Hotel a hundred years ago
On October 23, the most famous Berlin hotel “Adlon” – is celebrating its centenary. The hotel is located in the heart of the German capital, on the famous main street Unter den Linden. View from most rooms of the hotel opens directly onto the Brandenburg gate. In addition to a convenient location, the hotel boasts its fascinating history.
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On October 23, 1907. Heart of Berlin: Unter den Linden, Pariser Platz. At exactly eleven o’clock on the street accompanied by a numerous retinue appear on the Kaiser Wilhelm the Second. That is, public ceremony, or maybe the visit of a senior foreign guest? And not the other. His Imperial Majesty arrived at the opening of a new hotel. The owner of a luxury building Lorenz Adlon personally conducts crowned lady inside and proudly demonstrates the latest achievements of the hotel and construction business. And the view really was something. Continue reading
1899 was a milestone year for various reasons. This year was born the iconic film Director Alfred Hitchcock, was patented the drug aspirin, the Bolshoi theatre hosted the premiere of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping beauty”, at London’s famous tower “big Ben” clock was running, and in Odessa was opened as the hotel Bristol, which became one of the attractions of the city. In 2014 the hotel celebrates 115 years. Today, as more than a century ago, this hotel combines classic luxury and sophistication with cutting-edge technical solutions.
Hotel, p vstroennyy by the famous architect Alexander Bernardazzi on the place of apartment houses of merchant Naum Jurowski, instantly won the hearts of European and domestic guests.
Bristol is not in vain got its name. That was the name of the hotel in Austria, where he loved to ride wealthy locals. However, Odessa Bristol even surpassed his Austrian namesake. Its main advantages, in addition to the furnished rooms, electric light, hot water, bathroom in every room, well-trained servants.
After the October revolution, was not up to luxury hotels. In 1922-1925, the rooms converted to offices responsible railway workers. Adacore in the period of the NEP, the hotel was restored and renamed the hotel “Krasnaya”.
Then followed the trials of the great Patriotic war and Soviet public utilities. As a result of many unfounded reconstructions many authentic elements of the interior were lost. However, his spirit Bristol has retained. Continue reading
Loutraki is a small town in southern Greece, which is considered one of the best balneological resorts in Europe. It was in Loutraki healing water rich in sodium and magnesium, flows right from the tap. For Wellness treatments and hydrotherapy course at a local medical center here come the tourists from all over Europe.
Loutraki is a recognized center of gambling tourism in Greece, is the largest casino in the Balkans. If You prefer gambling and sightseeing, holiday in Loutraki is the best fit for Your goals.
It is from this town begins the many excursions. Choose: just 22 km away from the town – the legendary Corinth, 50 km from the place of occurrence of the unique civilization Mycenae. The Acropolis is located 80 km from Loutraki. Also near the town is known to the lovers of antiquities, the temple of Hera.
For lovers of delicious dishes of Greek cuisine throughout the Loutraki promenade restaurants, cafes, taverns and bars. Each of the restaurant are decorated in an original style, and the dishes, which are served with guests, as are famous among vacationers and locals. Continue reading