Monument

The Great Pyramid of Giza and its mysteries

The Great Pyramid of Giza also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest [ … ]

Brooklyn Bridge, one of the oldest bridges in the USA

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges in the United States. Started in 1869 and completed fourteen (14) years later in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning [ … ]

Paro Taktsang, the cultural icon of Bhutan

Paro Taktsang, also known as the Taktsang Palphug Monastery and the Tiger’s Nest, is a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and the temple complex is located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan.   What is the [ … ]

Welcome to the Vatican Secret Archives…

The Vatican Secret Archives is the central repository in the Vatican City for all of the acts promulgated by the Holy See.   What is the Vatican Secret Archives? The Pope, as Sovereign of Vatican City and having primal incumbency, [ … ]

The Pashupatinath Temple, a famous temple in Nepal

The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern part of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.   What is the Pashupatinath Temple? This [ … ]

Las Lajas Sanctuary are still full of secrets

Las Lajas Sanctuary is a basilica church located in the southern Colombian Department of Nariño, in the municipality of Ipiales, and built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River.   What is Las Lajas Sancturary? The present church was built in Gothic Revival style [ … ]

Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau in Bavaria, Germany. What is the Neuschwanstein Castle? The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as [ … ]

The Clifton Suspension Bridge, in Bristol, UK

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Avon Gorge and the River Avon, linking Clifton in Bristol to Leigh Woods in North Somerset.   What is the Clifton Suspension Bridge? Since opening in 1864, it has been a toll bridge; the income [ … ]