Thursday, July 2, 2020

Old Town of Funchal

Historical and present main city in Madeira, developed since around 1424. The narrow streets often are adorned with the beautiful Portuguese stone sidewalks and...

Palenque

Ruins of Mayan city which flourished in the 7th century AD. The city is important nowadays due to several reasons. One is magnificent, romantic...

Vijayanagara

Remnants of the former capital city of Vijayanagara Empire, flourished in the 14th - 16th centuries. Now ruins extend over an area of 40...

Kincaid Mounds

Remnants of a large city which was created and inhabited by the people of Mississippian culture which flourished around 1050 - 1400 AD. Here...

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...

Coober Pedy dugouts

The best opals in the world are mined in the central part of South Australia. For some 100 years here exists Coober Pedy -...

Old Hanoi

Well preserved part of the historical Hanoi city next to Hoàn Kiếm Lake, with narrow streets and architecture from the 19th - early 20th...

Hoa Lư Citadel

Citadel of the medieval capital of Vietnam, founded in the 10th century AD. Citadel was located among steep limestone pinnacles and was protected by...

Mitla

The most important religious center for the ancient Zapotec culture, developed in 900 BC - 1521 AD. Renowned due to elaborate mosaic fretwork adorning...

Monte Albán

One of the earliest urban centers in Mesoamerica, center of Zapotec culture for nearly 1000 years. Founded sometimes around 500 BC and inhabited until...