Saturday, January 11, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center

The seventh largest building in the world by volume, built in 1966 for assembling American manned space vehicles. The building is 160.3 m tall,...

Tree of Life in Walt Disney World Resort

Centerpiece of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – animal theme park. A sculpted, 44 m high and 15 m wide tree (artificial structure) with 14 stories....

St Augustine Memorial Presbyterian Church

One of most beautiful churches in the southern states of United States, built in Neo-Renaissance style in 1889. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89379 N 81.31686 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

An enormous art museum which was established in 1927 with very rich collections of European and American art. Museum has an extensive collection of...

Lightner Museum

One of two beautiful, neighboring hotel buildings. It was constructed in the Spanish Neo-Renaissance style in 1887. Both buildings represent some of the earliest...

Spaceship Earth in Walt Disney World Resort

Enormous, 18 floors high ball-shaped structure, built in 1982 using numerous innovative technologies. The exposition inside informs about the history of science. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.37533...

Pirate and Treasure Museum in St Augustine

One of the most interesting pirate related museums in the world. Contains one of two remaining authentic Jolly Roger flags in the world, authentic...

Coral Castle

Unusual stone structure, created by Latvian eccentric Edward Leedskalnin (Eduards Liedskalniņš) in the 1920ies. The structure includes stones, each weighing several tons. He built...

Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World Resort

One of the most iconic buildings in entertainment industry. This structure was built in 1971 and represents a fusion of different fairytale castles –...

Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine

A beautiful bridge in Venetian Neo-Renaissance style, built in 1925 – 1927. Rebuilt in extended version in 2010. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89291 N 81.30738 W Categories: Bridges and...