The holiday season has already started. Many people come back to the places they already know. Some of them just follow family and friends, without even asking themselves where they would want to go and what they would want to see. However, the fact that you read this article mean, that you want to try something new, and that you look for some new, exciting suggestions of possible holiday destinations. This article will present two possible destination – one for people who look for something around Poland; another one located much further, in Asia.
As already mentioned, the first suggested city is located nearby Poland. It is Riga, the capital city of Latvia. Even though the city is not very popular among tourists yet, it has plenty to offer for any visitor. There are many attractions for people who looking for entertainment, interesting history, beautiful landscapes and even museums! For example, there are plenty of interesting museums, such as:
– Riga Aviation Museum, which presents real old-school aircrafts. It will give you a solid insight into previous Soviet air power.
– Art Nouveau Museum, located in the building where famous Latvian architect (Konstantīns Pēkšēns, 1859 – 1928) lived. The display presents the characteristic furnishings of an apartment in the beginning of the 20th century in Riga.
– Museum of Photography, which presents the development of photography in Latvia since its beginning until nowadays. You can see there well preserved photo negatives, albums and photo equipments.
– Latvian National Museum of Art, which consists of four museums and one exhibition hall. It is the biggest art collection in Latvia, thus would be a paradise for anybody interested in the art!
The second suggested holiday destination is Beijing. As the city is located in Asia, this holiday would provide you totally new experiences and memories! Visit in Forbidden City, the previous Chinese imperial palace, will be an unforgettable memory!
This unique buildings was declared a World Heritage Site and they are also listed by UNESCO. It can give you some impression how amazing this sight has to be! While visiting Beijing, you should also visit an amazing Fragrant Hills Park, located 28km north from Beijing. It was built in 1186 and has been a popular place of relax for many centuries. Nowadays, you can enjoy walk in the forest, beautiful lakes and stunning views. Furthermore, one of the most unique experience while in Beijing is trying the local cuisine. It is tasty, delicious and totally different than the European one!