On top of mount Vodno located next to the city of Skopje at an attitude of 1,066 meters above the sea level, the Millennium Cross was built to mark 2000 years of Christianity in Macedonia. The Millennium Cross dimensions are 76 high by 46 meters wide and it is a unique structure in the world.
According to certain data the bridge was built in the 6th century, whereas in its present form it was raised upon the old foundation in the time of the Sultan Murat II in the first half of the 15th century. As the name itself says, the stone bridge was built of solid stone blocks, while its massive construction is supported by firm columns, connected with semicircular arcs.
The Stone Br...
White City Stadium (originally The Great Stadium) was built in White City, London, for the 1908 Summer Olympics, often seen as the precursor to the modern seater stadium and noted for hosting the finish of the first modern distance marathon. It also hosted speedway and a match at the 1966 World Cup, before the stadium was demolished in 1985.
Khalifa International Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is currently used mostly for football matches and has facilities for many other athletics. The stadium has a capacity of 50,000. Khalifa stadium will be the main venue for the Doha 2006 Asian Games, and is part of the Doha Sports City complex, which also includes Aspire Academy, Hamad Aquatic Centre, and the Doha Sports Cit...
Name: Arrowhead Stadium
Inauguration: 12 August 1972
First match: KC Chiefs-St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)
Costs: $43 Million
Capacity: 79,400 seats
Address: 1 Arrowhead Dr, Kansas City, MO 64129
Club: Kansas City Wizards
The Highfield Road Stadium was a football stadium in the city of Coventry, England. It was the home ground for Coventry City F.C. until the club moved to the new Ricoh Arena after the 2004-05 season. It was built in 1899 in the Hillfields district, close to the city centre, and staged its final game on 30 April 2005 when Coventry City beat Derby County 6-2 in the Football League Championship wi...
A map of the main regions of ancient Greece, superimposed to the map of modern Greece and part of Turkey, Bulgaria, Albania, etc. Note that some regions currently belong to the modern Greek state preserving their ancient name (e.g. Thessalia, Peloponnesus, Epirus); others have changed their name, especially those that stayed outside the modern Greek state's frontiers (e.h. Ionia, Lydia); and ot...