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The great structures

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THE GREAT STRUCTURES

Italy. The Vatican. St. Peter’s Basilica

The Catholic Cathedral is the largest building in the Vatican city and until recently was considered largest Christian Church in the world. St. Peter’s Basilica is located West of Rome’s center on the territory of a sovereign state of the Vatican city. The history tells that on the site of the present St. Peter’s was the circus, the arena which in the time of Nero was martyred Christians.

 

The most majestic and most mysterious monument of Baku is Gyz Galasy – the Maiden Tower rising in the South-Eastern part of the fortress of Icheri Sheher. This unique construction of Azeri architecture has no analogues in the East. The monument, around the date of construction and purpose there are disputes, and these days attracts attention with its unique shape.

Skyscrapers above 300 m are called ultra-high. Minimum building height-a skyscraper is controversial. In the United States and Europe skyscrapers considered to be buildings at least 150 m. the First of the famous skyscraper was the tower of Babel, destroyed according to biblical tradition. In different Continue reading

Megalithic structures

 

In the paleolith — the ancient stone age, primitive it was presented music, dances, songs and ceremonies, and geoglyphs — images on the surface of the earth, dendrogram images on the bark of trees and the images on the skins of animals, various body adornments using colored pigments and all kinds of natural objects such as beads, popular and now. All of the above but not able to withstand the onslaught of the ravages of time. So, survived and were discovered only gradually abstract symbols carved on artificially superhard rock surfaces on the territory of Central India, Northern Australia and in Peru. as well as icons of positive and negative hand stencils and animal images in the cave (Nerja, on the southern coast of Spain, SWE. Ardeche, South of France) zoomorphic and anthropomorphic sculpture of small forms (Venus of the Lobby-Fels and the People-lion in the Swabian ALB, Germany) from bone and stone, engraving and bas-reliefs of the bone, stone tiles and the horn, the time of the upper Paleolithic (35.000 — 40.000 thousand years) and numerous clusters of petroglyphs on the rock surfaces under the open sky, the Neolithic, or new Continue reading

The highest pyramid in the world

The pyramids – the biggest mysteries of antiquity

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If we talk about countries, where you can see this miracle of ancient architecture, the first comes to mind is, of course, Egypt – in this country you can enjoy the view of the tallest pyramids in the world.

Some tourists are more interested in modern creations of engineers and architects. And other mysterious structures, which already thousands of years old. Today, there are quite a lot of pyramids, and in order to see them, travelers ready to cross any ocean, to travel tens of kilometers in the hot desert or to fly halfway around the world by plane. Many ancient pyramids partially destroyed, but there are some who have not even fully dug up, but this does not prevent them to lead the list of places that the tour to which people would like to do in the first place.

The diversity of the Egyptian pyramids

Egypt is one of the most attractive and colorful places where people aspire to go on vacation tourists from all over the world. Choosing a travel Agency interesting tours, the first thing that comes to mind to people when they ask themselves the question: “Where to go in Egypt?” is, of course, to see the highest pyramid in Giza. Although not all and know what it is, and the fact that the pyramids in Egypt much more than we used to see Continue reading

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