Friday, January 18, 2019

Six greatest churches of Italy (and four more)

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...

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,...

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Few building are as elegant and well located as Santa Maria della Salute - or, simply, Salute in Venice. The story of this church...

Pisa Cathedral

It seems, everyone has seen the images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This means - everyone has seen another beautiful building next to...

Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua

One of the largest churches and definitely - one of the most interesting ones in Italy is Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Every...

Saint Mark’s Basilica

At the time when the influence of Byzantine Empire was waning, in Venice started construction of new cathedral church which would represent the best...

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...