Monday, June 1, 2020

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Nagarjuni Caves

Often Nagarjuni Caves are joined with the nearby Barabar Caves in one group of monuments. They share many similarities and have several unique peculiarities....

Florence Cathedral

There are few buildings with such great importance for world architecture as Florence Cathedral. Many world-famed architects and artisans have built it but Filippo...

Elephanta Caves

The center of one of the largest cities in the world – Mumbai – is just 10 kilometers away from the small, forested Elephanta...

Bagh Caves

One of the most surprising monuments of ancient Buddhist art is found in remote, collapsing Bagh Caves. Here in 1818 were discovered significant monuments...

Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria

One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Italy is Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria. This grand building looks pompous from outside and contains numerous...

Barabar Caves

Most likely no other country in the world is that rich with exquisite cave temples as India – there are more than 1000 locations...

Kaaba and Masjid-al-Haram

The history of the mysterious Kaaba started long before Islam and this could be one of the oldest active shrines in the world. Today...

Pandav Caves, Pachmarhi

The picturesque Satpura ranges around Panchmarhi town hide countless natural and historical marvels. One of them is right inside the town - five rock-cut...

Borgund stave church

The best preserved and most authentic stave church is Borgund stave church in Norway. This beautiful wooden building was constructed in the time period...

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...