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This gallery features 13 photos of Russian wildlife. These photos will exhibit in the one of most famous photo-festivals of Russia — «Primordial Russia».
Mont Saint-Michel is a small rocky tidal island situated on the north-west coast of France. Its unique architecture and ascetic beauty of the surrounding nature, combined with the atmosphere of medieval mystery and ancient legends, made this island-fortress one of the most visited landmarks of France second only to Paris itself.
Actually, the word "acropolis" simply means "upper city" or "a high place" — such places were used to build temples for patron deity and could be found in almost any Greek settlement. But it was the Acropolis of Athens that became the famous landmark of the world and a symbol of Greece, just like the Eiffel Tower in Paris or the Kremlin in Moscow.
Angel Waterfall of Venezuela is the highest in the world, with a height of 979 meters. We offer you to see a gallery of photos of this wonderful waterfall.
Angkor includes a number of majestic temples complexes, the most famous of which is the "Temple City" of Angkor Wat. It was built as a temple and mausoleum for King Suryavarman II in 1112-1152. It's considered to be one of the biggest cult buildings in the world.
South Georgia archipelago (Isla Georgias del Sur) lies in the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Antarctica. It includes the largest island of the same name, and several tiny islands. Because of its remote location South Georgia archipelago was hidden from the rest of the world for a very long time. And now we suggest you to enjoy photos from South Georgia Island.
The great ancient kingdom of Bagan was once located on the territory of the modern country of Myanmar. The capital of the kingdom was also named Bagan. The city of Bagan stretched along the western shore of the Irrawaddy River. Today, it is one of the largest archeological zones in the world...
The ancient city of Bagan has a large number of pagodas, temples and Buddhist stupas were built. Thousands of them are well preserved, and thousands more have survived in the form of ruins. Every morning ten huge balloons hovered above a valley...
Barcelona is one of the most famous ancient cities in the world. Various Barcelona landmarks, from the ancient fortresses to ultramodern skyscrapers, encompass almost all periods of its history. This gallery contains photos of Barcelona.
During the course of its long history, the city of Beijing has lived through countless forays and devastation, and changing of names, governments, and administrative status. In 1421, the city finally received its modern name, Beijing. By that time, in the midst of the outside city, which was surrounded by brick walls, people built the world-famous Forbidden City...
Bryce Canyon National Park is a national park located in southwestern Utah in the United States. Despite its name, the Bryce Canyon is not exactly a canyon but a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures formed by wind, water, and ice erosion of the river and lakebed sedimentary rocks.
Cancun is one of the most famous resorts towns in Mexico visited by almost seven million tourists every year. Half a million of local residents are involved in tourism industry and work hard to provide guests with high quality recreational experience. Meanwhile, in 1970 only three people lived here, and the only activity they did was looking after a coconut plantation...
Caves and whimsical rocks of Cappadocia are not the only tourist attraction of the region. Travelers are also attracted by the opportunity to admire local landscape from a basket of a hot air balloon. Hundreds of them ascending simultaneously from different corners of the valley. What a spectacular sight!
After wondering through river channels for about an hour we saw a blurry silhouette of the Church. Right before the sunrise. The sun painted the sky and the water with such surreal colors that we almost forgot why we were there...
The origins of Dubai trace back to the VII century, however few people associate the largest city of the United Arab Emirates with ancient times. Dubai is best described as "the City of the Future": nowhere else on the planet you will find so many incredible architectural constructions that are ultra-modern and even ahead of our times.
For nearly a 3 weeks, a pall of sweet-smelling wood smoke has hung over Independence Square in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. The reason of the riots is suspension of the European Union Association Agreement by the government. The protests are ongoing despite a heavy police presence, and an increasing number of university students are joining the protests...
The number of flamingos varies during a year depending on the water level and food availability, but at the peak of the season Lake Bogoria is covered by about half million of these graceful birds...
Sending cameras into the stratosphere is done by using balloons filled with helium. These balloons rise 35-37 kilometers above the ground, gradually increasing in size until they are as big as three-story house. At this altitude balloons suppose to burst and send cameras safely to the ground by parachute...
As any other ancient city, Florence has a lot to offer to tourists. However, its distinguishing feature is not only presented in architectural elements, but rather in continuous connection with history and culture of the world. Dante, Petrarch, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and many other great Masters lived and worked in Florence...
The deepest canyon in the world is one of the most famous US tourist attractions. And it's respectively called the Grand Canyon of Colorado Plateau: "grand" means "big, magnificent, enormous, great" and so on and so forth. The Grand Canyon was added to the famous UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979 and the Grand Canyon was one of its first entries.
Pyramids of Giza are the most famous Egyptian pyramids, which are still in existence. We present you a photo gallery of Pyramids of Giza.
The Great Wall of China can be easily called a world landmark: there is hardly a person who doesn't know about it or its location, and it not just because of its obvious name. The Great Wall of China is the most famous monument, unparalleled in its glory. The wall was supposed to run along the mountain chain, rounding all the spurs and covering high rises and deep gorges...
