The Gothic quarter

The oldest city in Europe: the top 5
The old cities of Europe are located mostly in Greece and Crete. According to scientists excavations, Greece can be considered the cultural cradle of mankind. What are the oldest cities…

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Wawel Royal castle
A symbol and a major historical landmark in Poland is Wawel castle, named one of the seven wonders of Poland. Located on the banks of the Vistula river, it centuries…

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Wawel Royal castle
A symbol and a major historical landmark in Poland is Wawel castle, named one of the seven wonders of Poland. Located on the banks of the Vistula river, it centuries…

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Abandoned Armenia: Karahunj

One of the most ancient megalithic constructions of the world Karahunj is located in Syunik province of Armenia, near the town of Sisian. Even with the tracks on a burnt plain there are a series of giant red-brown monoliths. The two-meter pointed blocks are drawn exactly from South to North, covering a fairly large area. In the center they form a correct circle.

Proved Karahunj – ancient Observatory, built by human civilization. It was built in VI Millennium BC steles In many drilled holes that correspond exactly to the location of the stars in the sky. Similar structures scientists discovered in many parts of Europe. The most famous of them is Stonehenge in England, erected in the II Millennium BC.

Extraordinary hypothesis regarding the functions of Stonehenge was proposed in 1992 Kyiv researchers will Fordham R. and J. Shvaydak who believe that megalithic structures of Stonehenge moth to be a complicated technical devices, namely, generators of acoustic or electronic fluctuations. Continue reading

Found the religious buildings of Biarm

Yuri claims that all complex objects have biomagnetic intense radiation. Stone buildings attached to the outputs of indigenous rock and organically fused with the folds of the terrain. The flow of energy from the megalithic clearly detected using dowsing rods. This is the only option to set on the ground, among moss and overgrown with bushes stones, barely surviving landmarks, architectural boundaries of the complex. The dolmen and other religious buildings contribute, according to J. B. Sofronov, to establish telepathic conversations in the form of answers to our questions, of vital importance.

Not having occult abilities, I deem it necessary to report their observations. Icon – the dolmen and the idol erected from the debris of rock without traces of any treatment. In the old Testament it is known that the altars and other religious buildings, it is recommended to build from the wild, undisturbed by human hand and stone. Just then a stone altar in conjunction with the ritual of worship and fervent, sincere prayer can help establish telepathic communication with the spiritual hierarchy of the Universe, or with those beings, which addressed prayer. Continue reading

Gothic Barcelona

Who does not know about the great artist Pablo Picasso. Priverzhenka of his work will certainly want to visit the tour, dedicated to the life and work of the great Spanish figure. The tour will certainly include a visit to the Picasso Museum, walking tour of the most interesting and significant neighborhoods in the city. In this case, the Gothic quarter, and no less than the famous river.

The Gothic quarter has more than seven century history, and its Foundation is based on ruins of a Roman settlement. Celebrity quarter of the river is that it was there that he lived, worked and studied Pablo Picasso. Walking a quarter of the river, You will visit the Church of Santa Maria del Mar, a magnificent example of architectural art of the Catalan Gothic period. In addition, You will be able to see the many mansions of Barcelona’s aristocracy, about the period of XIV-XV centuries, which were built by the best architects of the period. To date, most of these buildings – art galleries and museums. Continue reading

The largest wooden structure in the world

Plaza de La Encarnacion in old Seville, adorns the structure is very remarkable and in some respects is just brilliant – Metropol Parasol, a unique structure, one of the largest wooden structures in the world.

When in the beginning of the new century are going to build the garage, nobody knew that at the Plaza de La encarnación to accommodate this umbrella. Preliminary archaeological excavations have shown that before this place was a Roman settlement, it was decided to radically change the future role of this place – there intention is to make the archaeological Museum, and with it to access and a complex that includes a restaurant, small market, walking paths and a rooftop terrace where you can admire views of the city.

The design of the Metropol Parasol is made of wood with a polyurethane coating. Continue reading

A selection of underground structures

Not many travel guides mention these underground systems, tunnels and enormous caverns, located sometimes right under our feet. Most of them were originally classified and have only recently become conditionally available to the public.

In some still impossible to get, and almost all difficult to explore fully (in connection with the loss or confusing documentation). But what is it compared to the sense of adventure of many Amateur photographers, and again descending into the unknown?

Abandoned salt mine, Romania

We’ll start with the Romanian city of Cluj. The pictures were taken by Marius R. inside a closed salt mine “Turda”. Continue reading

Megalithic structures
Ancient stone structures, or megaliths (from the Greek. megas - large and lithos - stone) – the prehistoric monuments, presumably of a religious character, which are built of huge unwrought…

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The ABC of styles: Victorian, Gothic, Greek, village
Today we turn to the styles, the characteristics of which meet us at every step. Enough to go to the city center to see the Gothic spires and stained glass…

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