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Shijiazhuang

- at least - the times of the Sui Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. It is the founding place of several major schools of Zen Buddhism, however, many former religious building complexes have been severely damaged throughout history. A noted temple is the Longxing Monastery (Longxing), where the historical building ensemble has been preserved almost intact. Furthermore, four famous pagodas, each with its own architectural style, are still standing. The Shicang Expressway connects


Haifa

of King Ahab. The site itself may disappoint many tourists as it's a very simple site. One enjoyable and scenic option for good walkers is to walk down to the cave from Stella Maris (monastery) at the top of Mt. Carmel. * Wikipedia:Haifa Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Haifa Commons:Category:Haifa


Beijing

for more than 1,000 years, from - at least - the times of the Sui Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. It is the founding place of several major schools of Zen Buddhism, however, many former religious building complexes have been severely damaged throughout history. A noted temple is the Longxing Monastery (Longxing), where the historical building ensemble has been preserved almost intact. Furthermore, four famous pagodas, each with its own architectural style, are still standing


Portugal

- "Museum City", Alentejo regional capital *Funchal - the capital of Madeira *GuimarĂ£es - the founding place of the nation *Porto - the northern capital, "Invincible City", along the river Douro and the Atlantic Ocean *Viana do Castelo - famous for the Nossa Senhora da Agonia Festival Other destinations *Praia D'El Rey *Peneda-GerĂªs National Park *Douro & Coa - river valleys *Cabo da Roca - the westernmost point of mainland Portugal and European continent, near Cascais *Serra da Estrela *Coa Valley a registered World Heritage Site Get in


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