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Visalia is a town in the central part of the state of California, which starts landscape highway in the nearby national park “Sequoia» (Sequoia National Park). Among the attractions: the rich mansions of the XIX century in the city center, the park Mooney Grove (Mooney Grove Park), historical museum (Tulare County Museum).
Famous American conservationist John Muir wrote in 1891: “In the vast expanses of wilderness of the Sierra Nevada, just south of the famous Yosemite, is even more majestic valley of the same plan.” This area is now known as the Sequoia National Park. Giant Sequoia is one of the main attractions of the State of California. Every year, people travel here from all over the world to see for the giant trees, the highest in the world. Sequoia National Park is the first in the state of California and the second in the United States after the Yosemite National Park. Taking more than one million visitors annually, the park has become a popular tourist destination. High giant redwoods and beautiful mountain landscapes, streams and blooming meadows make it a great place to relax.
The park is known worldwide for its giant sequoia. One of them – the General Sherman Tree – the largest tree in the world. This tree grows in the Giant Forest, which also has five of the ten largest trees in the world by the volume of hardwood. In addition, the park has a number of attractions. The most popular of them – Tunnel Log – small road tunnel, cut right in the middle of a fallen giant sequoia on the road.