In the era of ancient Rome, this place between the Tiber and two hills – Yanikul and Vatican, was occupied by the circus of Nero. Here he was martyred and the Apostle Peter was buried. Under Pope Anaclet, a small tomb basilica was built on this site.
In 324, Emperor Constantine replaced the modest tomb with a basilica in the style typical of the early Christian churches of Rome. Completed in 349 by Constantius, the son of Constantine, this basilica over time has been significantly enriched by the generous gifts of the popes and wealthy donors. It was here, in this basilica of Constantine, that Charlemagne in 800 received the crown from the hands of Pope Leo III, and after him the emperors Lothar, Louis II and Frederick III were crowned here. Continue reading
Baku’s nightlife is very rich: in the illuminated metropolis, it lasts until the morning hours. In the establishments on Baku Boulevard, everyone will be able to dine while sipping a cocktail on the terraces from which the Caspian is visible, as well as spend time in karaoke bars and enjoy jazz and rock music.
Night excursions in Baku
The 3-hour tour “Baku night tour” (transfer by minibus), starting at 21:00, involves a walk to the fortress walls and the Philharmonic Garden. In addition, sightseers will reach the upper part of the Azerbaijani capital by funicular, from where they will be able to admire Primorsky Boulevard and make excellent photographs. “Baku night tour” is also an opportunity to admire the Flame Towers towers in the form of three fiery languages, visit the martyrs alley, the State Flag Square and Lesser Venice, see the Maiden’s Tower and the carpet museum building. Continue reading
Famous for its many nightclubs and beautiful beaches, the Mediterranean island of Ibiza (another pronunciation of the name is Ibiza) is visited annually by a huge number of tourists from around the world. The wonderful climate, discos, electronic music, warm and clear sea water – this is what attracts most travelers here. But some tourists arrive on the island only to see historical monuments that are under the protection of UNESCO. Among these attractions, a special place is occupied by the ancient castle, the first mention of which dates from the XII century. Continue reading