Tag: "Cultural Historic Landmarks"
Balboa Park , nation’s largest urban cultural park ,located in San Diego, California , is a 1,200 acre (4.9 km²) park named after the Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Balboa Park’s is home to a variety of cultural attractions including 15 major museums, theaters, gardens, shops and restaurants, as well as the world famous San Diego [...]
The Liberty Bell , located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , is an iconic symbol of American Independence and freedom in the US . Formerly located in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell was commissioned from the London firm of Lester and Pack (today the Whitechapel Bell Foundry) in 1752, [...]
Chichen Itza , located in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico , is the largest of the ruined Mayan cities and one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world . In 2007, Chichen Itza’s El Castillo was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World after a worldwide vote. The site exhibits a multitude [...]
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles California . The sidewalk is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the entertainment industry. The stars recognize an eclectic mix of actors, musicians, directors, [...]