Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Melakkoil – Kudumiyanmalai Cave Temple

Popular tourist destination near Pudukottai is the impressive Kudumiyanmalai temple complex. One of the most interesting monuments of the past here is Melakkoil -...

Mahabodhi Temple

One of the holiest sites for Buddhism. Located on the spot where Buddha attained enlightement. Its main element is a 55 metre high, richly...

Unity Temple in Oak Park

This church is considered to be the first modern building in the world, with immense influence on the development of architecture in the 20th...

Gyeongju

The former capital of Silla Kingdom. In the city are located numerous monuments of architecture and history and it is nicknamed "the museum without...

Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World Resort

One of the most iconic buildings in entertainment industry. This structure was built in 1971 and represents a fusion of different fairytale castles –...

BP Pedestrian Bridge

A pedestrian footbridge over a busy inner-city highway. The bridge was built in 2004 and designed by Frank Gehry. Bridge has unusual, snake-like planning....

Sydney Opera House

One of the iconic buildings representing not only Australia but the 20th century architecture in general. Built in 1973. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.8569 S 151.2152 E Categories: Public...

Large Binocular Telescope

One of the most sophisticated optical telescopes in the world with two 8.4 m large mirrors. Built in 1996 - 2004. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.70139 N...

Brookgreen Gardens

The first formal sculpture garden in the USA, developed by the famed sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington in the 1930ies. The beautiful park is adorned...

Fort of São Tiago

Well preserved fort which was built at the seaside in the 16th - 17th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.6467 N 16.8986 W Categories: Fortresses and forts Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Europe,...