Friday, May 29, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Ashbrittle Yew

TThere is a beautiful and legendary tree in the small Ashbrittle village - the Ashbrittle Yew. >The tree stands next to the church of St....

Banyan in Lomteuheakal

In Lomteuheakal village is located a giant and beautiful banyan tree which has one of the thickest trunks in the world. Circumference of this...

Risco Waterfall

There might be taller and more powerful waterfalls in Madeira, but Risco Waterfall definitely looks impressive. This waterfall has two major cascades of comparable height....

Kalambo Falls

Kalambo Falls offer two in one - one of the most spectacular waterfalls in this part of Africa and one the most important archaeological...

South Carolina State House

South Carolina's government house was built in 1855 - 1875. It is shaped in the Greek Revival style. Around the house are located numerous...

Cahokia

Site of a native American city which flourished around 1050 - 1350 AD. Some 80 man-made mounds remain in the central part of this...

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...

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Unique rack railway, 41.8 km long line, rising approximately 2,200 m, built in 1908. Preserved in its historical state. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.3851 N 76.7178 E Categories: Transport...

Landmarks of Howland Island

Most interesting landmarks of Howland Island This uninhabited atoll is a possession of the United States. This elongated island is 1.8 km² large and is...

Udvada Atash Behram

The oldest functioning Zoroastrian place of worship, consecrated in 1742 with sacred fire brought from Persia. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.4874 N 72.8708 E Categories: Religious architecture, Other contemporary...