Island Castle
Trakai: where tourists go for a walk? Island Castle 27 kilometres from Vilnius, is the legendary city of Trakai is the "Lithuanian Venice". Ancient, full-of-history — now there is a…

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China began to build the world's largest telescope
China began to build the world's largest telescope FAST Assembly of the telescope is up in the mountains in Guizhou province in southwest China. the world's largest telescope FAST /…

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The decor in the Gothic style

The decor in the Gothic style

If the thought of the Gothic style of decor in your imagination there is room in dark colors with skulls and bats, you need to read this article. Gothic decor has nothing to do with depression and eternal night. The meaning of this style in the grandeur and dramatic effect. In addition, it is typical of many complex parts, because they make it outstanding.

The Gothic style initially appeared in architecture in the twelfth century. This decor is almost entirely based on patterns, stained glass, high arches and peaks, from which the building looked sophisticated, gorgeous and a bit gloomy. The revival of the Gothic style had on the Victorian era, when it added more color.

If you want to create at home a mysterious atmosphere, and you like deep colors and rich embroidery, then this is for you. Gothic furniture is massive, and, of course, decorated with rich upholstery colors. Benches and benches – common pieces of furniture in this style, because Gothic cathedrals are famous for their epic design. Due to the fact that the Gothic interior design originated in architecture, it is typical arches and ornaments that are very well in tune with him.

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The most mysterious places of the world

The most mysterious places of the world

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Fly into space, race to build skyscrapers, clone living organisms and do many things that until recently seemed impossible. And still unable to unravel the mysteries of the builders and thinkers who lived thousands of years ago. Ancient boulder weighing hundreds of tons surprises us more than a computer the size of half your palm.

Stonehenge, UK, Salisbury

The altar, Observatory, tomb, calendar? Scientists have not come to a consensus. Five thousand years ago there was a circular ditch and ramparts around it with a diameter of 115 m. Several centuries later, the ancient builders brought here 80 four tons of rocks, and a couple of centuries — 30 megaliths weighing 25 tons. The stones were set in a circle and in the shape of a horseshoe. The kind where Stonehenge survives days, largely the result of human activity of recent centuries. People continued to work on stones: the peasants otkolupyvala from them the pieces, amulets, tourists are marking their territory inscriptions and restorers cooked the rest for the ancients, as here they that stood correctly.

Pyramid Of Kukulkan, Mexico, Chichen Itza

Every year in the spring and autumn equinox at the foot of the sanctuary of the Supreme deity of the Maya — Feathered Serpent — gather thousands of tourists. They have observed a miracle “phenomenon” of KUKULCAN: the Serpent is moving down along the balustrade of the main staircase. The illusion the game creates triangular shadows Continue reading

The most terrifying places in Europe

The most terrifying places of Europe

There are many places where through the ages is preserved not only history, but also transmitted legends about the incredible residents that are invisible to us, but constantly reminding of its existence. It is about the places located in Europe and inspire fear in tourists, we decided to talk on the eve of all saints Day.

Bran Castle (Romania)

Bran castle famous for its connections with Vlad Tepes, better known as count Dracula. Vlad was – even by the standards of the XV century – an exceptionally cruel ruler, known for piercing through, not by cutting off heads of their enemies, though not to drink like Dracula, their blood. Vampire masks, blood-red wine and wooden daggers jostle for popularity in the market, located at the foot of the castle. Inside the castle wrapped spiral staircases and low doorways add to the sense of fear.

The Sedlec ossuary (Czech Republic)

It is a small chapel next to the castle, Kutna Hora contains the remains of up to 70,000 people and attracts around 200,000 tourists every year. This is largely due to the fact that the bones of these people were arranged in a bizarre art form. The interior of the chapel contains unique items such as a chandelier made of bones and garlands of skulls.

Placki, Kent (England)

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Megalithic structures Sochi dolmens
Megalithic structures Sochi dolmens In Bonn (Germany) at the 39th session of the world heritage Committee of UNESCO, held an outstanding event: the organization discussed the importance of the Sochi…

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Megalithic structures Sochi dolmens
Megalithic structures Sochi dolmens In Bonn (Germany) at the 39th session of the world heritage Committee of UNESCO, held an outstanding event: the organization discussed the importance of the Sochi…

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