Salt Mines in Transylvania Converted Into Subterranean Museum

The Salina Turda salt mines in Turda, Transylvania, Romania, have been transformed into the world’s first salt mining history museum. The mines were excavated in the 17th century to provide Romania with the essential resource. Fast forward to today, and they are a popular tourist attraction, with a regulated temperature of 11-12 degrees Celsius and […]

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Christ of the Abyss

The bronze statue, which was built to commemorate Dario Gonzatti, the first Italian to use scuba gear, is submerged at a depth of 17 meters in the Mediterranean Sea near the Abbey of San Fruttuoso in Camogli, Italy. It was placed in the water in 1954 and it depicts Christ offering a benediction of peace, […]

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Gigantic Indoor Tropical Beach Resort

Located in Krausnick, Germany (60km south of Berlin) is Tropical Islands Resort, where the temperature is always 26°C/78.8°F. It’s inside the largest free-standing hall in the world, which was originally built to produce transport airships before its company went bankrupt. A Malaysian company bought the hangar, transformed it and opened the “tropical paradise” in 2004. […]

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