Wondermondo informs you about the most interesting, beautiful, mysterious locations on Earth. Currently here are described 549 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 best opals in the world are mined in the central part of South Australia. For some 100 years here exists Coober Pedy - remote and rough town of opal miners. It has one special peculiarity - due to the extreme heat many offices and dwellings here are built under the ground.
September 18, 2016
There are many very tall waterfalls in Hawaii - up to 900 m tall! But not always the beauty is in superlative numbers - the "mere" 26 m tall Wailua Falls are among the most beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii.
September 8, 2016
Hawaii Islands have their own Grand Canyon - Waimea Canyon. Contrary to the real Grand Canyon, Waimea Canyon is adorned with an enormous waterfall - the 244 m tall Waipoo Falls.
September 7, 2016
Some of the best waterfalls in the world are not that easy to reach by feet. The 790 m tall Waihilau Falls (Hawaii) belong to the best in the world and it is not easy at all to reach these falls.
September 4, 2016
After heavy rains Wall of Tears looks like few places on Earth. The green walls of the giant, narrow Waihee Valley are covered with ever-moving, improbable waterfalls which fall down from... it is not seen from where because the clouds cover the valley.
September 4, 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!