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Here's an excerpt from Wikitravel: Although many visitors, especially Americans, may feel apprehensive about visiting Hiroshima, it is a friendly, welcoming city, with as much interest in Western culture as anywhere else in Japan. Tourists are welcomed, and exhibits related to the atomic bomb are not concerned with blame or accusations. Bear in mind, ...


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There's the one at Earl's Court in London. Here it is on Google Street View. Now my favourite part, if you use the arrows to move towards the TARDIS, Street View takes you INSIDE THE TARDIS! :) Another article here which shows the views from outside as well as INSIDE the TARDIS, if you don't want to have to load up the maps yourself. It's also possible ...


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Getting in to Manhattan and back during peak traffic hours is a lost cause and you'll have to settle for the airport lounge or something less exotic. JFK is a scant stone's throw from the Boardwalk on Rockaway Beach however. While it does not have a Tiffany's or a Times Square, it might do as a bit of 'niche Americana'. It's a civilized locale with ...


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IIRC, you can see some flower fields from the “Oude Lijn” so from trains going between Haarlem and Leiden (which includes some but not all trains between Amsterdam and Rotterdam). The Keukenhof is a park devoted to tulips and other flowers. It's itself located in this tulip growing area (the Bollenstreek or “bulb region”) so if you don't mind the entrance ...


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A quick scan of Wikivoyage's guide to Hiroshima sights indicate that memorials and museums to the attack have English-language information. If they didn't intend non-Japanese to visit the place, they wouldn't have such information. I seriously doubt that they'd regard the USA differently from other non-Japanese countries in this context, even though the USA ...


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This is the official website where you can get all the informations you asked for (in english as well): http://www.bundestag.de/htdocs_e/visits/index.jsp Short summary: There are no restrictions for non-german citizens. You can participate in a guided tour and you can even watch a debate from the tribune of the reichstag for ~1 hour. You need a ...


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The original episodes of Doctor Who were filmed in and around London, especially West London (near BBC Television Centre). The current series are largely filmed in and around Cardiff in Wales. If you're a fan of Torchwood, you'll see lots of shots of there, while for Doctor Who it's often presented as being in London even though it's normally filmed in ...


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The wait time actually fluctuates throughout the year. We do see a large increase in the number of guests during the summer months and most major holidays, causing a wait time of about 45 minutes to an hour on average. During those times we recommend visitors purchase our Express Pass which allows you to skip the ticket and elevator lines. Everyone does ...


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Absolutely not an issue. Just to give a first-hand perspective (though the other 2 answers both excellently cover the 'why not'), I visited the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and the Peace Park a few years back, and at no point did I feel any ill-will or awkwardness. As with any similar place as long as you are respectful you are welcome - the staff were as ...


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It's perfectly fine. I've been to both Hiroshima and Nagasaki in my (Japanese) high school trip including multiple sessions with hibakushas. There is really no animosity in general. The emphasis of these museums and parks are solely on how horrible nuclear attacks and war is, and how we need to achieve world peace and eliminate all wars. I think most ...


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Realistically, probably nothing beyond the airport - at least not unless you want to pay for taxis. The most obvious place to visit in New York is Manhattan, whether that be Times Square, Central Park, The Empire State Building, or pretty much any of the other major travel destinations. Public transport from JFK to Manhattan is relatively easy, but it's ...


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You likely don't have enough time to make it to Manhattan and back in time unless you want to really stress. If your 99-year-old grandma lived in Manhattan, I'd say get in a cab, get there, and bite your nails in traffic on the way back. It's probably worth it. But since your question implies there's nothing particular you'd like to experience, it probably ...


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So it'll depend a little on WHERE in Japan you want to go, as due to climate conditions, they bloom at slightly different times. A regularly updated forecast for this year can be found in a nice chart online: (source) The same page includes the average bloom times for each location in another chart below. The blossoms may start in April, but they're ...


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You did not really specify where exactly you want to go, but since you mentioned Jungfrau region, I assume that you're talking about Jungfraujoch. As Kathryn Hill already mentioned, it can get very cold up there. But this is not only the case in winter. Since it is around 3500 meters above sea level, it is cold year round up there. Even now in autumn, it ...


