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Travel Guide to Kauai, USA

Kauai is the fabulously beautiful Hawaiian island that is known to a number of travelers under the unofficial name ‘The Garden Isle.’ The island was formed by volcanic activity. According to scientists, its age is about 6 million years. Kauai is one of the oldest islands in the world; its main attractions are unique natural objects, which will be interesting to all travelers.
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The starting point for many excursions is Alakai natural reserve, a considerable part of which is occupied by vast rainforests. It’s not easy to enter the territory of the reserve, because roads there often turn into rapid mudslides due to abundant rains. Those who manage to get to the reserve would experience unforgettable impressions. Rising to the top of Waialeale with a nature reserve on its slope, you can literally walk through the clouds. There is a magnificent observation deck on top of the mountain.
There is another interesting sight, Fern Grotto , to the east of the island. This grotto, as well as many others, was formed of lava; it’s completely covered with dense thickets of ferns. It resembles an incredibly beautiful and solemn arch; this grotto is a must see place of all excursions.
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There are also some interesting architectural sites on the island, including the charming Iraivan Temple. Its construction has begun only a few years ago. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is made of rare white granite that was brought to the island from India. It’s noteworthy that Iraivan temple is the only religious building in the United States, which is made entirely of stone.
Hikers to historical sites are recommended to visit Haena Park situated to the north of the island. There you can see the oldest island structures in the park; the ruins of buildings are of 2,000 years old. These scenic places aren’t deprived of natural attractions. After seeing the ruins of the historic structures, it’s certainly worth to stroll along the local grottos and caves, which were formed by volcanic eruption more than 4,000 years ago.
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Allerton Garden is the best fit for acquaintance with local flora. It’s located in the southern part of the island and occupies a vast territory making out more than 300 thousand square kilometers. Exotic plants and flowers strike with their beauty; this wonderful piece of nature is home to rare species of animals and birds. The most visited cultural center is Kauai Museum situated in Lihue. Here you can find a rich collection of historical artifacts dating back to various ages. A part of the museum is devoted to the culture and life of indigenous population.
Walk around the town of Hanapepe will give lots of impressions. Its picturesque streets are continuous series of interesting art galleries, souvenir shops and craft workshops, some of which resemble real museums. One of the favorite pastimes of Hanapepe guests is walking along suspended bridges passing over the river; fans of thrills would enjoy it. The amazing Garden Island is ready to offer a lot of prospects for an exciting holiday.
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