Monday, October 21, 2019

Palitana temples

Unusual city of Jain religious cult, major centre of pilgrimage with 863 gorgeous temples in several groups. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.4830 N 71.7952 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain...

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...

Devil’s Lair

Cave - grotto with a 6.6 m thick layer of sediments. Archaeological research in the cave has provided valuable knowledge about the past of...

Ngarrabullgan Cave

The oldest known human settlement in Queensland, over 37,000 years old. Cave floor has 27 layers of habitation. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8019 S 144.8175 E Categories: Prehistoric settlements,...

Donkey Creek Wandjina paintings

Rock shelter with very interesting Wandjina paintings of high artistic value. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9571 S 126.3722 E Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings,...

Nourlangie Rock (Nawurlandja)

Impressive cliff with numerous ancient shelters. Some, such as Anbangbang and Nangawulurr contain impressive paintings of mythological nature. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.8619 S 132.8123 E Categories: Petroglyphs and...

Ngamadjidj shelter (Cave of Ghosts)

Ancient shelter with ghostly white drawings created with clay. White color is associated with death and the spirit world. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.9261 S 142.3852 E Categories: Petroglyphs...

Billimina

Impressive, giant cliff face which is covered with more than 2,500 cliff drawings. Interesting feature is drawings of many bars in horizontal rows -...

Gyeongbokgung

Royal palace complex, first built in 1395 and rebuilt in 1867, when 330 buildings with 5,792 rooms were constructed. One of the symbols of...

Yangdong Folk Village

A well-preserved traditional village which was founded in the 15th century. A group of more than 160 traditional houses in dense forest, with local...