Friday, November 15, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Lower Myra Falls

There are at least two significant waterfalls on Myra Creek. The more impressive of them is Lower Myra Falls - some 50 m high...

Upper Myra Falls

Myra Creek has two significant waterfalls - the better known Lower Myra Falls and somewhat lesser known Upper Myra Falls. Visitors can easily reach the...

Rano Raraku quarry

One of the visually most impressive megalithic monuments of the world. Rano Raraku served as a mine of moai, used sometimes around 1200 - 1700...

Terracotta Army

Unique monument of culture: buried terracotta sculptures - army soldiers near the mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, made roughly at 210 BC. In...

Mahurzari Stone Circles

Group of some 200 megalithic stone circles, most likely used for burials during the early Iron Age. In some stones have been made cup-marks. Location,...

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Gorgeous burial monument, constructed in the late 17th century as a tribute to Rabia Durrani, wife of Mughal Emperor. Intended as a rival to...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

Antilia, Mumbai

World's tallest and most expensive personal house, 27 floors high skyscraper with unusual architecture, built in 2010. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9681 N 72.8095 E Categories: Family houses, villas Values: Architecture,...

Rajabai clock tower

Ornate, 85 m tall clock tower in Neo-Gothic style, built in 1878. Beautiful stained glass. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9297 N 72.8301 E Categories: Public buildings Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Gateway of India

This monument was built in the landing place of Mumbai as a structure where the arrival of high guests is commemorated. This triumphal arch...