Thursday, February 21, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Christiansted

There is a Danish planned town built by black people in Caribbean - Christiansted. This charming colonial town is located in Saint Croix, United...

Saint Mark’s Basilica

At the time when the influence of Byzantine Empire was waning, in Venice started construction of new cathedral church which would represent the best...

Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua

One of the largest churches and definitely - one of the most interesting ones in Italy is Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Every...

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...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Gorakhgad Caves

Gorakhnath Cave Temple is located in a deep cave on southern slope of Gorakhgad Hill - it is large enough to take some 50...

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...

Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mark, Jerusalem

The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be...