Friday, December 6, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

One Pillar Pagoda

Small, unusual pagoda, built in the first half of the 11th century. Pagoda stands on a large pillar in the middle of pond. Location, GPS...

Kanas Lake Monsters

There are no doubts that some enormous animals live in Kanas Lake - possibly the largest freshwater fishes in the world. Nevertheless their existence...

Nusa Roviana hillfort and shrines

By the end of the 19th-century British administration of Solomon Islands got weary from the constant headhunting expeditions organized by chiefs of New Georgia...

Panhale Kaji (Panhale Kazi)

Nobody is able to grasp the immense universe of Indian cultural heritage. This was proven again in 1970 when Panhale Kaji (often called Panhale...

Jongmyo

The oldest royal Confucian shrine with ancient traditions preserved since the 14th century. Main structure was built in 1394 (rebuilt after fire in 1608),...

Hastinapur Jainist temples

One of most exquisite groups of Jainist temples. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.1617 N 78.0068 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Uttar Pradesh, Meerut District,...

Bedse Caves

If compared to many similar monuments, Bedse Caves have little crowds and thus the enigmatic essence of this monument can be enjoyed in loneliness....

Sungbo’s Eredo

The Western African rainforest or rather its remains are hiding numerous archaeological wonders that are waiting for curious researchers. The local people and their...

Donggureung Royal Tombs

The most impressive royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty. This group consists of nine tombs where 7 kings and 10 queens have been buried in...

Gunnuhver geothermal area

Nowadays Gunnuhver geothermal area is a field of steaming fumaroles and boiling mud pools. In the recent past here existed some geysers but some...