Iconic religious buildings or temples, were changing under the influence of time, tastes, goals, architectural trends, but they, of course, are based on the core principles espoused a particular faith. The main purpose of construction of this kind is creating an environment benevolent to spiritual meditations.
Eastern temple architecture
Temple architecture of Ancient Egypt tried to recreate a certain abode of the gods, giving the buildings a similar appearance to the venue of sacrifices and performing mystical rituals. Classical Greek and Roman architecture sought to create magnificent sanctuaries of worship to the gods of Olympus.
India temples did not know the nature worship and the spirit did not require walls. However, religious buildings arose. The tradition of Indian chemostate were largely dictated by the influence of colonization and saturated with elements, introduced from outside, in conjunction with local beliefs and traditions. Indian temples have two distinct areas – carbon and draviḍa, different types of input installations and dome. Continue reading
Languages: the Official language is Catalan. This language talks about 10 million people in Spain and parts of France. Spanish language in Catalonia is welcomed not the same as Catalan.
Currency: Euro is the only currency that is accepted in Barcelona.
Climate: the climate of Barcelona is Mediterranean, with warm, humid summers, and dry winters. The hottest months are July and August.
The cost of the tour: a Visit to the Gothic quarter is free.
The most favorable time to visit: Spain, and specifically Barcelona, of course, it is better to visit in the summer. The country and its residents love the heat and sun, so all the festivities happen in the summer.
How to get there: the Area is Central, near the main attractions of the city. On both sides of the block there is a subway station. You just need to use these routes: line 4. station Jaume 1, or line three, where there are two stations: Liceu and Drassanes. If you wish to get here by car, by bus numbers 14, 17, 19, 40, 45 and 59, you will be able to do it. Continue reading
For the first time this was reported the Ural news Agency more than three years ago. In the southern Urals, in strict confidence, in the rock vyrubyvajut giant “beehive”, in which you can place a city designed for a life of up to 300 thousand people. Takes care of the construction of this secret underground city personally Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
Secret base of the Russian government found in the mountains of the southern Urals, close to the ski center “Abzakovo”, which is often visited by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Around the hopper mountain walks a lot of rumors, and even residents of nearby settlements do not really know that objects from the times of “cold war” are built in the mountains. Decided to find out what the secret complex is located in the southern Urals. What say the builders of the underground city? Where is it located? How is protected? Communications what is provided? Continue reading
In the Volgograd region there are places, covered with legends and endowed with unusual energy. This summer bold and brave tourists who want to touch the unknown, can take a fascinating tour of anomalous places of the Volgograd region.
Sanctuary Indo-Iranian fire-worshippers
In the natural Park “Donskoy” is located in Ilovlya district, residents and visitors of the Volgograd region will be able to see a huge sanctuary Indo-Iranian fire-worshippers, appearing before the new era.
This place is a mound, a circle with a diameter of about 200 meters, located at an altitude of about 130 metres above sea level, between the ravines Katalinski and Bread. Central elevated part of his damaged several pits left over from kladoiskatelskoe excavations in the beginning of XX century the local population. As a result of these excavations from the depths to the surface were displaced large fragments of vitreous slag with remains of burnt wood, scorched mass of reddish loam. Continue reading
Puma Punku in Bolivia ― one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in the world. It attracts archaeologists and professional historians and Amateurs to explore the hypothesis of the existence of highly advanced ancient civilizations and in antiquity of the Earth by aliens.
Puma Punku is located in the ancient city of Tiwanaku to the South-East of lake Titicaca in the Andes. This place indicates the existence of settlements of the Inca in this part of South America.One of the mysteries of the accuracy and complexity of the structures. On doorways and stone blocks can not see the traces of tools, which they were processed, and they fit with perfect accuracy.According to Jason Egera, Professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, when the Incas conquered the region in 1470 the city was abandoned. The Incas turned the Puma Punku and the rest of the city of Tiwanaku in his Empire, and he became part of their culture.
The Incas believed that this city is a place where the Creator God Viracocha created the heavenly people of all nationalities, and then sent them into the world to colonize it. Continue reading