Friday, December 6, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Cathedral of San Juan Bautista

Although sometimes it is claimed that Cathedral of San Juan Bautista is the oldest church building in America, this is not true. Here was...

Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria

One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Italy is Siena Cathedral of Santa Maria. This grand building looks pompous from outside and contains numerous...

Palo Quemado blue amber mine

There exists blue amber! But it is very rare - a lot more rare than diamonds and most other gemstones in the world. The...

Great Sphinx of Giza

No one knows for sure why and when was built the largest monolithic statue in the world - the Great Sphinx of Giza. But...

Jacmel

One of the most charming towns in Haiti is Jacmel - old coffee port, which was established in 1698. Nearly all buildings in the...

Assisi Basilica (Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi)

The construction of the Assisi Basilica caused strife among the followers of Francis of Assisi - the magnificence and luxury of this enormous building...

Rare natural materials

Outstanding finds of rare natural materials around the world The list below is a unique list of selected finds of rare natural materials around the...

Kagem Emerald Mines

In Zambia, in Kagem Emerald Mines are found some of the highest quality emeralds in the world. Many tons of gorgeous emeralds are here,...

Gemstone mines and other finds

Outstanding gemstones mines and other finds around the world Gemstones belong to category of rare natural materials - materials which can be found just in...

Dunn’s River Falls

One of the most exciting natural landmarks in Jamaica is Dunn's River Falls. This is not just a waterfall - this is a set...