Interesting facts about the Verona Arena

The Verona Arena in Italian Arena di Verona is a Roman amphitheatre in Verona. It is one of the best-preserved ancient structures in the world. The Arena is Verona’s most famous monument, visited by tourists world-wide. It was built in 30 AD on a site which was then beyond the city walls. The external dimensions … Read more

Interesting facts about Waldorf Astoria New York

The Waldorf Astoria New York is a famous luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building is a 47-story 190.5 meters (625 feet) Art Deco landmark designed by architects Schultze and Weaver, which was completed in 1931. Recognized as one of the world’s most significant examples of Art Deco art and architecture, this … Read more

Interesting facts about Alcatraz

Alcatraz also known as The Rock was a maximum high-security federal prison from 1934 until 1963. It is located on Alcatraz Island. The island is located in San Francisco Bay, 2 kilometers (1.25 miles) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The first European to document the island was Juan Manuel Diaz, who charted San Francisco … Read more

Interesting facts about the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. Established as a legislative library in 1800, it grew into a national institution in the nineteenth century, a product of American cultural nationalism. The Library of Congress is … Read more

Interesting facts about the Hilandar Monastery

The Hilandar Monastery is Serbian monastery on the peninsula of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery was founded in 1198 by Saint Sava is the founder of autocephalous Serbian Orthodox church Saint Sava. After the Fourth Crusade and Crusaders’ sack of Constantinople in 1204, the whole Athos came under the Latin Occupation which exposed the … Read more