Friday, October 18, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

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...

Pisa Cathedral

It seems, everyone has seen the images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This means - everyone has seen another beautiful building next to...

Donggureung Royal Tombs

The most impressive royal tombs of Joseon Dynasty. This group consists of nine tombs where 7 kings and 10 queens have been buried in...

Dongnae eupseong

Ancient fortress of Busan city, first mentioned in 1021 AD. Fortress was extended in 1713, when the length of walls reached 5,240 m. Location, GPS...

Cathedral of San Juan Bautista

Although sometimes it is claimed that Cathedral of San Juan Bautista is the oldest church building in America, this is not true. Here was...

Vịnh Mốc tunnels

Some 2 km long system of tunnels in the depth reaching up to 30 m where approximately 60 families lived during the Vietnam War...

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

The largest and oldest cathedral in Americas, built in lush Renaissance and Baroque style in 1573 - 1813. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4340 N 99.1332 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

The largest basilica in the world - Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace - was financed by the president of Côte d'Ivoire Félix...

Nata Church (Natá Church)

Which church is the oldest on the mainland American continent? It is well possible that it is the beautiful Nata Church in Panama. Oldest church...

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gorgeous Prague has it all... even one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in the world! Construction of St. Vitus Cathedral lasted for centuries...