Friday, December 13, 2019

Bhimbetka cave shelters

It is amazing and even hard to grasp - Bhimbetka Caves have recorded the human history over some 300,000 years - or may be...

Rai of Yap – the stone money

There are many amazing things in the small Yap Island but the most surprising is the giant stone money - the famous Rai of...

Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

The largest basilica in the world - Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace - was financed by the president of Côte d'Ivoire Félix...

Angkor Wat

The largest religious monument in the world is Angkor Wat. This gorgeous temple complex was constructed in the first half of the 12th century...

Cenacle – the site of the Last Supper

There is comparatively little known but immensely important place for the history of Christianity - Cenacle in Jerusalem. This is a legendary place where...

Rŭngrado May First Stadium

The largest stadium in the world by capacity, with 150,000 seats. Constructed in 1989, used for sport events, politically motivated mass performances and executions. Location,...

Great Pyramid of Cholula

World’s largest structure, built in the 3rd century BC – 9th century AD. Base of pyramid is 450 x 450 m, height – 66...

Murujuga cliff art

Over one million diverse petroglyphs, often showing also extinct animals such as the Tasmanian tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus Harris) as well as the oldest representations...

Brewarrina fish traps

Impressive and complex system of stone settings serving as a trap for fish. It is possible that these structures have existed here for some...

UNAM Biblioteca Central

Large university library. Outside of the building is covered with the largest murals in the world, created by Juan O’Gorman of tiles in 1956. Location,...