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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TOP 5 Most ancient cities in the world
After the collapse of the tribal relations, the population of the earth began to settle on completely different principle – territorial. Thus, the first towns began to be laid and…

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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 greatest monuments of Rome

Buying trips to Italy and visiting Rome, every tourist should pay attention to its monuments, museums, fountains, charming squares and ancient buildings, whose age is so great that it is difficult to imagine that they still exist.

The Colosseum is an ancient monument, extant since the era of the existence of the Roman Empire. Its construction began in 72 ad and was completed 8 years later. According to the legend, on the opening day there was a bloody game, during which killed about five thousand animals. The main purpose of the Colosseum was to conduct battles between gladiators.

The area of the Colosseum was 19, 000 square meters, which was divided into 4 parts, each of which housed up to 70,000 spectators. Arena of the Coliseum was used for fights. And for a variety of battles, could use animals delivered discreetly through hidden lifts. In the year 438 the bloody game was banned, and, over time, the Colosseum was abandoned.

Roman Forum. It was built in the VI century BC in place of the huge swamp that had dried up due to the sewage pipes and system of pipes. The forum quickly became the main centre of social and political life of the Roman people. Over time, its territory was expanded and built up new temples, courts and palaces beautiful.

Pantoprazole a circular temple dedicated to the Roman gods. This building has been preserved very well, considering that it traces its history from the times of Ancient Rome. The base of the Pantheon dates back to 27 BC. Later this building became a Christian Church, which still kept the tombs of Rafael and Umberto I. it’s Hard not to notice the large dome of the Pantheon and the majestic marble finishes inside the building.

The baths of Caracalla are the most luxurious, and at the same time, hot mineral baths of the ancient city. They were constructed using the highest quality marble and had a rather complicated plumbing system that supplied the baths with hot water flows.

Also deserves special attention of tourists to neighbouring Spain, because a holiday in Spain can be combined with a magnificent excursion program in the country.

The Architecture Of Ancient Egypt
Most common in the New Kingdom period received the type of rectangular temple with a clear plan. The facade of the temple addressed to the Nile, from which there was…

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Spain. The Gothic quarter
Fruit after Breakfast, we move for the first goal of the Gothic quarter, the heart of old Barcelona. Since last night I have studied in detail the routes of public…

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