Friday, March 22, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

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...

Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mark, Jerusalem

The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be...

Cenacle – the site of the Last Supper

There is comparatively little known but immensely important place for the history of Christianity - Cenacle in Jerusalem. This is a legendary place where...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Dura-Europos house church

T he oldest known church in the world is Dura-Europos house church. It is not known in which year this large apartment house was...

Hisarya walled Roman town

For millenia people are attracted to the hot springs in Hisarya town. Almost two thousand years ago the town was taken by Roman Empire...

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...

Skellig Michael monastery

A true gem of the medieval Ireland is monastery on Skellig Michael. Early Christian monasteries are known to be built in weird and almost...

Mnajdra

One of world's oldest stone structures is Mnajdra - a group of three prehistoric temples which were built with great skill many centuries before...

Gorham’s Cave

The impressive Rock of Gibraltar hides many secrets but some of the most intriguing are linked to Gorham's Cave. This could be the last...