Sunday, July 22, 2018

Prehistoric and ancient shrines

Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well)

The most powerful spring on East European Plain, most likely, is Blakitnaja Krynica. This Belarussian spring emits some 60 liters of crystal clear water...

Mnajdra

One of world's oldest stone structures is Mnajdra - a group of three prehistoric temples which were built with great skill many centuries before...

Gorham’s Cave

The impressive Rock of Gibraltar hides many secrets but some of the most intriguing are linked to Gorham's Cave. This could be the last...

Monte Brasil “Phoenician sanctuaries”

There are several small rock-cut chambers - so called Monte Brasil "Phoenician sanctuaries" - near the beautiful Renaissance town Angra do Heroísmo. Their origin...

Kubu Island (Ga’nnyo)

Kubu Island is an unusual place: a granite island with giant baobabs and mysterious ruins rising over seemingly endless, white salt flats. Geology Makgadikgadi salt flats...

Škocjan caves

Škocjan caves belong to the most interesting caves in the world, with several exceptional qualities. This magnificent natural landmark has served as a cult...

Kaaba and Masjid-al-Haram

The history of the mysterious Kaaba started long before Islam and this could be one of the oldest active shrines in the world. Today...

Kaali Crater

One of the most recent impact craters on Earth is Kaali Crater in Estonia. This large crater formed some 4 - 7.6 thousand years...

Marae Arahurahu

The reconstruction of the enormous Marae Arahurahu in 1953 has been a success - Tahiti obtained one more attractive destination of culture tourism and...

Marae Fare Opu

Right at the bank of Faanui bay is located marae Fare Opu - once important ceremonial site, considered to be a royal marae. Unfortunately part...