Gothic churches presentation
  He chetvertyi largest in Europe after St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome, St. Paul's in London and Seville Cathedral in Seville. In terms of capacity, inferior only among the Gothic…

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The architecture of the Palace of Soviets
The architecture of the Palace of Soviets (part 4 - the Ancient East has left us huge constructions. ) The ancient East has left us a huge buildings like pyramids,…

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Tavrida dolmens

Tavrida dolmens and places of power

In the immediate vicinity of the village of Gaspra (Big Yalta) is located a few Taurus dolmens . have been preserved since the 6th century BC . This is a very well-known but not fully explored. It is older than ten thousand years. Even younger than the Egyptian pyramids. Mossy slabs shrouded in mystery, so they are very different.

The first set of dolmens consists of four cameras, and next, 300 metres from the trail is another four-chamber complex of dolmens. Two secondary camera still not destroyed, survived even their covers.

The dolmen, or “stone boxes” are megalithic structures. Megaliths (from Greek Megas – large and lithos – stone) called the ancient structures of multi-ton, often carefully cut stone blocks. They are quite prevalent and famous in the world. In the traditional understanding there are several types: menhirs –single, stacked stone pillars, stone circles — circles of such stones.

It is still unknown the exact purpose of these structures. There is a version of religious and mystical purpose, that they play the role of a portal channel for communication with other spaces Continue reading

Mysteries Of Koenigsberg

 

Secrets of the Kaliningrad underground.

Germany offered to restore the USSR Kaliningrad in exchange for buried treasure.

In the building of the FSB in the region before the war was located Polizei-Presidium capital of East Prussia and the premises of the Gestapo.

In königsberg there were 12 large and three small Fort, and hundreds of concrete and brick shelters.

Many Kaliningraders still believe that there is a “underground Koenigsberg”. Supposedly the whole factories to the railway stations and kilometers of tunnels (leading up to Hitler’s in Poland “Wolfsan”) under the ancient city. Since the beginning of the 50s of the last century there is a legend that Germany offered the Soviet leadership to rebuild Kaliningrad in exchange for the treasures hidden in königsberg under the ground. Search the underground city is still occupied by dozens of enthusiasts.

Member of the Geographical society of RAS Ivan Koltsov, who worked in his time in Kaliningrad there are rich values with a large number (many tens of tons) of gold, silver, amber, precious Continue reading

The Gothic quarter

The Gothic quarter

This medieval quarter, with the most outstanding urban monuments, also called “Cathedral” (Barry de La seu), it has a more funny name “rovell de l OU” (egg yolk).

The quarter, located between the Cathedral and the town Hall, and partially surrounded by the bastions of the Roman walls, is probably the most attractive part of the city. In the beginning of XX century it was called “Gothic” . although the Gothic buildings have survived in other parts of the city. However, this is where the architectural ensemble of buildings stood in perfect harmony and deserved the most attention in this quarter was conducted a number of serious restoration work.

The quarter begins with the Plaza Nova, the oldest area of Barcelona, with which once it was possible to enter the territory of the Roman settlement “Barsine” and which in the XIII century was the most prosperous market town where they sold slaves as well. Here still two Roman towers that were part of the old city wall, which was the only protection of the city until the XIII century. To this period belongs the Bishop’s Palace (Palau Episcopal), which is located to the right of the Roman towers, thereby creating a striking contrast with the modern building of the College of Architects, the exterior frieze designed by Picasso.

Baroque facade of the XVIII century facing the Plaza Nova, should not mislead: actually, this is a very ancient Continue reading

Famous Gothic buildings
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Survey of underground structures
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