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Longmen Caves, Luolong District, Luoyang, Henan, China. The Longmen Caves (in Chinese, literally "Dragon's Gate Grottoes") are a series of rock sanctuaries found in the city of Luoyang, in the province of Henan. The caves extend for a total length of 1 kilometer and are one of the best examples of Chinese Buddhist art. The complex consists of 2345 caves and niches, 43 pagodas and over 100,000 Buddha images. Most of the sculptures, obtained by excavating the limestone rock, belong to the period of the Western Wei and Tang dynasty, the remaining to other periods. In the cave-temple there are statues even 17 meters high that depict Buddha and his disciples. 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 📸 @cocoanext  🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 #china  #cina  #luolongdystrict  #henan  #luoyang  #grottedilongmen  #grottoes  #longmencaves  #longmengrottoes  #buddha  #chineseart  #asianart  #buddhism  #buddismo  #statue  #archeo  #arkeo  #archeotravel  #travelling  #archeology  #antiqua_archeologia  👍 #art  #archeologicalsite  #buddhistart  #artebuddista  #rockreliefs 

🇮🇹 Grotte di Longmen, Distretto di Luolong, Luoyang, Henan, Cina. Le Grotte di Longmen (in cinese, letteralmente "grotte della porta del drago") sono uno serie di santuari rupestri che si trovano nella città di Luoyang, nella provincia di Henan. Le grotte si distendono per una lunghezza complessiva di 1 chilometro e costituiscono uno dei migliori esempi di arte buddista cinese. Il complesso è composto da 2345 grotte e nicchie, 43 pagode e oltre 100.000 immagini di Buddha. Gran parte delle sculture, ottenute scavando la roccia calcarea, appartengono al periodo della dinastia Wei occidentale e Tang, le restanti ad altri periodi. Nella grotta-tempio vi sono statue alte anche 17 metri che raffigurano Buddha e i suoi discepoli. 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 🇬🇧 Longmen Caves, Luolong District, Luoyang, Henan, China. The Longmen Caves (in Chinese, literally "Dragon's Gate Grottoes") are a series of rock sanctuaries found in the city of Luoyang, in the province of Henan. The caves extend for a total length of 1 kilometer and are one of the best examples of Chinese Buddhist art. The complex consists of 2345 caves and niches, 43 pagodas and over 100,000 Buddha images. Most of the sculptures, obtained by excavating the limestone rock, belong to the period of the Western Wei and Tang dynasty, the remaining to other periods. In the cave-temple there are statues even 17 meters high that depict Buddha and his disciples. 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 📸 @cocoanext  🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 #china  #cina  #luolongdystrict  #henan  #luoyang  #grottedilongmen  #grottoes  #longmencaves  #longmengrottoes  #buddha  #chineseart  #asianart  #buddhism  #buddismo  #statue  #archeo  #arkeo  #archeotravel  #travelling  #archeology  #antiqua_archeologia  👍 #art  #archeologicalsite  #buddhistart  #artebuddista  #rockreliefs 

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28/Apr/16 The #amazing  #龙门  #dragongatekunming  #西山  , a group of #grottoes  #sculptures  #corridors  and #pavilions  that were hacked from the #cliff  between 1781and 1835 by a #taoist  #monk  and co-workers.#westernhills  #kunming  #china  #visitchina  #a_city_at_a_time 

The man in the grotto

My Rosh Hanikrah Grottoes sweater. Plan to wear it at the site on my upcoming trip to Israel. #roshhanikra  #roshhanikragrottoes  #grottoes  #israel 

