30 meter high earth mound at White lake was built by the giants?
Thirty meters cyclopean constructions of earthworks in the city of Belozersk of the Vologda region of the imagination of people still If the Arab Ambassador arrived in the capital of…

Continue reading →

Gothic architecture.
Architecture is the art of creating masterpieces, among which we live and which we admire every day. We pass by, not knowing how much effort, knowledge and talent invested in…

Continue reading →

castle

Most mystical places in Ukraine

Such tourism like visiting mysterious places , recently starting to gain popularity. And after all, how many uncharted trails in Ukraine, mysterious places in this country, of which just captures the spirit of every traveler.

Most mystical places located in Western Ukraine. This mysterious castles, abandoned town hall, the ancient and unexplored to the present time… the Carpathian caves, this place just breathes with mysteries and legends. In addition, there is to date live different wizards, healers, known as the molfars, who are able to predict not only the fate, but can change its course for humans, especially when they turn to the forces of nature. In fact, probably no wonder, such a mysterious people found in present popularity.

Castles Of Transcarpathia

In the regional center of the region, Uzhhorod has a wonderful castle, which is a stone building of the XI century and it is famous for a Ghost girl that wanders within its walls. Continue reading

The stained glass Windows of Gothic cathedrals

“Sculpture of the Romanesque style” – Why? DONJON – the main tower of the castle, home of the feudal Lord. Robert. Diagram of a medieval castle – city. Capstone. The Basilisk, who kills with a glance, symbolizes death. The most important sign of Romanesque sculpture – conditional. Romanesque sculpture has opened new sides of reality – the images of the monstrous and ugly.

“Architecture” – Checking of mastering of a material. The Architecture Of Ancient Greece. The Church Of Notre-Dame The Grand. France (1211-1330 gg). The Cathedral in Milan (1836-1856.). Castles in Romanesque style. Classicism. France. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Saint-Petersburg. (1712-1733 years). Westminster Abbey in London (1245-1745 gg). The Art Of Ancient Egypt.

“Gothic architecture” – a Tower with a spire above the crossing, increase the height of the Cathedral up to 108,5 meters, was built in 1765-1769, and the facade was finished in the XIX century. Milan Cathedral — the largest establishment of Gothic architecture in Italy. Gothic architecture. The Gothic Cathedral is always perceived as a living being, in the eternal growth that fast, it is barely noticeable. Continue reading

Dobele castle

Castle and forest

In 1729, the last inhabitants left the castle, and it has never lived. The surrounding people noticed it and began to slowly disassemble the walls and buildings, using stones for the construction of their homes and farm structures.

We decided to go to one of the most sacred and the most mysterious places of Latvia, on the way stopped in the town of Dobele is to inspect it and what is left of the ancient castle there. The route is a pleasant, interesting, exactly on the day. First on the itinerary was a castle.

Castle

Once in our limits came the sword-crusaders, they just did what they built fortresses and fortified castles. Historians all built counted and found that in the period from 1185 to 1562 in the year in the territory of Latvia was erected about 150 castles. About because the exact number impossible to establish, because a lot of built was completely destroyed, as a building material disappeared up to the last stone. And some of the locks, being of wood, burned down to the present day have not reached at all. Continue reading