This remarkable recreation of Dublin's downtown area is full of interesting attractions and replete with Irish hospitality, bars, music, and great company.
The Bixby Bridge was built in 1932, located south of Carmel on Route 1. Wildflowers always seem to be blooming, California Condors are flying overhead throughout Big Sur, and California sea otters are rafting in the kelp beds. These are just a few of the natural wonders that make Big Sur a great place to visit. Come on out and watch the natural magic unfold before your eyes, and create your own.
Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a memorial to his favorite wife. Because of the beauty of the building and also Shah’s heartfelt devotion to the memory of his wife, a poet has described the Taj Mahal as a “Monument to Eternal Love.” This is a virtual replica of that symbol of love.
Natthimmel, located at NewMoon, is a creative photogenic space that welcomes everyone to visit, take pictures, explore, and just enjoy. The current installation is an interpretation of a real Neolithic site located in Turkey, called Göbekli Tepe, which is considered one of the earliest and most unique man-made constructions, dating from approximately 11000 - 11500 years ago. Add your images to the Flickr group flickr.com/groups/14854324@N21
Hao is a tiny Tuamotus atoll in French Polynesia. This destination is inspired by Hao with pure Polynesian music and dance groups dressed in authentic costumes. There are magnificent places to discover and a few activities that are sure to keep you here. A teleporter will also welcome you to the Polynesian village of Hawaii with several Polynesian cultures that you can visit.
New England Islands is inspired and modeled on the real-life US Cape Cod Islands. Visit and reclaim your childhood memories of seashells, reeds-covered tiny coiling marsh channels, and endless ocean waterways for relaxing great sailing while passing by lovely handcrafted dunes, beach shores, and cranberry bogs to savor the scenic beauty. Please visit and consider making this community your home.
Coffee Island Inc. offers a taste of island paradise! Their premium coffees are freshly roasted and hand-crafted to bring you the finest-tasting brews in the world. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed. Their inworld cafe is mystory compatible and is an extension of their real-life online coffee shop at coffeeislandinc.com
With the purpose of providing Second Life Residents a virtual experience in New York with its main points of reference in the city, this is an inspired destination for entertainment and immersion. See replicas of the Brooklyn Bridge, The Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and Downtown Manhattan!
A virtual recreation of Beaufort Castle in Beauly Scotland. The castle is a 19th century Scots Baronial castle in the center of the region of Beauly, located in the Highlands of Scotland of SL. Built by Ethan MacAlpin, it features grand halls, hidden passageways, a private art collection and beautiful estate grounds. It's open to the public for exploring at any time.
Welcome to "Le Jardin des Tuileriess" a realistic French garden located on the "Made in Paris" region. It is inspired by an authentic French garden you can find in Paris. Enjoy the lush greenery and the romantic atmosphere with a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower. Don't forget to capture your memories with snapshots and add them to the Made in paris Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/made-in-paris
Ciampi is a countryside Italian village with shops and a large church that is ideal for weddings. The paths will make you discover the Tuscany countryside and the small village of Ciampi with its alleys, pizzeria, restaurant and shops. You will enjoy a rest at the pond, playing chess or drinking a glass of Chianti with your friends.
The Peale in Baltimore, which is housed in the first purpose-built museum building in the United States, has extended its reach into the virtual world known as Second Life. While the current pandemic may prevent many people from visiting the Peale in person, this ambitious new project allows virtual visitors to explore the 1814 museum building online and attend curated exhibits and interactive events safely from the comfort of their homes. For more information, visit: thepealecenter.org
Travel back in time to this big city during an amazing era. Wander down Unter den Linden, explore the dirty old back streets, see a movie at the cinema, visit the museum, enjoy cabaret, dance the Charleston in a small Tanzlokal or at the gay Eldorado club in this role-play region with a 1920s dress code (freebies provided).
Experience Paris, France with Paris Metro Couture. Stunning gowns drape and move like a dream while enjoying all the Paris regions attractions including shopping, the Eiffel Tower and the Paris Metro Art Gallery. All the real world Paris attractions here are perfect for photography, blogging and socializing.
Return to Paris circa 1900, a time when romance and revolution were in the air and the Moulin Rouge was the hottest ticket in town. Rent a car and stop by some of the city's greatest landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Le Arc de Triomph, and the Great Ferris Wheel just as they were at the turn of the century.
Oahu Vacation Resort is built upon the inspiration of Oahu, Hawaii. This all-inclusive resort and couples retreat offers beautiful, breath-taking scenery and a variety of fun activities. Some of the major attractions for visitors include exploring the Mermaid Caves, swimming with dolphins, kayaking, windsurfing and the resort's adult beach. A memorial of the U.S.S Arizona allows visitors to pay respects to the fallen at Pearl Harbor. Welcome to the Oahu Vacation Resort.
