Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Ipiutak Site

Major site of Ipiutak culture, inhabited around 100 BC - 800 AD. Found sites of some 600 houses, although these could have existed in...

Calakmul

One of the largest cities of ancient Maya with remnants of nearly 7000 structures still existing. Largest building – 55 m high pyramid. 117...

Cusco historic center

The former capital of Inca Empire - Cusco - is a living example of urban design created by a New World civilization. Spaniards have...

San Miguel de Allende

Historic town with beautiful Mexican Baroque architecture. The town was founded to guard the route to Mexico. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.9140 N 100.7437 W Categories: Cities and towns Values: Architecture,...

Sveti Stefan

The mountainous coast of Montenegro is rich with cultural heritage. Especially beautiful are historical towns, such as Sveti Stefan. History Initially Sveti Stefan was small, rocky...

Oraibi

One of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements within the United States. Founded before 1100 AD. Stronghold of Hopi culture and traditions, with traditional architecture. Location,...

Leptis Magna

One of the best preserved Ancient Roman city in the world (next to Palmyra, Jerash, Herculanum and Pompeii) is Leptis Magna in Libya. It...

Varanasi

Ancient holy city of Buddhists, Hindu, and Jains, with approximate 3000 years age one of the oldest inhabited cities of the world. It contains...

Tonto Upper Cliff Dwelling

The largest ancient cliff dwelling in Tonto National Monument. An ancient structure with some 40 rooms in a natural alcove. It was developed and...

Patan Durbar Square

Nepal is much more than Himalaya. Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley clearly illustrates this - this ancient city is a treasure trove of...