The Sears Towers is the world’s fifth tallest building. They have been renamed the Willis Tower in 2003 after the previous name expired. These Towers are the tallest structure in Chicago surpassing the previous World Trade Center Towers and the Empire State building in Manhatten. These towers are one of the most popular attractions of the city and people are often very curious to visit them.
History of Sears Towers
Sears Towers most significant portion open to public is the Sky Deck. It is located on the 103rd floor of the Towers. It was first opened to public on 22nd of June 1974 and is 1,353 feet (412 m) above ground level. It is primary tourist attractions in the City of Chicago where many people come and can easily view the entire City and its landscape. This observatory is accessible to common people via lift system. These lifts can take you to the top floor in less then sixty seconds.
What Makes It So Distinct
The Sky Deck is visited by more then 1 million people annually. These Balconies are made up of glass and they are not for people with height fears. These Balconies of glass can bear weight of 4.5 metric tones. These balconies are also famous for people attempting to climb upto them with bare hands and feet. Most famous of them was Alan the Spiderman from France. He attempted to climb up them in 1999. Read the full story
The Yeyu city also known as the Forbidden City is one of the main tourist attractions of China because of its ancient history, historical sites and beautiful architecture. The city’s weather also adds to it attraction, the city has the pleasant weather of spring prevailing throughout the year, which makes it worthwhile to visit the city during any part of the year.
The City and Its Buildings
The architecture of the city is also very unique, with its streets and avenues reminding one of the chessboard patterns with their crisscrossing each other. The buildings in the city are adorned with dark blue tiles and pebbles, which give the city a very beautiful look, the city is also abundant with natural beauty with flowers and plants growing in every residence of the area.
The history of this ancient city dates back to Ming Dynasty during which it was first established, later in the Qing dynasty it was used as the base for the Yunnan military commander. During the Ming dynasty the in charge of the city was known as “Commanding Envoy of the Dali Wei”.
Surroundings of Dali Ancient City
The Dali city is surrounded by Cangshan Mountains in the west and Erhai Lake in the east respectively.
The Cangshan Mountains and Erhai Lake
The Cangshan Mountains at the west present a beautiful view with its top covered with snow throughout the year, against the snow of the Cangshan mountain bloom the flowers like the orchid, azalea and Dali camellia. The Cangshan Mountain also has streams coming into the city, flowing across the streets. At the east is the Erhai Lake and this stream from the Cangshan Mountain runs eastward to join the Erhai Lake, a distant view of Jizu Mountain is also visible from the east.
Dali City Architecture
The height of the city wall is eight meters and its thickness being seven meters. It has four gate towers, east one is named Chen En, the west one is named Cangshan, the north one is named An Yuan and the south one is named Tong Hai.
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Kansas offers great tourist attractions for its tourists and visitors. If you are planning a travel itinerary to Kansas then following attractions would help you a lot. Follow the list of attractions in Kansas and enjoy your Kansas tour.
Box Lazy Tour
The most attracting feature of the Box Lazy is that it is an unexampled ranch. It lies in the Axtell area of the state of Kansas. If you are the one who loves exploring diverse lifestyle then this is your place.
You can carry out a lot of activities in Box Lazy. Like its name “Lazy”, it invites you to be lazy and laze around. You can enjoy fun activities that are really helpful for you to get out of the rut. If you like bird watching or hiking then Box Lazy is for you. The woods that are surrounding it are perfect spots for bird watching and hiking.
If you like fishing and want to stay from other activities, then you can spend peaceful time on the Spring Creek Pond and catch some fishes for your lunch or night. Indubitable, it an ideal place to move your fishing rods to catch some fishes and enjoy the peaceful time.
If you like playing with water then you should try Kayaking. This can be really an exciting experience for you and many people regard a visit to this ranch as an incomplete trip without horse riding.
You can enjoy a trip to this ranch anytime round the year clock. It is also a perfect place for hunting enthusiasts. You should enjoy visiting Lazy Box with your entire family, as it is a family oriented ranch that is also operated by a family.
Combat Air Museum
Combat Air Museum is one of the highlight attractions of Kansas and it is located close to the Topeka. This museum welcomes all aircraft lovers who have core interest in aircrafts.
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