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France - attractions and landmarks | Wondermondo

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France is home to many of the best known landmarks in the world. This country is literally crammed with thousands and thousands of the most diverse attractions. Highlights of France are:

Gothic cathedrals. Most people know Notre Dame de Paris or Amiens cathedral, but there are almost countless other magnificent Gothic cathedrals all over the...

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Date: 2017-12-20 11:20:09

Ajanta Caves - rock cut Buddhist temples | Wondermondo

One of the best known and most impressive groups of cave temples is Ajanta Caves - these impressive structures form a popular tourist destination. These caves contain some of the richest collections of ancient art in region. Ajanta art inspired numerous artists of the late 19th - early 20th centuries, many people were essentially obsessed with copying Ajanta paintings, there have been written...

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Date: 2017-12-20 06:26:26

Top 10 most amazing ancient rock cut structures in India ...

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Ellora Caves (Maharashtra) belong to the highest achievements of mankind both regarding the engineering skills and arts. Words can not describe the incredible richness of artistic and phylosophical messages emanated by thousands of sculptures, drawings and inscriptions in Ellora.

This group of 34 monasteries and temples belongs to the last great cave...

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Date: 2017-12-20 10:51:17

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Armamalai Cave - Jain temple with ancient paintings ...

Asia , India , Tamil Nadu, Vellore District, between Vaniyambadi and Ambur, near Malayampattu




The beautiful paintings of Armamalai Cave were brought to the knowledge of Western researchers comparatively recently - in the late 1960s - early 1970s.

This comparatively large cave is divided into three parts with walls of mud and adobe, turning it into complex of three shrines -...

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Date: 2017-12-20 08:24:46

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South Africa - attractions and landmarks | Wondermondo

South Africa is extremely rich with unusual archaeological and natural monuments.

Natural monuments

Geologically South Africa is interesting with its unique mineral deposits providing some of the best diamond, gold, platinum ores and other highly valuable mineral resources. Country has interesting impact craters as well as two waterfalls of international scale - the 948 metres high Tugela Falls...

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Date: 2017-12-20 08:30:14

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