About New Year's fairy tales for tourists big and small
The New Year is traditionally a family holiday, and for the winter holidays, tourists often expect to be with their children "visiting a fairy tale." For those who are planning…

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The "Bride" of the Mediterranean - Alexandria
At the time of "open" Egypt, Alexandria was not popular with the mass Russian tourist, mainly from the resorts of the Red Sea they came there on individual excursions for…

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To Cairo: in the footsteps of the Holy Family
On the eve of the opening of regular flights between Moscow and Cairo, it is worth thinking about how to spend time, what to look for from the variety of…

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pagan religions

Religious tourism

Touch the holy places
The first – and most common – is visiting iconic places for a given religion. Believers go or go to places where legendary, significant events took place or occur: many pilgrims from time immemorial come to Mecca, Jerusalem, Golgotha, Orthodox churches, the Vatican, major Buddhist temples.

Even in the Middle Ages, people believed that in such “centers of faith” their prayers have a special efficacy. Associated with the name of a prophet, a saint, or a divine sign, these places have always accumulated many pilgrims. For example, today the main center of pilgrimage in France is Lourdes. In the middle of the XIX century, this city in the heart of the Pyrenees was overshadowed by the appearance of the Virgin Mary Bernadette Soubira in the Massabiel grotto. Continue reading

Kerala: an Indian tale
Why Venice? 44 rivers with a total length of 1900 km wash its land. Known as the “Kerala backwaters”, these rivers have long been used as a trade route -…

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11 amazing things to do on Samui
Beautiful beaches, colorful markets and unique landscapes - this is only a small part of what it costs to go to Koh Samui ... Discussions that Thailand and its islands…

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11 amazing things to do on Samui
Beautiful beaches, colorful markets and unique landscapes - this is only a small part of what it costs to go to Koh Samui ... Discussions that Thailand and its islands…

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The unique gastronomy of Sardinia and gastro tourism
Sardinia - one of the two largest Italian islands, which is located to the west of mainland Italy, in the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Unlike its nearest neighbor, the…

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