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Greece Tourist information

I INTRODUCTION Greece (Greek Hellas), officially known as the Hellenic Republic (Ellinikí Dimokratía), country in southeastern Europe, occupying the southernmost part of the Balkan Peninsula. Famed for the beauty of its landscape, Greece is dominated by mountains and sea. The Aegean, Mediterranean, and … Continue reading

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Colosseum, Rome

Colosseum, largest and most famous ancient Roman amphitheater. The emperor Vespasian, who ruled Rome(Italy) from ad 69 to 79, began construction of the city’s Colosseum and his son, the Roman emperor Titus, dedicated it in ad 80. The Colosseum was … Continue reading

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Musee du Louvre, Paris

Louvre, (properly, Musee du Louvre), national art museum of France and the palace in which it is housed, located in Paris, on the right bank of the Seine River. The structure, until 1682 a residence of the kings of France, … Continue reading

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