Sunday, April 21, 2019

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

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...

San Wang Dong Cave

One of the major caves in Wulong Karst area is San Wang Dong - fabulous 67 825 m long cave, which one day could...

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...

Keek sinkhole

Amazing feature of the unique Aouk Underground River is narrow, deep hole through the rainforest and deep in the ground - Keek sinkhole. This deep...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Yogoluk Sinkhole

One of largest sinkholes in the world is Yogoluk Sinkhole (Gua Yogolok) in Papua province, northern side of Wamena valley. This area is rich with...

Koneri Mandapam

One of the many cave temples in Mahabalipuram is Koneri Mandapam. The age of this temple is hard to guess. While several other rock-cut temples...

Baji Cypress (King Cypress)

The Baji Cypress (King Cypress) has a trunk circumference of some 18.2 m and is approximately 50 m tall. According to legends this tree...

Leang Pute Sinkhole

Beautiful natural landmark is Leang Pute sinkhole in the Southern Sulawesi. Leang in Makassarese language is "cave", "pute" - a species of white dove -...

Buddhist temple of Aragada Hill

Northern slope of Aragada Hill is rich with Buddhist remnants - in fact hills in vicinities are honeycombed with caves of Buddhist arcetics. Aragada...