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The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari (Italy)

Among Italian Christian shrines for each of the Orthodox Russian people of particular importance is the city of Bari is a city that is over 900 years old serves as the final resting place of mnogochislennyh of the relics of the Great Saint of God St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.

“Castle manor” or “Bar city”, as it is called Bari Russian Chronicles, was known in Russia as such has almost from the XI century and to the later time belong the first mention of the pilgrimages performed by the Russian people to the relics of the Saint.

St Nicholas famous and glorious in all the Christian peoples, because, as he said in his life, “knows of this great Wonderworker of the East and the West.” And yet the veneration of the Saint in Russia, is special. It is no exaggeration to say that he is the most revered Saint in the Russian Orthodox people, and that there is no in Russia such a Orthodox family, the house, where there Continue reading

19 the most terrifying and scariest places on Earth

We invite you on a tour of 19 creepy and scary places on our planet. Some of them were created by nature, others by man. From man-made in turn horror is catching up as the man left the place and place and still operating. The creeps at the very thought of staying in any of these places alone with himself. Well, are you ready? If you are not scary..

Darvaza or the Door to hell, Turkmenistan

The door to Hell was originally a gas field, which was set on fire by Soviet scientists. Darvaza is continuously burning for more than 40 years.

Island Of Dolls, Mexico

Island of the Dolls it is an uninhabited island in Xochimilco, Mexico. According to the legend, the girl died in the waters of Ostrava, after which dolls began to appear on the island permanently. The only inhabitants of the island are dolls that are constantly monitoring its visitors. Continue reading