The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.
Moscow ~ Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary ~ neo-Gothic church built closed in re-opened in 1996 after the fall of communism, elevated to the status of a cathedral in - Travel Share and enjoy!
Saint Petersburg has been recognized as "World’s Leading Cultural City Destination according to World Travel Awards. The news comes at an exciting time for Saint Petersburg, which will itself welcome the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in summer