Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Daulatabad Fort

One of the best fortified forts - conical, 200 m tall hill. Lower slopes of the hill have been cut away, leaving 50 m...

Sarnath

One of holiest sites for Buddhism, it is here that Buddha gave his first sermon. It contains numerous ancient and contemporary monasteries and temples,...

Marleshwar Falls

Great waterfall with several cascades, where most tourists see only the lowermost ones. Falls have formed a deep gorge, in rainy periods in the...

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...

Hwaseong Fortress

The only preserved city walls in South Korea, built around the historical center of Suwon City in 1794 - 1796. Wall is 5.74 km...

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Kallanai

An ancient, 329 meters long dam on Kaveri River, built around the 2nd century BC. Dam is still in use - it is rebuilt...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

Ryongtong-sa

An important Korean Buddhist temple, founded by Chontae Buddhist sect in 1027. Restored in 2005, consists of 26 buildings. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0420 N 126.5770 E Categories: Buddhist...

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...