The highest religious buildings
Temples, cathedrals, churches and chapels are not only a sacred place for religious people, but also a stunning attraction for tourists. The Church is practically in all cities of the world and most of them have interesting and unusual architecture. Also, some churches stand out for their scales. Here is a list of the tallest religious structures in the world.
1. The great Hassan II mosque is 210 m
The Hassan II mosque located in Casablanca is not only the largest mosque in Morocco, but in General the most largest religious temple in the world. It was built during the government of king Hassan II in 1993 and offers a wonderful view of the Atlantic ocean. It is noteworthy that the architect of the mosque — the Frenchman Michel Pinto, was not a Muslim. At the same time in Hassan II mosque can pray 20 thousand believers and another 80 thousand — on the square near it. The total cost of this building amounted to about $ 800 million. And it is the donations of the faithful. The Hassan II mosque is one of the few religious buildings in Morocco where non-Muslims allowed. Inside praying hall is decorated with 78 columns made of pink granite, the floors are covered with Golden marble and green onyx in winter the floor is heated, and the Central roof part can be moved apart. Paying 100 dirhams (about 10 American dollars), anyone can get in and make photosgraphy.
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Mysterious places of the planet
Our mother Earth is full of secrets and mysteries, in all the big planet in different places have their mysterious place. Blog about the most interesting things to tell, about some of them.
Near the crash site of the Tunguska body is an abnormal geopathic zone, which most likely it is with a fallen meteorite and connected, called “devil’s cemetery”. Also draws attention to the fact that the coordinates of this zone fairly close to the node geocriological lattice. In this meadow the incomprehensible nature of the radiation inhibits the trees growing there, scare the animals, causing headaches and a great sense of fear.
As eyewitnesses note, what is most interesting T – shaped meadow not only are rotting corpses advanced on imprudence here cows. In the 1980s a former resident of the Cova reported a strange Polyana as follows: “On the bare ground lay the carcass and bones of birds and small animals, and the overhanging branches of trees on a glade of charred, as if there was a fire…”.
The modern expedition as “Cova 87;88”, which was recovered on the quest has not reached its goal, but it does not say about the lack of “Ferris cemetery”, as it is very difficult to find in the forest clearing 200 – 250 meters of the clearing. However, in the 90-ies became aware of a rather successful attempt to find that Damn clearing, about which were written Continue reading
Selection of castles in Gothic and not quite styles.
There are things that amaze people. One of these things are old buildings, particularly Gothic castles. How people could build such magnificent structures? It is amazing. Let’s look at a selection of different castles and palaces, made in different countries of Europe. Each of these buildings unique.
Do you know the legend about the famous prison tower? The London fortress keeps a lot of deaths and torture. Cast first appeared in the tower in the 13th century, and now say about them many security guards who remain to guard the prison at night. Often the ghosts of the Royal individuals. The most famous Ghost of the tower is the figure of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of the famous king Henry VIII. Anna died at the age of 35 years by order of the king. Her headless Ghost often walks the corridors of the tower.
Also there is a legend about the Ghost of Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury. Her beliefs differed from the beliefs of the king of England Henry VIII, so the king ordered to behead the Countess. At the time of execution Margaret refused to put my head on the deck and escaped from the executioner, but he caught up with her and hacked with an axe. Now this scene is repeated night and the guards are dismissed, because to see the horrors every night — there are mental problems.