Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Double decker root bridge near Cherrapunji

Root bridges are not built but grown of the roots of Ficus elastica trees. Such a living bridge over time gets additional supports from...

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...

Konkan Kada

More than 900 m tall cliff. Beloved place for hiking, here can be observed vertical movements of clouds and other phenomena. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.3885 N...

Gimhae tumuli (Daeseong-dong tumuli)

Necropolis of the kings and noblemen of Gaya state. Site contains diverse burials, most were made in the late 3rd - early 5th century...

Hawa Mahal

Palace with unusual architecture, built in 1799. One facade resembles an enormous beehive with 953 small windows. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.9239 N 75.8269 E Categories: Palaces, country houses...

Gol Gumbaz

Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, built in 1659. One of the largest domed structures in the world, visually very impressive building. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8300 N...

Pyohun-sa

The only large Buddhist temple in this part of country, which survived the Korean War. Founded in the 7th century, contains many values of...

Chittorgarh

Ancient fortifications with 13 km long walls which enclose an area 280 ha in size. Structures have been built in dramatic natural setting with...

Hwangryong Fortress

Ruins of an impressive fortress, developed in the time period from the early 5th century AD to 1675. Walls are 10 - 11 m...

Hyonjongrung (Tomb of King Kongmin)

Elaborate and well preserved royal mausoleum, built in 1365 - 1372. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.9825 N 126.4732 E Categories: Cemeteries Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, North Hwanghae, west...