Five most mysterious places of Sverdlovsk region
"The earth mistress of Copper mountain", "blue fog", "house traitor", "the Dyatlov pass"... Ural ufologists for years exploring mysterious places of Sverdlovsk region. According to them, the Urals have enough…

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The Gothic interior.
Gothic - the next stage in the development of medieval art, second pan-European style. The term "Gothic" coined by Italian humanists to denote everything that is not related to classic,…

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The Church Of Our Lady Of The Snows
In 1284, the vault collapsed Cathedral in the French Bove, ascended to a height of 48 m Above dreams Gothic not rushed. The fact that the builders of the Cathedral…

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Dungeons Of Egypt

The purposes for which they were built under the pyramids?

From school course of history we know that the Great Sphinx was built in the year 2600 BC. In 1991, Egyptologist John West expressed the theory that the Egyptian monument erected several centuries earlier. However, it is believed that in those times there were people who knew no other tools except stone axes. And the Sphinx was built by great craftsmen. Who are they?


Conclusions Mota was based on the study of grooves and recesses which carved the figure of the Great Sphinx. The traces of the heavy rains that poured onto the monument after it was already in place. So, the Sphinx could not be cut in the year 2600 BC: during this period, and until the present day in Egypt, there was intense heat and heavy rainfall was not. According to the calculations of John West, the Great Sphinx was built around the year 8000 BC. But who in this case built it? Continue reading

Great building

About Sagrada Name or the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is written very much. This “must see” is visited annually by millions of people from all over the world. The oldest unfinished modernity admire and are touched by his praise and worship of almost all who visited here. Anyway, to go to Barcelona and not visit this temple is considered to be terrible bad manners.

But there is another opinion. In 2008, 400 of the famous artists of Spain called upon to stop this inept restoration in favor of “tourism industry” and no longer have anything in common with the original plans of the great architect Antoni Gaudi.

During our recent family trip to Barcelona I left a visit to this temple to dessert on the last day of my stay here. At the risk of being banal, I’ll try and write your “two cents” on that memorable tour. What we will try to understand what is actually Sagrada Familia is a man – made wonder of the world or another, albeit grandiose, tourist attraction. Continue reading

The great wall of China was 1, 5 times as long

Scientists using modern technology discovered a previously unknown areas of greatest defensive wall, protecting from the North celestial Empire from the onslaught of the nomads. The real sensation was the news that the total length of the building reaches almost 9 thousand kilometers.

The world-famous symbol of China – Great wall much longer than previously estimated. Carefully measured, initiated by the Chinese government, showed the true size of ancient and medieval structures, writes The Daily Mail .

The length of the wall previously was estimated at 6 thousand kilometers, however, the cultural heritage Administration two-year study showed that the ancient monument of Chinese architecture stretched by as much as 8 851 thousand kilometer and 800 meters. Continue reading

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The Gothic Cathedral of our lady of Tortosa
In Tortosa, in one of the hottest cities in Catalunya is the majestic Gothic Cathedral of our lady of Tortosa . built in 1347 on the basis of the Romanesque…


Castle Lech
Among the sights of Sweden old Lech castle is notable for its age and fantastic architecture. Built in 1298 by Bishop Brynolf Algotsson, it often changed owners (including the Royal…