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Mythical Dragon Gate Protects Home

In Dublin, Ireland, stands an estate reminiscent of old folklore, complete with its own dragon! Of course, dragons are mythical creatures, so this home only has a dragon made of steel which acts as its gatekeeper. The property, known at Harlech … Continue reading

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Stonehenge Was Ancient Graveyard, Researchers Say

British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C. New studies of cremated human remains excavated from the site suggest that about … Continue reading

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Discover Barcelona From The Sky To The Ground

Looking at the amazing Catalonian city from above reveals it’s structure and order, it looks like a chess board. The city is made of perfect square blocks of buildings. The square blocks and the triangle shape roads that lead to center, create an exclusive look and a … Continue reading

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The Maijishan Grottoes — masterpiece of cave architecture

Located in Gansu Province, China, Maijishan Grottoes is an amazing example of ancient rock cave architecture consisting of more than 7,000 Buddhist sculptures and about 1000 square meters of murals. Maijishan Grottoes means wheat stack mountain, it is 142 meters … Continue reading

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Predjama Castle (built within a cave) – Slovenia

Predjama Castle is a Renaissance castle woven within a cave mouth in southwestern Slovenia. It was built in the Gothic style and first mentioned in 1274. It is truly an architectural masterpiece. The structure was constructed under a natural rocky … Continue reading

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