Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Viðey í þjórsá (Minnanúpshólmi)

This 270 by 180 m large island is covered with a virgin forest, mostly consisting of birch trees. Here grow some 70 species of...

Hire Benakal

Visually impressive group of some 400 megalithic tombs - dolmens, which were built in the time period between 800 and 200 BC. The largest...

Taj Mahal

This mausoleum was built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. One of the most iconic monuments of architecture in world, unites elements of...

Qutb Minar Complex

Group of valuable historical buildings in Delhi, mainly from the 11th - 14th centuries. Includes Qutb Minar - the highest brick minaret in world,...

Pandavkada Falls

Beautiful, free falling waterfall, 107 m tall. Smaller fall - Nangrya - is located next to the main fall. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.0630 N 73.0511 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology,...

Réttarfoss

Very powerful, 12 m tall and some 75 m wide waterfall on the muddy Jökulsá á Fjollum stream. Waterfall has a complex configuration -...

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...

Mande Burung near Balpakram

Many local people are convinced that in the extensive subtropical forest in Garo Hills live large (some 3 m tall), man-like creatures which are...

Zuytdorp Cliffs

Some 150 km long seaside cliffs, up to 250 m high. Rugged, spectacular area. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.5626 S 113.4732 E Categories: Rock formations, Cliffs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

Varanasi

Ancient holy city of Buddhists, Hindu, and Jains, with approximate 3000 years age one of the oldest inhabited cities of the world. It contains...