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Caxias do Sul

, grapes and people animate the month of February, every two years (on even-numbered years). Schleder, Adriana. "Festa Nacional da Uva: uma nova identidade?". ''Curitiba: XXXII Congresso Brasileiro de Ciências da Comunicação'', 4 a 7 de setembro de 2009. pp. 1-10 Visitors may eat cheese, grapes and various Brazilian wines. Visitors interested in the regions wine can also visit the Château Lacave Castle, a 6th Century-style medieval structure that currently


Diyarbakır

Kurdish historian, the earliest known leader of the tribe, '''Bawa Ardalan''', was a descendant of "Ahmad b. Marwan", who ruled in Diyarbakır. He settled down among the Gorans in Kurdistan and toward the end of the Mongol period took over the Şare Zur (Sharazor), where he established himself as an absolute ruler. It is not known when the Ardalans established themselves in Sinne, but it was probably in the 14th century. - style "text-align:left;"


Moline, Illinois

Moline to the west and East Moline to the east. The Channel Cat Water Taxi and the Celebration Belle, a non-gaming excursion riverboat built in the 19th century style, both dock along the Parkway. In addition, the Moline Activity Center offers programs and activities for retired and semi-retired adults. Sports Moline was home to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, a professional basketball team that evolved into what is today the Atlanta Hawks


Miskolc

. The southern part of Avas, also called Avas-South, is where the largest housing estate of the city stands, with 10-story Socialist-style concrete buildings providing homes for about one-third of the city's population. Belváros (City centre) Miskolc's city centre is not as rich in monuments as that of other cities; only the Main Street (Széchenyi St.), ''Városház tér'' (City Hall Square) and ''Erzsébet tér'' (Elizabeth Square) have preserved the 19th-century style of the town. There are not only historical buildings but also modern shopping malls and offices in the city centre. Diósgyőr The other town (Diósgyőr) forming today's Greater Miskolc is mostly famous for its medieval castle (Castle of Diósgyőr). Miskolc's football team also got its name from Diósgyőr, since their stadium stands there. Historical Diósgyőr is connected to Historical Miskolc by a district called ''Új(diós)győr'' (Újgyőr); its main square is an important traffic hub. Also in Új(diós)győr ''(Diósgyőr-Vasgyár)'' stands the steel factory that made Miskolc the most important heavy industrial city of Hungary (and earned it the nickname "Steel City"). Egyetemváros (University Town) The University of Miskolc is among the newer ones. It was founded in the 1950s, so its buildings are not old, historical ones. University Town (University Town (Miskolc)) is one of the newer parts of the city and can be found between Miskolc and the holiday resort Miskolctapolca. The university, the campus and the sport facilities are surrounded by a large park. Hejőcsaba and Görömböly Two former villages that were annexed to the city in 1945 and 1950. Görömböly still looks like a small town of its own. Lillafüred The other famous holiday resort, Miskolc-Lillafüred (Lillafüred) is a picturesque village surrounded by the Bükk mountains. Its most famous building is the beautiful Palace Hotel (Palotaszálló). Martin-Kertváros Martin-Kertváros (in Slovak: Martinská osada) is a suburban area. Miskolctapolca One of the most well-known holiday resorts in the country, Tapolca (officially Miskolctapolca or Miskolc-Tapolca to avoid confusion with the Transdanubian town of the same name) is the home of the unique Cave Bath (Cave Bath of Miskolc), a natural cave with thermal water. Tapolca is quite far from the city centre and counts as one of the posh areas of Miskolc. It is a popular tourist attraction. Alsóhámor, Bükkszentlászló, Felsőhámor, Ómassa, Szirma These former villages were annexed to the city in 1950 (Bükkszentlászló in 1981) and are still separated villages, connected to the city only by its public transport system (MVK Rt.). 200px thumb right International Soldiers and Military Band (File:festivalm4.jpg)s Festival. 200px thumb right The National Theatre of Miskolc National Theatre (File:Miskolc national theatre new.jpg). thumb 200px City Hall Square. (File:Miskolc city hall square.jpg) thumb 200px City Centre. (File:Misk city01.jpg) thumb 200px Lillafüred (File:Lillafured.jpg), Palace Hotel. Main sights Downtown * Main street and City Hall Square with the atmosphere of Hungarian towns of the 19th century * Gothic Protestant Church of the Avas Hill (Gothic Protestant Church of Avas) * Greek Orthodox Church (Greek Orthodox Church and Museum of Miskolc) with the largest iconostasis in Central Europe * House of Arts with two art cinemas * Kós House (designed by Károly Kós in Art Nouveau and folk style, 1931) * Mindszent Church * Minorite Church (Minorite Church (Miskolc)) and Heroes' Square * Miskolc-Avas TV Tower * National Theatre of Miskolc * Csodamalom Puppet Theatre (Csodamalom) * Ottó Herman Museum * Palace of Music (Palace of Music (Miskolc)) * Wooden Church (Wooden Church (Miskolc)) Diósgyőr * Castle of Diósgyőr (built in the 13th century, had its prime during the reign of Louis the Great (Louis I of Hungary); medieval castle plays are held in every August) * Lutheran church of Diósgyőr * Protestant church of Diósgyőr (Baroque, built on the ruins of a mediaeval monastery) Lillafüred * Anna Cave, István Cave, Szeleta Cave * Hotel Palace * Lake Hámori * Trout Farm * Waterfalls (the highest one in Hungary) There is a narrow-gauge railway that connects Lillafüred to Miskolc known as the Lillafüredi Állami Erdei Vasút (Lillafüred Forest State Railway). It winds through scenic forests, and takes between a half hour and 45 minutes for the train to go between the two major stops. The Miskolc stop is located in Diósgyőr. Miskolctapolca * Cave Bath of Miskolctapolca (Cave Bath) Near to the city * Bánkút ski resort * Bükk Mountains * Miskolc Zoo * Ruins of the monastery at Szentlélek * Castell Earl Andrassy Tiszadob Festivals * Diósgyőr Castle Plays (every May and August) * International Soldiers and Military Bands Festival (every two years in August) * Jelly festival (Meat-jelly Festival) (February) * Miskolc Opera Festival (every summer) * CineFest - International Festival of Young Filmmakers (every September) Public transport WikiPedia:Miskolc Commons:Category:Miskolc


