Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

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....

Udayagiri Caves, Khandagiri Caves

Two hills - Udayagiri and Khandagiri near Bhubaneswar - are located only some 150 - 200 m apart and contain unique monuments of ancient...

Antiphonitis church

Interesting monument of Cypriot medieval art is Antiphonitis Church - church with unusual architecture and remnants of valuable frescoes. Unfortunately it has been looted...

Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram

More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened - there were Seven Pagodas...

Atiranachanda Mandapam

Although the somewhat peripheral Atiranachanda Mandapam is overshadowed by many other famous stone cut temples of Mahabalipuram, it has several qualities making this rock-cut...

Ancient Carthage

There is little left of the ancient metropolis of Mediterranean - Carthage. Here and there among the buildings in the eastern suburbs of Tunis...

Taia dendroglyphs

The second largest group of Chatham dendroglyphs is Taia dendroglyphs. During the review and counting in November - December 1998 (1) here was found 21...

Gorakhgad Caves

Gorakhnath Cave Temple is located in a deep cave on southern slope of Gorakhgad Hill - it is large enough to take some 50...

Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well)

The most powerful spring on East European Plain, most likely, is Blakitnaja Krynica. This Belarussian spring emits some 60 liters of crystal clear water...

Church of Our Lady in Kalundborg

There is no other church like the Church of Our Lady in Kalundborg - at least in Northern Europe. This five towered structure is not...