Friday, January 18, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

The largest basilica in the world - Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace - was financed by the president of Côte d'Ivoire Félix...

Grytviken Church (Whalers Church)

South Georgia might be one of the most beautiful places in the world, but the climate and life in this sub-antarctic island is harsh....

Cathedral of Havana

One of the most prominent historical buildings in Cuba is Cathedral of Havana. This ornate building is somewhat smaller than many other metropolitan cathedrals around...

Barabar Caves

Most likely no other country in the world is that rich with exquisite cave temples as India – there are more than 1000 locations...

El Mirador – ancient Maya metropolis

The thick forest cover in the heart of the ancient land of Maya could not cover these giant buildings - even thousands of years...

Tournai Cathedral

The giant Tournai Cathedral is like a swan song for the retiring style in architecture of the 12th century - Romanesque style. Its architecture...

Hato Caves

Some of the most popular tourist attractions on Curaçao are Hato Caves. This comparatively small cave and its vicinities are rich with interesting things...

Monaco Cathedral

The present day Cathedral of Monaco symbolizes the rebirth of this small principality in the late 19th century, when Monaco turned into independent and...

Nata Church (Natá Church)

Which church is the oldest on the mainland American continent? It is well possible that it is the beautiful Nata Church in Panama. Oldest church...

Christian monasteries

Outstanding Christian monasteries around the world Below are listed some of most important, impressive and beautiful Christian monasteries of the world, as arranged by region...