The 100 Most Amazing Temples, Mosques, Cathedrals On Earth - EscapeNormal
From the extravagant and gold-capped to the remote and mysterious, here are the most beautiful and amazing temples, mosques, cathedrals, churches, monasteries, and holy buildings in the world. If you know the original source of an unlabeled photo, please let me know and I’ll add it. 1. Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel A gold-covered shrine …
Hagia Sophia and Domed Architecture
Hagia Sophia The name Hagia Sophia comes from the Greek Ἁγία Σοφία and means Holy Wisdom. The emperor Justinian gave two scientists - Isidorus and Anthemius - the task of designing Hagia Sophia (AD 532 - 537), which was to be the new cathedral of Constantinople. The two scientists started their design by dividing the square-shaped church into three rectangles: In the middle of the church, they built stone piers - which were set out in the form of a square. These piers were to support a brick…
20 Most Beautiful Islands in the World
20 most beautiful islands in the world. From French Polynesia to the Caribbean, here are the most beautiful islands in the world to visit right now.
NYC's Top 10 Most Instagram Worthy Spots
From NYC’s most iconic spots to local favorites, here are the top 10 places to take your Instagram to the next level while visiting NYC. 1. Top of The Rock: Top of The Rock offers the best views of Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey combined. From the south side, you can see all the way down
The Acropolis Museum, one of the most important museums in the world, houses the findings of only one archaeological site, the Athenian Acropolis and its slopes. The masterpieces that form its collection offer a comprehensive overview of the character and historical course of the site that became a global landmark of both the ancient and the modern world.