Churches, cathedrals, temples and monasteries of the Netherlands
St. Eusebius Church is the largest and most impressive temple of Arnhem. The construction of…

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ANCIENT ROME
The Romans adopted from the Greeks all their main achievements, including the steam baths. In…

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List of megalithic structures and give a brief description.
Court decisions in States, decisions of arbitration tribunals and m/n commercial arbitration, adopted by them…

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Underground construction
One of the structural units of Construction Association interbudmontazh, the company “Interbudtunnel” performs works on…

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In the Syrian desert discovered mysterious structures
Robert Mason of the Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) discovered in Syria, a mysterious stone circles…

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The most mysterious places in the world
The world is full of fascinating and mysterious places. Today for you we have selected…

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The great wall of China

The great wall of China is one of the largest and oldest monuments in the world. Its total length is 8851,8 km, on one of the sections passes near Beijing. The construction process of this building impresses with its scale. We will tell You about the most interesting facts and events from the history of the Wall

First, a little delve into the history of the great facilities. It is hard to imagine how much time and human resources required to build a building of this scale. Hardly anywhere else in the world there is a building with such a long, great and at the same time tragic history. The construction of the great wall began in the III century BC during the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi of the Qin dynasty, the Warring States period (475-221 BC). In those days the country in dire need of protection from attacks of enemies, particularly the nomadic people of the Huns. It was involved one fifth of the population of China, at that time it was about a million people. Continue reading

Churches, cathedrals, temples and monasteries of the Netherlands

St. Eusebius Church is the largest and most impressive temple of Arnhem. The construction of the Church began in 1450, and it took centuries for this process to finish. During the battle of Arnhem the Church was almost completely destroyed, but later it was restored. Tourists never miss this city landmark primarily because inside the Church we can visit the grave of Prince Karel, a ride on the Elevator to a height of 73 meters, and then to rise even by 7 meters.

The Church of St. Lawrence in Rotterdam – the stronghold of the Protestants since the reformation and as local cultural figures – a symbol of a sustainable society. It was built in 1525 and was the first stone building in the city. Its design in those days was not infallible. The architect Hendrick de Keyser, the Church was crowned with a tall wooden spire, and the tower was erected heavy stone cube. a Few years later the spire had to be demolished. He began to break down because of poor quality.

Legend says that the beggar Simon, who was believed to blissful, saw in 1351 wonderful vision. Continue reading

Ancient technologies and structures: Peru

Blocks cut out of stone, perfectly adhere to each other. In the joints between two blocks do not pass even an ordinary sheet of paper or a credit card.

For binding the data blocks not used for the solution. Blocks attached by a snug fit and a three-dimensional structure of masonry.

In the video above, perfectly describes possible ways of working stone, but the actual acting method, which was used by the builders, no one knows.

This is due to the fact that the way to cut granite blocks directly from the rock and to Polish them and in modern technology.

Strikes and the high precision with which the blocks were made. Not only that, all of them are best fitted to each other, and have clear, straight edges.

In masonry blocks found rough and well polished. Unusual is that the last slightly protrude above the mass, although if they were worn in a natural way, it ought to be Vice versa. Continue reading

Gothic rebus
One of the most beautiful buildings of Paris, praised by Victor Hugo, the legends and…

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The Gothic Cathedral
The Gothic Cathedral contains in itself the whole world of the medieval city, is an…

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The Gothic Cathedral
The Gothic Cathedral contains in itself the whole world of the medieval city, is an…

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Ancient technologies and structures: Peru
Blocks cut out of stone, perfectly adhere to each other. In the joints between two…

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