Saturday, January 22, 2011

World Famous City, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in 
the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia.
The Melbourne City Center also known as the "Central Business District 
is the hub of the greater geographical area and  the greater 
geographical area had an approximate population of four million.

Inhabitants of Melbourne are called Melburnians.
The metropolis is located on the large natural bay 
known as Port Phillip, with the city centre positioned 
at the estuary of the Yarra River 

The metropolitan area then extends south from the city centre, 
along the eastern and western shorelines of Port Phillip, and 
expands into the hinterland. The city centre is situated in 
the municipality known as the City of Melbourne, and 
the metropolitan area consists of a further 30 municipalities.

Melbourne was founded in 1835 47 years after the 
European settlement of Australia 

Melbourne has been ranked as one of the top three World's 
Most Livable Cities by the Economist Group's Intelligence Unit 
Melbourne  City: It is an important tourist destination with an 
approximate 16 million domestic and 1.5 million international tourists
visiting population in accordance with the metropolitan records 
of the year ending Dec' 2009.

Melbourne Central Business District View from the top 
of Shrine of Remembrance

A view of Melbourne Vic from the air.
Looking at the Melbourne across the Yarra River

The Yarra Rivera river in southern Victoria (Australia) on which 
the city of Melbourne was founded.

Yankee Stadium: Major sporting events hosted by Melbourne 
have attracted large numbers of sports tourists to the city, 
other visitors come for the cultural and fashion events.

Docklands is Melbourne's newest precinct and largest infrastructure
development to date, and is also becoming a major tourist attraction.

Eureka Tower:  It is the highest viewing platform in the 
southern hemisphere. It is also the tallest 
residential building in the world. 

Another View of Eureka Towers the tallest 
residential building in the world

Rialto Towers The Melbourne Observation Deck, located some 237 metres
above the city streets on the 55th floor of these Towers
It offers a spectacular views of the central business district
and beyond. 

Melbourne & Olympic Parks: These are two Melbourne
City Grounds, located near the Yarra River for the conduct of 
international sports events. They are part of the Melbourne Sports 
and Entertainment Precinct, which also includes Yarra Park

Convention and Exhibition Centre: is located in Southbank and was 
built in the 1990s as a replacement for the Royal Exhibition Building.

Crown Casino:It is on the Yarra River is the largest gambling
centre in the southern hemisphere. The Crown Entertainment 
Complex also encompasses one of Melbourne's best hotels 
the Crown Towers, restaurants, boutiques and cinemas.

Luna Park, Melbourne Australia

Flinders Street Railway Station, Melbourne, Australia

Federation Square (SBS Building) Melbourne,Australia

State Library at Night, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Central Business District skyline:

 by Hassan Ali 
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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

18 Beautiful Photos of Italy with Information..

Italy is blessed with its natural beauty. Old cities like Venice,
a name which later became synonymous to architectural 
excellence, Rome and Sicily all adds up to its natural splendor.
Italy is one of the biggest producers of wine. Traveling a destination
like Italy is certain to provide lot of entertainment and pleasure 
which you will endeavor for all your life. Travel Planners has 
collected a few natural clips of this country. You might as 
well run for to book a holiday ticket after you view these images.
So beautiful it is. Do evaluate it yourselves.

Beautiful Italian Landscape

Unparalleled Architectural Marvels, Italy

Boats waiting for Someone to set them in Motion In Italy

Grand Canal of Venice, Italy

The Dolomites, Alps, Italy

A Beautiful Evening in Venice, Italy

An Old Italian Villa Entrance

Montepulciano, Tuscany City Italy

 Manarola City, Italy

Lake Garden, Malcesine, Italy

A View of Alps from The Lake in Italy

Dining Alfresco, Venice, Italy

Country Villa, Valdorcia, Tuscany, Italy

Colors of Venice,  Italy

Another Colourful Italian Landscape

Castel Sant Angelo and Bridge, Rome, Italy

Elegant Mountain Ranges, Italy

Burano, Venice, Italy

Collected and Presented by Hassan Ali

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Beauty of Amsterdam, Netherlands..

Amsterdam is the capital and the largest city of the Netherlands, 
located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country.
The city, which had a population of 1.36 million on 1 January 2008,
comprises the northern part of the Randstad, the sixth-largest 
metropolitan area in Europe, with a population of around 6.7 million.

Its name is derived from Amstellerdam, a dam in the river Amstel. 
Settled as a small fishing village in the late 12th century,
Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world 
during the Dutch Golden Age, a result of its innovative developments
in trade. During that time, the city was the leading centre 
for finance and diamonds. In the 19th and 20th centuries, 
the city expanded, and many new neighborhoods and suburbs were formed

. The city is the financial and cultural capital of the Netherlands.
Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there,
and 7 of the world's top 500 companies, including Philips and ING,
are based in the city. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, 
the oldest stock exchange in the world, is located in the city centre.
Amsterdam's main attractions, including its historic canals,
the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam,
Anne Frank House, its red-light district, and its many 
cannabis coffee shops draw more than 3.66 million 
international visitors annually

Royal Palace Amsterdam

Road Map Amsterdam

Amsterdam court of Arms,Amsterdam.

courtyard of history museum,Amsterdam


Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam.

Zuidas, Amsterdam 

Skinny bridge, Amsterdam

Canalside Tower, Amsterdam

Hotel Stuysrvacht, Amsterdam

Shuttered Houses in Amsterdam

Windows in St Nicholas, Amsterdam

Weeping Tower - (Schreierstoren), Amsterdam

Bicycle Parking, Amsterdam

Multi Storey Bike Park, Amsterdam

Concert Gebouw, Amsterdam 

I  Amsterdam

Mint Tower, Amsterdam.

Restful Waters, Amsterdam
Houseboat Garden, Amsterdam 

Rijks museum,Amsterdam

Presented by Hassan Ali