Thursday, September 19, 2019

Juche Tower

The second tallest monumental column in the world, 170 m tall. Built in 1982 to commemorate the 70-th birthday of Kim-Il-Sung. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0176 N...

Arch of Reunification

An unusual monument devoted to Korean unity, built in 2001. Statue represents two women leaning across the highway and holding a map of unified...

Gatbawi

Four meters tall, rock-cut statue of Buddha on the summit of hill. Statue has a separate stone hat. Statue was made in the middle...

Khai Dinh Tomb

An ornate imperial tomb, built on a hill in 1920 - 1931 for the unpopular emperor Khải Định. This ornate structure blends Eastern and...

Great Sphinx of Giza

No one knows for sure why and when was built the largest monolithic statue in the world - the Great Sphinx of Giza. But...

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...