Greatest road trips in the world (P.17) Romantische Straße: The Geman Romantic Road
(WorldKings.org) A historic route through Southern Germany, the Romantic Road, or Romantische Straße as the Germans call it, was a journey from Wurzburg to Füssen.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.95) Tunnel of Love: The romantic tunnel of Ukraine
(WorldKings.org) The tunnel is an arch-shaped 4-kilometer-long corridor of majestic trees with the train truck in the middle, gorgeous at any time of the year. It fascinates tourists with all shades of green through spring and summer, with a palette of golden, orange, and red in the fall.
Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.5) Venice: The city of love and romance
(WorldKings.org) Venice, Italy is one of the top destinations in the world that couples want to visit as it is considered the most romantic city on earth.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Puente Romano: World's longest surviving bridge from Roman times
(WorldKings.org) Including the approaches, the structure totals 790 m.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Lugo: Only city in the world to be surrounded by completely intact Roman walls
(WorldKings.org) Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is the capital of the province of Lugo.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Speyer Cathedral: Biggest Romanesque church in the world
(WorldKings.org) In 1981, the cathedral was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List of culturally important sites as "a major monument of Romanesque art in the German Empire". With a length of 134 meters and a width of 43 meters it was one of the largest buildings of its time.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.63) Peleș Castle: The Romanian fairytale castle in real life
(WorldKings.org) Situated at the foot of the Bucegi mountains, alongside the Peleş river and up from Sinaia Monastery in a wild but picturesque place known as the Piatra Arsă massif, this castle would become the favorite residence of King Carol I, who closely oversaw all of the building works until its completion in 1914.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Aqueduct of Segovia: Longest working roman aqueduct in the world
(WorldKings.org) Probably first constructed in the first century under the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan, Segovia Aqueduct transports water over 32 km, from the Fuenta Fría river to Segovia.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.329) Romande Energie (Switzerland): World's first company to build mountain solar farm
(worldkings.org) Romande Energie is a Swiss energy production, distribution and marketing company with headquarters in Morges, Vaud. On August 6, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Romande Energie as the “World's first company to build mountain solar farm.”
[WORLDKINGS] World Tops Academy – Top 5 richest empires in ancient history
(worldkings.org) After hunter-gatherers became farmers and farming gave rise to cities, cities gave rise to empires. They grew through military conquest, were built by slaves and were maintained with brutal violence, but the great empires also unified millions of far-flung people under a common culture and gave rise to incredible technology and innovation. Empires, however, are expensive. They’re propped up by armies, armies run on money and every empire in history has only been as good as its ability to keep the gold rolling in. Some were better at it than others.