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UAE Prime Minister Visits Arabian Travel Market

Prime Minister of the UAE visited the Arabian Travel Market 2009 on Wednesday.   His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum was accompanied by Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum - President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and also Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.  Chief Executive of Dubailand, Mohammad Al Habbai briefed Shiakh Mohammad.

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Église de la Madeleine

Église de la Madeleine

Paris, France

Construction at the site of the Église de la Madeleine began in 1763.  It was initially supposed to be a baroque church, but construction was halted after two false starts.  Napoleon chose the site for a neoclassical monument commemorating his army, but he was deposed before it could be completed.  During the bourbon Restoration, Louis XVIII decided to turn it into a church, but he ...

Campo Santo Stefano

Campo Santo Stefano

Venice, Italy

Located in the city's most affluent residential areas, surprisingly, this square once hosted bullfights! There was only a stone avenue called a “liston” here, and was a very popular walking area. So much so that in Venetian language "andare al liston" still means "to go for a walk." Campo Santo Stefano is a popular meeting spot and outdoor fairs during Christmas and Carnival seasons are also held ...

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Shanghai, China

This fantastic aquarium showcases underwater creatures from around the globe- sharks, jelly fish, sea lions, dolphins, otters and different varieties of fish are all on exhibit here. The observation tunnel is brilliant and all that separates the visitor from these fantastic sea creatures is glass.   Timings: Daily 9 A.M- 6 P.M Admission: Y 110 [Adults]; lower rates for children depe...

Pihlajasaari Recreational Park

Pihlajasaari Recreational Park

Helsinki, Finland

This park is multipurpose. It has sandy beaches, lush green parks, jogging tracks, bird watching sites, restaurants and a café on the park premises. This island is a summer retreat for the Finns who enjoy the sun to its fullest before winter takes its toll over the country. Opening Time: It is open 24 hours a day and is reachable by boat from the main city. Entry fees are 4 Euros for adu...