Venice embodies the harmonious mixture of different styles, which characterize different eras. The picturesque town is not at the expense of nature and greenery, which will not find here in abundance, and thanks to the kaleidoscope of streets and canals, sumptuous palaces and Gothic churches, which, merging together, create a magical, colorful look of the city on the water. On the Venetian architecture was significantly influenced by four styles – Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance. It worked the architect Longhena, Palladio, Codussi, Sansovino, the painters Titian, Giorgione, Guardi, Tintoretto, Canaletto, Tiepolo and many others.
In 14-16 centuries laid the architectural appearance of Venice, which absorbed the traditions of the Byzantine, Arab and Gothic motifs. The city centre is simply filled with architectural masterpieces. St. Mark’s square, paved with marble, decorated pentagonal eponymous Cathedral, built in 829 -832 years and rebuilt in the 11th century, framed by marble edifices of Old (early 15th – early 16th centuries) and New Procuratie (16-17 CC.). The Cathedral is decorated with bronze Continue reading
The rest is a relative thing and individual. And among tourists there are certainly those for whom the city is banal and uninteresting pastime. But to visit places, thrilling mystical events, or go the mysterious route, it was a lesson worthy of the holiday.
In many countries of the world there are haunted castles, hotels killers or paranormal areas, they attract the bravest and most foolhardy of adventurers. Let’s visit the most mystical and mysterious places of the planet. Unforgettable impressions and the adrenaline rush is provided to all without exception!
Hockomock swamp and Freetown forest
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The patriots have a new reason to be proud. As it turns out, Ukraine is the birthplace not only of bacon and vodka, but still pyramids. Here they were built earlier than in Egypt. Ukraine is full of peaked structures, like the flower of the sunflower seeds. The pyramids are from the Russian border to the black sea margins. This time of the pyramid discovered near Lugansk, as it should be — randomly, the students in the garden.
The first seven of the pyramids found in Crimea, near Sevastopol, two years ago. Feat Pathfinder made by a local pensioner Igor Goch. It was assumed that the pyramids are ancient jewelry. In excavations have been specialists local geologists. The tops of the ancient buildings were just large stones, but the gold really was found — two grams of a lost tourist ring.
Now Luhansk archaeologists say they’ve uncovered two pyramids and the sanctuary of the pagan God of the Sun. It has nothing to do with the Egyptian RA. The Ukrainians, as they claim, has its own ancient faith — Rovira, and the pyramid — temples of its adherents. Continue reading