Sunday, April 21, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

St. Peter’s Basilica

Which building is the most important in the world? One of the contenders for this title is St. Peter's Basilica. This giant church tells...

Jogighopa Cave Temples

There are good proofs that ancient states in Assam belonged to cultural realm of Indian subcontinent. One of such proofs is unusual monument at...

Gorakhgad hill fort

Small fort on the top of hill, well protected by steep cliffs, reaching the height of 655 m above the sea level. Named after...

Monaco Cathedral

The present day Cathedral of Monaco symbolizes the rebirth of this small principality in the late 19th century, when Monaco turned into independent and...

Barclodiad y Gawres

Barclodiad y Gawres passage grave is rebuilt and to large extent consists of concrete, but it holds a unique value - six stones with...

Ancient cities and towns

Outstanding ancient cities and towns around the world Here are selected more than 60 exciting ancient cities and towns of the the world. These cities...

Elephanta Caves

The center of one of the largest cities in the world – Mumbai – is just 10 kilometers away from the small, forested Elephanta...

Megaliths

Outstanding megaliths around the world Europe Stonehenge - England, Great Britain. One of the most popular archaeological monuments in the world, consisting of a group of...

Skellig Michael monastery

A true gem of the medieval Ireland is monastery on Skellig Michael. Early Christian monasteries are known to be built in weird and almost...

Massawa Old City

Sturdy and tenacious, like Eritreans themselves, Massawa City has survived throughout the centuries. This old port city preserves an ensemble of wonderful Ottoman architecture. Urban...