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

Volga-Don Canal – The “Meeting” of the rivers before the great gates in Volgograd

Namdaemun – The “Great Gate” in Seoul

Officially known as the Sungnyemun, is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, which surrounded the city in the Joseon dynasty. Sungnyemun was

Ishtar Gate – The eighth gate of Babylon in Berlin

King Nebuchadnezzar II ordered the construction of the gate and dedicated it to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. The gate was constructed in about 575 BC on the

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