Monuments

Las Lajas Shrine – One of the world’s most beautiful churches in Ipiales

The basilica church was built in a Gothic style between 1916 and 1949, taking up a total time frame of 33 years to build. The name Laja

Sophia of Kyiv Cathedral – An architectural monument of Kyivan Rusin in Kyiv

The cathedral is named after the Hagia Sophia cathedral in Constantinople, which was dedicated to the Holy Wisdom. According to one theory, Yaroslav the Wise sponsored the

Mother Teresa – The popular missionary rests in Kolkata

An Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born of Albanian parents on 26 August 1910, in Skopje, then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman

Taiwan’s National Theater and National Concert Hall – The twin ornaments of arts in Taipei

The two venues were completed in 1987. The landmarks are located on the south and north sides of Liberty Square with the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. Yang

Ruinas de Ingapirca – An archeological site of Inca civilization in Ingapirca

These are the largest known Inca ruins in Ecuador. Ingapirka is a Quichua word that means Wall of the Inca. The construction, made at the beginning of the

Itsukushima Shrine Torii – The red floating gate in Itsukushima

The most recognizable and famous feature of the Itsukushima shrine complex, the torii gate is 15 meters high, made of wear-resistant camphor wood. The torii appear to

Pelican Point Lighthouse – The holiday lighthouse in Walvis Bay

A lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from Pelican Point, a long sandbar guarding Walvis Bay. It was opened by the South African government in 1932. The round,

Ascension Cathedral – The wooden miracle in Almaty

In the late 19th century the first bishops of the Turkistan eparchy discussed the need for a Russian Orthodox Church in Almaty. In 1903, the bishop of

Palacio Salvo – One of the most iconic landmarks of America in Montevideo

The building was designed by the architect Mario Palanti, an Italian immigrant living in Buenos Aires, who used a similar design for his Palacio Barolo in Buenos

Baalbek Temple Complex – The impressive Roman archeological site in Baalbek

The temple complex is considered an outstanding archaeological and artistic site of Imperial Roman Architecture. The complex in Baalbek is made up of three edifices: The temple

That Luang – The national symbol of Laos in Vientiane

A gold-covered large Buddhist stupa and one of most impressive religious structures in Laos. It was founded in the 3rd century to house the breastbone of Buddha,

Citadelle Laferrière – A symbol of Haitian independence in Milot

The largest fortress in the Americas, situated on the Bonnet à l’Evêque mountaintop in Nord, Haiti. Its construction was commissioned in 1805, by the Haitian revolutionary and

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