The ancient Ural mountains
The ancient Ural mountains The ancient Ural mountains firmly connected Europe and Asia. At the junction of two continents is spacious and colorful stretches an amazing edge, which brought together…

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Coffered ceilings
The ARCHES AND THEIR DECORATION The square plan is the basis for the cross vault. Pure form of this arch, of four equal strikings with two mutually perpendicular axes, dictates…

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Gothic Krakow
Gothic Krakow 1241 Krakow brought terrible destruction. The Tartar hordes burned and looted everything that was outside masnih walls of Wawel castle and the fortified Church of St. Andrew. New…

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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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