Sagrada Familia is a church, located in Barcelona in the Eixample district, being built by private donations from 1882. It is a well-known project of Antonio Gaudi. The first project was designed by the architect Francisco del Villar, who was replaced by Gaudi in 1883. Gaudi changed significantly the original draft. By the decision of the construction initiators, the temple financing activities mu...
|17||Las Lajas Cathedral
In Colombia, near the border with Ecuador, on the bridge over the river Guaitara Las Lajas Cathedral rises. Las Lajas Cathedral has everything to be a tourist attraction: the rare beauty of the architecture, a miraculous image and a poetic legend. The cathedral building The cathedral, which was built from 1916...
|13||The Hanging Temple
The Hanging Temple is situated at the foot of the mountain Henshan, 80 kilometers from the city Datong. Translated from the Greek Latin the word "Syuankunsy" means "the hanging in the air temple". The building of the monastery was started by a monk named Liao Ran, more than 1,400 years ago. The buildings of the temple hang along the mountains side with elevations higher altitude from south to north. The construction method was to install a be...
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