Top 5 most mysterious places on the planet
5-th place. Gem cave in Russia This is one of the most mysterious places on the planet . Amazing cave is located in the Leningrad region. It is situated on…

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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…

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The medieval Church as a modelling space
The medieval period is a sufficiently long time period — from V to XIV century, i.e., about a Millennium. The term "middle ages" arose in the Renaissance. Thinkers of the…

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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

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

The construction of ancient people discovered in the Chelyabinsk region, is a mystery to scientists
The construction created by ancient people on the lake Zyuratkul in the Chelyabinsk region, has no analogues in the world. Therefore, scientists can not yet say what it is: a…


Attractions of Cologne is the Gothic Cathedral
Among the attractions of the world, the Church of St. Peter and Maria in Cologne is one of the highest Catholic cathedrals. From the observation deck, located in the tower…