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Zverinetsky cave

Zverinetsky cave, a place of power

Zverinetsky complex of caves has long been considered one of the most enigmatic sacred places of Kiev . It is open for visits today. Everyone has the opportunity to explore the ancient corridors Zvirynetski caves. Of course, by the length they are smaller than caves of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, but, nevertheless, are the place that for hundreds of years been hid from human eyes. Archaeologists assessing finds made here with confidence call Zverinetsky cave is the oldest cave monastery on the territory of Kievan Rus .

It is said that this cave area was inhabited from long ago. But for the first time the caves were discovered only in the XIX century . Most likely people lived here hundreds of years before. Continue reading

The old town square in Prague

Beautiful ancient city of Prague has many beautiful places, literally breathing with history. But one of the main attractions is the old town surface, the heart of the city, whose buildings form a whimsical palette of architectural styles.

The history of the square

In the XIV century the city built and fortified around the Prague Castle, expanded to the right Bank of the Vltava river. The history of the square goes back centuries: in 1091 on the site of the old town square was bustling Czech market. It is a beautiful place in the center of which stands the statue of Jan HUS, a Czech national hero and eloquent ideologist of the Czech reformation. Also here you can see and a visit to Tyn Church, Kinsky Palace and St. Nicolas Church.

Old Town Hall

The most famous building in the old town square, which appears in many films, is the old town hall, a remarkably well-preserved since the XIV century. Continue reading

The mysterious pyramids in China

Shrines Of China

In China there are many historical monuments and religious shrines. And though they have long accessed the pyramids in China is still shrouded in mystery. It should be noted that such monuments are about 16 pieces, and these giants many have not seen or heard anything about them.

The government hides the pyramid

Pyramids in China have been established long since, but mention of them has happened only in 1912. This discovery was made by traders from Australia, which saw mysterious objects that resemble Egyptian pyramids, but the dimensions exceed them. After such findings had to break out the big controversy with the science, but the government decided to withhold information about the existence of these monuments. Thus, they became the great mystery of the planet. Continue reading

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Ancient structures from plates found by scientists on the territory of the national Park "Onega Pomerania"
In the national Park "Onega Pomorie" scientists have discovered a construction of stone blocks (megaliths) created by ancient people about seven thousand years ago. The megaliths in the village of…

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Gothic stained glass
Stained glass is a major form of artistic glass in the Gothic era; this is partly explained by the fact that, unlike Romanesque architecture, Gothic Church buildings increases the area…

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