Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Island of Mozambique

Step by step the medieval trade town on Island of Mozambique is regaining its former glory. After a century long decay this historical town...

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

The new Sheikh Zayed Mosque testifies the ambitions of Abu Dhabi to become a regional centre of culture and religion. It is one of the...

Paro Taktsang Monastery

One of the holiest places in Bhutan and even whole Himalaya is Paro Taktsang ("Tiger's lair of Paro"). This amazing monastery is entwined with...

Ottobeuren Abbey

There are no doubts: Ottobeuren Abbey and, especially, Ottobeuren Basilica have some of the best Baroque and Rococo style interiors worldwide. Though, just a...

Hagia Sophia

One of the most daring buildings in the history of construction is Hagia Sophia - world's largest church for almost one millenia. This building...

Boddam Church

Numerous yachtsmen visit the remote Salomon Islands in the middle of Indian Ocean - and are surprised to find ruins of church in Boddam...

Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the best known and most interesting archaeological landmarks in Armenia is Karahunj, often called Zorats Karer. Most likely this is settlement and...

Škocjan caves

The giant Škocjan caves belong to the most interesting caves in the world, with several exceptional qualities. This magnificent natural landmark has served as...

Borgund stave church

The best preserved and most authentic stave church is Borgund stave church in Norway. This beautiful wooden building was constructed in the time period...

Haczów Church

The oldest wooden church in Poland is Haczów Church of the Assumption of Holy Mary and St. Michael's Archangel. This beautiful structure most likely...