A homage to the iconic Millennium Centre and Water Tower in Cardiff, Wales, and part of Cardiff Bay. As well as being a cultural landmark, it is a familiar sight for those who watched British television science-fiction shows Doctor Who and Torchwood! New Cardiff offers a place to relax, socialize and find some hidden easter eggs!
Neufreistadt is a charming town and surrounding valley inspired by the real-life Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria. Visit one of the pubs, cafes, or spend some quiet moments in the Kirche. The MoCa (Museum of Contemporary Art) is not to be missed. Wander the narrow streets of Neufreistadt and enter the gates of the beautiful Schloss, standing at the highest point. There are secrets to be found!
Bathe in the neon glow of this region based on Hong Kong's infamous Kowloon Walled City, a place with a sordid past and where sunlight rarely reaches the ground below. Shops line the narrow city streets and darkened alleys, while Panda Park offers the lone space to stare up at the stars.
Hotel Chelsea was created in 2009 and is a faithful replica of the famed New York Bohemian hangout that was home to many famous and infamous guests. Come and attend the weekly live music events (accomplished musicians play their own instruments) or take a stroll around the surrounding streets which house over 40 amazing art galleries, or maybe join a tour of the hotel itself to discover its secrets and history.
Hollywood is a wonderful place to come and just stroll around. Bring your sweetie and enjoy walking along the Walk of Fame, take in the views of the Starboards Yacht Club and the vibrant marina. Take a picture with friends as you all sit atop the world famous Hollywood sign. Come on your own and enjoy some solitude and relaxation sitting at one of our many wonderful and relaxing vistas.
Inspired by the operations of the British Grand Fleet during WWI, this destination is a Historical WWI era roleplay. It presents the flagship HMS Iron Duke in real size and captures the mood of that era, in the setting of Scapa Flow. Explore the dreadnought, climb up the forecastle and the bridge, go belowdecks and visit the wardroom, the admiral's and officers' quarters, the ratings' mess, and the galley.
Explore the gorgeous, rugged beauty of the Grand Canyon — a place of beauty that also offers SL skill-enhancing activities and sports, including balloon rides, dirt biking, zip lines and more. Adventure, contemplation, relaxation and discovery await you at this majestic, peaceful destination.
The FireHouse region is based on the theme of Queen village, Philadelphia. There is a shopping area that is an interpretation of Mario Lanza dog park. There is also a representation of the "Cherry Street Pier" with small kiosks for artists and original shops. You can get entertained at the firehouse jazz club, and shop at a large retail store.
Ooh la la! Escape to beautiful virtual Paris, where you can stroll beneath one of the world's most famous landmarks — the astounding Eiffel Tower. Mingle with people from around the world as you admire the lush greenery and stunning architecture of this landmark destination. There are many other surprises at this destination so visit and join the events that take place throughout the week!
Dornoch Cathedral is located in the heart of the Scottish village of Dornoch in the Highlands of Scotland. An Anglican cathedral, it is designed in the Gothic style and features custom made stained glass windows, a large pipe organ, steeple bells, plus lovely grounds to enjoy. A spiritual place for peaceful, quiet contemplation, available for weddings. Concerts held quarterly too!
Coeur di Amalfi is the first Italian region in Ville de Coeur. Dance at concerts in the piazza or the ballroom (under the cathedral) where formal balls are held occasionally. The area also includes shops, apartments, a quiet moderate beach, boating (mostly rowboats that can be taken to any of the 8 regions), trolley tours, bicycle riding, or just explore the tunnels and town on foot!
Claydon House is a country house in the Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England, near the village of Middle Claydon. It has been the home of the Verney family since 1620 and was rebuilt in the mid-eighteenth century by the 2nd Earl Verney. Come and explore this virtual re-creation of the house and gardens as they may have appeared in the eighteenth century.
The Amalfi Cathedral in Ville de Coeur is based on the RL Italian church built with Arab-Norman, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Byzantine elements. The Belltower, mosaic, bronze portal, and 62 exterior steps are reproduced. Services are held here (or one of the other Ville de Coeur churches) on Saturdays at 11 am by Magnus Brody. All are welcome. English service is streamed with music.
BelliHub is the go-to destination to learn more about Bellisseria! With detailed tutorials and information about Premium membership, how to get a Linden home, using land tools, and more - you'll be up and running in no time! Explore the DEMO region and get an up-close look at all the Linden home themes and models. Plus, hang out with other Residents, play games, and get to know the Bellisseria community!
New Second Life Residents can find a helpful hand at Helping Haven, a spot filled with experts who can share tips and tricks to getting started in SL. Visit this newcomer-friendly community for freebies, landmarks and other useful items. More at http://helpinghaven.weebly.com.
