Lighthouse

Lighthouses are used as an aid to navigation in coastal waters.

Medieval Royal Palace (Visegrád, Hungary, 15th century)

The magnificent palace was commissioned by Charles I of Hungary, it got its final shape during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus.

Catholic burial chapel (Feldebrő, Hungary)

One of the most important historical buildings in Hungary, a parish church built in the 11th century.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Armoured car

The design for the armoured car features the most important military requirements: reliability, portability and great firepower.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Flapping wing (1487–1489)

Leonardo based the design of the flapping wing on birds' wings and a faulty hypothesis.

Folding (basic)

Lateral compressive forces cause rocks to form folds. This is how fold mountains are formed.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Mechanical wing (1493–1495)

The mechanical wing is one of the masterpieces among Leonardo's sketches related to aviation.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Flying machine (1488–1489)

The aim of this extraordinarily complex study was to mimic the different phases of the flight of birds.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Siege engines

Leonardo was not only a master artist, but also an accomplished military engineer.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Swing bridge (1487-1489)

Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.

Navigation in space

The animation helps to develop space perception and navigation in space using space coordinates.

RMS Queen Mary 2 (2003)

The largest ocean liner at the time of its construction.

Battle of Varna (1444)

Hungarian King Władysław I died in the lost battle fought against the Ottomans.

Ancient Athenian citizen with his wife

The Athenian democracy was built on the community of citizens with full rights.

Arc de Triomphe (Paris, 1836)

The construction of the arch of triumph was completed only after Napoleon´s fall, in 1836.

Calvinist College of Debrecen (18th century)

One of the oldest schools in Hungary, where several renowned Hungarians studied.

Ichthyosaur

Fish-like marine dinosaurs which resembled dolphins; a good example of convergent evolution.

Typical Central European flat in the 1950s

Typical Central European flats in the 1950s consisted of a single room, a kitchen and a bathroom.

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