Monday, September 16, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Rai of Yap – the stone money

There are many amazing things in the small Yap Island but the most surprising is the giant stone money - the famous Rai of...

Arorae navigational stones – Te Atibu-ni-Borau

Unique monuments to the skills of Polynesian seafaring are the Arorae navigational stones. Arorae Atoll Arorae is the southernmost of the Gilbert Islands. Although this island...

Rota Latte Stones Quarry (As Nieves Quarry)

Once upon a time (no one knows when) somebody planned to make the largest megaliths in Mariana Islands. It was planned to erect up...

Latte Stone Park, Guam

Mariana Islands have unique kind of megalithic monuments - latte stones. Most likely the most visited site with true latte stones is Latte Stone...

10 most amazing ancient rock-cut temples in India

The historical rock cut architecture of India is of unprecedented richness and variety. Several of rock-cut temples in India belong to the most amazing...

Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Pancha Rathas are some of the most surprising structures not only in Mahabalipuram but in the whole Southern India. This group of ornate, monolithic...

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...

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (Vaucluse Spring)

The largest spring in France and one of the most powerful springs in the world is Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. This outstanding monument of nature is also...

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...

Ķintu Aka

Although little known internationally, there are megalithic monuments in Latvia. One of the most mysterious and unusual ones is Ķintu Aka - Kinti Well. Well...