Monday, January 13, 2020

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

World’s tallest cypress tree near Bay Langdra Ney

A magnificent tree of incredible size grows at the mountain road leading to Kathok Yoesel Samtenling Monastery. This is a famous cypress tree, which...

Terracotta Army

Unique monument of culture: buried terracotta sculptures - army soldiers near the mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, made roughly at 210 BC. In...

Mahurzari Stone Circles

Group of some 200 megalithic stone circles, most likely used for burials during the early Iron Age. In some stones have been made cup-marks. Location,...

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Gorgeous burial monument, constructed in the late 17th century as a tribute to Rabia Durrani, wife of Mughal Emperor. Intended as a rival to...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

Rajabai clock tower

Ornate, 85 m tall clock tower in Neo-Gothic style, built in 1878. Beautiful stained glass. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9297 N 72.8301 E Categories: Public buildings Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Gateway of India

This monument was built in the landing place of Mumbai as a structure where the arrival of high guests is commemorated. This triumphal arch...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Main museum in this part of India with very rich collections telling about the history and nature of India. Located in gorgeous Indo-Saracenic building,...

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation building

Enormous, very ornate administrative building, constructed in the late 19th century in Indo-Saracenic style. Houses BMC - organization responsible about the civic infrastructure in...

Aga Khan Palace

An enormous, ornate palace, built in 1892. Now this is public building, mainly devoted to the memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.5524 N 73.9015...