Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Wonders of Europe

Most interesting wonders in Europe.

Geysers of Iceland

Some of the world's most popular geysers are located in Iceland. But few know about ALL active geysers in Iceland. According to Wondermondo currently (2019)...

Ala-Tey burial ground

Burial mound from Xiongnu period from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very rich, unlooted burials of Huns...

Terezin burial ground

Burial mound from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very interesting finds of Hun culture including a body...

Church of Saint John the Evangelist in Funchal

An ornate church in Mannerist and Portuguese Baroque styles, built by Jesuits in 1629 - 1647, fully completed in the middle of the 18th...

Old Town of Funchal

Historical and present main city in Madeira, developed since around 1424. The narrow streets often are adorned with the beautiful Portuguese stone sidewalks and...

Capela do Corpo Santo

A beautiful chapel, which was built in the 15th - 16th century. Main value is the exquisite interior, especially the numerous paintings on the...

Garganta Funda waterfall

Approximately 140 m tall waterfall, which slides down along a nearly vertical cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.8180 N 17.2506 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Portugal, Madeira, Calheta,...

Cascata do Anjos

Some 90 m tall waterfall which often pours on the roofs of cars driving along the sea. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.6867 N 17.1138 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Agua D’Alto (São Vicente)

More than 100 m tall waterfall at the sea. The stream is sliding down along a very steep cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.8096 N 17.0601 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology,...

Pedreira do Piano, Porto Santo

Former quarry of basalt with impressive formations of hexagonal basalt. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0492 N 16.3679 W Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Portugal, Madeira, Porto Santo Island,...