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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a very famous park both his country and outside the country. This park was established in 1670 as a physical garden to grow medicinal plants. RBGE living collection consists of more than 15,000 species of plants, (accession 41.00) while the herbarium contains more than 3 million specimens are preserved. In 1929, the botanical gardens at Benmore became the first Regional Park RBGE. This was followed by a garden at Logan and Dawyck in 1969 and 1978. And Edinburgh botanic garden was founded in 1670 St Anne's Yard, near the Palace of Holyrood, by Dr. Robert Sibbald and Dr. Andrew Balfour. This is the second oldest botanic garden in England after Oxford.

RBGE now become one of the popular tourist destination for local and foreign tourists. And every year the garden was organized events including live performances, tours and exhibitions.
So there's no harm in trying a vacation while you increase your knowledge by coming to the park is lovely and beautiful.

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Royal Botanic Gardens or Kew Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens or Kew Gardens is a garden that is very popular in Europe even in the world, because this is one of the most beautiful parks in Europe. Gardens located between Richmond and Kew in southwest London, England was made in 1759 with an area of ​​300 hectares, and celebrate the 250th anniversary in 2009.

This garden will really spoil your eyes because you will find lots of stunning scenery and beautiful here. Collection includes more than 30,000 living species, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has more than seven million preserved plant specimens. Walking through the gondola allows you to see things from different perspectives.
So, ... there is no harm to you soon come and vacation in the garden, because I'm sure you will never regret coming here.

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Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is a defensive wall made ​​of stones and soil that became the bastion of Roman Britain. Wall built in the Age of the Roman Empire in 122 ad It stretches from the North Sea to the Irish Sea and at the time, and the wall is a boundary of the Roman Empire. The length of this wall is expected to reach 117 km (from segedunum, wallsend, river tyne to the Solway Firth coast), while the wide reach 6 meters high and 3.5 meters.

Now Hadrian's Wall has become the most popular tourist attraction in the UK. And most of the walls can still be encountered, especially the mid-section.
Because the wall is one of the most famous and historic in the world, then the wall was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

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St Pancras Railway Station or St Pancras International Train Terminal

St Pancras Railway Station or St Pancras International Train Terminal is one of the largest railway station in the world. Stasuin is located in central London, England. This railway was opened to the public in 1868 by the Midland Railway. And when opened, Barlow train shed roof is a single-span arch in the world. According to news there, the train station is a station of the most beautiful in the world, making it one of the best buildings in the world.

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30 St Mary Axe

30 St Mary Axe is a skyscraper that is very famous in the world, located in the City of London financial district in London. This building was completed in December 2003 and opened to the public in late May 2004. This building has a height of 180 meters (591 feet), and 40 floors, making it the second tallest building in the City of London and is the 6th tallest building in London. Most people who see this building will be immediately charmed and amazed by its beauty, because the building was claimed as one of the best buildings in dbunia.

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Serpentine Pavilion

Serpentine Pavilion is a nuanced art gallery building sophisticated and minimalist, but still a very popular modern located in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London. The place was designed by architect Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond engineer was built as a reference architecture in the future, so have a building that is very different from most other buildings. The building has walls, floors, ceilings, interior and exterior as if fused.

The building was founded in 1970 and housed in a classical tea pavilion 1934, and named after the nearby Serpentine Lake.
In 2006, Serpentine Gallery inaugural exhibition of the contemporary Chinese art, entitled China Power Station. And besides that, there are many other famous artists who ever existed, among them Man Ray, Henry Moore, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Allan McCollum, Anish Kapoor, Christian Boltanski, Philippe Parreno, Richard Prince, Gerhard Richter, Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons.

So where can we categorize this as one of the best places in the world.

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The Millennium Dome

The Millennium Dome is an a large dome-shaped building, which was originally used to house the Millennium Experience, a major exhibition celebrating the beginning of the third millennium. And now this huge tent the size of Titanic is still one of the buildings are very good and impressive views of the design and dimensions. The building is located on the Greenwich Peninsula in East London, England, designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership and Buro Happold engineers, with a diameter of 365 meters and the peak reaches 100 meters.

Dome located at the top of the building is the largest of its kind in the world, and simultaneously represents the role played by Greenwich Mean Time, with twelve 100 m high yellow support towers, one for each month of the year, or every hour clock face.

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Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge is a canyon located in the limestone Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar in Somerset, England. This canyon is a cave that is very popular in England, here became famous for in 1903 has found Britain's oldest complete human skeleton, Cheddar Man is an estimated 9,000 years. Then Cheddar Gorge has become a good tourist destination, because once in the Cheddar Gorge isukan as the natural wonders of the UK's second largest, surpassed only by Dan Ogof caves year.

In addition, the Cheddar Gorge also became famous because there is a very beautiful lake and wonderful. This lake is an underground lake in a cave who are in the teradapat in one of the biggest gaps in the Cheddar Gorge. And in this lake where skeletons found this earlier. Inside the cave there are lots of horseshoe bat colonies both large and small.

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Parliament Street - Road Narrowest in The World

Parliament Street is a street name in Exeter, England. This road is not like the usual way, the road along the 50 m, according to records Guinness Book of Records, is the narrowest street in the world. This road is approximately 1.2 m (45 ") at the terlebarnya and less than 0.64 m (25") at the narrowest part. This road connects High Street with Waterbeer Lane and recorded since the 14th century.

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High Force

High Force is a waterfall is very beautiful and stunning, located on the River Tees, near Middleton-in-Teesdale, Teesdale, County Durham, England. And was rumored that this waterfall is the highest waterfall in England, at 21.5 meters (71 feet).

High Force is formed where the River Tees across the Whin Sill, hard layer of igneous rock. The waterfall itself consists of three types of rocks. The upper part consists of whinstone, or dolerite, a hard igneous rock waterfall requires a lot of time to erode. The lower part consists of Carboniferous Limestone, a soft stone that is more easily worn out by the waterfall. Between the two layers is a thin layer of Carboniferous sandstone. And in winter, this waterfall will freeze, creating a cathedral-like ice formations.

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Kilt Rock Waterfall

Kilt Rock Waterfall is a waterfall is very beautiful, Temat is located approximately one-half mile south of Staffin on the A855 coastal road. Actually there are two attractions here, one is a waterfall that fell from a nearby lake on the edge of sheer cliffs with dramatic way. And the second is the Kilt Rock itself, striking vertical basalt cliff-face that - if you use your imagination - resembles a Scottish skirt folds.

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