The Maijishan Grottoes are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu Province, northwest China. This example of rock cut architecture contains over Buddhist sculptures and over square meters of mu.
Myra, Turkey - The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia, modern day Turkey, boasts a number of breathtaking ruins including the Acropolis on the Demre-plateau, the Roman theatre and Roman baths.
the Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace) perched atop a rock pinnacle at the Wadi Dhahr Valley in Yemen. Classic example of Yemeni architecture built in 1786 by Imam Mansour Ali Bin Mahdi Abbas; in the Imam Yahya Hamid Al Din extended it as a summer residence.
CASTLES OF SPAIN - The Castle of Zafra, Guadalajara. Built in the late 12th or early 13th centuries on a sandstone outcrop in the Sierra de Caldereros, it stands on the site of a former Visigothic and Moorish fortification that fell into Christian hands in 1129. It had considerable strategic importance as a virtually impregnable defensive work on the border between Christian and Muslim-ruled territory.
Dunnottar Castle, Scotland - by Sam Strickler .Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland, about two miles south of Stonehaven. for when i go on my castle hopping trip.