Wondermondo informs you about the most interesting, beautiful, mysterious locations on Earth. Currently here are described 554 landmarks.

Information about amazing places can be accessed also through more than 260 articles about continents and countries as well as through 28 articles about different types of landmarks - such as waterfalls, megaliths or geysers.

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Mexico: Cave of the Crystals, Naica

Cave of the Crystals, Mexico
Cave of the Crystals / Alexander Van Driessche, / free for use

It is possible that entrails of the Earth hide more caves like this - but up to this day Cave of the Crystals is unique. The chamber of this improbable cave is adorned with phantasmagoric crystals of incredible size - it looks like a surreal fantastic movie about other planets but it is real and here - on Earth!

October 16, 2016

Bulgaria: Hisarya walled Roman town

Kamilite gates in Hisarya, Bulgaria
Southern - Kamilite gates in Hisarya - the tallest Roman fortifications in Bulgaria / Ramón, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

For millenia people are attracted to the hot springs in Hisarya town. Almost two thousand years ago the town was taken by Roman Empire and here was built Hisarya walled Roman town - splendid city which was enclosed with gargantuan city walls. The giant city walls and remnants of many structures have been preserved up to this day.

October 15, 2016

Kosovo: Visoki Dečani Monastery

Frescoes in Visoki Dečani Monastery, Kosovo
Frescoes in Visoki Dečani Monastery / Philippe Le Moine, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

Possibly the greatest collection of medieval Serbian art is located in Visoki Dečani Monastery - large medieval monastery. Political controversies have accompanied the history of this splendid monastery up to this day but the art in it shows the best side of humanity.

October 2, 2016

Czech Republic: Hranice Abyss

Hranice Abyss, Czech Republic
Hranice Abyss / Radim Holiš, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

The impressive sinkhole near Hranice town - Hranice Abyss - has been known for centuries. But over the last decade it turns out that this is a landmark of world importance - the small lake at its base is the deepest cave lake in the world!

October 1, 2016

Montenegro: Sveti Stefan

Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Sveti Stefan / ecl1ght, Flickr, CC BY 2.0

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan.

September 29, 2016

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Mysterious light effects above Somawathie Stupa, Sri Lanka
Mysterious light effects above Somawathie Stupa / Screenshot from Youtube movie somawathi budu ras malawa, most likely filmed in 2013.

There is a mysterious Buddhist shrine in Sri Lanka - Somawathie Stupa. According to many eyewitneses numerous miraculous events have taken place here, including impressive light emissions, as shown in image.

Karahunj, Armenia
Karahunj stone circle, Armenia/ ogannes, , CC BY-SA 2.0

Some consider that world's oldest astronomical observatory is Karahunj, often called Zorats Karer (Armenia). Most likely it is some 5 thousand years old graveyard.

Patan Durbar in Nepal is ancient city - a treasure trove of unusual architecture and exquisite art values.

In the least explored swamp of the world - Likouala Swamps is located the mysterious Lake Tele (Republic of the Congo). According to local legends here lives the mysterious mokele-mbembe and other weird creatures.

There is only one impact crater on Earth with ejecta rays still visible - Kamil Crater in Egypt.

Cross section of Vrtiglavica cave, Slovenia
Cross section of Vrtiglavica cave with waterfall. Note that the scale is distorted - lower part is "squeezed"./ Gatis Pāvils, basing on measurements of JDD Koper and other speleologists, CC-BY-SA-3.0

It is possible that the tallest cave waterfall is approximately 400 - 440 m tall waterfall in Vrtiglavica - cave with the world's deepest vertical pitch (Slovenia).

La Danta pyramid in El Mirador - one of the largest pyramids in the world, Guatemala
La Danta pyramid in El Mirador / Dennis Jarvis, / CC BY-SA 2.0

One of the largest prehistoric structures in the world is La Danta pyramid in El Mirador, Guatemala. This Mayan pyramid is 72 m tall and its volume exceeds the volume of the largest pyramids in Egypt.

Map of the described landmarks

This map shows the described landmarks. Red dots are architecture monuments, pink - archaeological, blue - geological and meteorological, green - biological. You may find the large map to be easier to use!