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Rock of Cashel – The St. Patrick’s Rock in Cashel
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Rock of Cashel – The St. Patrick’s Rock in Cashel

Τhe traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion. In 1101, the King of Munster, Muirchertach Ua Briain, donated his fortress on the Rock to the Church. Few remnants of the early structures survive, the ma...
Hachijo Royal Hotel – The former luxury hotel in Hachijō-jima
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Hachijo Royal Hotel – The former luxury hotel in Hachijō-jima

The Resort Hachijo was one of the largest hotels in Japan and attracted its clientele from the ever-expanding Japanese middle class. The Hachijo Royal Hotel was built in 1963 and quickly flourished. Tourism on the Izu Islands was booming back then, espec...
Grand Hotel of San Pellegrino Terme – The seven-storey colossus in San Pellegrino Terme
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Grand Hotel of San Pellegrino Terme – The seven-storey colossus in San Pellegrino Terme

In 1902, the anonymous company of the large hotels in San Pellegrino invited the architect Romolo Squadrelli to design the Grand Hotel "in a modern style" in collaboration with the engineer Luigi Mazzocchi, an expert and updated technologist responsible f...
The Molinere underwater park – The world’s first underwater sculpture park in the Molinere Bay
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The Molinere underwater park – The world’s first underwater sculpture park in the Molinere Bay

A collection of ecological underwater contemporary art located in the Caribbean sea and was created by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. The underwater sculpture park, which began construction in 2006 is situated on the sandy ocean floor in the bar...
Cueva de las Manos – The Cave of Hands in Santa Cruz
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Cueva de las Manos – The Cave of Hands in Santa Cruz

The images of hands are negative painted. Most of the hands are left hands, which suggests that painters held the spray pipe with their right hand or they put the back of their right hand to the wall and held the spray pipe with their left hand. Besides ...
Cabaret du Ciel and de l’Enfer – The Cabaret of Heaven and Hell in Paris
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Cabaret du Ciel and de l’Enfer – The Cabaret of Heaven and Hell in Paris

A famous cabaret in Montmartre, founded in November 1892 by Antonin Alexander. The Cabaret de L'Enfer was the counterpart to The Cabaret du Ciel, another cabaret which shared the same address on the Boulevard de Clichy. Antonin Alexander was the creator, ...
Karlsschrein – The Shrine of Charlemagne in Aachen
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Karlsschrein – The Shrine of Charlemagne in Aachen

The King of the Franks from 768, the King of the Lombards from 774, and the Emperor of the Romans from 800. During the Early Middle Ages, he united the majority of western and central Europe. He was the first recognized emperor to rule from western Europe...
Viikki Church – The modern Evangelical Lutheran church in Helsinki
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Viikki Church – The modern Evangelical Lutheran church in Helsinki

An Evangelical Lutheran church, completed in 2005, it is the newest of the city’s church buildings. The church design by JKMM Architects, is based on the winning entry to an architectural competition for the Latokartano center in Viikki, organised in 2000...
Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle – One of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine in Kamianets-Podilskyi
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Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle – One of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine in Kamianets-Podilskyi

The castle was thought to have been founded during the second half of the 14th century, as the first accurate historical accounts of the castle date back to the mid-14th century, when most of the territories of western Rus' were under control of the Grand...
🔞 Jonestown Massacre – The mass suicide-murder in “Jonestown”
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🔞 Jonestown Massacre – The mass suicide-murder in “Jonestown”

Ιf you are under 18 you must leave this post. The massacre occurred on November 18, 1978, when more than 900 members of an American cult called the Peoples Temple died in a mass suicide-murder under the direction of their leader Jim Jones. Only a few mem...
Turaida Castle – The reconstructed medieval castle in Turaida
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Turaida Castle – The reconstructed medieval castle in Turaida

At the beginning of the 13th century, a wooden castle of the Liv king Kaupo was located on the Turaida castle mound before the construction of the stone castle. Two years after its burning, in 1214, the first masonry fortification was built - the Frederel...
Thin Lizzy – The first meeting of the band members in Dublin
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Thin Lizzy – The first meeting of the band members in Dublin

In December 1969, guitarist Eric Bell and keyboardist Eric Wrixon met by chance in a pub in Dublin and found that they shared similar ideas of forming a band, and decided to visit the Countdown Club where they saw vocalist Phil Lynott and drummer Brian Do...

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