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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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Austria: Eisriesenwelt

View from Eisriesenwelt, Austria
View from Eisriesenwelt / Allie Caulfield, Flickr, CC BY 2.0

The most impressive known ice cave in the world is Eisriesenwelt - a giant cave not too far from Salzburg. Total length of this cave exceeds 42 kilometres and the first kilometre at its entrance is covered with huge amount of ice which forms beautiful formations.

May 1, 2016

Moldova: Saharna Falls

Saharna Falls, Moldova
Saharna Falls / Bagriton, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

One of the tallest and best known waterfalls in Moldova is the largest of Saharna Falls, called also "Gipsy Hole".

April 13, 2016

Switzerland: Rhine Falls

Rhine Falls, Switzerland
Rhine Falls / Joggi, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

One of the major rivers of Europe has a waterfall on it - and, of course, this is one of the largest waterfalls in Europe. These are the magnificent Rhine Falls in Switzerland - some 23 m tall and 150 m wide.

April 3, 2016

Lithuania: Church of St. Anne in Vilnius

Church of St. Anne in Vilnius, Lithuania
Church of St. Anne and its belltower / Svein-Magne Tunli, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of St.Anne in Vilnius is very special - it looks like no other church in the world. There are numerous brick Gothic churches but only one - this church - is built from brick in Flamboyant Gothic style.

March 22, 2016

Belgium: Tournai Cathedral

Tournai Cathedral, Belgium
Tournai Cathedral / Stephane Martin, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

The giant Tournai Cathedral is like a swan song for the retiring style in architecture of the 12th century - Romanesque style. Its architecture is grand and daring, ornamentation - very rich and in many respects this beautiful cathedral has no analogues in the world.

March 19, 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

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