If you are fond of alternative history, here’s a gem that you would definitely not thrown away. Some of the monuments of civilization were not built for challenging projects, others by chance, others have even been approved but have not been implemented.
The Palace Of Soviets, Moscow
Certainly the most ambitious of the planned constructions of communism. Whether it is completed, Moscow would not even new Rome, new Atlantis, and after some few decades Lenin would be in advertising given into the hand of a big Mac, and the building would become the greatest trading centre in the world.
The expected answer London know what. In the tender participated a lot of work, and the first prize got here this:
Another White house, Washington
As it turned out, the White house also there is no one version. As you can see from the image, the building could be more and more magnificent, while to the South it would be decorated with some semblance of fortification. Continue reading
The Ulyanovsk Hippodrome (the UFO sightings);
“Ungerska bald” (Ulyanovsk fall);
as well as: JSC “Aviastar” (place of manufacture unconventional LA disc-shaped Thermoplan);
from the Encyclopedia of marvels, mysteries and secrets:
SENGILEY is a small town in the Ulyanovsk region, which is one of naziemnych roads is a strange anomalous zone. When it sometimes it’s getting foggy, all the locals know to go beyond about 300 m section of the fog is impossible: the traveler will return to the starting point, though, is on which has no branches straight road. Knowing the insidious properties of the terrain, the people and not trying to find a way out, and wait till the fog clears. Continue reading
very interesting Gothic buildings, an overview from the top platform of the Town hall.
Today I want to write a review about Prague. And there is certainly enough to look at. City, I must say, just unusual – I mean, its historic places and buildings especially those built in the Gothic style.
Starting with his first sights, to which we proceeded with a tour review. This historic place of Prague called the old town square. It is situated in the heart of the historical area called Old town ( sounds nice ). Continue reading
The great wall of China is a monument that most wanted to see in China. The wall began to build in the III century BC the first Emperor of China Qin shihuang di. Wall then, of course, looked different, like most fortifications of the time, there was an earthwork.
The Chinese say that the construction of the wall, the Emperor had driven the people from all over the country and many of the builders perished. Legend has it that the corpses were rolled up in the Foundation wall. Our guide told us a legend about a girl whose fiance died on the construction of the wall. The girl was crying when she found out about the death of her lover, that part of the wall fell off.
Lev Gumilev in his book “History of Hun people” describes the creation of this defensive structure: “With enormous resources, Shih Huangdi decided to secure his Northern border, and undertook the construction of the great wall, separated China from the Eurasian steppes. Continue reading
For many centuries one of the most interesting places and attractions in the UK remains of an old stone structure called Stonehenge . strikes imagination with its grandeur and mystery. Unusual design of Sarsenovich from multi-ton boulders, the highest of which reaches more than seven meters in height, dominates the minds of many scientists and researchers. Still no one knows who, why and, most importantly, how they erected this gigantic monument?
Based on the findings of recent studies, we can conclude that this building was built in the beginning of the third Millennium BC. Although until recently it was believed that this monument was slightly younger than the famous Egyptian pyramids. But as it turns out, Stonehenge is far more not less mysterious constructions of Ancient Egypt. Continue reading