An 800-year-old minaret considered one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture in Afghanistan was damaged by two earthquakes this week and is in danger of collapse, an official has said.
During Japan’s Sengoku “Warring States” era (1467-1615), castles were constructed, bolstered and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in approximately 5,000 individual keeps.
If your main goal for 2022 is to get away from almost everyone on Earth, Caroline Lupi and Dia Adams have got a prime location for you. The White Continent is beckoning, and so are its home populations of penguins and seals! The best time to visit Antarctica is during Antarctic summer, which is winter in the northern hemisphere.
#Hollókő is a small Palóc village that is known all over the world.
The secrets of ancient Japanese tombs revealed by a research group of Politecnico di Milano thanks to satellite images. The results show that these tombs are oriented towards the arc of the rising sun, the Goddess Amaterasu that the Japanese emperors linked to the mythical origin of their dynasty.
DW Travel is featuring a series on iconic European cities. This week it takes us to the capital city of England. Here is a guide to some insider tips and a list of what not to miss in London.
Danube Delta is one of the wonders of the world. You heard about it, maybe in quizzes , but I am sure that it is very hard to really be impressed if you haven’t been there! In this video you will discover the most important things about it and I am sure you will book your place in the Danube Delta with us (see the link in the description). So what is so special about the Danube Delta, are you asking? The Danube Delta is the last virgin natural place in Europe.
Art of Building: See the best built environment photos for 2021; Rod Sweet; Global Construction Review
Two photographers have each won £1,500 after they took the top prizes in the Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) The Art of Building competition. Russian photographer Mikhail Proskalov scooped the Judges’ Choice prize for his aerial photograph of the cloud-enveloped pinnacle of the Lakhta Centre in St Petersburg, captured using drone technology.
The best free things to do in Naples: fun activities that won’t cost a penne; Amy Bizzarri; Lonely Planet
“The disaster that has occurred in Ouro Preto – the first Brazilian historical city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List – constitutes a loss for humanity.
Challenges and opportunities of historic urban centres: case study of the Medina of Tunis (Tunisia); Montassar Jmour; Unesco
These wonders are recognised for their natural and cultural significance… Every Unesco World Heritage site has a tale to tell. From historic Jeddah to rock art Hima, we celebrate the six wonders of Saudi Arabia, all of which are remarkable examples that underscore the Kingdom’s importance in the region’s ancient and modern history. Let’s take a more in-depth look at each of these heritage treasures…
Vote – Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park – Best Caribbean Attraction Nominee: 2022 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards; 10Best
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park: Vote for your favorite Caribbean attraction!!
Vote – Nelson’s Dockyard – Best Caribbean Attraction Nominee: 2022 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards; 10Best
Nelson’s Dockyard: Vote for your favorite Caribbean attraction!!
The exact date and reason for the collapse of the Konark Temple is shrouded in mystery. Even though it is difficult to ascertain how long the temple stood the test of time, there are many speculations on this.
Naghsh-e Jahan Square is one of the oldest squares in Isfahan province and one of the most beautiful monuments registered in UNESCO World Heritage List.