Wonders Of The Medieval World

Himanshi singh        Nov  24 , 2022

#Hagia Sophia - Istanbul, Turkey

The foundations of Hagia Sophia were laid in 325 BC, in a pagan temple. Originally a small building, Byzantine emperor Justinian I extended it as a church in 532 AD.  

#Cairo Citadel - Cairo, Egypt

The citadel remains a popular tourist attraction, with three historic mosques, the most famous of which is named the Mosque of Muhammed Ali. 

#Kom El Shoqafa Catacombs - Alexandria, Egypt

A fusion of Greek, Egyptian, and early Roman architecture, the catacombs consist of several chambers and levels which could hold up to 300 corpses at a time 

#Leaning Tower Of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa was never meant to lean. Its construction began in 1173 and workers noticed the lean when it was only three stories high. 

#Cluny Abbey - Cluny, France

The Cluny Abbey was founded in 910 AD when Duke William I of Aquitaine bestowed his hunting preserve to the Benedictine monks so they could establish  

#Ely Cathedral - Cambridgeshire, England

Located in the small town of Cambridgeshire, Ely Cathedral is one of the longest cathedrals in England.  

#Porcelain Tower - Nanjing, China

The Ming Dynasty constructed an entire tower made of white porcelain bricks in the 15th century.  

#Colosseum - Rome, Italy

The Colosseum was unique in its architecture as it was built as a freestanding structure made of stone and concrete. 

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