Monday, August 19, 2019

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Antiphonitis church

Interesting monument of Cypriot medieval art is Antiphonitis Church - church with unusual architecture and remnants of valuable frescoes. Unfortunately it has been looted...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

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...

Tulja Lena, Junnar

There are more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples in area around Junnar. Four main groups of these temples are Tuljalena Caves to the west,...

Qingkou tiankeng and waterfalls

Qingkou tiankeng belongs to the largest sinkholes of the world. This 295 m deep pit is very special due to the fact that it...

Wulai Falls

This waterfall by far is not the tallest nor the most beautiful in Taiwan, but nevertheless the gorgeous Wulai Waterfall and scenery around it...

Atiranachanda Mandapam

Although the somewhat peripheral Atiranachanda Mandapam is overshadowed by many other famous stone cut temples of Mahabalipuram, it has several qualities making this rock-cut...

Tabun Khara Obo

The best known impact crater in Mongolia is Tabun Khara Obo - well exposed, saucer-formed depression. Description Diameter of this crater (between rims) is between 1,230...

Mahabalipuram

This seems like a fairy tale - but this is a reality. Mahabalipuram exists - a legendary, ages-old city packed with seemingly improbable, ornate...

Rihab Church of St. George and its underground “church”

Scientists are people too - they make mistakes. And both the mistaken ones and those who prove their mistakes, often get emotional and somewhat...