With the construction of the bridge was associated with the appearance of the new town, which was destined subsequently to become one of the largest in Siberia. Day of laying the first stone of the railway bridge across the Ob river — July 20, 1893 is the date of birth of Novosibirsk.
It should be noted that bridges the TRANS-Siberian railway for its time were the largest facilities of its kind in Russia. For example, the famous bridge over the Yenisei, constructed under the project of L. Proskuryakova in 1898, has long been one of the biggest in the world in the simple span girder bridges (6 spans of 144 m. the Model of the bridge was awarded the gold medal at the Paris exhibition of 1900). The bridge across the Amur river (1915 project by the same author) had a unique length of 2.6 km Access road with the overpass it in 6 spans of 33m (the project of the famous Russian engineer, Professor G. P. Perederiy) was constructed from the latest structural material — concrete. Continue reading
Say, who was not in Moscow, he does not know Russia. But even those who lives in Moscow, can quite not know. Our capital city holds a lot of secrets. We will talk about the most mysterious places.
1 Garcini ponds. Ostankino
Long ago in the lands of the Ostankino manor Sheremetev was the cemetery of suicides. It’s hard to say whether it was the influence of the space heavy proprietary or fate, but many serfs actress had been drowned in ponds, which has even been nicknamed “carcinima”. Now there is a house, and in the churchyard is the building of the telecentre. Local residents and employees of the telecentre tell you that sometimes these parts can be found an old woman with a crutch, which appears before the misfortune and tragedy.
2 Magical hours. “Red gate”
These magical sundial can be seen at number two on Spartakovskaya street, which is known as the home of count Musin-Pushkin. Continue reading
Excursions in Valencia
Sightseeing Tour around Valencia
Valencia is a charming city in Spain, capital of the homonymous Autonomous region, to have survived to our days rich history, preserved in the legends and monuments of art. In Valencia one civilization came to replace another, contributing to its cultural development. Today it is almost a very beautiful city lying in the heart of a vast fertile valley.
Sightseeing tour around Valencia will briefly introduce You to the main sights of the ancient city. Walking tour through the historic center of the city with a visit to the Bullring “Plaza de Torros”, the famous tower of the fortress wall of the XV Torre de Serrano, is the most important military Gothic gates in Europe, the street Groove and its modernist buildings. Continue reading