Unique towns

Korean Gamcheon Town – The Asian Art Village (Part 1)

Located on the hillside of Busan City, Gamcheon town is considered as an art village of Asia, where there is a perfect harmony between the modernity of the skyscrapers of the old market. Gamcheon is a pretty attractive place and is ideal for those who plan to travel to Korea.

Gamcheon Town, also known by tourists as the “Lego village”, gives Korean tourists a wonderful vacation time by enjoying a peaceful but equally interesting life in art together. history here.

Religion

Gamcheon has a history of creating special guests from a community of ascetic people named Taegeukdo born around 1900, due to the political upheaval in North Korea at the present time. Although they are just a small religion, they always firmly believe in the philosophy of “great polarization” and the theory of yin and yang and take the symbol of the blue and red swirl. And it is also a symbol that sits at the center of Korea’s national flag today.

After the Korean War in 1955, the rebuilding of the country and the city of Busan was no exception, so the local government requested the relocation of more than 800 Taegeukdo religious households to move to another area. That is why the center of the church was moved and today almost completely dominates the town of Gamcheon.

It was also the worst period to haunt people because cholera epidemic lasted throughout the 1960s, and electricity was not supplied until 1965.

The rebirth of art

Korean tourists will be very surprised to see the overall architecture of the entire town with layers of construction and interwoven together quite meticulously and elaborately. In 2009, an art project was implemented to implement artworks throughout the town, attracting the participation of many artists, painters and art students.

European towns

7 beautiful towns like fairy in Germany

4. MEISSEN

Meissen is one of the oldest towns in Saxony. From the first glance, Meissen has seduced visitors by the brilliant red brick roofs, ancient castles or churches. Meissen’s long-standing culture is also an interesting thing to learn, and you should know that 100% of the people here speak German.

To Meissen, you can visit the 15th-century Albrechtsburg castle and considered the oldest castle in Germany, the castle’s Gothic architecture is unique and worth a look. Besides, you can also visit the Gothic cathedral – a place that regularly organizes classical concerts!

But the biggest attraction in this town is the Meissen Porcelain Museum, which will tell you all about the history of the town and allow you to experience historic demonstrations. You can also browse through porcelain shops to choose for yourself a favorite item.

5. LINDAU

Lindau is a small town next to Lake Constance – one of Germany’s largest lakes, in the state of Bavaria. The town is adjacent to Austria and Switzerland, about 2 hours away from Munich (Germany) by car. The old town operates mainly in tourism with a population of about 270,000 people.

The center of Lindau is Lindau Island, which focuses on shopping and entertainment shops, can go from town to bridge, take a car for about 5 minutes. From Lindau, you can look out on the picturesque Lake Constance or the magnificent Alps in the distance.

6. TRIBERG

The town not only has beautiful scenery but also helps visitors learn about the history of the famous Black Forest Mountains in Germany, as well as participating in attractive outdoor activities.

The first place to visit in the town of Triberg is the Black Forest museum with many artifacts on display here. After that, you can explore the 1000 watch gallery with different types. Nor can you miss the ancient buildings or experience hiking to the highest Triberg waterfall in Germany.

7. WORMS

Worms is one of the oldest cities in Germany, it is located right along the Rhine creating a romantic crisis. Worms has been a religious city for centuries, this is the reason it attracts many religious believers from around the world.

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7 beautiful towns like fairy in Germany (Part 1)

 It would be a pity if you visit Germany without visiting an old town. Ancient wooden houses, mesmerizing medieval castles, along with the magnificent mountain scenery and green nature will mark unforgettable memories in the tourists. Let’s take a look at 10 beautiful towns like the fairy of Germany.

1. ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

Rothenburg ob der Tauber Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a small town located in the German state of Bavaria. Because, this place exists an old town with medieval history. Although quite small, but the old town has extremely beautiful and ancient architecture that makes people think of the fairy land.

The ancient town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber was built in 1803 and is preserved fully to this day. This is the most beautiful town on a romantic road running through Bavaria, connecting Frankfurt and Munich. Visitors who come here, will surely enjoy being able to hang out in a small village in Grim’s old stories that we often read the day.

2. DINKELSBÜHL

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is home to a huge number of tourists each year in Germany, especially during the summer months and December. So if you travel at these times and want to find a quiet town , more peaceful, then Dinkelsbühl is the perfect choice.

Dinkelsbühl has unique architectural styles, including Gothic (St. George’s Cathedral), late Roman (St. Paul’s), Rococo (chapel in the Teutonic Order’s castle) and more. Travel here, you can walk around the streets to see and record the most impressive moments. Or if you have more time, choose a café on the street corner to sip a fragrant coffee while watching the daily life of indigenous people.

3. LUBECK

Lubeck town founded in 1143, is a small island near the Baltic coast. It is also one of the most famous old towns in northern Germany. So far, Lubeck has kept the red brick gates since the 15th century and many other valuable architectures.