• • ***SPECIAL FEATURE*** • •@mariis.capela  { “A #philosophical  #place . This is the dream project of a man of considerable culture #CarvalhoMonteiro , who made ordered the construction of #RegaleiraPalace  and its #chapel  at the beginning of the 20th century to a design by #LuigiManini , the same architect responsible for the #BussacoPalaceHotel  in central #Portugal  and the #CondesdeCastroGuimaraes  museum in Cascais. The combination of this palace and its lush #gardens  doted with mysterious #grottoes , wells, ponds, #towers  and #statues  Looks like the setting for an opera and is too much for incurable #romantics  and #occult  #lovers  to resist !” - Quinta da Regaleira, Spain } • • •Feature selected by @natachamars  • • • Logo by @takashiym  • @hubdirectory  Member • • • December 15, 2017 • •

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G O U F F R E ✨ A journey to the center of earth... It’s what we have done today with my guests from @oldeipswichtours  ⭐️ Everybody can do it, everybody can enjoy it even if you are a little bit afraid of undergrounds like I am... • • • #gouffre  #gouffredepadirac  #padirac  #padiractourisme  #grotto  #grotte  #grottole  #thegrotto  #grottoes  #underground  #earth  #journey  #travel  #travelidea  #travelinfrance  #frenchgrotto  #padiracgrotto  #travelgram  #travelguide  #tourguide  #program  #discover  #adventure  #speleology  #lake  #undergroundlake  #undergroundriver 

Holy... it mustve taken them forever to carve / chisel dwellings and art into the mountain side. 🙏 . . . #longmengrottoes  #grottoes  #luoyang  #china  #photography  #history  #travel  #travelgram  #thegrind  #work  #travelblogger  #explore  #wander  #wanderlust  #chinahighlights  #chinatravel  #chinatour  #discover  #discovering  #travelphotography 

Yungang grottoes, are sculptural ancient Buddhist temples, are are just stunning... check the stories to see more😊 UNESCO 😚 #yunganggrottoes  #datong  #yungang  #china  #grottoes  #history  #womentravel  #exploring  #nextcountry  #careerbreaktravel  #wanderlust  #unescoworldheritage  #UNESCO 

Мимишные детки😍 Какие же они хорошенькие🥰 Так старались♥️ #longmen  #grottoes  #china  #luoyang  #travel  #children  #happy 

Uploading photos of my trips in the last year. August '18 - Mati Temple and grottoes, 65km South of Zhangye, Gansu (China) #matitemple  #matitemplegrottoes  #zhangye  #gansu  #china  #chinatravel  #worldtravel  #buddhist  #grottoes  #chinesewriting  #buddhistart  #travel  #travelphotography 

Grottoes, Virginia. In the breadbasket heart of rural Virginia. #grottoes  #grottoesva  #realvirginia 

Longmen Grottoes - thousands of years of history, it's so amazing . #longmen  #grottoes  #china  #travel 

Contact me for your memorable trip in Cilento National Park.Because you deserve the best! #padula  #Cilento  #grottoes  #palinuro  #capellidivenere  #cilentocoast 

The Grand Cavern 200 feet underground, 57 degrees year round #cathedralroom  #Grottoes 

Mati ( horse’s footprint) temple in Zhangye city, Gansu Province, western China. There are temples built on the cliff, heritage of our ancestors’ wisdom.

Beneath one of the huge Buddhas at Maijishan (麦积山) outside Tianshui in Gansu, China. It’s an astonishing place and one of incredible religious and artistic significance shame that since I last came they have ramped up the admission rate to presumably help finance a huge tourist service centre where you get tickets and fund the bizarre facial recognition admission technology. Added to which back in the day you could take a bus direct to the grottoes, now you need to get off at the deliberately distant service centre drop off and either walk 3km uphill or take the Y15 bus up, all designed to make you spend more on site #china  #chinatravel  #travelchina  #旅游  #旅游指南  #麦积山  #佛教  #雕像  #石窟  #grottoes  #tianshui  #gansu  #ontheroad  #tumbleweed  #china  #china🇨🇳 

The #algarve  region which is the southern most part of #portugal  is beautiful with #rugged  #caves  and #grottoes  #beaches .... #algarveportugal  #portugal 

