Monday, August 5, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

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...

Rihab Church of St. George and its underground “church”

Scientists are people too - they make mistakes. And both the mistaken ones and those who prove their mistakes, often get emotional and somewhat...

Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mark, Jerusalem

The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be...

Cenacle – the site of the Last Supper

There is comparatively little known but immensely important place for the history of Christianity - Cenacle in Jerusalem. This is a legendary place where...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Dura-Europos house church

T he oldest known church in the world is Dura-Europos house church. It is not known in which year this large apartment house was...

Top 10 most beautiful churches of Italy

Italy has been the powerhouse of European art and architecture. Here are located many of the world's most beautiful buildings which have been replicated...

Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

There is only one archbasilica in the world - Archbasilica of St. John Lateran. This could be the most important church in the world,...

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Few building are as elegant and well located as Santa Maria della Salute - or, simply, Salute in Venice. The story of this church...

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...