Sunday, June 16, 2019

Thanale Caves

Just like many other early Buddhist rock-cut temples, Thanale Caves are located next to trade route, leading inland from the ancient port Chaul. These...

Udayagiri Caves, Khandagiri Caves

Two hills - Udayagiri and Khandagiri near Bhubaneswar - are located only some 150 - 200 m apart and contain unique monuments of ancient...

Winchester Cathedral

One of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Europe is Winchester Cathedral. This magnificent building is located in the valley of River Itchen, but nevertheless...

Me’ae Iipona

Even the fantasy movies seem to be boring if compared to the reality in Marquesas Islands, especially the amazing archaeological monuments. 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...

Hvalsey Fjord Church

The largest and best preserved pre-Columbian European building in Americas is Hvalsey Fjord Church in southern Greenland. This impressive building was constructed around 1300. Hvalsey As...

Jata Shankar, Pachmarhi

One of main attraction points of the beautiful surroundings of Panchmarhi town is a natural monument, site of legends and shrine - Jata Shankar. Legend Legend...

Buddhist shrines

Outstanding Buddhist shrines, monasteries and other sacred monuments Buddhist shrines are arranged by region and chronologically. India Kushinagar - India, Uttar Pradesh. This is one of the...

Adivaraha Cave Temple

One of the few finished monuments in the magic ancient city of Mahabalipuram is Adivaraha Cave Temple. This rock-cut temple contains beautiful sculptures representing...

Chapel of St. Nicholas – Sint Nicolaaskapel in Nijmegen

The history of the Chapel of St. Nicholas in Valkhof started at least one millenium ago. This is one of the oldest buildings in...