Sofia – The capital of the Balkan state of Bulgaria is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The city’s landscape is a blend of Eastern and Western architecture, from the Roman and Ottoman empires as well as Brutalist buildings from the Soviet era. YouTuber @Veneta Nikolova takes you on a walk through her hometown.
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Built in Neo-Byzantine style, it serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and it is one of the 50 largest Christian church buildings by volume in the world.
Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island, is just off the “toe” of Italy’s “boot.” Its rich history is reflected in sites like the Valley of the Temples, the well-preserved ruins of 7 monumental, Doric-style Greek temples, and in the Byzantine mosaics at the Cappella Palatina, a former royal chapel in capital city Palermo. On Sicily’s eastern edge is Mount Etna, one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes.
The port city of Valencia lies on Spain’s southeastern coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. It’s known for its City of Arts and Sciences, with futuristic structures including a planetarium, an oceanarium and an interactive museum. Valencia also has several beaches, including some within nearby Albufera Park, a wetlands reserve with a lake and walking trails.
Wat Prong Akat (วัดโพรงอากาศ), is located in Bang Nam Priao District. Chachoengsao Province. This temple is another beautiful temple where is admired by the people. Currently, the construction of Ganesha (Thep Thanjai) is in progress. Which will be the biggest Ganesha statue in Asia. “Phra Artikarn Somchai Putsaro” is the abbot of Prong Akat Temple. Wat Prong Akat is located in Bang Nam Priao District. The temple was built in 1977 with the great pagoda, outstandingly beautiful, and it is the place that enshrined the Buddha’s relics called “Phra Uraka” that came from India.