Guilin is one of the most interesting cities in China, also famous for its wonderful natural monuments. The Guilin's mountains are among the most picturesque mountains in the world. We present you a gallery of photo panoramas of the National Park of Guilin
Halong Bay (or Ha Long Bay) in Vietnam is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking places on the planet. Halong Bay area is not just the bay, but also 120 kilometers of a shoreline, as well as over 3 thousand islands bathing in the emerald water. Over a thousand islands have their own names.
Himalayas is the world's highest mountain range. This gallery features panoramic photos of the Mount Everest and another mountains of Himalayas.
“Ice and fire” – these are two words, which despite their seeming mutual exclusiveness, perfectly grasp the nature of Iceland. Although called “the land of ice”, ironically, Iceland has boiling hot springs and geothermal lakes. And how magnificent are the flows of glowing lava from Eyjafjallajoekull, the famous volcano!
Iguazu Falls located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. You have an opportunity to look at photos of this famous landmark.
Iceland is one of the most active volcanic regions in the world, with eruptions occurring every 3-4 years on average. Thrihnukagigur volcano is dormant — it last erupted over 4,000 years ago. There are no indications of it erupting again in the near future...
Among the many landmarks in Turkey, the three famous mosques of Istanbul that deserve special attention. The most beautiful one — The Blue Mosque — is considered the greatest masterpiece not only of Islamic architecture, but also of the world. Hagia Sophia Museum and The Suleymaniye Mosque two other great architecture landmarks...
The whole Square of Miracles is so miraculously beautiful that it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bold and freedom-loving Pisa preserved its fascinating and centuries-old architecture for us to see: from elegant boardwalks to grand royal palace...
Lake Baikal is the deepest lake on the planet, and is one of the most famous landmarks of Russia and the world. In 1996 Lake Baikal was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lake Baikal is the largest reservoir of fresh water. It is fed by 336 inflowing rivers and is drained though a single outlet — the Angara River...
The main pride of Masai Mara is "big five" (the most famous African animals: lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard) . The Mara and Talek rivers are a home to crocodiles and hippos. There are also cheetahs, zebras, hyenas, giraffes, gazelles, and other wild animals. 450 species of birds live in the reserve.
Being the capital of Spain and its largest city, Madrid is also a popular tourist destination. Variety of monuments from different epochs, rich history, and unique culture attract tourists from around the world. Saving landmarks of its legendary past, Madrid went on building new exciting architectural masterpieces.
There were a number of great civilizations on our planet. One of the most famous civilizations is Maya. They created a unique written language, art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems before disappearing without a trace. Remarkable monuments of Mayan architecture are found in Mexico, Chichen Itza...
The modern Maya people, who live in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras don't have such amazing inventions, but cherish their ancestors' heritage. Tikal is one of many monuments of the Maya that survived to this day and one of the largest cities located in the province of El Peten in Guatemala. It is also a part of Tikal National Park.
Sights of Mexico City turned the capital into one of the most popular tourist destinations in Latin America. If put together, all of Mexico City's contrasts: high crime rate vs. hospitality of local residents, ultra modern skyscrapers vs. Aztec pyramids, slums vs. magnificent palaces, hills vs. plains — provide the city with a special unforgettable atmosphere.
However nothing can compare with Easter Island, the most remote inhabitant piece of land in the world. This small island (164 sq km) holds the greatest number of unsolved mysteries.
According to the legend Moscow is situated on seven hills. The Kremlin, a settlement around which the modern capital of Russia grew, is situated on one of those hills the Borovitsky Hill. The first mention of Moscow dates back to year 1147, and since then, for almost nine centuries, the city experienced a myriad of events, and it has been destroyed and rebuilt over and over again...
Our helicopter flew over the Kremlin, the Kremlin stars, the chimes of the Saviour Tower, Ivan the Great Bell tower, and Saint Basil's Cathedral. Until now no one else managed to take photos of Kremlin from these unique angles.
Germany is a home to the most magical castle on the planet, Neuschwanstein Castle, the name of which translates as «The New Swan Cliff». There are several other famous castles in the area surrounding Neuschwanstein, namely Hohenschwangau, Füssen and Schwangau.
At the North American Niagara River nature created a magnificent cascade of waterfalls. Each waterfall has its own name: the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. However all of them are known under one name — Niagara Falls. This is the most important landmark of the USA and Canada at the same time, as it separates one country from another...
Fjords are considered to be among
the most beautiful sights of the world: narrow, winding, and cut deep
into the land, these sea bays are lodged between steep cliffs that
sometimes reach 1,000 meters high. They can be found all around the
world but when you mention fjords, most people think about Norway it
has the highest number of most beautiful fjords in the world...
New York is the most famous city of the USA, and Manhattan is the most famous part of New York. This gallery features panoramic photos of New York and Manhattan, the most populated island on Earth.
