Saturday, September 22, 2018

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall

Northernmost cathedral in British Isles is St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. This is one of the best examples of Norman architecture, a great example...

Hisarya walled Roman town

For millenia people are attracted to the hot springs in Hisarya town. Almost two thousand years ago the town was taken by Roman Empire...

Visoki Decani Monastery (Visoki Dečani)

Possibly the greatest collection of medieval Serbian art is located in Visoki Decani Monastery - large medieval monastery. Political controversies have accompanied the history...

Sveti Stefan

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan. History Initially Sveti Stefan was small, rocky...

Coober Pedy dugouts

The best opals in the world are mined in the central part of South Australia. For some 100 years here exists Coober Pedy -...

Mileševa Monastery

Throughout the long centuries in the picturesque valley has survived Mileševa Monastery. This medieval monastery has been an important center of knowledge and up...

Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church and monastery

Near the capital of Macedonia - Skopje - is located very interesting small church: Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church, still surrounded by the old...

Voronet Monastery (Voroneţ) and Saint George Church

Dramatic events and agreement between two outstanding historical personalities led to the construction of one of the most beautiful buildings in this part of...

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gorgeous Prague has it all... even one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in the world! Construction of St. Vitus Cathedral lasted for centuries...