If you have the opportunity to visit Lubeck, one of the tourist experiences not to be missed is watching boats and boats in Museumshafen harbor, or enjoying Lubeck’s famous Marzipan cake.

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7 most beautiful towns in the Philippines (part 2)

Terraced fields in Banaue, volcanoes in Tagaytay or lakes in Lake Sebu, etc. are addresses that attract tourists of the Philippines.

3. Lake Sebu

Lake Sebu town is located in South Cotabato province, Philippines. Here, visitors will experience the life of indigenous people, visit the silk weaving workshops, make ice or attend a traditional wedding party. In addition, the weather in this area is also very cool, the outdoor temperature is usually only about 25 degrees C.

4. Sagada

Located about 275 km north of Manila, this town is known for burial of dead people by hanging coffins high. Having a height of 1,600 m above sea level, this area has a cool temperature all year round. Coming here, visitors can participate in adventurous activities such as climbing, exploring caves, waterfalls, camping or visiting historical sites, etc.

5. Canlaon

In Negros Oriental province, Calaon is famous for the Philippines’ strongest volcano when it erupted 20 times in the past 100 years. At 1,200 meters high, Calaon always has cool weather all year round, besides, there are natural hot springs formed during the geothermal activity here.

6. Tagaytay

It takes more than an hour to move from Manila, Tagaytay is one of the most attractive tourist destinations of the Philippines. Here, visitors will see firsthand the world’s smallest volcano still active.

7. Lantapan

Connecting Kalatungan and Kitanglad mountains, Lantapan is a plateau town with a height of over 1,300 m above sea level. There is a cool climate so it is not surprising that this is the most vegetable growing area in the Philippines. Here, visitors will conquer the mountain Dulang – Dulang, this is the second highest mountain of the Philippines, behind the apo.

European towns

The most unique small towns to visit in Italy

Alberobello – the town of fairy houses

Alberobello is dubbed the “dwarf mushroom” hobbit village. This small town brings the tranquil breath of the countryside with strange architecture. The houses here are just stones that are stacked on top of each other without mortar. The roof is designed in the form of arches, cones or pyramids and painted magic or pagan symbols like the houses of witches in an ancient story.

Modica town – the land of Chocolate 

The town of Modica not only attracts four-way tourists because of its peaceful setting but also because of the wonderful taste of the famous chocolate. This place is keeping a secret about the unique method of processing chocolate from the Aztecs hundreds of years ago, nowhere else.

The people of Modica used stone from volcanic Etna to form a circle and crush cocoa. Then they mixed with sugar into a paste rather than heating it to create a wonderful sweet crunch, accompanied by traditional additives like lemon oil or pistachio. Today, aromas are changed to suit the more modern taste, however, the delicious taste still does not change thanks to the traditional method.

Bolgheri – the town of great wines

Bolgheri is considered one of Italy’s finest wine producers. Tourists come here not only to enjoy excellent wine with attractive local dishes, but also to hear about the stories of wine from the time of Etruscan civilization.

In addition, a special thing at Bolgheri is the three-mile road to the village with 2500 Cypress trees, and the immense vineyards on either side. How wonderful it is to see the beautiful scenery of nature and enjoy the fascinating wine glasses!

The colorful Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre is a town consisting of five colorful villages located on steep slopes and reflecting the waters of the Ligurian Sea such as Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare, and Vernazza. All these villages have their own unique beauty that you can’t ignore anywhere when you visit.

You can wander sightseeing from village to village on the asphalt roads surrounded by vineyards and lemon trees, and the opposite side are rocks on one side and the deep blue sea. Certainly Cinque Terre will be an ideal place for your family tour.

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VISIT OREBRO – ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TOWNS IN SWEDEN

Known as a culturally rich city, Orebro stands out with its most modern city architecture. The vast castle in the romantic space is surrounded by a moat full of lilies. Coming to town, you will encounter extremely simple and rustic scenes such as pictures of students riding bicycles on the streets, people relaxing on the porch or parks around the city.

Overview of Orebro town, Sweden

Located in central Sweden, the east borders the districts of Västra Götaland, Värmland, Dalarna, Västmanland, Södermanland and Östergötland, Örebro is Sweden’s sixth largest city, surrounded by four large Swedish lakes and has two roads seaside. Örebro is a beautiful central town in Sweden with a population of nearly 143,000. Orebro is close to the capital Stockholm (200km), which is Scandinavia’s natural logistics center. With an attractive location, Örebro becomes a diverse business area and is home to activities, conferences and trade fairs.

With good infrastructure, a growing tourist service, visitors can use trains and buses to travel around the city and to Örebro airport. Cycling here is very popular. On the road with many nice lanes, you can rent a car to cycle around the city at a low cost.

This is a country with high education, especially in the Örebro region. In the city, there are care facilities for all ages and people with disabilities, immigration services and free counseling in many areas, such as consumer counseling. There are 40 compulsory high schools, 15 independent schools and one university, therefore, Örebro has a high-quality education. The university has a variety of courses, attracting students from all over Sweden and other countries to study. Besides, Örebro University Hospital (USÖ) is one of the main specialized hospitals in Sweden.

