RSSMonuments

The ruins of Calakmul in Campeche, Mexico

| 2 marzo, 2015 | 0 Comments
The ruins of Calakmul in Campeche, Mexico

Calakmul is one of the largest and oldest discovered Mayan cities. Calakmul is located in the region of Campeche, just 30 km from the border with Guatemala, this city was inhabited during the years 500 BC and 1000 AD, and was “rediscovered” in 1931 by Cyrus Longworth Lundell. In 2002, the Ancient Maya City of […]

Continue Reading

The Acropolis of Athens in Greece

| 10 diciembre, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Acropolis of Athens in Greece

The Acropolis is the most important archaeological site of the city, the watchword of Athens in particular, and Greece in general. The meaning of the word ‘Akropoli’ city high, do honor to his name, as the site on which it stands is 156 meters above sea level. All ancient Greek cities had an acropolis, the […]

Continue Reading

Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

| 2 octubre, 2014 | 0 Comments
Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On July 7, 2007 Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro was named as a winner in the list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the New Open World Corporation through an open online vote in which participated, according to the organization, 100 million people. In Brazil a campaign to vote for […]

Continue Reading

The Angel of Independence in Mexico

| 6 agosto, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Angel of Independence in Mexico

The Angel of Independence is by far concerning historical, urban and symbolic in the collective consciousness of Mexico. Several characters were involved in the work; Antonio Rivas Mercado main promoter of the project, Enrique Alciati responsible for the sculptures are made ​​and Roberto Gayol was in charge of adapting the space. Due to the composition […]

Continue Reading

El Tajin archaeological zone in Mexico

| 18 julio, 2014 | 0 Comments
El Tajin archaeological zone in Mexico

El Tajin was the ancient capital of the Totonac culture. According to experts, was a contemporary of other great Mesoamerican cities such as Teotihuacan (in central Mexico), Monte Albán (Oaxaca) and Palenque and Yaxchilan, in the Mundo Maya. Today we know that its period of greatest splendor caught between the sixth and seventh centuries, when […]

Continue Reading

The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France

| 25 junio, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France

The Cathedral of Notre Dame (or Notre Dame) is a vast Gothic church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the Ile de la Cité. The construction of this cathedral took much time and effort of many generations. Construction work began in 1163 and it was not until 1345 that ended. Although Notre Dame is a […]

Continue Reading

The monastery of Wadi Qelt Valley in Israel

| 13 marzo, 2014 | 1 Comment
The monastery of Wadi Qelt Valley in Israel

Wadi Qelt is a desert valley that crosses the desert of Judea in Israel, reaching close to the dead sea. In it, a curious Monastery located on a cliff called Saint George is located among other historical ruins, and ancient synagogues. El Wadi Qelt moves from West to East, draining a significant part of the […]

Continue Reading

Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

| 23 noviembre, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Big Buddha is a 34 meters in height and 250 tons bronze statue located at the top of Ngong Ping, the highest part of the Lantau island. The construction of the statue was completed on December 28, 1993, becoming the representation of the world’s largest seated Buddha. It consists of 202 bronze pieces. The Tian […]

Continue Reading

Kizhi Island in Russia.

| 17 septiembre, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kizhi Island in Russia.

Russia, the largest country in the world, hiding throughout your unknown geography, a good number of tourist attractions worthy of being discovered, such as the island of Kizhi, located on Lake Onega in the Republic of Karelia. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is an amazing and wonderful region that makes many of us […]

Continue Reading

The Opera of Paris, in France.

| 22 julio, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Opera of Paris, in France.

The Opera of Paris, also known as the Opera Garnier, is located in the Palais Garnier. It is an imposing neo-baroque building which, together with the Opera Bastille, forms the Paris National Opera. This is the place that inspired the famous play “The Phantom of the Opera”. It is one of the most beautiful and […]

Continue Reading