Tag: Monument

Mysterious World Landmark

Mysterious World Landmark

Mysterious World Landmarks – The world is filled with ancient monuments built by master craftsmen in order to honor everything from kings and presidents to religious figures. And although most of these landmarks have been carefully studied and researched by scientists and historians, some are simply so old, incomplete, or obscure that we still don’t […]

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Hidden Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan

Hidden Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan

| August 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Built back in 1190s by the once great Ghorid empire, this enigmatic and intricately-ornamented ancient “skyscraper” architecture stands like a missile pointing at the stars – a 65-meter high minaret, the second biggest religious monument of its kind in the world. Originally it was topped by the lantern – making it a sort of the […]

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Madain Saleh: Monument of the Past [PICS]

Madain Saleh: Monument of the Past [PICS]

These photos are parts of 132 chambers and tombs left by Tsamudis and Nabateans during their magnificent architecture era which is between 200 B.C and 100 A.D. The location is about 200km from north of Medina City. In July 2008, UNESCO has proclaimed the site as World’s Heritage. Below are some of the amazing photos […]

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