Monday, May 20, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Visoki Decani Monastery (Visoki Dečani)

Possibly the greatest collection of medieval Serbian art is located in Visoki Decani Monastery - large medieval monastery. Political controversies have accompanied the history...

Sveti Stefan

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan. History Initially Sveti Stefan was small, rocky...

Coober Pedy dugouts

The best opals in the world are mined in the central part of South Australia. For some 100 years here exists Coober Pedy -...

Mileševa Monastery

Throughout the long centuries in the picturesque valley has survived Mileševa Monastery. This medieval monastery has been an important center of knowledge and up...

Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church and monastery

Near the capital of North Macedonia - Skopje - is located very interesting small church: Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church, still surrounded by the...

Voronet Monastery (Voroneţ) and Saint George Church

Dramatic events and agreement between two outstanding historical personalities led to the construction of one of the most beautiful buildings in this part of...

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...