Friday, August 9, 2019

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...

La Hougue Bie

Highly unusual archaeological monument is La Hougue Bie - enormous, artificial earth mound. It hides 18.6 m long passage lined with enormous stones. This...

Stonehenge

The word "megalith" brings one immediate association to many people around the world - Stonehenge. This archaeological monument certainly is a part of popculture....

Nusa Roviana hillfort and shrines

By the end of the 19th-century British administration of Solomon Islands got weary from the constant headhunting expeditions organized by chiefs of New Georgia...

Arai Te Tonga – most sacred marae in Rarotonga

The story of Arai Te Tonga started around 1250 AD. According to local legends back then in the open sea met two groups of...

Mawjymbuin Cave

Unusual accent of the exciting landscape around the Mawsynram village (by the way - possible wettest place on Earth) is Mawjymbuin Cave. Cave has formed...

Hindu shrines

Outstanding Hindu shrines and other monuments around the world Hinduism is ancient religion and part of Hindu shrines nowadays belong to archaeological monuments. Here are...

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...

Aurangabad Caves

The not so far Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves have overshadowed the values of another complex of beautiful cave temples - Aurangabad Caves. Aurangabad Caves...

Ravana Phadi, Aihole

Aihole - the ancient capital of Chalukya dynasty - contains more than 125 temples and many among these temples are cut in the rock....