Saturday, September 22, 2018

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall

Northernmost cathedral in British Isles is St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. This is one of the best examples of Norman architecture, a great example...

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...

Mileševa Monastery

Throughout the long centuries in the picturesque valley has survived Mileševa Monastery. This medieval monastery has been an important center of knowledge and up...

Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church and monastery

Near the capital of Macedonia - Skopje - is located very interesting small church: Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church, still surrounded by the old...

Voronet Monastery (Voroneţ) and Saint George Church

Dramatic events and agreement between two outstanding historical personalities led to the construction of one of the most beautiful buildings in this part of...

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gorgeous Prague has it all... even one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in the world! Construction of St. Vitus Cathedral lasted for centuries...

Church of St. Anne in Vilnius

The Church of St. Anne in Vilnius is very special - it looks like no other church in the world. There are numerous brick...

Tournai Cathedral

The giant Tournai Cathedral is like a swan song for the retiring style in architecture of the 12th century - Romanesque style. Its architecture...

Echternach Basilica

The history of Echternach Basilica has been unusually long and perplexed. This church has existed here for more than 1300 years, it has been...