Wondermondo informs you about the most interesting, beautiful, mysterious locations on Earth. Currently here are described 526 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.
Today Monemvasia is sleepy, small and nevertheless unusual town. In medieval times this fortified town was a lot more important - it was one of the last strongholds of Byzantian Empire.
January 31, 2016
Most of Somalia is dry, deserted land but there is a compensation for this - the unique forest at the northern side of Cal Madow mountains. Most beautiful part of this forest is Daallo Frankincense Forest - dense, beautiful and fragrant forest where is harvested Maydi - Coptic Frankincense.
January 23, 2016
For several long centuries the largest Lutheran church in the world was Gdańsk St. Mary's Church - an enormous structure built from brick in Gothic style.
This is the third largest brick church in the world after San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, Italy and Munich Frauenkirche in Germany.
January 19, 2016
Onneto Falls are not usual at all - this waterfall is hot! And even more - this is a unique natural laboratory where is ongoing a formation of manganese ore!
January 13, 2016
Gocta Falls have enormous height - 771 m, are located in a beautiful natural setting and have abundance of water throughout the year. Nevertheless this great waterfall became known to the world only in 2002.
January 10, 2016
Did you know?
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.
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!