 UNESCO World Heritage Sites—more than any other country in the world.

Let's discover them in this journey through history and beauty.

(A thread - part 1.) Image 1. Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont

Langhe-Roero and Monferrato—a wine country, a UNESCO World Heritage site, encompassing five distinct wine-growing areas and the historic Castle of Cavour.
May 23 27 tweets 7 min read
World's Most Spectacular Subway Stations

Often overlooked, they hold more than just commuter pathways.

Here are the most beautiful ones that you've probably never heard of!

(A thread) Image 1. Elektrozavodskaya Station - Moscow, Russia
May 22 25 tweets 8 min read
World's Most Magnificent Libraries

Let's discover the sanctuaries of wisdom where each library tells a story beyond its books.

(A thread) Image 1. Vatican Apostolic Library - Vatican City

Boasts a collection that includes over 80,000 manuscripts, more than 1.6 million books, and approximately 8,600 early printed works known as incunabula.

📹 Samuel Rufini
May 21 28 tweets 7 min read
World's Most Surreal Beaches

As summer beckons, it's the ideal moment to explore the most ethereal beaches our world has to offer.

(A thread) Image 1. Cannon Beach - Oregon, USA