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Rhodes Town

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Although the capital of Rhodes and the Dodecanese group is most famous since antiquity as the site of Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, it is the old city with its strong walls that attracts most interest. The entrance to Mandhráki harbour was supposedly straddled by the Colossus, an ancient statue of Apollo erected to …

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The Powazki Cemetery

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The Powązki Cemetery also known as the Stare Powązki is a historic cemetery located in the Wola district of Warsaw. It is the most famous cemetery in the city, and one of the oldest, having been established in 1790. The necropolis features graves of many illustrious individuals from Polish history, including those interred along the “Avenue of Notables” created in …

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