Yazd Persian Architecture

“Because of generations of adaptations to its desert surroundings, Yazd has a unique Persian architecture. It has one of the largest networks…

Tep Pranam in Angkor

“Tep Pranam is a temple built in the 16th Century. Its sanctuary has been replaced by a modern building dedicated to Buddha.”…

Biblical Tel : Hazor

“Tels (prehistoric settlement mounds), are characteristic of the flatter lands of the eastern Mediterranean. Of more than 200 tels in Israel, Megiddo,…

Tomb of Thutmose III – KV 34

The tomb of 18th dynasty Pharaoh Thutmose III has many of the wall decorations in an unusual style not found elsewhere in…

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

“On a gentle slope in the foothills of the Himalayas, where wooded hills give way to alluvial grasslands and tropical forests, the…

Longmen Grottoes

“The grottoes and niches of Longmen contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and…

Schokland and Surroundings

“Schokland was a peninsula that by the 15th century had become an island. Occupied and then abandoned as the sea encroached, it…

Changu Narayan near Kathmandu

“Changu Narayan is considered to be the oldest temple of Nepal. It remains a milestone in Nepali temple architecture with rich embossed…

Palmyra

“An oasis in the Syrian desert, north-east of Damascus, Palmyra contains the monumental ruins of a great city that was one of…