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The Washington Monument

The Washington Monument

Washington DC, United States

The Washington Monument is one of the most prominent and oldest attractions in the city that was built in honor of America’s first President, George Washington, who led the country to its independence. The monument is shaped like an Egyptian Obelisk, 555’5/8 high, and averages 30 to 40 miles visibility in clear weather. It was finished on December 6, 1884. Inside, an elevator whisks you to an o...

Parc Jeanne Mance

Parc Jeanne Mance

Montreal, Canada

A small but popular evening gathering point for local residents. This park contains a large playground with facilities for soccer, tennis, volleyball, badminton, and baseball, and a swimming pool for children.  It's located at the northern base of Mount Royal. ...

Istanbul Archaeology Museum

Istanbul Archaeology Museum

Istanbul, Turkey

Not many cities can match the archaeological heritage of Istanbul.  The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is dedicated to that heritage.  The complex in the first courtyard of Topkapi Palace actually consists of three museums: the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of the Ancient Orient, and the Museum of Islamic Art.  The museum was founded in 1891 by Osman Hamdi Bey in order to preven...

The Sorbonne

The Sorbonne

Paris, France

The University of Paris was first established sometime in the mid-12th century, but it was not until Robert de Sorbon created the campus of the Collége de Sorbonne in 1257 that it began to resemble anything like a modern university.  Previously, the university had been disorganized, and students were forced to find accommodations around the city.  The Sorbonne hosted students from all ov...