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The Mahabodhi Temple, India

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

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The Mahabodhi Temple, India The Mahabodhi Temple (Literally: "Great Awakening Temple") is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya (loc...

Wallace Monument, Stirling

Friday, 14 October 2011

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Wallace Monument, Stirling The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, a hilltop near Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, the...

Tiananmen Square, Peking, China

Wednesday, 05 October 2011

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Tiananmen Square, Peking, China Tiananmen Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen...

Teotihuacan Pyramid, Mexico

Thursday, 22 September 2011

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Teotihuacan Pyramid, Mexico Teotihuacan – also written Teotihuacán, with a Spanish orthographic accent on the last syllable – is an enormous archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico, containing some of the ...

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

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Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro Christ the Redeemer (Portuguese: Cristo Redentor) is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the world's 5th largest statue of Jesu...

Machu Picchu, Peru

Friday, 16 September 2011

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Machu Picchu, Peru Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres ...

Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

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Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt The Great Pyramid of Giza (called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is th...

Stonehenge, prehistoric monument

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

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Stonehenge, prehistoric monument Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2.0 miles (3.2 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sit...

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Friday, 26 August 2011

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Eiffel Tower, Paris The Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in 1889, it has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the wor...

Statue of Liberty

Thursday, 25 August 2011

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Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Fr&e...