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Picture of the day January 1–20, 2021

Top pictures for this month, selected by Wikimedia Commons contributors.

January 20

Scuol Wooden door in a residential house.

January 19

Interior of Santa Isabel Theater in the Brazilian city of Recife, capital of Pernambuco state. It was inaugurated on 18 May 1850, and seats 850 in the audience. It was named in honor of Princess Isabel of Braganza.

January 18

Wintry view over a protected landscape area near Beilstein, Württemberg, Germany. The detailed landscape with small fields, little woods, vineyards and fruit trees is typical for that protected landscape area.

January 17

The famous roofs of Quanhua Temple, located in the Lion's Head Mountain Scenic Area, Taiwan.

January 16

Diesel lokomotive 6105 of Sabah State Railway in the state of Sabah in Malaysia

January 15

Sadhu sitting inside Pandra Shivalaya in Pasupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

January 14

Organic home-grown tomatoes arranged in a circle

January 13

Dunes and shadows in Sossusvlei, Namibia.

January 12

Lake Sylvester during the sunrise. The picture was taken near Iron Lake looking towards Nelson. Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

January 11

Three Sisters, Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales, Australia
Wikipedia: Three Sisters · Blue Mountains National Park · New South Wales

January 10

The Baptism of Christ at the St. Wolfgang Altarpiece of the Catholic parish- and pilgrimage church St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Upper Austria. Michael Pacher, 1471–79.

January 9

Royal Banquet Hall Gyeonghoeru at Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul.

January 8

Leg rowing fisherman, seen through his cone basket, on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

January 7

View of Rizopolozhensky Monastery in Suzdal, Vladimir Oblast, Russia

January 6

Schwetzingen, Schlossgarten: the so-called Chinese bridge, seen from north-northeast over the canal.

January 5

Grayish baywing (Agelaioides badius) male, the Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil

January 4

Sand dune “Big Drift” in Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia
Wikipedia: Wilsons Promontory National Park

January 3

Faroe sheep with the town of Sumba in the background. Suðuroy, Faroe Islands.

January 2

Mudéjar decorated coffer ceiling of the nave of the Teruel Cathedral, Aragon, Spain. This unique piece belongs to the UNESCO Heritage site of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon and dates from the 14th century. It shows historical, religious, human and animal figures in Gothic style.

January 1

Issued 100 years ago: 50 Pfennig Notgeld (emergency money) banknote, Stadt Mainz, Jan. 1, 1921, AV: Mainz Cathedral, RV: Marktbrunnen.
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