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Ebenezer Place - World's Shortest Street

Ebenezer Place is an existing road in the area of ​​Wick, Caithness, Scotland. And this road has a uniqueness that is global, that is recorded by the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest path in the world with 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in).

There is only one house on this road, built in 1883. The building is a hotel (Mackays) and the owner has been instructed to paint the street name on the side. He was officially declared the streets in 1887.

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Mary Kings Close

Mary Kings Close is an old Edinburgh or underground streets that are under the buildings in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. Of the legend in circulation, many people died in this place in the 17th century. When visiting or touring in this place, many visitors feel his arms or legs pulled by an invisible person. One tip to get around safely in this place, go ahead, never look back no matter what terjadi.Terutama when there is "strength" that feels strange approach.

However, new research and archaeological evidence has revealed that the cover is actually composed of a number of closing the narrow streets with houses originally tenements on either side, stretching up to seven stories tall. Mary King's Close is now a commercial tourist attraction.

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Statue of the Mermaid - Arria

Statue of the Mermaid - Arria. Scottish town of Cumbernauld has recently become very famous among tourist, because in this place there is a beautiful mermaid statue guards the entrance into the city.

This statue is very beautiful and charming. Made entirely of metal and depict a mermaid four who had 4 beautiful hand, with both hands stretched out, as if protecting the city, and two others picked up the name of tail. Mermaid named Arria and it was designed by famed British sculptor Andy Scott. The cost to make this statue reaches up to approximately $ 400,000.

But the real beauty of the spectacle that begins in the evening. This statue is a statue of a rig features colored lights and all the lights, put Arria in "light" new. And local governments will expect mermaid luck and charm to the city.

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Aran and Orkney Island


Aran and Orkney Island, two islands in Scotland this is the secret history of the most important treasure. These two islands located in the cold Scottish sea, two islands attract tourists with a number of castles, ruins, stone circles and ancient temples. If you like the medieval period. Both of these islands must exist in the list of your visit.

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