Interesting facts about architecture

Architecture is the art and technique of designing and building, as distinguished from the skills associated with construction. The practice of architecture is employed to fulfill both practical and expressive requirements, and thus it serves both utilitarian and aesthetic ends. The Egyptian pyramids were built as burial places and monuments to the Pharaohs and their … Read more

Interesting facts about Hallgrímskirkja

Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran (Church of Iceland) parish church in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is one of the largest and finest churches in Iceland. Situated in the center of Reykjavík, it is one of the city’s best-known landmarks. The church is 74,5 meters (240 feet) high and is visible from almost any point in the city. … Read more

Interesting facts about the Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai. It is commonly known as Oriental Pearl Tower. The tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. Construction began in 1991, and the tower was completed in 1994. The Oriental Pearl Tower is the world’s sixth tallest TV and radio tower. … Read more

Interesting facts about the Hilandar Monastery

The Hilandar Monastery is Serbian monastery on the peninsula of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery was founded in 1198 by Saint Sava is the founder of autocephalous Serbian Orthodox church Saint Sava. After the Fourth Crusade and Crusaders’ sack of Constantinople in 1204, the whole Athos came under the Latin Occupation which exposed the … Read more