Saturday, December 14, 2019

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Golconda Fort

Ancient fortified capital of Golconda in 1364 - 1512, world-renowned center of diamond trade. Four forts with 10 km long outer wall. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.3837...

Mangi Tungi

Very impressive cliffs with two peaks, with numerous historical and art values. Contain forts and numerous Jain temples. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8431 N 74.0911 E Categories: Rock formations,...

Phugtal Monastery

This monastery was founded in the early 12th century. It is located in unique, dramatic location; on a steep cliffside below the entrance to...

Sindhudurg Fort

An amazing fortress which is built along a complex perimeter of an island in Arabian Sea. Fort is built in the 17th century, with...

Howrah Bridge

Impressive cantilever bridge across Hooghly River, built in 1943. The longest span - 457,5 m. Most likely, this is the busiest cantilever bridge in...

Humayun’s Tomb

A beautiful mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in 1562. Mausoleum and gardens around it were designed by Persian architects. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.5933 N 77.2508...

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Enormous building of historic prestigious hotel, built in 1903. The building is designed in the Saracenic Revival style. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9217 N 72.8332 E Categories: Hotels and...

Agra Fort

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.1803 N 78.0207 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Beautiful palace in Art Deco style, built in 1923 - 1943. One of the world's largest private residences with 347 rooms. Built by Jodhpur...

Thiksey Monastery

This is an impressive 12-floor monastery on a sacred hill. Its development started in the middle of the 15th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.0560 N 77.6667...