Thursday, July 2, 2020

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

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...

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...

Hollywood Sign

One of American cultural icons, 14 m tall letters "HOLLYWOOD". Letters were erected in 1923. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.13406 N 118.32164 W Categories: Monuments and memorials Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North...

Visoki Decani Monastery (Visoki Dečani)

Possibly the greatest collection of medieval Serbian art is located in Visoki Decani Monastery - large medieval monastery. Political controversies have accompanied the history...

St. Michael’s Cathedral in Sitka, Alaska

Russian Orthodox church, built in 1848. Location, GPS coordinates: 57.05002 N 135.33544 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Sitka { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "St. Michael's Cathedral in...

Aloha Tower

This unusual and beautiful lighthouse was built in Art Deco and Neo-Gothic style in 1925. It is 56 m high with additional 12 m...

Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World Resort

One of the most iconic buildings in entertainment industry. This structure was built in 1971 and represents a fusion of different fairytale castles –...

Salty Dawg Saloon

Bar of wooden logs. structure includes a lighthouse. Walls of Salty Dawg Saloon are pinned with thousands of dollar bills, signed by visitors of...

Seokguram cave temple

This rock-cut temple is located near Bulguksa and contains some of the best Buddhist sculptures in the world. Temple was made in 742 -...

Gyeongju

The former capital of Silla Kingdom. In the city are located numerous monuments of architecture and history and it is nicknamed "the museum without...