Friday, December 13, 2019

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley

The southernmost Anglican cathedral is Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley, Falkland Islands. This brick and stone building was designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield and...

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...

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....

Hallgrímskirkja

The best known monument of architecture in Reykjavík – an impressive, 74.5 m tall church, designed in Art Deco style. Constructed in 1945 –...

Dhankar Gompa

Located in dramatic setting, this village and Buddhist temple is on top of 300 metre high cliff. It was founded between the 7th and...

Vịnh Mốc tunnels

Some 2 km long system of tunnels in the depth reaching up to 30 m where approximately 60 families lived during the Vietnam War...

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation building

Enormous, very ornate administrative building, constructed in the late 19th century in Indo-Saracenic style. Houses BMC - organization responsible about the civic infrastructure in...

Calakmul

One of the largest cities of ancient Maya with remnants of nearly 7000 structures still existing. Largest building – 55 m high pyramid. 117...

Chittorgarh

Ancient fortifications with 13 km long walls which enclose an area 280 ha in size. Structures have been built in dramatic natural setting with...

Songgyungwan Academy

Higher education institution, established in 1089. More than 20 buildings, two more than 500 years old ginkgo trees and more than 900 years old...