France is one of the most famous countries in Europe, and Paris is probably the most famous city in the world. Each Paris landmark has its own story that would take pages and pages! We offer you to see a gallery of photos of Paris.
Nowadays Peterhof is a world-famous complex consisting of various palaces and gardens, and it's considered to be one of the most important sights in St. Petersburg and Russia. Modern Peterhof includes several palaces and park complexes that were under construction for almost two centuries...
Petra is a city that lives in four dimensions. Or "lived" to be exact... My mind doesn't want to accept the fact that the majority of the breathtaking monumental rock castles are only random parts of a gigantic centuries-old multinational Necropolis.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) is the landmark of Rio de Janeiro. On a 700-meter high Corcovado mountain stands a giant figure of Christ, his arms are stretched out towards the city, as if blessing the land.
Prague is one of the most famous and beautiful cities in the world. This gallery features panoramic photos of Prague, the capital of Czech Republic.
The Colosseum is a monument with a great history. It probably wouldn't even have been built if not for the vanity of the Emperor Vespasian, Nero's successor. In his attempt to outshine the glory of the former ruler, in 70 AD Vespasian ordered to build a huge amphitheater, which could amaze everyone with its beauty and magnitude.
Rome is one of the most famous and beautiful cities in the world. This gallery features panoramic photos of Rome, the capital of Italy.
Modern Santorini is a tourist Mecca for visitors from all over the world. During summer months over a dozen of cruise ships every day bring thousands and thousands of tourists to this not-so-large island. We present you a photo gallery of Santorini.
I've been waiting for this photo shoot for a long time... Perhaps even my whole life. Over the past 20 years and despite numerous visits, I haven't seen the Golden Gate Bridge covered in its famous fog. For me, it has been really unlucky...
Photo panoramas of Chinese city Shaghai
It's not surprising that the Shwedagon Golden Pagoda was repeatedly plundered over the years, and some parts, like three hundred years old bell encrusted with jewels, are now lost. However, the Golden Pagoda in Myanmar has survived to see our days in its full glory.
Photo panoramas of Singapore can be found in this gallery
St. Petersburg is a city built on orders. Once having chosen the most convenient place where from it would be easy to threaten the Swedes, Peter I ordered and the construction started.
Thanks to its enormous size the temple is included in the Guinness Book of World Records. The temple complex takes up 12 hectares of land and includes the temple itself, several parks, a museum, a large cultural center where one can learn about Indian traditions and customs, water canals, which you can traverse by boats, and lots of cafes and souvenir shops.
In The New Seven Wonders Of The World list Taj Mahal, a mosque-mausoleum located in Indian city of Agra, takes a very important place. In spite of its Muslim origin this white marble necropolis became an actual symbol of India. We offer you to see a gallery of photos of Taj Mahal.
Ta Prohm is a beautiful temple, bound by massive roots of huge trees. Back in the days it was very different: one could see walls decorated by precious stones, hear beautiful music, and dancing in the halls. When in late nineteenth century Ta Prohm was discovered by French, they decided not to conduct a full-scale restoration of the temple.
The Great Barrier Reef is located in the eastern part of Australia and it is one of the greatest wonders of nature. It stretches 2,500 kilometers along the coast and has a territory of 344,400 square kilometers. It is the largest coral ecosystem of our planet and the largest natural object formed by living organisms.
One of the craters of the long-extinct Kamchatka volcano (caldera) is filled with picturesque Kurile Lake. It's the second largest freshwater reservoir in Kamchatka. On a clear day a surface of the lake becomes a mirror that reflects volcanoes, creating landscapes of unimaginable beauty...
Situated on the border of Switzerland and Italy, the Matterhorn is like a pyramid in the center of Europe, with four triangular faces meeting at its summit. Like any other pyramid (whether it be the famous pyramids in Egypt or a bit less famous pyramidal structures in Mexico), the Matterhorn Mountain is also full of mysteries and tragic stories.
Uzon Volcanic Caldera (a cauldron-like collapse) was formed about 40,000 years ago on the site of the volcano that was destroyed by a series of eruptions. Just like an open air museum, this unique volcanic territory offers you almost all Kamchatka places of interest: both hot and narzan mineral water springs, mud pots, volcanoes, lakes, and streams...
Vatican City is the smallest independent state in the world with a total area of 0.44 square kilometers and the total length of the state border of 3 kilometers. Famous St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City is more than just a tourist attraction. It's the heart of the country, a symbol of Catholicism and, until recently, the largest Christian church in the world.
Located in the center of Europe, which means in the middle of main European events, Venice went through several periods of prosperity and downfalls. Today it is one of the most famous cities in the world: 15 million tourists visiting Venice every year is a solid proof of this fact.
The Tolbachik volcano eruption is classified as an unconventional fissure eruption. Fissure eruptions are known fo emitting greatvolume of lava. They are also called "touristic" eruptions for relatively low level of danger and photogenic beauty of flowing rivers of lava.
This gallery features ultra high resolution panoramas. These photos can be printed more than 2 meters wide.