A series of programs about the greatest structures of the past millennia. Getting acquainted in detail with the most interesting Superiormente ancient times, learn about the historical events that created these masterpieces of architecture of the cruel struggle for power, human tragedies and obstacles that had to overcome the ancient architects.
It stands for 800 years. As a Testament to the brilliant engineering of the middle ages and shows the world what we’ve accomplished Gothic architecture. But this ancient supersolution lies a terrible story of human weakness, hypocrisy, destruction and violence, the instruments of struggle for power between the European aristocrats and the Catholic Church. Continue reading
Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest temple – megalithic structure, which scientists have dubbed the “Turkish Stonehenge”. Scientists consider it “the most important building in the world”: a place of worship of ancient people called Göbekli Tepe in South-Eastern Turkey over the famous English Stonehenge by seven thousand years.
The temple of Göbekli Tepe is a circle with a diameter of from 15 to 50 meters, surrounded by rectangular stone walls about 3 feet high. Many of the pillars are carved columns with relief figures of animals. In addition to the bulls, foxes and cranes, the pillars can be distinguished lions, ducks, Scorpions, ants, spiders and snakes. Inside the circles were also found free-standing sculptures of animals. In the last season of excavations, archaeologists discovered a statue of a man and sculpture of the head and neck of a wild boar. Continue reading
Opening hours Cathedral:
Weekdays: 8:00-12:45 and 17:15-19:30. Weekends and holidays: 8:00-13:45 17:15-20:00
Tourist visit: weekdays: 13:00-17:00. Weekends and holidays: 14:00-17:00
Outside the Cathedral you can see at any time of the day or night for free
How to get there : Pla Seu, Barcelona, 08002
Metro . Jaume I (line 4)
If the Sagrada Familia is unique in the world achievement of engineering and architectural design, the Barcelona Cathedral is the main religious Institute of the city and is the seat of the Bishop of Barcelona. Continue reading