Category: Cultural Astronomy

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Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre is located in the village of Irbene, in a former Soviet army town in western Latvia. The 32-metre wide radio telescope is the largest such in […]

Constructed in 1724 by the Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur, this spectacular observatory was built to calculate the movement of celestial bodies such as the Sun and Moon and the known planets […]

Machu Picchu Incan Citadel
Urubamba Province, near Cusco, Peru

• culture • scenery • hiking • history • adventure

The former Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, now a historic sanctuary, is one of those bucket-list places that you'll never forget. Situated 70 miles northeast of the city of Cusco, the temple […]