Monday, August 5, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gorgeous Prague has it all... even one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in the world! Construction of St. Vitus Cathedral lasted for centuries...

Church of St. Anne in Vilnius

The Church of St. Anne in Vilnius is very special - it looks like no other church in the world. There are numerous brick...

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...

Echternach Basilica

The history of Echternach Basilica has been unusually long and perplexed. This church has existed here for more than 1300 years, it has been...

Basilica di San Marino

The main church in the small country of San Marino is Basilica di San Marino - fine example of Neo-Classical architecture. First church in...

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...

Monemvasia

Today Monemvasia is sleepy, small and nevertheless unusual town. In medieval times this fortified town was a lot more important - it was one...

St. Mary’s Church in Gdansk

For several long centuries the largest Lutheran church in the world was St. Mary's Church in Gdansk - an enormous structure built from brick...

Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well)

The most powerful spring on East European Plain, most likely, is Blakitnaja Krynica. This Belarussian spring emits some 60 liters of crystal clear water...

Caverne Patate

The longest known cave in the Republic of Mauritius is Caverne Patate in the remote Rodrigues island. This cave is 1 140 m long...