If you have a chance, it is a great idea to visit this amazing town!

The strange villages and towns in the world (part 2)
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The strange villages and towns in the world (part 2)

Longyearbyen Town, Svalbard, Norway

This is one of the settlements located in the far north of the world where people cannot die. In this town, there is a cemetery but has not been used for 70 years. The reason for this strange thing is that the icy climate here prevents the decomposition of corpses and makes them attract much wildlife so the people here when preparing to die are taken to the land in Norway.

Setenil de las Bodega town, Spain

The town of Setenil de las Bodega is built below the giant basalt rocks and is a tourist attraction in Spain. When walking on the streets here, instead of seeing the sky, visitors will see rocks appear on their heads, and they have been there for centuries.

Chefchaouen, Morrocco

Chefchaouen is a tourist attraction, located in the northeast of Morrocco, with most of the houses and streets painted blue. In Jewish culture, blue is a sacred color. Therefore, in the 1930s, Jews living in Chefchaouen painted blue for the entire town and this tradition is maintained to this day.

The strange villages and towns in the world (part 2)

Roswell Town, New Mexico, USA

This small town in New Mexico State is also known as “UFO Town”. People thought that an unidentified flying object had appeared in the town in 1947 and since then, they have built the town with ideas taken from UFOs including McDonald’s with a similar shape. In addition, it also hosts annual UFO festivals in the summer.

Miyake-jima Island, Japan

The inhabitants of this island town are paid by the government to live there. Since a volcano operates here, people must be exposed to unusually high levels of sulfur in the air and are always at risk of poisoning. Therefore, they are required to always carry poison masks and use them when the sirens sound.

The first hexagonal town in Europe
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The first hexagonal town in Europe

Built in the late 17th century, Grammichele is one of the few towns in the world that has a unique plan left to this day.

Town history

Located in the province of Catania, which is in the island of Sicily, Italy, Grammichele was founded after a massive earthquake that occurred in 1693. This disaster swept away a previous settlement called Occhialà, to the north of Grammichele. The survivors then built a new town, named Grammichele. The town was named after St. Michele in the hope that the saint will protect the new town from the next disaster.

The prince of Roccella and Butera, Carlo Maria Carafa Branciforte, ordered to build the town. Designed by Michele da Ferla, Grammichele is known as the first city in Europe that was arranged in hexagonal form.

Special construction structure

Many people believe that this plan was inspired by Palmanova, a fortified town built a hundred years ago. The difference is that Palmanova is based on nine-sided polygons, while the Grammichele is hexagonal with endless expansion. The whole town is divided into 6 areas, with 6 arterial roads converging on the main square.

The first hexagonal town in Europe

In the town, many areas are created for people to gather in a disaster. These square areas are about the same size. All are connected by a concentric road network around the main hexagon square, called Prince Carafa Square. In addition to hexagons, four rectangular districts were designed. One of them is expected to build the Prince’s Palace but this has never been carried out.

A nice town tourism

To reach this unique town, visitors can book flights to Catania-Fontanarossa airport. This is the closest airport to Catania and also one of the busy airports in Italy. From the airport, visitors can take the AMT Alibus bus to the city center station. Buses have a scheduled 25-minute trip, departing from 4h40 to midnight. Bus fare is 4 euros.

The smallest town in the world - Croatia's favorite destination
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The smallest town in the world – Croatia’s favorite destination

Hum town, with only 17 inhabitants, is one of Croatia’s most attractive destinations. Let’s join discover what’s interesting inside it!

Hum – the world’s smallest town

Hum is a 349-meter town on the top of Istria hill, Croatia. It is recognized as the smallest town in the world. This town was founded in the 11th century, when the Hum castle was built on the ruins of an ancient Roman settlement. After that, the first houses appeared.

Hum town is built and developed inside the castle walls without spreading out. Until the 17th century, in historical documents, Hum was called a “castrum”, meaning “fortress”. Today, the town has only 20 buildings on two paved streets with 17 people living in it.

Ways to Hum Town

The most interesting way to travel to Hum is to go from Roc town, 3 km from Hum, along the road with huge stone monuments. Each statue represents a letter of the Glagolitic alphabet, so this road is called “Glagolitic road”.

You can enter the town via a single gate, which was built in 1562 and upgraded by modern workers.

A great destination

Thanks to its peculiarity, the town is truly unique and interesting both historically and culturally. Hum town is especially attractive to nature lovers. Forests, meadows and hills are stunning for long walks or short family excursions.

Despite its small size, Hum has all the usual town services, including: central square, post office, temple, town cemetery, craft souvenirs shop, a local wine store and city museum. Visitors can visit Hum’s traditional konoba restaurant, where you will be invited to try a local herb 38% alcohol made by the 2000-year-old receipt – Humska Biska.