Friday, September 13, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

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...

Tomb of King Muryeong

Burial of the ruler of Baekje Kingdom in 501 - 523 AD. This tomb was found intact and has been one of the most...

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...

Masroor Rock Cut Temples (Masrur Temples)

Undeservedly little known wonder of Himalayas is an amazing temple complex - Masroor Temples. Surprisingly little is known about these unique structures, hewn more...

Kubu Island (Ga’nnyo)

Kubu Island is an unusual place: a granite island with giant baobabs and mysterious ruins rising over seemingly endless, white salt flats. Geology Makgadikgadi salt flats...

Barclodiad y Gawres

Barclodiad y Gawres passage grave is rebuilt and to large extent consists of concrete, but it holds a unique value - six stones with...

La Venta

Impressive achievement of ancient urban planning, art, and architecture, one of the important centers of the ancient Olmec culture. Occupied since 1200 BC and...

Goryeong Jisandong Tumuli

A group of nobleman's burials from the Daegaya period, built in the 4th - 6th century AD. Thus far are known 704 burials with...

Mayapan

The ancient center of lowland Maya culture, cultural and political capital of the region in the 1220ies – 1440ies. Remnants of more than 4000...

Tulja Lena, Junnar

There are more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples in area around Junnar. Four main groups of these temples are Tuljalena Caves to the west,...