Sunday, January 26, 2020

St Augustine Memorial Presbyterian Church

One of the most beautiful churches in the southern states of United States, built in Neo-Renaissance style in 1889. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.89379 N 81.31686 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture,...

San Jose de Tumacacori church

Spanish colonial church from the late 18th century. A mission was established here in 1691. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.56856 N 111.05087 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Mission San Xavier del Bac

This Franciscan mission was constructed in the late 18th century in Baroque stye. The architecture and arts of the sumptuous structures unite European and...

Baboquivari Cave

Sacred cave of Tohono O'Odham people, center of their cosmology. According to their beliefs here lives I'itoi - protector of the people. Nearby are...

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...

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau

The largest heiau - ancient Hawaiian temple - in O'ahu. It was built in the 17th - 18th century and the area of the...

Pu’ukohola Heiau

The last and one of the largest ancient Hawaiian temples, built sometimes around 1790. The enormous stone platform is an impressive element of landscape. Location,...

Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau

Site where those who broke the law could avoid death sentence. This tradition continued up to the early 19th century. Reconstructed temple, residence site...

Necker Island in Hawaii

This small, remote, uninhabited island contains 33 stone shrines and many stone artifacts. Archaeologists believe that this island was used for ceremonial purposes. This is...

Mission San Diego de Alcalá

The first Franciscan mission in California, founded in 1769. Established by Spaniards and long inhabited by Kumeyaay Indians. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.78445 N 117.10627 W Categories: Christian monasteries Values: Architecture Rating: Where...