Sunday, April 21, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Joya de Cerén (Joya de Ceren)

Many centuries ago the Mayan village, now called Joya de Ceren, experienced sudden disaster - the eruption of nearby Loma volcano covered the village...

Islamic shrines

Outstanding mosques and other Islamic shrines around the world Below are listed some of most important, impressive and beautiful Islamic shrines and other monuments of...

Top 10 most beautiful churches of Italy

Italy has been the powerhouse of European art and architecture. Here are located many of the world's most beautiful buildings which have been replicated...

Tabo Caves

Many centuries ago the cliffs above the ancient Tabo monastery have been hollowed out by several caves - Tabo Caves. These artificial cavities served...

Msoura stone circle

Not too far from Tanger is located mysterious and impressive megalith - Msoura stone circle. In the middle of this ring is located enormous...

Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

There is only one archbasilica in the world - Archbasilica of St. John Lateran. This could be the most important church in the world,...

Markansu Desert – Valley of Tornadoes

In order to reach the Tarim basin, the caravans of the Great Silk Road had a choice - to walk through the dry flats...

Other contemporary shrines

Outstanding contemporary shrines and other monuments of smaller religious groups around the world Contemporary shrines below are arranged by religion and age. Religions also have...

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...

Paasselkä devils

There was a time when locals living around Lake Paasselkä (earlier - Paasivesi) did not turn much attention to the lights hovering above this...