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…

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The most beautiful Gothic cathedrals.
Aachen Cathedral – one of the Imperial cathedrals of Germany, which for centuries were crowned monarchs to reign. He began his history of about 800 years, when king Charlemagne ordered…

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The mysterious stones of the planet
Science has reached the depths of the sea and the heights of space, but still powerless before some of the stones ― the ancient and unknown. Science has reached the…

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Romanesque and Gothic style
VC connect draperies in interior architecture is defined by the. Windowless space of classical antiquity and little Windows of stained glass during the early Christian era did not require curtains…

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Unknown Turkey
In one of the most mysterious corners of the globe - Cappadocia one of the most mysterious corners of the earth - Cappadocia the Lunar rocks, Martian Chronicles 750 kilometers…

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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 and other features of the landscape that look as if they created people. "They don't…

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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. On the site of the gallows appeared a gleaming Golden Shrine, dedicated to Mary. Many considered this a sign and in 30 years, the religious community has made the city Council that this place began to build the Church.And since in Delft was already a Church of St. Hippolyte, called it the New Church (Nieuwe Kerk). Centuries have passed, and the magnificent temple is still standing on the market square opposite the town hall.

St. Peter’s Church in Leiden (Pieterskerk) is called the abode of “the pilgrim fathers”. In this temple prayed to the English puritans who arrived in Holland in 1609. For 11 years in Leiden the ground, led by his spiritual mentor John Robinson they preached their beliefs. In 1620 aboard the “Mayflower” pilgrims went to America, landed at Plymouth and established a colony. Memorial plaque on the southern facade of the Church captures this historical fact. The history of the Church.

The Roman Catholic Basilica of Saint Servatius, situated in Maastricht is the main temple devoted to this religious figure. Servaty – Armenian missionary who became the first Bishop in the city. His name is shrouded in legends, according to some sources he was related to John the Baptist. The current Church is the fourth that has been erected on the grave of the Saint, starting from 384. First there was a small memorial chapel, then in the sixth century the Bishop of Moulh ordered to replace it.

Peru and Bolivia long before the Incas
Another type of masonry, which attracted our attention in Cusco, has left a very ambiguous impression. This clutch of relatively small (although sometimes reach hundreds of kilograms) of mainly rectangular…

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Ancient structures: pyramids
Our ancestors had access to some mysterious knowledge and technology, through which millions of years ago were erected indescribable beauty of ancient structures. On what basis and who built them…

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Peru and Bolivia long before the Incas
Another type of masonry, which attracted our attention in Cusco, has left a very ambiguous impression. This clutch of relatively small (although sometimes reach hundreds of kilograms) of mainly rectangular…

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To buy, order gazebo in Nikolaev and in the South of Ukraine
As it turned out, the idea of creating a cosy corner for relaxation in the form of the gazebos . came to us from ancient Egypt. This civilization of the…

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