Homs

Nov precipitation days 7 Dec precipitation days 11 source 1 World Meteorological Organization Demographics class "wikitable" style "float:right; margin-left:15px;" - ! Year ! Population - style "background:#add8e6;" 12th-century style "text-align:center;" ~7,000 Shatzmiller, 1994, p. 59. - style "background:#add8e6


Luanda

that they were not disciplined enough to serve the Portuguese. Kasanje's band in particular, broke free of Portuguese control and began a long campaign of pillage that eventually established them in the Baixa de Cassange region of modern Angola along the Kwango River. This band would become the modern Angolan ethnicity that calls itself Imbangala (and ceased the militant customs of its predecessors in the late seventeenth century). - style "background-color: #DDDDDD" Luanda


Vladimir

from 17th century (built in 1644-49) presents another example of original Russian architecture. Apart from ''kokoshniki'', you will find a hip-roof bell tower, a typical feature of the 17th century-style. *


Gdańsk

thoroughfare surrounded by buildings reconstructed in historical (primarily during the 17th century) style and flanked at both ends by elaborate city gates. This part of the city is sometimes referred to as the Royal Road, since it was once the former path of processions for visiting kings. Walking from end to end, sites encountered on or near the Royal Way include: * Upland Gate (''Brama Wyżynna'') * Torture House (''Katownia'') * Prison Tower (''Wieża więzienna'') * Golden Gate (Gdańsk


Cluj-Napoca

: www.ziardecluj.ro electric-castle-nominalizat-la-european-festival-awards title Electric Castle, nominalizat la European Festival Awards date 15 October 2013 accessdate 2013-10-30 publisher Ziar de Cluj language Romanian Architecture Cluj-Napoca's salient architecture is primarily Renaissance (Renaissance architecture), Baroque and Gothic (Gothic architecture). The modern era has also produced a remarkable set of buildings from the Mid-Century modern mid-century

style . The mostly utilitarian Communist-era architecture is also present, although only to a certain extent, as Cluj-Napoca never faced a large systematisation (systematization (Romania)) programme. Of late, the city has seen significant growth in contemporary structures such as skyscrapers and office buildings, mainly constructed after 2000.


Faroe Islands

, or wool shawls and pinafores that can take months to weave or embroider with local flora and fauna. They are also adorned with a handwoven black and red ankle-length skirt, knitted black and red jumper, a velvet belt, and black 18th Century style shoes with silver buckles. The outfit is held together by a row of solid silver buttons, silver chains and spectacular locally made silver brooches and belt buckles, often fashioned with Viking style motifs. Both men's and women's national dress are extremely costly and can take many years to assemble. Women in the family often work together to assemble the outfits, including knitting the close-fitting jumpers, weaving and embroidering, sewing and assembling the national dress. This tradition binds together families, passes on traditional crafts, and re-enforces the Faroese culture of traditional village living within the context of a modern society. Public holidays Commons:Category:Faroe Islands WikiPedia:Faroe Islands Dmoz:Regional Europe Faroe Islands


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