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Турция. Ани. (Georgios Giannopoulos) На границе Турции с Арменией, проходящей по реке Ахурян, лежат руины древней столицы Анийского царства, некогда великого града Ани, известного как «город тысячи и одной церкви». Основанный более 1600 лет назад, Ани был важным пунктом на торговом маршруте из Кавказа в   Европу  и  Азию.

Ruins of the Mausoleum of the Child Princes in the Citadel in Ani, on April Located in the Inner Fortress on Citadel Hill, this structure is thought to have been built around 1050 AD. (CC BY SA Georgios Giannopoulos)

The 1,500\u002Dyear\u002Dold monument covers 300 acres and might have been built by the Huns.

Mysterious stone monument found in Kazakhstan is way bigger than Stonehenge

The 9 Biggest Archaeology Findings of 2016 from Live Science. From new Dead Sea Scrolls to the youngest mummy ever found in Egypt, here are the years biggest archaeological finds.

Турция. Ани,. 30 июля 2008 года. Средневековые стены города-призрака. (Marko Anastasov)

The Ancient Ghost City of Ani is a ruined medieval Armenian city situated in the Turkish province of Kars near the border with Armenia.

The Palais Idéal in Hauterives, France - The Palace Built By a Postman, Using Stones From His Route | Mental Floss

The Palace Built By a Postman, Using Stones From His Route

In Hauterives, France Ferdinand Cheval spent 33 years single-handedly building his dream palace—and he did it by collecting rocks as he delivered the mail.

March 2, 2001 - The Taliban begins destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas.

Ancient Afghanistan Statue of Buddha, before its destruction by the Taliban. The face was destroyed centuries earlier by an Afghan king.

PHOTOS OF WADIS | of the stone arches of the bridge of the aquaduct

PHOTOS OF WADIS | of the stone arches of the bridge of the aquaduct

The amazingly well-preserved Krak Des Chevalier castle in western Syria was built by the Hospitalier Knights between 1142 and 1170. The knights were charged with the defense of the Holy Land during the First Crusade. A Sultan seized the castle in 1271, repaired some of the damage and replaced the chapel with a mosque. But the stunningly preserved fortress still looks much as it did in the 13th century.

The amazingly well-preserved Krak Des Chevalier castle in western Syria was built by the Hospitalier Knights between 1142 and 1170. The knights were charged with the defense of the Holy Land during the First Crusade. A Sultan seized the castle in 1271, repaired some of the damage and replaced the chapel with a mosque. But the stunningly preserved fortress still looks much as it did in the 13th century.

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a 2,900-year-old gate-shrine they say confirms the biblical story of King Hezekiah, who mandated the worship of God and the rejection of all other deities.

Archaeologists unearth ancient gate-shrine in Israel

First Temple period gate-shrine unearthed at Israel's Tel Lachish National Park

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