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Around the world: sights, located in the shadow of “the most”. Photo

Вокруг света: достопримечательности, которые находятся в тени "самых-самых". ФотоImpressive objects that are doomed to be always in second place.

As a rule, all interested in religious buildings or stunning geographical objects only in the category “most-most”.

Surely everyone has heard of the highest mountain peak or the longest structure in the world. This review presents beautiful objects that are doomed to be in second place.

1. The Tugela falls – the second tallest after angel falls

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The incredible beauty of the waterfall Tugela entire height of 948 meters is located in the Republic of South Africa in the Royal Natal Park. In the winter time a part of the waterfall is covered with snow, evoking the awe of the locals who believe snow is a miracle.

2. The amphitheatre of Mark Antony Gordian, the second capacity after the Colosseum

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Amphitheater Mark Anthony Gordian located in Tunis, as two drops of water similar to the Colosseum in Rome, but he is inferior to him in capacity of the audience. Amphitheatre Gordian began to build about 230 a year, but after 8 years, all work on its construction stopped. Over time locals carried off part of the structure on the stones for their needs. Nevertheless, the amphitheatre is preserved much better arena in Rome. By the way, that’s why all the films about the Coliseum removed in Tunisia.

3. Chogori is the second highest mountain peak after Everest

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As you know, the highest mountain peak is mount Everest. Its height is 8848 meters. Second after it is mount Chogori. Though its height is less than the Chomolungma only 234 meters, make the ascent much harder. Just Chogori was visited by about 300 people, and in the winter to climb it could not be anyone.

4. Pyramid of Khafre is the second highest after the pyramid of Cheops

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The pyramid of Khafre located in Giza plateau near the pyramids of Khufu and menkaure. Its height is only a few feet smaller than the pyramid of Cheops. With the popularity of the highest building on the plateau is caused by the fact that it falls perfectly in the lens of the cameras of tourists with the Sphinx and pyramid of Khafre is a little bit further.

5. Belize barrier reef – the second largest after the Great Barrier reef

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Belize barrier reef is even less than Australia’s Great Barrier reef, but it is not inferior to him in beauty. On the territory of the reef is the Great blue hole is a large sinkhole. The famous Explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau once called it the best place for diving.

6. TV tower in Tokyo is the second tallest building after Burj Khalifa

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Tokyo Skytree or “Tokyo sky tree” is a television tower in the Japanese capital Tokyo. The length of the tower is 634 meters, making it the tallest building after the famous Burj Khalifa.
The Japanese, who pay great attention to numerology, chose the height of the tower: with Japanese figures 6, 3 and 4 are pronounced “mu”, “sa”, “si” respectively. And the resulting “Musashi” means the name of the historic region where the Tokyo Skytree.

7. Fort Ranikot – second longest after the great wall of China

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The world’s largest structure called the Great wall of China, the length of which is 8851,9 km and the Second is along the length of the building is the Fort Ranikot located in Pakistan. It stretches for 26 miles. The researchers believe that it was built in the XVII century, but for what purpose is unknown.

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