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Decadent Versailles

More than five million visitors descend on France’s grandest palace annually to see the 700 rooms, 67 staircases, 6,300 paintings and the dazzling and astounding Hall of Mirrors.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The unsung museums of Paris

There are over 200 museums in Paris. Everyone knows the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay, but you could come to Paris dozens of times and still see something new on each trip.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The Moroccan tradition of the Moorish garden

Gardens have great importance in Morocco, as elsewhere in the Muslim world. The Moorish garden is intended to provide calm, shade, perfume, beauty and pleasure.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The charms of Berlin's Scheunenviertel

A shopping, eating and entertainment zone, it is the darling of the city's creative class. Its cafes and bars filled with media execs, fashion designers and bespectacled actors.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Going underground at the Colosseum

Rome has many great spectacles below street leve and the latest are the underground chambers and passageways at the Colosseum, due to open to the public from late August 2010.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Lonely Planet's top 10 Moscow attractions

Russia’s capital is experiencing a burst of inspired energy. From artistry and history to recreation and procreation, Moscow is definitely a cauldron of creativity.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Moscow's Red Square

The vast, rectangular stretch of cobblestones, surrounded by architectural marvels, is jaw-dropping gorgeous.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Berlin in pictures

From the Berlin Wall to the Reichstag, the quintessential sights from around Berlin.
03 August 2010

Mexico in pictures

From the Pyramid of the Moon to the city of Guanajuato, stunning sights from around Mexico.
03 August 2010

Washington DC in pictures

From the Capitol Building to the Washington Monument, the iconic sights from around Washington DC.
03 August 2010

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