Tag: observatory

  • Griffith Park

    written by sugiyamasatomi on 2009-09-05 in #world #locations
    Griffith Park

    Enjoy the beautiful view of Los Angeles from the Griffith Park.

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  • To Russia with Love: Pulkovo Observatory, Saint Petersburg

    written by neja on 2012-10-24 in #world #locations
    To Russia with Love: Pulkovo Observatory, Saint Petersburg

    Simply a must! The Pulkovo Obesrvatory has always been among my top favorite places in Saint Petersburg. I can visit it over and over again. After the madness of the big city, it is literarily a breath of fresh air.

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  • Griffith Observatory

    written by jblaze823 on 2011-04-04 in #world #locations
    Griffith Observatory

    "Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of southern California's most popular attractions. The Observatory is located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, just above the Los Feliz neighborhood. It is 1,134 feet above sea level and is visible from many parts of the Los Angeles basin." - quote taken from the Griffith Observatory website

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  • Gallocanta Lagoon

    written by jelga on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations
    Gallocanta Lagoon

    If you like birds and amazing empty landscapes, then you really have to go to Gallocanta, one of the most important marshlands in the world and meeting point of many bird species, both steppary and migrating. It is recommended to visit the lagoon at the end of October-beginning of November, high point of the migrating season.

  • Songgwangsa Temple, Naganeupseong & Suncheonman Bay, Suncheon (South Korea)

    written by candy_candy on 2011-09-02 in #world #locations
    Songgwangsa Temple, Naganeupseong & Suncheonman Bay, Suncheon (South Korea)

    One of the most famous tourist spots in Suncheon would be Suncheonman Bay, a natural habitat full of reeds. Songgwangsa Temple is famous as it qualifies as one of the three most precious treasures in Buddhism. Last but not least, Naganeupseong Folk Village has a well-preserved castle so you will be able to know and understand the living style of Korean in the past.