Diversity and originality, one of the largest and most influential countries in the Western Hemisphere, is explained by classics in the millions of films. One-story America, towering skyscrapers, luxury villas, poor ghettos, mysterious veil-free masons, impregnable mountains, the heritage of deep canyons. A visit to the United States reveals almost all the different ways to familiarize yourself with the lives of the continent’s indigenous peoples and discover the high-tech achievements of the rich modern world. Below is a list of 10 iconic places in the country.
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Statue of Liberty in New York
“Freedom to illuminate the world” is one of the most famous sculptures in the world. Located on Liberty Island, it is a true colossal statue towering over Manhattan. A woman in a tunic symbolically raises a democratic torch, trampling on slavery bindings and the pills she has in her hands.
Visitors have access to the entire space within the Statue of Liberty. Many observation decks on different levels of the base, pedestal, and the monument itself, but the fascinating views open from the seven-pointed crowns. Through the interior space of the statue, you can climb many stairs. There is an elevator.
About 100 meters high, the monument is considered the country’s second-tallest lighthouse but is not officially included in the registration of the navigation structure.
Chinatown in New York
Chinatown is located in many major cities, but Chinatown, which covers a large area of Manhattan, is worth a visit. This is a kind of open-air museum of Chinese immigrants in the United States and numerous street shops, restaurants, and a lively, Asian-flavored miniature celestial empire.
The first Chinese to set foot in the Americas was A Ken, a businessman from Canton. Since 1840, the skyscrapers at Confucius Plaza have been built around his small hotel and tobacco shop. Sculptor Liu Zhi installed a bronze monument on the Chinese sage, a museum of the history of the emergence of Chinese immigrants. The United States has opened, and a place has emerged where you can learn martial arts and learn spiritual practices.
According to official figures, the five-story underground construction of a regular pentagon is the Americans’ pride, a symbol of state border protection. This is the world’s largest single-owner office, and the Pentagon’s underground section is believed to be more than ten floors deep, and an extensive network of underground tunnels allows it to enter far into the state.
The interior of the building is ergonomically designed, so you can go anywhere, even in huge-sized interiors, in just 7 minutes. Interestingly, during the construction of the Pentagon building, several bathrooms were built for employees with different skin tones, more than doubling hygiene standards (oh, these intolerances). It’s an era!). The courtyard of the building with the cafe was called the “earthquake center” because it resembled a bunker. During the Cold War and the arms race, it was believed that this was where nuclear attacks from American enemies could be directed in the first place.
A monument was opened here to commemorate this fact when the Pentagon building was damaged after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Walk of Stars in Hollywood and Los Angeles
Hollywood attracts American travelers with the opportunity to see pavilions and cult film sets, accidentally bump into world celebrities on the streets, and see for themselves one of the industry’s top awards. The world movie Oscar was awarded. An integral part of the “Dream Factory” is the Star Road. The Walk of Fame was founded in 1953 and consisted of two lanes about 20 blocks from Hollywood. Thousands of bronze stars are awarded to anyone who has made a significant contribution to the film industry, from actors and directors to musicians, film heroes, and even fictional characters.
On the border between Ontario, Canada, and New York, USA, the complex of several waterfalls, marveled at beauty and grandeur, is true in terms of the amount of water that three giant waterfalls cross them. Forming a miracle of nature. , The most powerful stream of water in the Americas:
The discovery of Niagara Falls in 1604 was due to explorer and adventurer Samuel de Champlain. The word “Niagara” is translated as “bifurcated land” in ancestral lands with attractions in the indigenous language. Nearby is the famous “Rainbow” bridge across the river. There is a greenhouse, the Royal Park “Victoria,” and a butterfly nursery. The waterfall can be seen from the observatory or the air by renting a helicopter.
San Francisco Alcatraz
Many associate this place with a prison on the island of San Francisco Bay, thanks to the cult films Escape from Alcatraz, The Rock, and more. Famous criminals held here, such as Al Capone, also brought glory to the prison. However, the island’s main popularity is because it is part of the Golden Gate National Reserve, where you can learn a lot of information about the lives of the indigenous peoples of the continent and enjoy the natural landscapes that escaped technology.
Arizona Grand Canyon
Almost 5 million years ago, due to changes in the undulations of the crust, a river of the same name began to pass through limestone, gradually forming deeper parts, and its size was astonishing.
• At the height of the plateau, the width is 6-29 km.
• At the Colorado River water level, the canyon is about 1 km wide.
• The lowest point is 1857 meters deep.
Discovered by scientists, the indigenous rock sculptures that lived on the territory of today’s national parks were made over 3000 years ago. The history of this place is reflected in hundreds of legends about the spirit and treasure of the Navajo. Tribe. It’s hidden here.
Hoover Dam, Nevada
Construction of the giant arch-gravity dam, one of the largest structures of its kind in the world, began in 1931 under the U.S. Interior Ministry’s auspices and was included in the register of particularly iconic landmarks in 1981.
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
The territory adjacent to the mountain is one of the most important places in the United States’ domestic and tourism life. Part of the rock mass is engraved with a huge bas-relief representing the President of the United States. The composition of the portrait of the sculpture is as follows:
Indians living in the area have long called the mountain “six ancestors,” but in 1930, U.S. officials donated great money to build a giant portrait, Charles Rush, a businessman, and explorer. In honor of Moa, we decided to change the name of the mountain. At that time. The height of the mountain allows you to see the immortal ruler from a great distance. In recent years, Mount Rushmore has created internet memes by many who want to add their faces to countless historical figures.
It is a unique region with its originality and beautiful landscape, the northernmost and largest state in the United States. Alaska includes the mainland, peninsulas, the Aleutian Islands and Alexander Island archipelago, and the Pacific coastline. The wide climatic zones of the state, the pristine nature of many parts of Alaska.