Saturday, December 7, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Fatehpur Sikri

Short-lasting capital city, built in 1570, abandoned in 1585 due to the lack of water. Complex of buildings preserved up to this day in...

Lotus Temple

T/span>his flowerlike Bahá'í temple building was built in 1986. Temple is open to all people regardless of their religion. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.5533 N 77.2587 E Categories: Religious...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

Monaco Cathedral

The present day Cathedral of Monaco symbolizes the rebirth of this small principality in the late 19th century, when Monaco turned into independent and...

Hue Imperial City

Well preserved fortified citadel of Huế city. The fortress is surrounded by massive walls which form 2 by 2 km large rectangle with the...

Badami Cave Temples

TThe first ruler of the Early Chalukya dynasty, Pulakesi I established a new capital for his kingdom sometime around 540 AD. This city was...

Chennakesava temple in Belur

One of the most impressive and ornate examples of Hoysala style in architecture, built in 1268. Building is covered with seemingly countless sculptures. Location, GPS...

Trikuteshwara temple

A complex of extremely ornate temples from the 11th - 12th centuries, mostly devoted to Shiva. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.4245 N 75.6266 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu shrines Values: Architecture,...

Church of the Holy Ascension in Unalaska

Old Russian Orthodox church, built in 1826. Location, GPS coordinates: 53.87565 N 166.53645 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Unalaska { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "Church of the...

Christian churches

Outstanding Christian churches around the world Below are listed some of most important, impressive and beautiful Christian churches of the world. Churches are arranged by...