Cistern of Mazagan, located in El Jadida is one of the interesting places to visit inside the fortification built in the 16th century.
Mazagan (in Portuguese: Mazagão) has been the name of Portuguese fortification/city, located in Morocco. Nowadays it’s a part of the city of El Jadida, 90-km southwest of Casablanca, so it can be easily reached from there. The fortified colony was built on the Atlantic coast in the early 16th century.
The cistern has been finished in 1547 and it was built according to the Manueline style. It is located in the interior of the fortification and it is one of the most important buildings in Mazagan, It was built behind the main building of the Portuguese city, similar to a castle. It was a really important space, where drinkable water could be stored, a important aspect when you have to keep the fortification closed due to enemy attacks.
The most touristic place in the city, is a nice place to visit and to take some photos, even if can be an hard task due to the lack o light in the inside, thing that gives a special environment to that space.
Colombia is one of the most vibrant countries in Latin America. In the last years the country went from being one of the most dangerous in the region to one of the most interesting places to visit. One of the jewels of Colombia is a hotels in its capital, the Hotel de la Opera.
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The spying globes on Teufelsberg are the not-so-secret insider tip for Berlin’s urban ruins and interesting freak show architecture. Even if you’re reluctant, one thing's for sure: the “Devil’s Mountain” is just plain awesome. The torn-up globe structures of the former military territory are just waiting to be conquered by lomographers… so what are you waiting for?
I'd like to tell you about a very unusual place - the Helikon Art Center. This space was built by the hands of a single person, Turkish sculptor and philosopher named Orhan Özçalik, and is now open to artists from all over the world.
My family and I were in Udaipur (India) for a wedding ceremony and decided to travel around the area. We went to Jaisalmer, one of the most gorgeous cities I have ever seen (located on the border with Pakistan) and decided to stop by the remote Thar Desert, which is where these pictures were taken.
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