During the excavations discovered one of the main fortifications of ancient Chernihiv
One of the main fortifications of ancient Chernihiv — the moat surrounding castle — discovered by archaeologists during excavations on the corner of Kirponos and the Black Prince in the…

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The megalithic monuments of antiquity who built it?
"The first mortars having binding properties appeared before our era. Historians and researchers say that in the epoch of metals (3200-1500 BC) lime mortar was used in construction. And in…

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Churches and Temples of Ancient Prague

The St. Vitus Cathedral. The dominant feature of Prague Castle is undoubtedly the Cathedral of St. Vitus.

Were held in the Cathedral of the coronation of Bohemian kings, some of them are buried here, so that the Cathedral for the residents of Prague – a place sacred. In the Cathedral you can enter through the bronze doors of the Western façade. On the doors depict scenes from the history of the construction of the temple, as well as episodes of legends about Vaclav and Vojtech.

The Cathedral Of St. Mikuláš.

Created by two prominent Prague architects Christoph and Kilian Ignaz Dienzenhofer. Father, Christoph, was built in the early eighteenth century, the nave and Western facade, and the son 40 years later – the choir and the dome. Completed the construction of the creation of the bell tower (1755) Anselmo Lurago. Especially impressive are the dimensions of the Continue reading

The Gothic quarter

The Gothic quarter ( Barrio Gotico in Spanish ) is the oldest part of the city — here is a large part of the historical heritage of Barcelona. And slowly walking through the narrow streets of the Barrio Gotico, it is impossible not to feel the breath of antiquity.

One of the most symbolic places in Barcelona for tourists from all over the world is the Cathedral ( Spanish Catedral de la Santa Cruz y Santa Eulalia ), which is located in the heart of the quarter. With it we will begin our walk. Spacious New square in front of the Cathedral allows you to fully enjoy the beauty of the main facade of the building. In the courtyard of the Cathedral you can see 13 white geese, symbolizing the 13 years in which innocent Holy Evenia, the patron Saint of the city, was martyred at the hands of the Gentiles. You might be surprised, but it was the Cathedral, not the famous Sagrada Familia ( Spanish Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia ), is the seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona and the main Cathedral of Barcelona. Continue reading

The medieval buildings

Whether you love to travel as much as we? To touching the centuries-old history to travel back to the Renaissance with the image of the unique paintings beginning with the Renaissance and ending with Baroque. Or go to a unique place where magnificent architectural monuments, Gothic castles and fortifications, narrow winding streets and huge areas of the magnificent heart of Europe – Prague.

Such an opportunity to the students of our Lyceum during the autumn holidays. We started our tour from the capital of Hungary – Budapest located on the Danube river, which divides the city into two parts. Right-Bank Buda is located on small hills, creating the impression of a color mosaic in places where dense development shines through the dark green wooded hills. Beside her, a little more to the North is Castle hill and the Old town stands out on the background of the city of green dome of the Royal Palace and slender tower of the Church of Matthew. Buda is the oldest part of the city; here are preserved the oldest and most interesting monuments of the capital. Continue reading