Friday, November 15, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Tully River dendroglyphs in Upper Charapa

Seven carved trees with diverse designs. Dendroglyphs are characteristic monuments of Aboriginal culture, characteristic in the New South Wales and also neighboring regions. Location, GPS...

Kalambo Falls

Kalambo Falls offer two in one - one of the most spectacular waterfalls in this part of Africa and one the most important archaeological...

Hwasun Dolmens

A group of diverse dolmens and other megaliths, in total - 596. Created around the 6th - 5th centuries BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.9723 N 126.9344...

Murugan Temple, Thiruparankundram

South-west from Madurai there is granite hill rising like an enormous elephant 300 metres above the surrounding plain and visible far away. Here is...

Cheonmachong

One of the Royal tombs of Gyeongju - large tumulus which was built in the 5th or 6th century AD. This 12.7 m tall...

Abandoned cities and towns

Outstanding abandoned cities and towns around the world Here are selected some of the most impressive and interesting abandoned cities and towns of the the...

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...

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...

Nalanda monastery

Important Buddhist monastery and learning centre in 427 - 1197 AD, one of the first great universities of the world. Complex of amazing buildings...

Malayadipatti rock-cut Hindu temples

South from the small Malayadipatti village there are located several granite hillocks. Here are located amazing monuments of the past - the two Malayadipatti...