The interior of Reims Cathedral
Gothic architecture — the period of development of Western European and Central European architecture, appropriate Mature and late middle Ages (late twelfth to early sixteenth century). Gothic architecture replaced the…

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Mysterious hemisphere in Yakutia
In northwestern Yakutia in the Upper Vilyui river stretches difficult terrain with traces of some grandiose cataclysms: a continuous fall of the old forest, and scattered all around rubble stretching…

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The most ancient buildings on Earth

Mysteries of ancient civilizations excite the minds of hundreds of researchers around the world. Moreover, in the past history of peoples, has left us with dozens of buildings to explore. The oldest surviving man-made structures date back to the fourth Millennium BC.

In our current top ten contains the most ancient buildings on Earth . of interest, both to scientists and tourists, with pleasure visiting historical and architectural monuments.

10. Caucasian Dolmens, Russia.

These stone tombs are found on the territory of Krasnodar Krai, Adygea, Stavropol region and Abkhazia. Built most of these structures at the end of the third Millennium BC. Scientists know of about 3 thousand dolmens in the Caucasus. Unfortunately, many of them suffered greatly from vandals and natural impacts. Almost all dolmens access free, they are not fenced and, alas, were not guarded.

9. Keviczky tomb, Sweden.

This structure was built on the territory of modern Sweden more than 3 000 years ago. Long time local farmers used the ancient stones for their own needs, until in 1748’t started the scientific study of the object. Today Keviczky the tomb is open to visitors. Continue reading

The megalithic complex of Pinako

Under barrow (underground) dolmen in Tolosa (lined with special masonry stones) with a dromos (an underground passage gallery). The unique megalithic complex. Possible ancient solar Observatory. And – complete collapse. Almost nothing has been preserved. At first the robbers is a long time. In our time the place of the mound needed for farming activities. The mound began to pull apart by bulldozers, to shred the roads. And then began the excavation. The sorry state of one of the most interesting megalithic structures of Russia made an attempt of computer 3D reconstruction of the megalith. Read more about the renovation, read the end of the article.

Location. Tuapse district, river valley Pshenaho.About a kilometer up the valley Pshenaho from the village of Anastasievka on the right orographic Bank is one of the most unique megalithic structures in the Caucasus. After some time, passing on a dirt road up the valley will see a fork. The road to the left leads through a Ford to the edge of the Apple orchard. Here is a small hill with several large oak trees, overgrown with grass and bushes (more than 150m). Continue reading

Mysterious place near Moscow – Sesmara

Among the mysterious places of Moscow suburbs Husmor occupies a special place.

There is almost everything that stirs the imagination of adventurers: of the abnormal area, where people disappear, change over time, appear mysterious atmospheric phenomena, anomalies of flora and fauna, the ancient pre-Christian legends about the temple of the serpent, and the mysterious and terrible snake moth…. If you plan to stay in the suburbs. you should spend a couple of days to explore this amazing place.

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Sesmar is located in Meshchora, in the district lying to the North of the railway station Cherusti.

Of it was preserved mention in documents of the twelfth century, but the exact location of Rushmore on these documents cannot be determined.

The only contemporary witness who saw with his own eyes a pagan temple (or thinks he saw), a hunter living in the village of Pustosha, N. Eagles. Continue reading