Industrial landscapes of antiquity

Don Stonehenge
Russian land is rich in “Places of power”. One of those Romanians-the Mountain between Volgograd and village Trehostrovskaya. Unique megalithic complexes, which consist of large menhirs, occupy an enormous area…

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Top 10 tallest buildings in the world
"Burj Khalifa tower" is a skyscraper height of 828 meters in Dubai, the tallest building in the world. The shape of the building resembles a stalagmite. The opening ceremony was…

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Labyrinths and seids
The territory of Northern Karelia is studied by ethnographers over four hundred years. Many scientists devote all his time to studying the life and history of the tribe of the…

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The Island Of St. Faith

There is a beautiful legend, rather, of historical hypothesis. Our lake Turgoyak — 15 million years, people have settled in the bowl of Golden valley since time immemorial. And the island of Faith — energy heart of the valley and lakes — served as the realm of the dead. Ancient people buried their leaders “over the water”, and then the line between the world of the dead and the living was visible and tangible.

The island is really full of miracles and paranormal phenomena: everyone who has visited it, experienced it myself. And you never know what to expect at the junction of two ancient continents — Europe and Asia at the seam, letting in the breath of the earth. These reserved places sponsor and organizer of scientific archaeological expedition to Oleg Sirotin has shown even in Soviet times, an amazing man, as he himself called it, “the chief warlock of the Union”.

I’m in the legendary cave of the Holy Faith, the mysteries which are still unsolved. Continue reading

The Gothic style of architecture

>Unasledovala this work is dedicated to the most famous Gothic cathedrals that were erected in France during the period from the second half of the XII century to the XV century.

It is known that in the middle Ages in France were 86 constructed Gothic cathedrals. In the Gothic architecture reflected a fundamental change in the structure of medieval society. The Gothic Cathedral (

History, architecture, its construction) is of undoubted interest. Notre Dame Cathedral, Strasbourg Cathedral, Reims Cathedral admire the grandeur and beauty and are considered to be true pearls of Gothic architecture. Many Gothic cathedrals are under the supervision and protection of the state, some are UNESCO heritage sites. However, the majority of gymnasium students, learners of French know very little about the Gothic cathedrals of France, their creators, issues of the day. According to our survey % of students would like to learn about Gothic cathedrals anymore. Continue reading

Gothic Cathedral in Cologne and other worth visiting temples and churches.

Of course, vacation is a legitimate fun time in order to relax, gain new energy and fresh ideas. However, in all this weighty list of “What to do”, worth the same to take place for visiting various religious buildings. After all, as not cool, and spiritual development of the individual also plays a significant role in our lives.

If your vacation You decide to spend in this beautiful European country like Germany, for spiritual enrichment You will certainly perfect trip to Cologne as it is quite rightly called “the German city of churches”. And it should be noted that many of these same churches (temples, cathedrals) are dated not only by the middle ages, and ancient times. And don’t be put off by the rigor of churches of Cologne. They will surprise You with their cheerful nature, amazing architecture, unusual artifacts, old paintings and an expressive interior.

Among the most famous and visited churches in Munich are: Continue reading

Music of Gothic cathedrals and castles

The medieval music ensemble

“F los F lorum” (“support the Forum”) Ekaterinburg

Alexander stark artistic Director, shawm, citol, dudelzak

Andrew Igushev drums, timpani medieval

Anatoly Prikhodko hummelchen, flute, mauspfad, bombard

Daria Bakina rebec, mauspfad, vocals, crotali

Artemy Sokolov Sinfonia, thrombus Marina, seashells

1 office: In Cathedrali (In the Cathedral)

mystical hymns of St. Hildegard von (XII century).

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12 creative architectural structures in the world

For the more adventurous, there are plenty of reasons to go to this or that city, to visit a particular country. Some people prefer to rest and relax, someone to see the sights, visit museums, or just walking to enjoy the views. Today’s article is dedicated to those who love architecture and those who love the beauty of modern design.

When we think about design, we often mean the fashion or web design, with little thought about the architectural design, which is present in buildings and structures, in the places where we live, work and have fun. The design can be simple and expected, and can be very unpredictable. Below we will explain only about 12 modern architectural masterpieces, but believe me, they are worth it.

1. Beijing national stadium (bird nest) – Beijing, China

Developed by a team of architects (namely Chinese architect Li Xingang and the Swiss architects Jacques Duke and Pierre de Meron), the concept of this building was to make it as natural-looking as possible. The construction took a little over 4 years and took about 33 million dollars. Continue reading

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NEO-GOTHIC, GOTHIC REVIVAL
The GOTHIC revival, the GOTHIC REVIVAL (Gothic Revival) architectural style, draw inspiration from medieval architecture and the opposing neo-classical revival in the United States and great Britain; on the continent…

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Wooden temple in Russia and Europe
Accustomed to think that the wooden Church is a unique and original phenomenon of Russian culture. However, it is not. In large areas of Northern, Central and Eastern Europe in…

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