Amazing Facts You Never Knew— Europe

Amazing Fact About Europe
Europe is a vacationer’s paradise. Although Europe has seen its share of ups and downs, but the continent has a major role to play in the advancement of most of the technology, culture, and language that dominates the world today. Here we bring to you some of the most amazing facts about Europe that you were unaware of until now-

The Continent that Wasn't a Continent

To start things off with a bang, Europe, as you have always known, is technically not a continent. Surprised? We too were. It's but a separation from Asia which was actually a Greek idea!

The No-Cappuccino after 11am Rule

Cappucchino

So, by what time of the day do you love a creamy cup of cappuccino? Preferably by the late afternoon, no? Well then, what would you say about the Italians who don’t drink cappuccino after 11am? Just like you, even we are still trying to figure out the befitting word!

German Doner Kebabs

Doner Kebab

Love to dig on Doner Kebabs? Never knew a soul who doesn’t. So, where should we go for a bite, Istanbul? Tut-tut! There are more Doner Kebab restaurants in Berlin than in Istanbul! Germans have a thing for Kebabs too, eh?!

The Monument that's Still Incomplete

Sagrada Familia Church

How long did it take to build the Egyptian pyramids? An outrageous 20 years? Well, what if we tell you that the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona is taking a bit longer than it took to build the pyramids? It was started in 1882 and no, it is not done yet!

British Museum- The Unknown Side

British Museum London

Did you ever know that only 1% of the items kept at the British Museum are actually on display? What about the remaining 99%? We wish we knew!

Highest Toilet in The World

Mont Blanc Toilet

Ever imagined what it would feel like to go to the loo in the highest toilet in Europe? Guess you should go and find out for yourself. Mont Blanc boasts of the highest toilet in the continent—at a dizzying 4,200 meters!

The Zero-Mosquito Country


Iceland has no mosquitoes at all. Can you believe that? Not even one. Buy it or not, but it’s true!


The Tower Made to Lean for Eternity

Leaning Tower Pisa

Call it a shame or call it an architectural marvel; it took the Leaning Tower of Pisa more than 200 years to build…and it still leans. Or maybe it was built to lean, who knows… whatsoever, we can’t help but appreciate and rejoice on the fact that there is no second “Leaning” building in the world.

The Busiest Escalator

Longest Escalators London

London, the busiest suburb in all of Europe boasts of a very amazing thing to be proud of. No, it’s not a monument or building or some unique scientific invention. It is in fact about the good old escalators in London’s underground that travel two times the circumference of the earth every week. So, the next time you step on one, be sure to proudly get a selfie clicked!

The Chocolate Heaven


Now Brussels is famous for a number of reasons and everyone knows that. But did you ever know that the airport in Brussels sells more chocolate than any other single location on Earth? A heaven for your sweet tooth, yeah?

The Town with the Longest Name

Town Longest Name Town

Lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. No, this isn’t some gibberish. It is in fact the name of a town in Wales, Europe, which is the longest name of a town in the entire world. Can’t spell the name yet?

Liechtenstein- A less populous European country 

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein is a very small country. During its last military engagement in 1866 they sent out 80 soldiers and came back with 81. Apparently they made a friend in Italy.

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