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German car museums become major tourist attractions

The hush shatters as a mechanic revs up the engine of a champion 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 4x4. It's earsplitting business as usual at Porsche's lavish new car museum.

Visit Nottingham: New Robin Hood flick will help to take from...

Robin Hood took from the rich to give to the poor.

Tourists flock to Greenland’s Ilulissat Icefjord

Dwarfed in a sea of ice, a fishing boat picks its way along the Ilulissat Icefjord of Greenland's coast.

Kashmir Tulip Gardens turn into major tourist attraction

Srinagar - Kashmir's Tulip Garden, where the flowers are in full bloom, has become a major attraction for foreign tourists who are visiting Kashmir Valley this season.

Rural South Africa hopes culture will lure tourists

Sitting on tree stumps in a semi-circle, men wait patiently for a woman in a brightly coloured Venda dress to dish out her marula fruit beer from two big clay pots on a straw mat.

Shroud of Turin expected to attract 2 million tourists

Some two million people are expected to view the Shroud of Turin, the purported burial cloth of Jesus Christ, when it goes on public display for the first time in 10 years shortly, officials say.

Atlanta’s Olympic Park a growing tourist draw

ATLANTA - New York City has Times Square. New Orleans is known for the French Quarter, and in San Francisco, camera-toting tourists flock to Fisherman's Wharf.

Old Cowtown museum is a draw for bus tourists

Robert and Phyllis Johnson couldn't find their group Saturday at Old Cowtown.

Envoy: Indian tourists will be drawn to China by Buddhism

KOLKATA - Lord Buddha may have been born in Nepal and attained Nirvana in India, but it is China which has the largest number of World Heritage Sites of Buddhism, says Mao Siwei, Consul-General of Chi

London attractions still lure tourists

Several key London attractions saw increased visitor numbers in 2008, despite the economic downturn.

Site of Romulus’s murder to be tourist draw

The spot in the Roman Forum where Romulus, the first King of Rome, is said to have met a grisly end at the hands of senators who resented his high handed autocratic rule is to be shown as a tourist at

North Korean border city draws 100,000 tourists

SEOUL, South Korea - About 100,000 tourists have visited historic sites in the North Korean city of Kaesong since a new tour program to the communist country opened in December last year, a South Kore

‘Baghdad Eye’ to draw tourists

Iraq is considering building a giant observation wheel in Baghdad in an attempt to promote the city as a potential tourist destination.

‘Strange creatures’ in Argao draw tourists

Reports of two mysterious flying creatures inside a cave in Argao drew tourists to the southern Cebu town yesterday.The Balay sa Agta cave, a tourist spot in a hilly village of Argao, Cebu, will continue to be open to the public, as local officials do not see as a threat the mysterious flying creatures reported to be inside.

A tourist ghetto

A tropical paradise of tree-lined golden beaches, seaside restaurants, lush greenery and serenity. This is the happy, smiling face of Goa, the image that attracts people to visit from across the world, and the one the authorities like to display. But there are two other faces as well.