Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

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...

Persepolis

If one compares Persepolis to the marvels of modern architecture it becomes clear: not that much has been achieved over the last 2500 years....

Judaism monuments

Outstanding Judaism monuments around the world Israel, Palestine Cave of the Patriarchs - Palestine, Hebron. A system of rock cut passages under Hebron's old city, below...

Karla Caves

India hosts nearly immense wealth of ancient rock-cut architecture for diverse tastes. But many eyewitnesses agree that the most impressive chaitya – Buddhist prayer...

Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque

The amazing Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque is impressive representative of the traditional Sudano-Sahelian architecture, most likely - the largest building in this style in...

Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Trilithon) and ‘esi Maka Fa’akinanga

One of the most unusual megalithic monuments in Pacific is Ha'amonga 'a Maui in Tonga. It has no analogues regarding its construction, shape and...

Bhaja Caves

Significant monument of art, architecture and history is a group of exquisite rock cut chambers at the valley of Indrayani River – Bhaja Caves....

Ottobeuren Abbey

There are no doubts: Ottobeuren Abbey and, especially, Ottobeuren Basilica have some of the best Baroque and Rococo style interiors worldwide. Though, just a...

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

It was long ago and no one knows for sure how this happened - but maybe the roots of modern Western Europe start exactly...

Popa Taung Kalat

One of the most sacred places in Burma is Popa Taung Kalat - incredible monastery perched on the top of cliff. Burmese pilgrims come...