Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs

One of the largest petroglyph sites in Polynesia. Content of the images is linked to a cult of life. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.29194 N 155.12406 W Categories: Petroglyphs...

63 Building

The world's tallest gold-clad building, 249 m tall. Skyscraper was built in 1985. At sunrise its reflection is blinding. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5198 N 126.940181 E Categories: Government...

Arorae navigational stones – Te Atibu-ni-Borau

Unique monuments to the skills of Polynesian seafaring are the Arorae navigational stones. Arorae Atoll Arorae is the southernmost of the Gilbert Islands. Although this island...

Aramu Muru – the mystical portal

Some see here just an unfinished work of ancient stone masons. But many local legends tell something else - Aramu Muru is seen as...

Ulupo Heiau

Enormous ancient temple with 55 by 43 m large platform. Walls of the platform rise up to 9 m tall. The temple reached the...

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

This enormous hotel building was built in 1954 as designed by Morris Lapidus. It is a significant monument in the post-war history of American...

San Lorenzo

The largest city in Mesoamerica in 1200 – 900 BC, a major center of Olmec culture. Important ceremonial center with extensive, elevated central part...

Diên Khánh Citadel

French built fortification which has been preserved in a very good condition. Built in 1793 in Vauban military architecture style. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.2554 N 109.0934...

Pozo de las Animas – Well of Souls

Not too far from De Los Molles village, at the road are located two giant sinkholes - Pozo de las Ánimas. Sometimes the desert...

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 -...