Gothic cathedrals of France
The name "Gothic art" (from Italian. gotico — "Gothic", the name of a Germanic tribe is ready) emerged in the Renaissance. "Gothic" in those days meant "barbarian" in contrast to…

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Some of the most mysterious places of Russia
Rich Russian land, as it turned out, not only talents and minerals, but also anomalous zones, wonderful things are sometimes to be explained from the scientific point of view, but…

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The St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague

The St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague — six centuries of work were not in vain, Leaving spires of Prague, in the sky, grandiose and mystically beautiful, mysterious and geometrically perfect, the Cathedral of St. Vitus like the legendary alchemist’s magnet attracts millions of tourists, Recalling the eternal quest of spirit and mind to the divine harmony. This silent witness and Soprichastnost the history of the Czech state, which was built almost six centuries, has impressive power and holds the secrets buried here are of Czech kings and archbishops. As an architectural symbol and a stronghold of spirituality Czech Republic, its national, historic and religious Shrine, he is rightly one of the three most beautiful cathedrals of Europe. The history of the construction of the Cathedral Full name Cathedral of Prague – St. Vitus Cathedral, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert. According to the legend, in 925, the Governor of Bohemia and hot preacher of Christianity St. Wenceslas founded this Church. Continue reading

Ancient Caesarea

Caesarea – the ruins today are called known city located in the territory of Israel. This city is famous for hundreds of years, numerous destructions and wars that moved to the city, are unable to destroy it completely and today there is still preserved the unique ancient buildings.

The first mention of this town are found in sources dated to the 3rd century BC During this period, the city managed to visit a Jewish settlement, which had been captured by the Romans, then became the capital of Palestine. In addition, there were numerous seizures of the city by Muslim Arabs, crusaders and Mamelukes.

Today, the site of the town to the national Park reserve, which is still actively ongoing archaeological excavations. Also kept a unique architecture, attracting tourists especially those who want to see buildings of different eras, collected in one place. Preserved here such as bath, theatre, port, “Palace on the reef”, site of statues and temples, the Hippodrome, aqueduct, synagogue, etc. Continue reading