The World's Lesser Known Places

May 21, 2024 00:40

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

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Architecture

Quiosco de la Luz (Kiosk of Light), Bogota

The Kiosk of Light is a Parisian-style edifice whose apt name alludes to its former role as a micro power plant that illuminated some of Bogota’s most iconic sites.

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Parks

Rapids Park, Montreal’s White-Water Reserve

Rapids Park in Montreal is where visitors can witness the full might of the Lachine Rapids, whose roaring waters are one of the city's most spectacular natural wonders.

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Replicas

Carhenge, a Whimsical Replica of Stonehenge in Nebraska

The aptly-titled “Carhenge” mirrors the ancient ruins using a collection of vintage American automobiles liberally coated in grey spray paint to resemble the antediluvian rocks.