Sunday, February 2, 2020

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Thanale Caves

Just like many other early Buddhist rock-cut temples, Thanale Caves are located next to trade route, leading inland from the ancient port Chaul. These...

Sa Pa Ancient Rock Field

Here, in Muong Hoa Valley are found volcanic boulders which are covered with hundreds of petroglyphs. Many petroglyphs are lines - it is possible...

Kanas Lake Monsters

There are no doubts that some enormous animals live in Kanas Lake - possibly the largest freshwater fishes in the world. Nevertheless their existence...

Paradise Cave (Thien Duong Cave)

Gorgeous, 31.4 km long cave with some of most beautiful cave formations, cave rooms are up to 150 m high. Endemic scorpion Vietbocap thienduongensis...

Sar-i Sang lapis lazuli mines

World's most beautiful lapis lazuli is found in one location - in the wild mountains of Northern Afghanistan, in Sar-i Sang. The gorgeous blue...

Palitana temples

Unusual city of Jain religious cult, major centre of pilgrimage with 863 gorgeous temples in several groups. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.4830 N 71.7952 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain...

Bedse Caves

If compared to many similar monuments, Bedse Caves have little crowds and thus the enigmatic essence of this monument can be enjoyed in loneliness....

Bulguksa

Temple complex with outstanding relics and monuments of architecture, such as Dabotap pagoda (751 AD?) and Seokgatap pagoda (also 751 AD?) with treasures under...

Patan Durbar Square

Nepal is much more than Himalaya. Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley clearly illustrates this - this ancient city is a treasure trove of...

Cisolok Geysers and Hot Springs

The best known geysers of Indonesia are found among Cisolok Hot Springs. Here are located three - four geysers, spouting hot water up to...