The Church of St. Mary in lübeck is considered a masterpiece of Gothic buildings from burnt bricks. For several centuries its tower was the highest towers in the world
D esati meters was enough to clarify once and for all who hold power in the medieval lübeck. Lord’s advisers consciously erected a Church it is so much higher compared to the Cathedral of the Bishop. Both towers of the Marienkirche during its consecration and 1310 towering on 125 meters, and to the construction in the nineteenth century, Cologne Cathedral is the highest Church in the world with two towers.
In fact, not modesty that prompted the masters of councillors to be witty on the river trave, a Church that could compete with the most magnificent religious buildings, and primarily with gigantic Cologne Cathedral. The architect of the Cologne Cathedral Arnold Wolff called later both of these buildings are “godly madness”. However, if on the banks of the Rhine the Cathedral for centuries remained unfinished, the residents of lübeck brought his “crazy building” to a perfect end, and not only because they know how to dream, they were able to take. And more importantly, to pay. Continue reading
Lake Titicaca is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and one of the most mysterious. What lurks in the depths of the lake? How did the salt lake at this altitude in the Andes? Why in the lake there are sea animals which live in the Pacific? Any ruins of ancient buildings located on the lake shore? Who were the mysterious builders, gone forever? There are more questions than answers. Of course, there are various scientific hypotheses, but they do not give exhaustive answers and contradict each other, and the mystery remains unresolved.
The ruins of the pyramid of Akapana.
Titicaca – Alpine lake located on the border of the two countries – Peru and Bolivia. It is located at an altitude of 3812 meters above sea level, just below Mont Blanc and above the Fuji and the area of 8300 square kilometers. A study of the topography of the Andes, the fauna and the chemical composition of lakes and other water bodies has shown that once the lake is located at 3750 meters lower than now, and was a sea Bay! Continue reading
Mountain Pendle hill, in Lancashire, in the seventeenth century was considered a godforsaken place: it was here that witches gathered for the Sabbath and conducted their magical rituals. This hotel is one of the most notorious trials of witches, which in 1612 was hanged ten people, “sold his soul to the devil and witchcraft through amartuvshin many innocent people.” Since then, the dark ghosts are terrorizing the district of Pendle hill, and God forbid you get lost here holiday the night sometimes! However, some intrepid researchers of supernatural forces every Halloween climb the mountain, hoping to become witnesses of paranormal phenomena.
The Red Lion Pub, Avebury
Red Lion is not the only English pub in which you like to drop in ghosts. Perhaps the reason for this popularity among the ghosts lies in the fact that during the long years of its existence, the old buildings are silent witnesses of many incidents and have time to “grow into” legends. Continue reading