Lithuania:Three capitals-Vilnius - Kaunas - Trakai
Lithuania is one of the countries of the Baltic sea coast with beautiful sandy beaches, clean air, colorful scenery, an abundance of historical and architectural monuments. The Capital Of Lithuania…

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Gothic style in architecture
The style was born in France in the mid-twelfth-century contemporaries it was called French. Italian architects three centuries later, comparing it with classical Roman architecture. dubbed the style "Gothic" (ital.…

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Lutheran Church in Sudak

Lutheran Church in Sudak is a monument of German culture and architecture in the Crimea, built in 1887 for German colonists, who came at the invitation of Catherine II. Geographically located in the Cozy village, but today it has practically merged with the town of Sudak, can be safely attributed to the Church Sudak attractions.

Lutheran Church is geographically located in the Cozy village, but today it has practically merged with the town of Sudak, can be safely attributed to the Church Sudak attractions. On the monument of German history and culture there is a memorial plaque with an inscription stating that the present building of the Church from 1887 to 30-ies of XX century was located on the territory of the former German colony of Sudak fortress. Continue reading

Ancient structures and civilizations

The mystery of the megaliths has long been concerned about humankind. And recently
interest again increased dramatically due to the findings of megalithic
structures on the bottom of the Atlantic ocean 40 km away from Bahamas
Islands. The oldest of these facilities date back to Sach VIII
Millennium BC.

Megaliths belong to different epochs. They were erected in the VIII Millennium before
BC, they were built on the Islands of Polynesia only a few dozen years
ago. Who was the first Builder and with what purpose was created multi-ton megalithic structures? Until it is clear. Known, the megaliths obviously gravitate to the sea, and the farther from it, the less largest become of stone buildings. Legends like fog enveloped them, but there are all these legends something in common causing us again and again to conceive I over the mysterious events of the ancient the history of the Earth, left an indelible mark in the memory of man generations. Continue reading

7 amazing underwater structures

In 2001 in the artificial Qiandaohu hotel in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, at the foot of The Shi mountain (five Mountain lions) was discovered a city called Shi Cheng (lions City). The city belongs to the Eastern Han dynasty (25-200 years), it was flooded in 1959 during the construction of the reservoir. The age of the city is 1800 years old, and its area is 62 football fields. In ancient times, Shi Cheng was an important political and economic center, unlike other cities it has five gates and not four, as was customary in that era. Shi Cheng is located at a depth of 26 to 40 meters, which was very difficult for archeologists.

The herakleon (or Heraklion) is a sunken city in the Bay of Abu-Kir near Alexandria — was once the main port of Egypt. According to legend, the town got its name in honor of Hercules, and one day he was visited by the Lovely Helen, which started the Trojan war. The city sank into the sea in the VI century and remained lost for 1200 years. Previously, Herakleon was considered just a legend, mentioned by Homer, but marine archaeologists have discovered gold coins, sculpture with a height of 4.8 m, slabs with inscriptions and sarcophagi with mummified animals. Continue reading