Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Samnyeon sanseong

Ruins of an enormous mountain fortress, built in 470 - 473 AD. Measured length of the walls is 1,680 - 1880 m and they...

Vịnh Mốc tunnels

Some 2 km long system of tunnels in the depth reaching up to 30 m where approximately 60 families lived during the Vietnam War...

Bunhwangsa

Very old Buddhist temple, built in the times of Silla Kingdom in 634 AD. Today just a few buildings remain of the original large...

Ullim Falls

A large waterfall with two major cascades. 75 m tall. The falling water creates a powerful echo in the narrow valley. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.1998 N...

Udvada Atash Behram

The oldest functioning Zoroastrian place of worship, consecrated in 1742 with sacred fire brought from Persia. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.4874 N 72.8708 E Categories: Religious architecture, Other contemporary...

Haeinsa

An important temple complex, it was first built in 802 AD. Since 1398 it has held an entire set of Buddhist Scriptures - the...

Hoa Lư Citadel

Citadel of the medieval capital of Vietnam, founded in the 10th century AD. Citadel was located among steep limestone pinnacles and was protected by...

Pothong Gate (Potongmun)

The west gate of the Pyongyang Walled City. Originally constructed in the middle of the 6th century, current gate built in 1473. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0271...

Vũ Quang

Remote, forested region, where numerous new species of animals and plants have been found over the last decades and several more are reported but...

Goryeong Jisandong Tumuli

A group of nobleman's burials from the Daegaya period, built in the 4th - 6th century AD. Thus far are known 704 burials with...