Friday, March 22, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Ancient and medieval Indian cave paintings – online encyclopedia

List of Indian cave paintings - natural and man made caves with ancient and medieval paintings A rich cultural heritage spanning thousands of years, Indian...

Kakamora Caves – mystery of the dwarf people

Makira Island (earlier - San Cristobal) is sparsely populated, jungle-covered island - possibly the wildest large Solomon Island. Most people here live in coastal...

Jogimara Cave, Sita Bengra Cave

Although India is a country of miracles and surprises, Jogimara Cave and Sita Bengra Cave is miracle even by Indian standards. Together with the...

10 most amazing ancient rock-cut temples in India

The historical rock cut architecture of India is of unprecedented richness and variety. Several of rock-cut temples in India belong to the most amazing...

Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow

One of the visually most surprising buildings in the world is Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. This amazing church was built 450 years...

Ajanta Caves – rock cut Buddhist temples

Unique feature of Indian cultural heritage is rock-cut chambers - cave temples and monasteries. In total, we know more than 1,500 such temples spread...

Ellora Caves, Kailasanatha Temple

The last great cave temples of India are Ellora Caves – group of 34 monasteries and temples made at the ancient trade route between...

Badami Cave Temples

TThe first ruler of the Early Chalukya dynasty, Pulakesi I established a new capital for his kingdom sometime around 540 AD. This city was...

Bhimbetka cave shelters

It is amazing and even hard to grasp - Bhimbetka Caves have recorded the human history over some 300,000 years - or may be...

Milan Cathedral

It took 582 years to build Milan Cathedral. Lives of many priests, architects, stonemasons were (and still are) devoted to this building. Now it...