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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.

One by one there are also created articles about the best and most interesting landmarks of the world. Don't miss the best free images in the wallpapers section!

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Portugal: Batalha Monastery

Batalha Monastery, Portugal
Batalha Monastery / Dr. Emerson Costa, , CC BY 2.0

Batalha Monastery is not just a monastery - it is a lot more than this, a monument to the unity of nation and union with England, an expression of the power of Aviz dynasty and above all - a wonderful monument of architecture and art.

June 26, 2015

Lebanon: Bala'a sinkhole (Baatara sinkhole) and waterfall

Bala'a sinkhole, Lebanon
Bala'a sinkhole / Wikimedia Commons by user Elie plus, CC-BY-SA-3.0

Bala'a (Baatara) sinkhole is unique. Imagine: a stream of melted snow finds an enormous hole in the ground and as a free falling waterfall leaps into 255 m deep undeground void. Waterfall is falling along three natural bridges stacked one above other. Sounds improbable - but it exists!

May 9, 2015

Israel: Masada

Masada fortress, Israel
Masada fortress. Double fortification wall around the plateau is well visible. / Israeltourism , / CC BY 2.0

Best known monument of the Jewish resistance against foreign occupation is Masada - an impressive fortress not far from the Dead Sea. According to ancient writings 960 Jews killed themselves here, when Romans managed to take this fortress in 73 AD.

May 3, 2015

Jordan: Petra

Al Khazneh, Petra in Jordan
Al Khazneh, Petra. / Sylvain L. , / CC BY 2.0

There are hundreds of magnificent ancient cities around the world but none is similar to Petra. This amazing city was developed by Nabateans in the labyrinth of narrow cliff canyons and some of the most beautiful structures were directly cut in the sandstone cliff.

April 12, 2015

Iraq: Nimrud

Ruins of Nimrud in the early 20th century, Iraq
Ruins of Nimrud in the early 20th century. / Gaston Maspero, / public domain

It was almost 3 millenia ago when Nimrud was a sophisticated and splendid city - the capital of the great Assyrian Empire.

Early 21st century has been shocking and sad in the history of this city - there are reports that the remnants of the city have been deliberately levelled with bulldozers in March 2015.

March 17, 2015

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