Great and mysterious temples of the Kama Sutra
There is no doubt that the roots of the Kama Sutra are deep in Indian traditions and customs. Long since the city of Khajuraho was considered the real abode sex. A small town with a population of about nineteen thousand people, is located in the Central part of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This city has gained worldwide popularity for its unique architecture, where all attention is focused on the sculptures – symbols of eroticism.
It is the intimacy and sexual energy of the sculptures has led to the fact that these structures began to name not differently, as the Kama Sutra temples. Such images on the walls of temples are exclusive, nowhere, in no country, not even similar analogues. Indians are really proud of these facilities and consider them as their asset.
History the idea of constructing temples
The overabundance of sexy style when decorating the walls of the Khajuraho temples do not indicate the existence of any mysterious rites or mysterious sect.
According to ancient Indian legend, the God Chandela fell in love with the earth woman Hemavati. Wopila to her strong feelings, he descended to her from heaven. So they started a whirlwind romance. Once again in their possessions, he was sure that their child will be able to translate their feelings to be known to all men. It was built 85 temples heir of the Chandela dynasty, which symbolized love. and than people Continue reading
When we talk about the masterpieces of ancient architecture, it is impossible not to think about the flow of architectural art — Gothic. Many believe that the term “Gothic” appeared in the Middle ages, but it’s not. It was introduced in the Renaissance to generalize all medieval art, which was considered “barbaric”. In the first years of the XIX century, after the birth in the art of the term “Romanesque”, clarified certain chronological framework of Gothic. It was divided into three temporal divisions: early, Mature, late.
Scottish castle of the Duke of Argyll on Loch Fyne (1746-89) is one of Europe’s first neo-Gothic edifices.
In the nineteenth century, the British, the French and the Germans challenged each other’s right to be considered the pioneers of Gothic, but the palm in the revival of interest in medieval architecture unanimously pass the UK. In the Victorian era the British Empire in the metropolis and in the colonies led large scale and functional diversity in the construction in the Gothic revival style, the fruits of which are such well known buildings as “big Ben” and the tower bridge.
Fonthill-Abby — the country house of the English writer William Beckford, with 100-metre Gothic tower (built in the years 1795-1813).
The main place in Gothic architecture, is a religious buildings — churches. The Gothic Cathedral is a fusion of many masterpieces. Continue reading
Pyramids of Egypt inside
Such moves are in the depths of the pyramid to the tomb of the Pharaoh
The pyramid is part of the ritual-burial complex of the earth of the Lord: Pharaoh. Therefore, when all differences among all the pyramids aside from the General shape and have a common internal structure, which is due to the obligatory presence of the hall, in which stood a sarcophagus of the Pharaoh and passages leading to it. Will see how to construct the Egyptian pyramids inside the example of the tomb of Cheops is the highest stone constructions in the world.
Tourists use speed, broken by the Mamelukes in the IX century, the Only entrance that was foreseen by the ancient builders, is located on the North side of the pyramid structures at a height of 12 meters from the ground. Once the entrance was concealed plate plating, but at the end of the XVIII century, the first European scholars who have studied this wonder of the world – the French, saw it open, because already by this time people stole the ancient structure of tiles.
The Cheops pyramid inside
The pyramid of Cheops in the context In contrast to most other such constructions of Egypt, which has one burial chamber, near the famous pyramid of Callosa three of them. One of them is underground – below the base of a structure carved directly into a natural Foundation. However, Continue reading