Tourism in the Urals
Ancient Aryan settlement in the steppes to the South of the Chelyabinsk region. Arkaim has a ring structure and clearly focused on the stars. Who knows where and for whatever…

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Cathedral of St. Budolfi
The Cathedral in Aalborg, in North Jutland, named after the English Saint Budolfi, a Benedictine monk, who lived in 700. In the year 1000, this place was a wooden Church,…

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Amazing Prague
Legendary Prague has always been full of riddles and unsolved mysteries. This is a very ancient and very beautiful city. Anyone who has ever visited its narrow streets, proudly says:…

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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, referring to the direction of architecture, but this style can be traced in painting, and in sculpture and in clothing.

The origin of the Gothic style began in Northern France, because there, in the middle of the 12th century, the first Gothic works. Example: Notre Dame.

Gothic architecture

The grandeur and captivating beauty of this style can be seen in architectural structures, town halls and cathedrals, preserved in many European cities.

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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 churches, stonecutting workshops 13th-14th centuries stop their work.

September 3, 1347 year, the day after his coronation, the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and Czech king Charles IV founded the Carmelite monastery and Cathedral. The temple, consecrated in honor of the virgin Mary, Charles must balance the Imperial residence. It was built on the other Bank of the Vltava river, opposite the construction of St. Vitus. He was supposed to be different scales of God’s justice.

Medieval scholars and mystics devoted to distinguish between time and eternity. Eternity, without beginning and end, belongs to God. It scattered the history of the people, subject to time. Much like the Egyptian pharaohs, the middle ages was covered by a passion to enchant. Continue reading

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 anomalous phenomena. SmartNews stopped on five of the most mysterious and mystical of them.

Sverdlovsk region is a real storehouse of paranormal phenomena. Ufologists and researchers of supernatural forces comprise a minimum of 50 sites in the region, where at different times strange things happen. In this note the most interesting riddles that one can not yet to find a reliable, proven answer.

The Mountain Of The Dead . In 1959, on the slope of Dead under mysterious circumstances killed a group of 9 tourists. They all studied at the Ural Polytechnic University. Led a group of experienced tourist Igor Dyatlov. People’s bodies were found a week after the moment that the group was not out on bond. Continue reading

Yonaguni – the shard of Lemuria?
Many people think that all the most important archaeological finds in our world was done long ago. However, sensation in the field of archaeology still happen. One such sensation was…

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9 the most ancient fortresses of the world
Contrary to popular belief, the oldest fortress walls can boast not Europe, but Asia and the Caucasus. Forbes magazine chose nine places to look at in varying degrees preserved fortress,…

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