Saturday, June 15, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Aurangabad Caves

The not so far Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves have overshadowed the values of another complex of beautiful cave temples - Aurangabad Caves. Aurangabad Caves...

Cathedral of Santa Maria and San Donato

One of the oldest churches in the Venetian lagooon is the Santa Maria and San Donato Cathedral, Murano. It seems to be little changed...

Basilica di San Marino

The main church in the small country of San Marino is Basilica di San Marino - fine example of Neo-Classical architecture. First church in...

Cathedral of Havana

One of the most prominent historical buildings in Cuba is Cathedral of Havana. This ornate building is somewhat smaller than many other metropolitan cathedrals around...

Palmyra

One of the richest and most sophisticated cities of antiquity was Palmyra. Today one can only imagine what impression this beautiful city left on...

Monemvasia

Today Monemvasia is sleepy, small and nevertheless unusual town. In medieval times this fortified town was a lot more important - it was one...

Sveti Stefan

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan. History Initially Sveti Stefan was small, rocky...

Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley

The southernmost Anglican cathedral is Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley, Falkland Islands. This brick and stone building was designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield and...

Bhaja Caves

Significant monument of art, architecture and history is a group of exquisite rock cut chambers at the valley of Indrayani River – Bhaja Caves....

Jacmel

One of the most charming towns in Haiti is Jacmel - old coffee port, which was established in 1698. Nearly all buildings in the...