Monday, August 19, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Námafjall Geothermal Area

Large, colorful geothermal field with boiling mud pots, solfataras, sulfur deposits. Once important mine of sulfur for the medieval Europe. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6410 N 16.8092...

El Tajín

One of the most important ancient cities of Mesoamerica. Flourished in 600 – 1200 AD, inhabited by people of diverse nationalities. Impressive monuments are...

Kabah

Remnants of an ancient Mayan city, flourished in the 7th – 11th century AD. Contains the unusual Palace of the Masks – facade of...

Historical center of Zacatecas

Well preserved colonial mining city with quarters of Baroque buildings. Located in beautiful, mountainous setting in both sides of valley. Location, GPS coordinates: 22.7761 N 102.5734...

Historical center of Morelia

A historical colonial city in beautiful setting with numerous impressive Baroque style buildings. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.7020 N 101.1916 W Categories: Cities and towns Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

The old Persian turquoise mines near Nishapur

The world's most beautiful turquoise is mined near Nishapur, Iran. Here is the find of the legendary Persian turquoise which is mined up to...

Dương Long towers

The tallest historical Hindu temple in Vietnam, built by the people belonging to Cham culture in the 12th century. Towers are located in the...

Nimrud

It was almost 3 millenia ago when Nimrud was a sophisticated and splendid city - the capital of the great Assyrian Empire. The early 21st...

Nanumanga Fire Caves

The signs of the fire on the walls and charred coral fragments on the floor of Nuanumanga Fires Caves wouldn’t represent anything unusual if...

Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque

The amazing Bobo Dioulasso Grand Mosque is impressive representative of the traditional Sudano-Sahelian architecture, most likely - the largest building in this style in...