The hotel is located in a historic XIV century, previously owned by the family of the rulers of Verona Scaligeri. In recent years, was carried out an intensive renovation of the building, which were renovated and refurbished rooms and other rooms. With distinctive style and sophisticated elegance, the hotel enjoys a deserved international fame due to the good service and the beauty of the interior. As it was for centuries, the hotel Due Torri Hotel Baglioni continues to serve as a second home for many well-known figures of culture, politics, art.
In 1674 the building was first used as a house for guests, and in 1882 was established here at Grand Hotel Imperiale. In my time here lived such famous people as Mozart, Goethe, the Austrian Archduke Maximilian, king of Naples Ferdinand IV, king of Spain, Charles IV, the Emperor of Austria Franz I, Giuseppe Garibaldi. There were important historical events: the coronation for the French throne who was in exile of Louis XVII, Vilafrancada the signing of the peace Treaty between Napoleon III and king Victor-Emmanuel II, Archduke Ranieri of Austria and the Marshal was about to fall. Continue reading
In England the ghosts are especially cherished, they are proud of and considered a national treasure. Only in England can be found road signs “Beware of ghosts!”. More than half of the population believe in their existence, and one in seven claims to have seen a Ghost personally. Ghosts is part of the culture of this amazing country, whose inhabitants are very careful in their traditions and culture.
Only in England there are such unusual institutions as “Ghostbusters” or “the Club of experts of ghosts”, as well as a Spiritual society with its own traditions, which at different times were such famous people like Conan Doyle and Stanley Baldwin, who became vposledstvii Prime Minister. On Halloween in England is an international gathering of Ghost hunters, and in may at the Abbey Bish (County Buckinghamshire) is a festival of ghosts. Continue reading
Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.
War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.
200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading