Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an American national park in the Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico. The primary attraction of the park is the show cave, Carlsbad Cavern. Visitors to the cave can hike in on their own via the natural entrance or take an elevator from the visitor center. The park entrance is located on US Highway

Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the

Cumalıkızık village. Its history goes back to the Ottoman Empire's foundation period. The historical texture of the village has been well protected and the civilian countryside architectural structures of the early Ottoman period are still intact. Because of this, Cumalıkızık has become a popular but still unspoiled center for tourists. Cumalıkızık was

Talampaya National Park. It was designated a provincial reserve in 1975, a national park in 1997, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. The park protects an area of the Argentine Monte ecoregion. It has landscapes of great beauty, with flora and fauna typical of the mountain biome. The park is in a basin between the

Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. It is the capital of an empire that extended into present-day Peru and Chile, flourishing from AD 300 to AD 1000. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important civilizations prior to the Inca Empire; it was the

Imperial City of Hue

The Imperial City (Vietnamese: Kinh thành Huế) in Huế is a walled fortress and palace in the former capital of Vietnam. The grounds of the Imperial City were surrounded by a wall 2klm by 2klm, and the walls were surrounded by a moat. Inside the Imperial City was the imperial enclosure called the Purple Forbidden City in

Barsana's Monastery

Bârsana's Monastery. Official name Church of the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple. It is one of eight Wooden Churches of Maramureș county, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, another wooden monastery was built in Bârsana region. The church was built in 1720 and it features

Blaenavon Ironworks is a former industrial site which is now a museum in Blaenavon in Wales. The ironworks was of crucial importance in the development of the ability to use cheap, low quality, high sulphur iron ores worldwide. It was the site of the experiments by Sidney Gilchrist Thomas and his cousin Percy Gilchrist that led to "the basic steel process" or

Aphrodisias

Aphrodisias was a small ancient Greek Hellenistic city in the historic Caria cultural region. It is located near the modern village of Geyre. Aphrodisias was named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, who had here her unique cult image, the Aphrodite of Aphrodisias. According to the Suda, a Byzantine encyclopedic compilation, before the city became

Tam Cốc-Bích Động is a popular tourist destination in north Vietnam and part of the Tràng An Scenic Landscape Complex UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located in Ninh Binh province, near the village of Tam Cốc. The closest city is Ninh Binh. It consists of two distinct attractions: Tam Cốc, a flooded