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You'll definitely want a pair of sturdy water-resistant hiking boots. If possible, break them in before your trip. And some thick, warm socks. Coming from a hot country and going to a climate where it's -5 °C, you might want some long underwear to wear under your clothing when you're outside. You didn't specify what dates you'll be there or how active ...


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Annoyed already answered most of your questions (he recalled correctly) but I wanted to add some extra info. A nice bonus to the flower season is the annual "bloemencorso" this is a parade, much like a typical carnival parade in other parts of europe, but with the cars all done up in flowers. This year it is held on the the 3rd of may, so at the end of ...


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There seems to be a blue Police box replica at Earl's Court tube station. The don't seem to serve any coffee, but it looks like a place to go and take a picture.


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As an Indian national with a US Visa transiting a French airport you do not generally require a visa, as you can TWOV (Transit Without Visa). Presuming you are passing through Paris CDG airport, then this is true even if you have to change terminals as there is an air-side bus. (At Paris ORY airport some transfers can not be made airside and will require a ...


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Here's a fairly haphazard list, based off your description. There's an exhibition of Malay silverwork at the V&A Museum until July 2014, and the National Service exhibition at the National Army Museum contains exhibits from Malaya. There's a statue of Sir Stamford in Westminster Abbey, and one of Viscount William Slim (commander of British troops in ...


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I live in suburban Stockholm so here is a locals view on the topic. Gamla stan Just taking a nice walk through Gamla Stan should be doable in a couple of hours so you will have plenty of more time to explore other parts of the city. In Gamla Stan - try to stay away from Västerlånggatan which is the most touristy street. Österlånggatan is a nicer option. ...


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I was told by a friend to go at 5pm on a Sunday (well, an hour before sunset) - as they had no queues. I dutifully went along at the time - perfectly clear day, and for some reason, there was no queue. I walked straight past all the empty lines, straight up and had a short wait at the intermediate elevator. I've been told however, that during peak tourist ...


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I am not sure where you have found the types of tickets you have listed but the official site lists 4 different ones. Main Deck - 86th Floor general admission (lines and all) Main Deck Express - 86th Floor and you bypass the general admission line. Main Deck + Top Deck - 86th Floor + 102nd Floor observation decks in general admission line Main Deck + Top ...


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You won't find much, except bars and such, open at that hour. You can of course visit many noteworthy buildings, if you are content to just see them from the outside. This includes Christiansborg, Amalienborg, Marble Church, Vor Frelsers Kirke and many others. There are also interesting landmarks such as Nyhavn and the statue of the Little Mermaid. I'd ...


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There are 22 beaches in Goa. The major ones that you must visit are: North Goa – Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Vagator (In a single stretch, you can walk from the first beach to the last), Dona Paula South Goa – Colva, Majorda, Palolem, Cavelossim Following are some of the most popular hotels and shacks to eat at: Café Mambo : On Baga beach Curly’s : On a ...


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The distribution of this bird is quite wide. Here is a link to the distribution. In Europe with the British Islands and Iceland, there are some other spots in the north of France in the Brittany region. One big spot for birdwatcher is the Seven Islands.


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Well, Nuremberg (Nürnberg) and Würzburg are the two spots on the way to Frankfurt/M. Bamberg is also beautiful, but I am not sure if it is really worth a detour. My favourite place in the countryside of Regensburg is Kallmünz (bus no. 15). A beautiful medieval village with a castle and a view over two rivers. And when you're there you have to enter the ...


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Primanti brothers is an excellent and iconic sandwich place in Pittsburgh. Wikipedia link has a list of notable mentions this enterprise has received. There are multiple locations in the city. The Cathedral of Learning is the second tallest university building in the world and houses 29 nationality rooms which are a must visit. The Duquesne incline is an ...


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This is "opinion only" - I cannot speak with authority on specifics but, I have visited Singapore a number of times (4 or 5?)and the following would be what I would expect based on what I have seen there and elsewhere in Asia:. While I have seen the downturn in Asian public activity immediately after Chinese New Year (even Hong Kong gets very quiet) I'd ...



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