Month: March 2020

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque – The beautiful mosque of the Asia Pacific in Bandar Seri Begawan

The building was completed in 1958 and is an example of modern Islamic architecture. Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is named after Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the 28th

Gobustan Rock Art – The rock carvings and petroglyphs in Qobustan

More than 4,000 pictures of animals, humans, natural life experiences, hunting, and dancing were carved over a span of thousands of years. Qobustan State Reserve is very

Aram Manukian – The founder of the Republic of Armenia, dies in Yerevan

Armenian revolutionary, statesman, and a leading member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation party. He is widely regarded as the founder of the First Republic of Armenia. Activities

Mendenhall Glacier – The ice valley and the crystal caves in Juneau

A glacier about 20 kilometers long located in the southeast area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Inside the glacier are the stunning blue ice caves, and

Bojnický zámok – One of the Europe’s most beautiful castles in Bojnice

Romanesque castle with some original Gothic and Renaissance elements built in the 12th century. Bojnice Castle was first mentioned in written records in 1113, in a document

The Fuggerei – The world’s oldest social housing complex still in use in Augsburg

Christopher Columbus – The final resting place in Seville

Italian explorer was born before 31 October 1451 in the territory of the Republic of Genoa. Columbus completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the

Kalaja e Krujës – The historic citadel in Krujë

The castle is the center of Skanderbeg’s rebellion against the Ottoman Empire. Inside the castle is the Teqe of Dollme of the Bektashi, the National Skanderbeg Museum,

Mondstein Speyer – Original Lunar Rock is being exhibited at the Technik Museum in Speyer

The moon rock was chipped off from a basalt boulder in the Hadley-Apennine landing site on 01 August 1971 by the Apollo 15 astronauts, David R. Scott

Futuro – The round prefabricated house in Espoo

The house designed by Matti Suuronen, of which fewer than 100 were built during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Futuro is composed of fiberglass-reinforced polyester

Iglesia de San Andrés Xecul – The brightly-painted Catholic church in San Andrés Xecul

The founding date of the church seems to be unknown, but a cross on the façade bears the dates 1900-01. Despite its Catholic overlay, the village is

Masjid Putra Mosque – The pink place of worship in Putrajaya

Construction of the mosque began in 1997 and was completed two years later. The pink-domed Putra Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite and consists of three main

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