Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Kallanai

An ancient, 329 meters long dam on Kaveri River, built around the 2nd century BC. Dam is still in use - it is rebuilt...

Assumption Cathedral in Volodymyr-Volynskyi

Not too far from the Polish borders is located one of the oldest extant buildings in Ukraine - Assumption Cathedral in Volodymyr-Volynskyi. This is...

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....

Global Vipassana Pagoda

This pagoda is 96.12 m tall and has the largest stone dome in the world. Internal diameter of the dome is 85.15 m and...

Villa Vizcaya

Large estate of businessman James Deering, built in 1914-1922. The large Neo-Renaissance style house is surrounded by large Italian Renaissance styled gardens and represents...

Kalta Minor, Khiva

One of the last great buildings in the great Khanate of Khiva was Kalta Minor. This had to be the tallest structure in Khiva...

Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District

A residential district where some 25 properties have been designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - the greatest architect of the United States. In total,...

Orvieto Cathedral

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at...

Karsamble Caves

Some of the most impressive rock-cut caves in the vicinities of Pune city are the ancient Thanale Caves and also Karsamble Caves. History Karsamble Caves are...

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert hall with amazing architecture, built in 2003, designed by Frank Gehry. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.05538 N 118.24985 W Categories: Operas, theatres and concert halls Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America,...