“The size of the monument should be determined by the degree of significance of the event for the entire civilization. We are not trying to carve an epic out of stone, depict a scene of moonlight, or write a sonnet; we are not dealing with mysticism or tragedy, but rather with constructive and dramatic moments or turning points in our amazing story, ”said Gutzon Borglum, a sculptor who created Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore (Mount Rushmore) is located near the town of Keystone (Keystone), in the mountain region of Black Hills (Black Hills), in the territory of the US state of South Dakota. In its rock, huge granite sculptures are carved, forming the National Presidential Memorial of the United States. Continue reading
In St. Petersburg, a huge number of attractions, monuments and the most diverse, interesting and unusual places. We invite you to familiarize yourself with them on our website of the most interesting facts in the world.
Yards-wells: to create a building “solid facade” ordered more Peter. Land in the northern capital has always become more expensive and the construction of U-shaped buildings was made wasteful. The lack of territory in the focus of the megalopolis leads to the construction of buildings immediately adjacent to each other. In this way (whole quarters with a continuous facade emerge. Continue reading
On our website we regularly post interesting articles about Russian cities, so we have already posted interesting facts about: Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, St. Petersburg and others, but with horror I discovered that on a trip to the capital of our Motherland – to Moscow – together with you set off. I decided to correct this shortcoming and publish the article not just interesting facts about Moscow, but an article about the most unusual sights of Moscow. I would like to note at the beginning of the article, of course, it is great to travel around Moscow on my own, but this is quite laborious for an inexperienced traveler – only one metro can easily get lost or looking at the map of Moscow completely lost. Continue reading