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Vilnius

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Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, and its largest city. It is located in the southeast part of Lithuania, at the confluence of the rivers Neris and Vilnia. It is the second biggest city of the Baltic States. The town was a political centre of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from the 13th to the end of the 18th century …

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Trakai, Lithuania

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Trakai Island Castle is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania. This historical capital of Lithuania is otherwise known as the ‘town of lakes’ and referred to as “Little Marienburg”. The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by Kestutis around 1409. Major works were completed by his son Vytautas the Great. The shores of the …

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Pigeon Valley

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Pigeon Valley in Cappadocia, is one of Turkey’s most beautiful landscapes. It is situated between Göreme and Uçhisar.  The name comes from the many dovecotes that have been carved into the soft tuff since ancient times. The unique rock formations known as fairy chimneys, or peri bacalar can be found throughout Cappadocia, but here in the valley they are especially …

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