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The highest religious buildings

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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

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.

Damn glade

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

Gothic harmony

Gothic harmony

In 1983 released the cult film “the Hunger” directed by Tony Scott, with Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie in the lead roles. The history of the vampire Miriam and her lover John fascinated the world with its Gothic beauty. It is here where the Gothic subculture, the prelude to which was the classic Gothic style.

The term “Gothic” appeared in the Renaissance, it was called medieval art in General. Then the evaluation of the creations of the middle Ages was not particularly positive. The building facades were considered barbaric and has no aesthetic value. Later phases were identified in Gothic: early, Mature and late, it has evolved in those countries dominated by Catholicism. The main purpose of Gothic art has always been its contemplative beauty. One need only look at the magnificent Gothic cathedrals, with the vertical structure. Pointed towers and turrets as if to reach for the sky, the embodiment of Supreme bliss and ethereal tranquility.

The harmony of architecture, sculpture and painting through the Gothic art. Taking this principle can be considered as the stained glass Windows. The most famous of the Gothic cathedrals are Notre-Dame de Paris, Amiens and Reims cathedrals. Currently Gothic (or Gothic) style is very popular. And this applies not only Continue reading

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