Wondermondo informs you about the most interesting, beautiful, mysterious locations on Earth. Currently here are described 495 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.
The present day Cathedral of Monaco symbolizes the rebirth of this small principality in the late 19th century, when Monaco turned into independent and very rich country. The old, medieval church was torn down and in its place was built new, magnificent cathedral.
July 19, 2015
Andorra is rich with medieval churches and the oldest one is Church of Santa Coloma d'Andorra which, most likely, was built sometimes between the 8th and 9th centuries.
July 18, 2015
The impressive Rock of Gibraltar hides many secrets but some of the most intriguing are linked to Gorham's Cave. This could be the last refuge of another human species - Neanderthals and this cave was also a shrine of Phoenicians, guarding the entrance in Atlantic Ocean.
July 11, 2015
There are several small rock-cut chambers - so called Monte Brasil "Phoenician sanctuaries" - near the beautiful Renaissance town Angra do Heroísmo. Their origin is not entirely clear but some scientists consider that these are burials and temples made by ancient Phoenicians in the 4th century BC - long before the discovery of Azores by Portuguese.
July 7, 2015
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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.
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.
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.
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