The World's Lesser Known Places

December 1, 2022 09:47

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Have a glimpse of the world's lesser known countries, cities, towns, villages and places

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Mosques

The Grand Mosque of Agadez, the World’s Tallest Mud-Brick Building

While Agadez’s brownish-hued buildings alongside the surrounding desert are remarkably intriguing, what truly sets the city apart from its counterparts across the area is its magnificent Grand Mosque, made entirely of local clay bricks.

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City Parks

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Park, Ciudad del Este’s Taiwanese Garden

Ciudad del Este, the country’s second largest city and where most Paraguayan Taiwanese live, is home to a Chinese-style garden that pays tribute to Chiang Kai Shek, the forefather of modern-day Taiwan.

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Natural Rarities

Pontal Rock (Pedra do Pontal), Rio de Janeiro’s Iconic Rock

Located along Recreio's scenic coastline, Pedra do Pontal is a massive rock, whose hilltop is surprisingly blessed with some of Rio’s most stunning vistas.