Every year many travelers from all over the world come to Barcelona to experience the culture, history and traditions of this wonderful city. Barcelona – the city really is not small, but, unlike brothers – Metropolitan areas, quite cozy and comfortable for a happy life. The city is well curled infrastructure, for this reason, tourists have the opportunity to choose their perfect hotel. In this article we will talk about the best and most famous hotels of Barcelona. which is already more than one year receive guests.
Hotel Arts Ritz Carlton is known worldwide and receives a lot of famous people. It is located next to the famous port city, which everyone knows under the name Olympic port. Initially, architects and designers of the project wanted to make the leading hotel in the city. The convenient location of hotel very attractive to foreign tourists, because it is ten minutes drive from the airport. The unusual shape of a shell to make this building one of the most famous in the city. Chic lobby of the building is made in classic style and offer scenic views of Barcelona and the gorgeous Mediterranean sea. All rooms are well equipped, have large Windows and carpets. The hotel has a unique restaurant that offers delicious seafood bluedays. Continue reading
The history of Alsace – fifteen centuries of conquest, occupation, and exemptions. This region was a bone of contention between Germany and France. Only in 1918, Alsace was definitively ceded to France. Mix of French and German culture, Alsace has gained its distinctive character, its pronounced individuality. Here, like in a fairy tale: the house of stone and wood, decorated with bright colors, Catholic churches, splashing fountains, winding streets of villages, castles, wine cellars, storks on the roofs, dilapidated castles, mountain landscapes with vineyards. Alsace cherishes the old traditions and legends. Here on the famous hill of Saint Odile, patron of Alsace, You will be able to witness the preserved grottoes mysterious forest priests of the druids and buildings of the Celtic age . This is one of the sacred places of Alsace, preserving the memory of the miraculous healing of the blind daughter of the Duke of Itingana (VII century), who founded a monastery here and later became the patron Saint of Alsace. This monastery is still a place of pilgrimage, and in the scenic foothills still has the key of water, which according to ancient belief the vision returns. Continue reading
Stating that Istanbul is an extraordinary city, you know and without us. And have you ever hear about unusual hotels in Istanbul with amazing history and unique atmosphere, which again and again attracts the tourists and make them enjoy every minute spent there? Live in this hotel a couple of days and don’t know where they are, the main attractions of the city: on the street, or right here in this building?
1. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet: your house is a prison!
But not just any prison, a five-star hotel. Yes, one of the most luxurious hotels of Istanbul, is in walking distance from the main attractions, is located in a former prison! It was built in 1919 in the heart of the city, and at the entrance is still preserved inscription “Stambolcyan of detention of criminals.” Where before there were cameras, expensive suites now, where before, no one fell on their own, now seek wealthy travelers. So the conditions, to put it mildly, are not the same: in all rooms — carpets, coffee machines, hot tub… Continue reading