🇬🇧86th day, 2nd part ✅There were some unpleasant moments and misunderstanding regards the number of passengers in the boat after buying the tickets in Trang An. The prices are really high for the seat and I was convinced that the boat can go with even 2 person in it, however 2 other, local passengers joined to us too. As we were ripped off a couple of times as we have to pay more for the same things as tourists we expected someone to explain us why we can't have a private boat. Of course nobody spoke in English, but didn't even try to do a single thing in order to communicate with us, but rather they were just laughing from the shore. I got really angry and this whole situation was really unpleasant, but at the end we accepted that I knew this wrongly - it is not possible to have only 2 people in the boat. The boat trip didn't start perfectly and it got worse with the fact that the 2 other passengers blocked our view really. ✅Luckily later atmosphere got better, the other couple broke the ice by bringing us some drink that was a really pleasant surprise. ✅The tour was nice, but really long, more than 2.5 hours. We rowed along big mountains and long caves(1km long!) while the colour of the water nearly changed constantly. ✅We didn't have perfect weather, however the scenery was amazing regardless. From time to time we stopped in some temples and our last stop was the Skull island that is the Skull island from the Kong: Skull island movie. Even though we haven't seen the movie it looked like some parts of the decoration remained there. ✅We got really tired by the end of the day. Half asleep I chatted with our new accomodation that they'll pick up our passport(had to extend the visa) from Hanoi and deliver it to Cat Ba for us, so we don't need to stop in the capital just for this. We were really happy about it and went to sleep with the thought of we will cancel our original bus journey and straight head to Cat Ba in the early morning. #backpacking  #southeastasia  #vietnam  #ninhbinh  #BaiDinh  #temple  #pagoda  #travel  #traveling  #travelingcouple  #blog  #boat  #tour  #grottoes  #cliffs  #limestone  #trangan 

🇬🇧86th day, Ninh Binh ✅We've extended our staying in this accomodation, but not because we enjoyed the spiders or plenty of mosquitos, but because the weather was not so pleasant in the past 2 days and the weatherforecast showed us some good sign for the day. ✅Rented a scooter in the morning and visited the nearby Bai Dinh buddhist complex that is the biggest in Southeast Asia. It is situated on 539 ha field and most of it parts were built between 2003 and 2010, but the original temple still can be found in a little cave. There are more than 500 various Buddha sculptures in a corridor one by one next to each other. It's worth paying to enter one of the temple where a lift takes you to the 12th floor where you find a beautiful panorama. As visiting the temple complex is free, we recommend to buy tickets to this tower and for the golf cars that take you some parts of the huge park. We really liked this place. ✅We headed back home from herr as had to change the helmet plus brought some extra camera gear and then we were already on our way to the city of Ninh Binh. ✅Paid for an afternoon boat trip amongst cliffs/limestone mountains. ✅Just before we had arrived to this place an older man(in his fifties) fell with his motorbike that landod on him. We jumped off our bike and straight went to help him standing up. It was nothing really, but he was really greatful. Jumped back to our bikes and then were back on the road again, but we spotted somebody got really close to us, bit disturbingly. It turned out that it was the old man who we helped earlier and tried to tell us something through his helmet. Finally we managed to interpret the message that he wanted to invite us to his home to be his guests for a drink. It sounded really cool and interesting, but we said no finally for 2 reasons: First we didn't help him just to get something for exchange(but it'd have been great to chat to a local:) ) and also we were on a rush to the boat tour. **To be continued** #backpacking  #southeastasia  #vietnam  #ninhbinh  #BaiDinh  #temple  #pagoda  #travel  #traveling  #travelingcouple  #blog  #boat  #tour  #grottoes  #cliffs  #limestone 

🇭🇺86. nap 2. rész ✅Trang An barlang hajó túra-a jegyvásárlást követően volt pár kellemetlenség s félreértés azzal kapcsolatban, hogy hány fővel indul el egy csónak. Borsos árat kérnek el a helyekért, úgyhogy én sajnos rosszul, de így tudtam, hogy a hajó 2 fővel is elindulhat. Ám hozzánk 2 helyi is csatlakozott. S mivel szembesültünk már azzal, hogy turistaként kihasználnak és több pénzt kérnek el, azt vártuk, hogy valaki elmagyarázza, hogy miért nem mehetünk csak ketten egy hajóban. Persze senki sem beszélt angolul és hajszálukat sem gorbitettek annak érdekében, hogy szót értsenek velem, csak gúnyosan röhögtek a partról. Jól fel is idegesítettek,de aztán persze elfogadtuk, hogy rosszul tudtam, nincs lehetőség arra, hogy 2 emberrel induljon el a csónak. (Állítólag!) Mondjak, hogy boldogok a lelki szegenyek, de azert ez nem esett tul jol, nem indult a legjobban a tura. Ez tetozte, hogy a helyi par elore ult a hajoban, igy a kilátásunkat is rombolták. Szerencsere kesobb oldodott a hangulat, nagyon nagy meglepetesunkre a par megajandekozott minket egy itallal is, ami uditoen hatott. :) Maga a csonakazas jo volt, bar picit hosszu, 2 es fel oras. Gyonyoru hegyek kozott mentunk, hosszu(1 km hosszu!) barlangokon at mikozben a folyo szine folyamatosan valtozott. Bar szikrazo napsutesunk nem volt, ez egyaltalan nem vett vissza semmit a latvanybol. Helyenkent meg meg alltunk egy egy templomnal. A tura utolso allomasa pedig a Skull island, ami a Koponya-sziget a Kong: Koponya-sziget cimu filmbol! Bar mi a filmet nem lattuk, ugy tunt a diszletek ott maradtak a filmrajongok nagy oromere. ✅Estere jol elfaradtunk. Felalomban meg leleveleztem az uj szallassunkkal, hogy majd ők elintezik az utlevelunk felvetelet Hanoibol es elszallitjak Cat Ba-ba, a kovetkezo uticelunkra, igy nekunk nem kell feleslegesen visszamennunk a fovarosba, hogy atvegyuk a meghosszabbított vízumunkat. Meg is örültünk ennek a lehetosegnek, majd ugy fekudtunk le, hogy masnap lemondjuk az eredetileg lefoglalt buszutunkat es koran indulunk at Cat Ba-ba. #backpacking  #southeastasia  #vietnam  #ninhbinh  #BaiDinh  #temple  #pagoda  #travel  #traveling  #travelingcouple  #blog  #boat  #tour  #grottoes  #cliffs  #limestone 

