Alhambra, fully known as Calat Alhambra, is a fortress and palace complex constructed in the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers in the Province of Granada, Spain. The palace has acquired the small hilly terrace of the Assabica, bordering the city of Granada where it is located.
The Alhambra’s Moorish palaces were residential buildings built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court during Nasrid dynasty. After the reconquest by the Catholic Monarchs in 1492, some portions were used by the Christian rulers. But nowadays Alhambra is considered to be one of the main tourist destinations in Spain. Read more
Karahundj or Zorats Qarer (also known as “Armenian Stonehenge”) is 3, 500 years older than England’s Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids. Having a unique structure in its kind, it has not fully studied yet.
Zorats Qarer is in the spotlight of the tourists conditioned by its high historic-cultural value and easy-to-reach geographical position. It is located near the Yerevan-Iran and Yerevan-Mountainous Kharabagh highway, in the Sisian’s part, 300-400 meters far from the highway and distinguished by the nearby fascinating nature as well.
The monument is a complex of hundreds of vertically fixed stones covering more than three hectares area. The all stones of the monument are of basalt and on some of them there are hauls. The main disputes in scientific circles about this structure are framed within two viewpoints. Read more
The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
The Taj Mahal (also “the Taj”) is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was cited as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.” Read more