Places of the world

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is probably the best known monolitic monument located in Wiltshire county in England. Stonehenge is composed of a circle of large standing stones surrounded by smaller bluestones. The purpose of this monument is unknown yet, but there ...

18 votes

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza

Chitzen Itza is an ancient Mayan city located in Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The site is the second most visited place in Mexico and in the one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The most famous construction is the Temple of Kukulkan (often ...

28 votes

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

For thousands of years, the area of the grand canyon has been continuously inhabited by Native Americans who built settlements within the canyon and its many caves. The Pueblo people considered the Grand Canyon a holy place. The Grand Canyon ...

33 votes

Pamukkale

Pamukkale

Pamukkale is probably the most famous natural site as well as mineral spa in Turkey. Its name means "Cotton castle" in Turkish and it reffers to the color and shape of the cascades of small pools made of travertine. These pools were formed during ...

14 votes

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Probably the most famous waterfalls of the world lies on the Niagara River and on the border between Ontario province of Canada and U.S. state of New York. The Niagara Falls consists of two major waterfalls: higher Horseshoe Falls and smaller ...

38 votes

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge is a famous bridge located in the very centre of Prague that runs over the Vltava river. The bridge is 516 meters (564 yards) long and connects the Old Town of Prague with the Lesser Quarter. On both its ends the Charles Bridge is ...

27 votes

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is a former Byzantine cathedral built in 532 AD on the ruins of another church that was build in the 4th century. After Constantinopole was invaded by Ottoman army in 1453 Hagia Sophia became a mosque and served to this purpose for ...

25 votes

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a belltower of the cathedral in the italian city of Pisa. The tower is located behind the cathedral and there are 7 bells tuned to a musical scale inside. The tower is about 56 meters (185 ft) tall and visitors have to ...

23 votes

Uluru

Uluru

Uluru also known as Ayers Rock is a sandstone formation in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park that is located in the Northern Territory of Australia. The closest town Alice Springs is about 350 km far away. Uluru is original name local people gave ...

18 votes

Borobudur

Borobudur

Borobudur is a buddhist temple complex located on Java. Built in the 9th century it consists of five square platforms surrounded by walls with religious reliefs. On top of these platforms there are three circular platforms with the main dome located ...

5 votes

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