🇭🇺86.nap, Ninh Binh ✅Hosszabbitottunk egy ejszakat, de nem azert mert megkedveltuk a pokokat es a temerdek mennyisegu szunyogot, hanem mert az idojaras az elozo 2 napban nem volt kegyes hozzank, és az előrejelzések alapján jobb időre számíthattunk aznap. ✅Reggel motort bereltunk es elmentunk a kozeli Bai Dinh nevu, DK-Azsia legnagyobb buddhista templom komplexumába, ahol több mint 2 órát töltöttünk.539 hektáron terül el, 2003-2010 között épült a nagyobbik része, de az eredeti régi templom is fellelhető egy kis barlangban. Többek között több mint 500 változatosan megfaragott Buddha szobor sorakozik egy folyosón. Érdemes befizetni az egyik templomba is, ahol lifttel visznek fel a 12. emeleti magasságba, ahonnan csodás panoráma tárult elénk. Mivel a komplexum látogatása ingyenes, mi ajánljuk ebbe a toronyba a jegyvásárlást illetve a golfautok használatát (750Ft/fő). Nekünk nagyon tetszett az egész park. ✅Innen egybol hazaugrottunk egy sisak cserere ill felfegyverkeztunk extra kamerakkal, majd útba ejtettunk Ninh Binh városát, ahol megebédeltünk. ✅Délutáni hajó túrára fizettünk be, a vízből kiemelkedő mészkő sziklák közé. ✅Mielőtt odaertunk volna, a piros lámpánál egy 50es úr eldőlt a motorjával, ami rádőlt. Egyből lepattantunk mindketten és segítettünk neki felállni. Nagyon hálásnak tűnt, pedig igazan semmiseg volt az egesz. Felpattantunk a motorunkra es tovabbhajtottunk, viszont par masodperc mulva lattam, hogy valaki szorosan mögöttünk van. Kiderult, hogy utanunk jott az Ur, majd probalt valamit atkiabalni sisakon keresztul. Nagy nehezen rajottunk, hogy hálájának jeléül szeretne minket a hazaba invitalni es vendegul latni. Bar nagyon kecsegtetoen hangzott a dolog, ket okbol is visszautasitottuk. Egyreszt nem azert segitettuk fel, mert barmit is vartunk erte cserebe(bar jo lett volna egy helyivel beszelgetni:) ), masreszrol meg sietnunk kellett a hajos kirandulasra. **Folyt. Köv** #backpacking  #southeastasia  #vietnam  #ninhbinh  #BaiDinh  #temple  #pagoda  #travel  #traveling  #travelingcouple  #blog  #boat  #tour  #grottoes  #cliffs  #limestone 

“One can always bear what is right.” - Eva Ibbotson . . #nofilter  #ocean  #grotto  #grottoes  #mermaidslivehere  #roshhanikra  #israel  #nature  #water  #sea  #stone  #mediterranean  #clearwater  #blue  #mar  #azul  #piedra  #agua  #evaibbotson 

This pic comes from Yungang Grottoes. It is an ancient Buddhist temple formed by more than 50 caves. Some of them are not even restored and are dated around 400B.C. 100%Recommended, they are impressive. #xt3  #fujifilm  #travelphotography  #photography  #fujixt3  #captureone  #placesmagicsandbox  #sculpture  #caves  #yunganggrottoes  #datong  #china  #grottoes  #instatravel  #aroundtheworld  #myfujilove 

Coasteering this morning! Amazing jump into the blowhole of a grotto in western Algarve. #Coasteering  #cliffjumping  #adrenalineseeker   #activeholiday  #Algarve  #Portugal  #Sagres  #ViladoBispo  #Raposeira  #Lagos  #Salema  #Burgau  #Praiadaluz  #caves  #grottoes  #cliffs  #teambuilding  #corporateevents 

Come out and see me 🙋‍♀️this morning in Grottoes! ☔️or☀️Lots of 🆒&🆕 items‼️And plenty of 🅿️ #midnight_creations  💵&💳 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️#wood  #communityyardsale  #homedecor  #art  #collectibles  #reclaimedwood  #furniture  #nascar  #sale  #rainorshine  #signs  #wallart  #diecast  #3 #grottoes 

. ORNAMENTAL PONDS AND GROTTOES, VALENTINES PARK _______________________________________________________ Valentines Park is distinguished by its many ornamental ponds, that date back to the early 18th Century, and are vital to the park's picturesque character. Notably, there are several historic grottos (c.‪1740-1760‬) situated on the ponds, of national importance due to their rarity, which are fine examples of Rococo style rockwork using a combination of flint, limestone, Ormer and Conch shells, glassy slag and fragments of architectural features. These charming landscape features also serve as the drainage system for the whole site with the Horse Pond at its head which feeds into the Long Water, Jacobs Well, the Fish Pond, the Cran Brook, the Boating Lake, before connecting up with the River Roding and eventually the River Thames at Barking. The combination of water, grottos and history makes for a romantic escape. 💓 Location: Ilford, London, UK 🇬🇧. Season: Spring 2019 🌱 . . . #wanderinglandscapearchitect  #wandering  #landscapearchitecture  #landscape  #landscapephotography  #architecture  #landarch  #landscapeporn  #landscapedesign  #landscapedesigner  #exteriordesign  #garden  #photographer  #urbandesign  #whatislandscapearchitecture  #chooselandscape  #thisislandscape  #valentinespark  #valentinesmanor  #valentines  #valentinesparkilford  #historicgardens  #historicgarden  #ornamentalpond  #ponds  #waterreflections  #parkland  #londonparks  #grotto  #grottoes 

