Northern Cyprus. Famagusta
For one of the dinners I met a married couple who travel from Istanbul. Svetlana, our compatriot in the past, former athlete, he once met on the basis of shared…

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The Gothic style in art: architecture and painting
The term "Gothic" in art originated in the distant Renaissance, replacing a Romanesque style, becoming the final step of art of the Middle ages. More about the Gothic style said,…

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Ancient Pereslavl-Zalessky
In Pereslavl-Zalessky good to go on a warm summer day to enjoy the beauty of the vastness of the Russian landscape. Wait for a clear Sunny morning and we took…

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Underground pyramids of Sevastopol

A few years ago, the candidate of technical Sciences, a former submariner Vitaly Goh said that he had discovered a unique underground structures with a height of about 50 meters. He argued that it was buried under a thick layer of the earth mysterious constructions found through your own instrument: that allegedly showed the existence of not only underground voids, but also their shape. These pyramids in Crimea, he has counted as many as 37, they, by assumption, the discoverer, had to absorb the energy of the earth’s core and direct it in certain points.

Facilities, but the pyramids no?

Interest in the pyramids, which you cannot see and touch, is heated for a long time: the researchers had announced their promotion inside buildings, it is about the discovery of an enormous underground Sphinx. “Pyramid” came to meditate and to recharge the energy of the group of Continue reading

The Cathedrals Of Europe

Milan Cathedral, Italy

Staggeringly huge, solemn and yet so graceful Cathedral of white marble is one of the most famous in Europe. It is the largest Gothic Cathedral and the fourth largest Catholic Cathedral in the world.

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo Florence), Italy

The red dome of the Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the largest churches in Italy, became the symbol of Florence and the world’s largest brick dome. A Grand Gothic complex entered in the UNESCO list. Continue reading


The term was coined in 1849 by the English Explorer A. H. in the book Cyclops Christianus. and in 1867 formally adopted at the Congress in Paris [1]. The term is not exhaustive, so the definition of megaliths and megalithic structures are subject to the rather vague group of buildings. In particular, the megaliths called the hewn stones of large dimensions. including and is not used for the construction of tombs and monuments.

A separate group are megalithic structures, that is, the objects largely composed of megaliths. They are distributed worldwide. In Europe, for example, is the Stonehenge. facilities of Cretan-Mycenaean culture, or Egypt. In South America — Machu Picchu. Puma Punku. Ollantaitambo. Hacks. Sacsayhuaman. Of Tiwanaku .

Their common characteristic are blocks of stone weighing sometimes hundreds of tons. often transported from quarries located tens of kilometers sometimes with large differences in elevation relative to the site. The stones processed so that the junction between the blocks can not enter the shaving blade. Continue reading

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,…


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…