Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

There is only one archbasilica in the world - Archbasilica of St. John Lateran. This could be the most important church in the world,...

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Few building are as elegant and well located as Santa Maria della Salute - or, simply, Salute in Venice. The story of this church...

Pisa Cathedral

It seems, everyone has seen the images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This means - everyone has seen another beautiful building next to...

Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua

One of the largest churches and definitely - one of the most interesting ones in Italy is Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Every...

Saint Mark’s Basilica

At the time when the influence of Byzantine Empire was waning, in Venice started construction of new cathedral church which would represent the best...

Epupa Falls

They might not be the largest falls in Africa, but... Epupa Falls belong to the most beautiful ones. The mighty Kunene River here divides into...

Merelani Hills – the only find of tanzanite

There is only one place on Earth where is found a gorgeous gemstone - tanzanite, which is found in Merelani Hills, Tanzania. Thousands of...

Sireneviy Kamen – the only find of charoite

The vast expanses of Siberia hold many secrets and surprises. One of them is a find of very unusual, beautiful mineral - charoite. Only...

Hypersaline lakes beneath the Devon Ice Cap

Two very unusual lakes were discovered under the thick ice of Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic in 2018. These lakes, most likely, are...

Blue garnets of Bekily

In Madagascar is the only known place on the planet where are found some of the most amazing gemstones - blue garnets, which change...