Hamilton Pool Preserve, featuring a 50-foot (15 meters) waterfall with plunge pool and grotto. One of the natural wonders of the state of Texas! For scale, note people in light-colored clothing on both left and right as I pan around. Will have stills with geological information and more in a later post. #txhillcountry  #hillcountry  #hillcountrytx  #texashillcountry  #hillcountrytexas  #drippingsprings  #traviscounty  #austintexas  #texas  #waterfalls  #waterfallsoftexas  #naturalworld  #nature  #naturalwonder  #geology  #geologists  #geologyoftexas  #geologistsofinstagram  #swimminghole  #plungepool  #grotto  #grottoes  #hiking  #swimmingholesofinstagram  #waterfallsofinstagram  #waterfallvideo  #hikingtexas 

#grottoes  #Buddha  sculptures I see you, you see me.

Piscinas termales, grutas, y un jardín botánico #parqueterranostra  #sãomiguel  #açores  #portugal  #thermalpools  #grottoes  #botanicalgardens 

龙门石窟·洛阳 Longmen Grottoes #龙门石窟  #洛阳  #luoyang  #china  #henan  #grottoes  #travel  #culture  #chinese  #buddhist  #buddhism 

The Gardens at Palmdale, one of the Garden Conservancy’s newest preservation projects, will hold a garden dedication ceremony tomorrow, May 10. A five-acre meditation garden located in Fremont, CA, in the southeast San Francisco Bay Area, the garden includes 200 horticultural species, with specimens from around the world, and historic trees, including a Monterrey Cypress that is over 300 years old. Paths wind through serene plantings, and cool fountains, ponds and grottoes. Owned by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family since 1948, the order wishes to conserve the garden as a park for the enjoyment of the community. The Garden Conservancy is working closely with the Sisters of the Holy Family to develop a conservation easement for the property that will protect it in perpetuity. #gardensatpalmdale  #fremontca  #monterreycypress  #meditationgarden  #plantlove  #plantcollection  #fountains  #ponds  #grottoes  #historictrees  #savingandsharinggardens  #gardenpreservation 

Beautiful timber grottoes even on a partially cloudy day @arundelcastle  #arundelcastle  #gardenfolly  #timberfolly  #grottoes  #springgardens  #englishspring  🌱🌷🏛

Datong Huge Buddha gave me an amazing feeling. Nice trip to visit Datong Download free guidebook at hichinatrip.com. Btw, let share for us your trip in China #datong  #grottoes  #buddha  #freeguidebook  #guidebook  #china  #travelguidebook  #traveler  #travel 

I’m such an introvert I went to a cave for my birthday #may8  #birthday🎂  #grottoes  #caves 

龍門石窟是從魏晉南北朝開始開鑿石像,至今有一千五百年,與敦煌的莫高窟還有山西大同雲岡石窟三大石窟,站在底下有種莫名的敬畏之心 #china  #henan  #luoyang  #longmengrottoes  #grottoes  #rock  #cave  #中国  #河南  #洛阳  #龙门石窟 

Went to #roshhanikra  today, at the #border  with #libanon  to visit the #grottoes  Unbelievable to see the #forces  of #nature  ! #rocks  of 220 million (!) years old eroded by the #water  😲💦💙