When you take your first steps into Second Life, it can be overwhelming. We've all been there. You can go anywhere! Be anything! So... why not visit the Fae? Especially for newcomers to Second Life, they have constructed a fully interactive tutorial area, where you can learn how to walk, talk, shop, fly, and more. Attended by their wonderful Gateway Guides, the Gateway to the Faery Crossing will ultimately lead you to the lands below where you can explore the wonderful world of The Faery Crossing in its full splendor.
Ajuda e orientacao - idioma portugues. Nesta Comunidade Gateway, apoiamos os residentes mais novos, oferecendo ajuda para todos. Somos um Grupo de Voluntarios, desde 2009; atualizado em 2011. Community Gateway 2017. Sejam bem-vindos e divirtam-se! Help and guidance - Portuguese language. In this place, we support the younger residents, offering help for all. We are a Volunteer Group since 2009; Updated 2011. Gateway Community 2017. Be Welcome and have fun!
Black Tonic is a newcomer and seasoned Resident hang-out and help center. Everyone is welcome! They have tutorials for newbies, free rezzing and change rooms, a game room filled with games, a spacious dance floor, and more. Event hosting is available upon request. Bring your friends and chat awhile!
Caledon Oxbridge University (COU) is an independent, community-supported, Second Life skill-training facility, located within the Victorian-Steampunk estate of Caledon. COU supports students of all avatar ages. A primary feature of COU is the seven-building walk-through tutorial, COU also has live, walk-in classes as well as live tutors in the plaza to answer questions and provide assistance.
The goal of the VW Education Consortium (VWEC) is to bring educators together both to share what has been successful and to tackle obstacles across virtual platforms and communities. For more information contact: Valibrarian Gregg, Elli Pinion, or Dodge Threebeards.
Grupo de enseñanza y ayuda de habla hispana, tenemos a vuestra disposicion un recorrido para recien llegados con, zona gratuita, tutoriales y guias, clases semanales basicas y avanzadas, sandbox, zona infantil, juegos, punto de encuentro y galeria de arte. Celebramos distintas actividades, fiestas y eventos.
Celebrate diversity at Second Pride! This destination is the headquarters of the Second Pride organization in Second Life. Second Pride has held annual events since 2005, featuring plenty of music and fun. Spread across two regions, with everything from cityscape to a massive beach and boardwalk, all centered around a huge park that spans both regions. There are shops on the pier, carnival rides, a zipline over the beach, a working trolley to take you on a tour, and more! More info at: second-pride.com
Rockcliffe University Consortium is an online nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, education, and research in 3D virtual environments. There are free workshops and forums provided on a regular basis, as well as live music and movies. There's also a theater, art gallery, sandbox and a full academic research library.
Mindful Cove exists to provide both an entry point into Second Life, and an ongoing community region for newcomers and long-time residents alike, based on the core principle that SL can be an excellent place to engage in activities that support emotional and mental well-being.
London City has a multilevel freebie store with regularly updated mesh clothing and accessories. Additionally, there is a tutorial area, with Support staff to assist new Residents. You can enjoy daily events with free-to-enter contests and Linden Dollar prizes, live voice chat, a busking area, sandbox, pubs, clubs, concert area, and a large hangout park, where new and older residents mix. For details see mainlandlondon.blogspot.com
GBTH is an art incubator here in Second Life. Their Welcome Area is meant to help and assist new Residents interested in seeing and developing art exhibitions on the grid. After checking the tutorial, feel free to explore the several exhibits on the region! More info at: gbth.org
New residents are invited to learn the day-to-day basics of Second Life on this lush, wooded tutorial path. Learn movement, communication, outfits, and more. Assistance and mentoring are also available for new and experienced residents alike. All are welcome, but this tutorial zone is optimized for the Firestorm Viewer. (firestormviewer.org).
Door to America is a region within Second Life built specifically to onboard new users using the theme “Second Life is a virtual world for human connection!” DtA can promote a healthy, positive, transformative learning curve for users. Second Life is porous and learned skills, talents, and lessons of all types can transcend the virtual world and bring real-world benefits. Learn more at doortoamerica.blogspot.com
Central park is a newbie-friendly voice-enabled hangout and sandbox. The best vacation starts by relaxing on a sofa - by the ocean! Hop around this newbie-friendly destination and meet new friends, dance your heart out, fish for rewards, enjoy horseback riding, or just lay along the shores to relax. Be your own supermodel! Shop for freebies at the sandbox and dress your avatar. These and a lot more! Visit Central Park and have the time of your life!
Established in 2008, Builder's Brewery is one of Second Life's oldest destinations for learning. Visit and take a free training class and learn all about building, textures, scripting, mesh, animations, and more. Join their 3x award-winning group, and there is even a Sandbox for builders. Check their website for their schedule of educational events. More info at buildersbrewery.com
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