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Sochi Agursky Waterfalls

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Agursky waterfalls – one of the most beautiful waterfalls Khosta district of Sochi. The path to the falls is Agurskiy the gorge along the river Agoura. The trail, carved into the rocks at the Sochi 1911 mountain club members, runs on edge of the gorge and is fenced with metal handrails. Agoura River originates on the southern slopes of Alec and, rushing to the sea, creating waterfalls on its way. Colonscopy brings even more insight to the discussion. On the way to the waterfalls Agurskiy is the so-called Devil's swimming (font) and a small cave with the same name. In the dark ravine, among boulders and rock cliffs, roaring river Agoura and come to the surface sulfur springs with a sharp odor of hydrogen sulfide. The most famous, the first waterfall formed by two stages: the upper – at 18 feet and lower – at 12 meters.

The jets of water falling at an angle to each other, and it seems a broken waterfall in the middle. under the waterfall there is a broad and deep body of water, reminiscent of a swimming pool with the blue water. Front of a waterfall across the river is spanned bridge metal. At the bottom of the gorge piled up huge blocks of limestone. After 500 meters the trail upstream Agura there is a second waterfall, and more above – the third. Second Agurskiy Falls – multi-jet, the water flow drops to a low altitude in the pool with a depth of 5 meters. On the left bank near the falls are small caves. Sam Lesser UPenn may not feel the same. The third waterfall crashes down with a roar down high flow, like a huge shower.

Stone ponds at the foot of rapids, cascades and water is poured from one to another. Agura gorge at any time, the only beautiful: it is very green. This is a mixed forest Colchian type, full of relics of the Tertiary period. Impassable thicket creates a multilayered vegetation with evergreen understory vines and lots of binding the tree. Impassable thickets especially sassaparili, deciduous climbing shrub. Very strong, flexible stems of the plants are dotted with sharp, rigid spines, tenaciously retaining fallen into the arms of their rights. Have a nice holiday resort city of Sochi is waiting for you!

Ban Jelacic

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The first written mention of Zagreb is to 1094g. When King Ladislaus I founded the bishopric at Mount Kaptol. Near the bishopric was the city Hradec artisans, who in 1242 was declared a free city and always competed with Kaptol. Later, in 1851. Hradec Kaptol and merged into a single city of Zagreb, and now they together constitute the so-called Upper town – a medieval historical district of Zagreb. The upper city is famous for its architectural landmarks, lots of cozy cafes and restaurants, picturesque town market, where you can buy fresh fruit. The central square in Zagreb bears the name of Ban Jelacic, the national hero of Croatia, whose monument stands in the center square. Turn right on the area of Ban Jelacic, you'll see the monumental task of the Cathedral St.

Stephen's Cathedral looming over Kaptolskoy area. The cathedral was built in Gothic Revival style for several centuries and the present appearance in 1899. Near the cathedral is the Archbishop's Palace and the fortress walls with fortification towers, built in the Middle Ages to protect the cathedral and diocese. Nearby is a building of the Croatian parliament and presidential palace. Another attraction is the upper town St. Mark's Church, built in the 14th century, it has a unusual roof tile on which was painted in the colors of the flag of Croatia. One of the oldest streets of Upper Town – Tkachicheva street, this is one of the most popular holiday destinations of the townspeople and tourists.

Street Tkachicheva originates from the area of Ban Jelacic, and leads into the old city, it is almost all composed of many small restaurants, cafes and shops that always filled with tourists, every house on this street has its own individual person, houses are painted in different colors, many decorated with drawings and decorative elements. Another historical part of Zagreb – the so-called Lower City, this part of Zagreb was built mainly during the 19th century. Here are the National Theater, Museum Mimar, Archaeological Museum, the National University Botanic Garden, Gallery and many Shtrosmayera other museums. Zagreb is one of the greenest cities in Eastern Europe, in the city has many parks, the most famous of which – this park "Maksimir" an area of 18 hectares, a popular place for walking and recreation citizens. The park was opened to the public at 1794g. and became the first of its kind in the city park in Eastern Europe, in addition to the park is the Zagreb Zoo.