Yungang grottoes / zhangye rainbow mountain

Gorgeous grottos in Rosh Hanikra ❤️ Israel 🇮🇱

The Kompong Trach Mountain Resort ⛰ is located about 35 km northeast of Kep town and 38 km east of Kompot town. At the base of the mountain, we can find several caves. To get inside of this place, we have to go through the main entrance via pagoda. . . . #kompongtrach  #kompongtrachcave  #kompongtram  #kompongtrachmountain  #caves  #caveexploring  #exploringcaves  #exploringcave  #limstonecave  #limestonecave  #limestonecaves  #grotto  #thegrotto  #grottos  #grottoes 

Where do two crazy Canadians go first thing in the morning - #kayaking  #kayaktourslagos  ! Yes #kayak  in #lagos  #lagosportugal  is amazing - great caves and #grottoes  and nice visibility. This is part 1 of our #atlanticoceankayaking  #atlanticseakayaking  @alexei.marinets 

Quinta da Regaleira was one of the coolest and most beautiful places I have ever seen! Always loved gothic architecture and this place comes with caves to explore and the most beautiful surroundings! #portugal  #sintra  #sintraportugal  #quintadaregaleira  #caves  #gothic  #gothicarchitecture  #castles  #travelling  #travel  #justbackfrom  #welltravelled  #sculptures  #architecture  #goth  #gothlove  #mapofeurope  #mapoftheworld  #travels  #adventure  #goingonanadventure  #gothicchapel  #amazingviews  #holidaypics  #holiday  #grottoes  #hiddengems  #quinta  #extraordinaryhouses  #mansion 

Like to venture into caves of Italy#grottoes #italy #puglia #putignano #grottodicastellana 

William Champion's amazing subterranean grottoes. Caverns, caves and tunnels. All hand-built. Some of them still lie buried under the grounds. #grottoes  #gardens  #williamchampion  #Bristol  #subterranean  #undergroundtunnels 

🚲 начало в предыдущем посте 🚲 Из Haifa по трассе 4 через Nahariyya можно отправиться к границе с Ливаном в Rosh HaNikra. Пейзажи часто меняются - то и дело за окном автобуса проносятся эвкалиптовые рощи, банановые и манговые плантации. Эта страна не перестаёт удивлять контрастом ландшафтов. Rosh HaNikra израильтяне очень любят - виды здесь бесконечные, в пещерах гроты, отвесные белые скалы врезаются в синеву моря, на самый верх поднимет красная кабинка канатной дороги. Лучше приехать пораньше,иначе стоять в очереди на подьёмник дольше,чем подниматься. Этот посёлок и в то же время важный наблюдательный и оборонительный пункт Армии обороны Израиля видел и походы ассирийского царя в 701году до н.э., и армию Александра Македонского после завоевания Тира в 333 году до н.э., и крестоносцев и наконец Британцев во времена мандата. Что сказать - очень востребованные земли. Рош хаНикра - это однозначно про бескрайние просторы, пикники с панорамным видом и отрыв от городской скуки. #лучшийвид  #details  #whiterock 

Skull Rock at the grottoes. You know it's watching. What tales could it tell? #grottoes  #skullrock  #subterranean  #afterdark😈  #williamchampion 

There are tunnels and subterranean caverns to explore at the grottoes. All made by William Champion to entertain his guests when they visited his gardens. #grottoes  #gardens  #caves  #18thcentury  #williamchampion  #mysteriousgrottoes  #afterdark😈 

I couldn't #imagine  such a #beauty  of the #villasalviati  just out from #florence . As requested for the #suburban  #villas  in the #renaissance  time...here a wonderful #position , immersed in the nature, with #belvedere , #gardens , in this case an #italiangarden , a #courtyard , a #chapel , #grottoes  with #watergames . From October 2012 #villasalviati  is home to the Historical Archives of the European Union, a unique resource for researchers at the EUI and far beyond. #culture  #history  #specialplaces  #treasureoftuscany 

Amazing what nature can do...its gift to us is magnificent #travel  #roshhanikra  #grottoes  #mediterraneanpearls  #lazydays  #weekendgetaway  #sea  #beautifulscenery  #ilovetravel