Friday, August 7, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

The best known landmark and symbol of Brunei is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. This elegant structure was constructed in 1958 and symbolises the...

Somawathie Stupa

It happened in 1947 when Buddhist monk Sirimalwatte Piyaratana Thera with some other monks walked through the remote jungle in the northern part of...

Kanas Lake Monsters

There are no doubts that some enormous animals live in Kanas Lake - possibly the largest freshwater fishes in the world. Nevertheless their existence...

Places with cryptozoological phenomena

Outstanding places with cryptozoological phenomena around the world This is unique list of locations with cryptozoological phenomena - some 50 cryptids which are linked to...

Antiphonitis church

Interesting monument of Cypriot medieval art is Antiphonitis Church - church with unusual architecture and remnants of valuable frescoes. Unfortunately it has been looted...

Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

The largest basilica in the world - Yamoussoukro Basilica of Our Lady of Peace - was financed by the president of Côte d'Ivoire Félix...

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...

Goree Island (Gorée Island)

Africa has many interesting island cities - small islands which are covered with historical buildings. Goree Island - predecessor of Dakar - though is...

Wassu stone circles

The small Gambia has its own archaeological mysteries. Northern coast of Gambia River is dotted with interesting megalithic landmarks - prehistoric stone circles. No...

Ancient Carthage

There is little left of the ancient metropolis of Mediterranean - Carthage. Here and there among the buildings in the eastern suburbs of Tunis...