Travel Photography Photos tagged as monuments and art
The wooden statue of Aztec Diety Huitzilopochtli "The Humming Bird" which we bought in Chichen-Itza. What a work of art.
This detail from the main temple at Ranakpur shows how every square inch of the temples is covered in carvings of characters and Gods from the Jain mythology and history. The temple is exquisite and the young priest that showed us around was justifiably proud of where he worshipped
The impressive Cathedral.
This place is really beautiful day and night. At night it seems to float on the lake of sacred waters surrounding it
So named because of the very long eyelashes...included here as this is the year of the tiger and this one is in a temple near our hotel
Impossible to capture fully this place on film. It exceeded our expectations even with the huge build up we had. If you are going to go, go early. If you get the chance, climb the mountain behind, Waynapicchu for truly spectacular views of the area.
A Mexican woman carving a statue from wood, sitting in the grounds of Chiche-Itza, Mexico
This historical building houses the Oaxaca Institute of Handicrafts and Arts.
The Church of St. Domingo de Guzman, Oaxaca City, Mexico. The construction of this Baroque ecclesiastical building started in 1572 and work was completed in 1666. The interior contains many rooms & alcoves
The typical patio Aandaluz (Spain) in a building in Oaxaca