The cite des sciences et de l'industrie is a place situated in the north of Paris close to the Porte de la Villette which is dedicated to new technologies and share of knowledge especially for children. It includes a park containing the Geode (cinema with a giant screen), a submarine, the cite de la musique... More info on http://www.cite-sciences.fr/english/indexFLASH.htm.
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The first fortifications of Rocroi were constructed by Henri II in the 16th century. The French King had a pentagonal, bastionned wall built around the town. The decision to fortify Rocroi was made when the Emperor Charles V began the construction of Fort Charlemont at Givet.
The Cité de la Musique was inaugurated in 1995. It is a teaching centre with educational activities for adults and young people and a place for playing music, finding information and discovering music heritage.
Notre Dame de Paris (French for "Our Lady of Paris," meaning the church in Paris dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus), often known simply as Notre Dame in English, is a gothic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in Paris, France, with its main entrance to the west. While a major tourist destination, it is still used as a Roman Catholic cathedral (archbishopric of Pa...
Carcassonne (Carcassona in Occitan) is a fortified French town, in the Aude department.
It is separated into the fortified Cité de Carcassonne and the more expansive lower city, the ville basse. Fortifications consists of a double ring of ramparts and 53 towers.
The folk etymology, involving a châtelaine named Carcas, a ruse ending a siege and the joyous ringing of bells ("Carcas...
The Arenal Volcano (Spanish: Volcán Arenal) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7E), about 90 km north-west of San José, in the province of Alajuela. Once locally known as Mount Arenal (Cerro Arenal), Arenal was presumed extinct until July 29, 1968 when it erupted after approximately 400 years of dormancy. The eruption wiped out the town of Tabacon and ki...
The Redoutable (S 611) was the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarine in the French Marine Nationale.
Commissioned on 1 December 1971, she was the first French SNLE (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur d'Engins, "Device-Launching Nuclear Submarine"). She was fitted with 16 M1 ballistic missiles, delivering 450kt at 2000 kilometres. In 1974, she was refitted with the M2 mi...
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