Sunday, July 21, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Mỹ Sơn

Ruins of a group of more than 70 Hindu temples built in the times of Champa Empire between the 4th and 14th century AD....

Sa Pa Ancient Rock Field

Here, in Muong Hoa Valley are found volcanic boulders which are covered with hundreds of petroglyphs. Many petroglyphs are lines - it is possible...

Nam Dan petroglyphs and megaliths (Nấm Dần)

Group of stones with carved symbols and stone settings. Most stone carvings are rings and weird spiral patterns, but there are depicted also humans. Location,...

Con Moong Cave

Cave with two large entrances, site of prehistoric settlement of the late Paleolithic and Neolithic Sơn Vi and Hoa Binh cultures, more than 10...

Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi

An 127.4 km long rampart, most likely built in the early 16th century and reinforced in 1819 as ordered by Nguyễn emperors. Wall is...

Þingvellir (Thingvellir)

A unique monument of history. In 930 AD there was established parliament of Iceland which acted here until 1789. The site still contains remains...

Ruins of a house in Hafnir

Remnants of the earliest settlement in Iceland – a cabin which was abandoned in the time between 770 and 880 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9345 N...

Agaiambo Swamp

The story of the legendary Agaiambo people is weird and its abrupt end often seems to be impossible. It seems since 1904 there have...

Mahabalipuram

This seems like a fairy tale - but this is a reality. Mahabalipuram exists - a legendary, ages-old city packed with seemingly improbable, ornate...