Monday, August 19, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Valparaiso historic centre

Valparaíso is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep streets on the hillsides are lined with buildings in gaudy colors and in many...

Anguk-sa

A Buddhist temple complex, founded in 503, rebuilt reveral times. Here grows old ginkgo tree which was planted around 1400. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.3009 N 125.8266...

Undavalli Caves

Hills around Vijayawada are rich with rock-cut architecture but the most magnificent and largest among these monuments is the largest of Undavalli Caves -...

Jacmel

One of the most charming towns in Haiti is Jacmel - old coffee port, which was established in 1698. Nearly all buildings in the...

Cổ Loa Citadel

The oldest fortification in Hanoi, fortified citadel 20 km north from the center of the city. Development of this fortress started around 400 -...

Phát Diệm Cathedral

Ornate cathedral, built in 1891 in traditional Vietnamese style borrowing some elements from the European churches. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.0569 N 106.0406 E Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam,...

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...

Tournai Cathedral

The giant Tournai Cathedral is like a swan song for the retiring style in architecture of the 12th century - Romanesque style. Its architecture...

Antakya Church of Saint Peter (cave church)

One of the many candidates for the title of the oldest church in the world is a modest cave church in Turkey. Antakya Church...

Lake Kairae dendroglyphs

OOne of five groups of Chatham dendroglyphs is Lake Kairae dendroglyphs. During the review and counting in November - December 1998 (1) here were found...