Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|To me this looks like a giant pizza, yummy||05/27/2008||562|
|House 340, Street 32, F-11/2, Islamabad||04/30/2008||1,321|
|Nyboder is situated close to the train station Østerport in the Østerbro District of Copenhagen, Denmark. The buildings where built under order of king Christian the 4th in 1631.|
The main reason for this step was the increasing need of housing for enlisted men of the Royal Danish Navy and their families. The first of a total of 20 houses were finished in 1631 on plots of land out...
|Børsen (The Stock Exchange) is a building on the island Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen built by Christian IV in 1619-1640.|
The building was designed by Hans van Steenwinckel in the style of the Dutch renaissance architecture and is famous among tourists for its "dragonspire". The spire from 1625 is shaped as the tails of four dragons twined together. The tower measur...
|St. Luke’s International Hospital began in 1902 as a small clinic in Tsukiji, Tokyo, founded by Rudolph Bolling Teusler, a missionary doctor sent by the American Episcopal Church. It has since grown into one of the premier general hospitals in Japan. |
|The National Cancer Center (NCC) was founded in Tsukiji, Tokyo in 1962 as the core institution for implementing national policy against cancer.|
|The Fujimiya Factory maintains about 100,000 m2 of greenery in the neighboring area of the factory, where employee apartment buildings and dormitories are located. Some of these spots are open to the public and used as athletic fields, tennis courts, golf ranges and other recreational facilities by the local community. ||03/22/2008||457|
|Situated on Canton Road, The Victoria Towers rises 70 storeys above the bustling streets of Tsimshatsui, giving its residents panoramic view of the world-famous Victoria Harbour.|
|Krudttårnet built 1686-1690, is a three-storey Martello tower. On the top floor (canon deck) you can see a range of artillery. The lower floors contain exhibitions on the history of Fladstrand and the harbour. The tower was used as a base by the naval hero, Tordenskiold, during the Northern War.|
1974 it was decided to move the tower from the original place because of the expansio...
|This is the other gate in Flensburg build 1602 and was a meeting place for the sailors in Flensburg.|
Interesting inside the building is is the tile room decorated with dutch tiles.
Outside the building you see marks from the past floodings of Flensburg and also the coat of arms of Flensburg and of King Christian IV and Queen Anna Katharina.
|The North Gate (danish: Nørreport, deutsch: Nordertor).|
Flensburg had several gates to enter the city, today only two remains, this one and the Kompagnie Gate at the harbour. The other were demolished in the 19th. century.
The North Gate was build 1595, on the front side is the coat of arms of the city of Flensburg and the danish King Christian VII.
|The finest example of renaissance domestic architecture in Northern Europe, built in 1624 by the wealthy merchant Jens Bang.|
For over 300 years, the building has been the home of Aalborg's oldest pharmacy, and in all that time the house has never been sold.
(From Visit Denmark)
|Ramzan Kadyrov's private residence in Gudermes,Chechnya|
the luxurious house of 31 year old former president of Chechnya.
more infos about him: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramzan_Kadyrov
|Former children's home on Jersey where child abuse and murder is suspected||02/29/2008||959|
|The moveable, wing-like sun screen resting above the Milwaukee Art Museum’s vaulted, glass-enclosed reception hall, the Burke Brise Soleil is the "...signature element of the Museum’s new 142,050-square-foot Quadracci Pavilion," according to its website. The name is derived from French, "sun breaker". Its fins range in length from 26 to 105 feet. The Soleil, designed by i...||02/15/2008||898|
|Genbaku-Dome (Hiroshima Peace Memorial)|
At 08:15, the Enola Gay dropped the nuclear bomb called "Little Boy" over the center of Hiroshima. It exploded about 2,000 feet above the city with a blast equivalent to 13 kilotons of TNT, killing an estimated 80,000 civilians.
|The Valley's most expensive property is valued at $26 million. The home on six acres is 31,000 square feet, has an 18-car garage and a 2,600 square-foot swimming pool. ||01/31/2008||2,363|
|2nd Largest Cross, the Groom Cross is located between Interstate 40 and old Route 66 going west out of Groom, Texas||01/26/2008||462|
|Established in 1932.Non-human observation started in 30 Sep. 2004.|
official site: http://www.tokyo-jma.go.jp/home/fujisan/
|Loy Yang Power Station is a brown coal fired power station located on the outskirts of the city of Traralgon, in south eastern Victoria, Australia. Loy Yang is a base load supply station, and produces about one third of Victoria's electricity requirements.|
Four giant bucket-wheel excavators operate 24 hours a day in the Loy Lang open cut mine, feeding coal directly to the boilers...
|The Dole Cannery known for its canned fruits, such as pineapple||08/31/2007||450|
|The Yantra Mandir (commonly known as the Jantar Mantar) is an equinoctial dial, consisting a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. On either side of the gnomon is a quadrant of a circle, parallel to the plane of the equator. The instrument is intended to measure the time of day, correct to half a second, and declination of the Sun and the other heavenly bo...||08/23/2007||533|
|This is the Man Singh Observatory in Varanasi. It's similar to the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur and New Delhi and the Yantra Mandir in Ujjain.|
|The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1733. It is modelled after the one that he had built for him at the then Mughal capital of Delhi. He had constructed a total of five such labs at different locations, including the ones at Delhi and Jaipur. The Jaipur observatory is the l...||08/23/2007||585|
|In Smedegade, Aeroskobing, you can see the smallest house in Denmark. It's called Dukkehuset, the doll house. When you stand next to it you know why.|
It's 26 m2 and housed years ago a family of 8. Today it's used as holiday apartment.
It's also one one the most photographed houses in Denmark.