Other famous buildings around the world.|
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|highest building in Hongkong. 415m/1,362f, 88 stories||11/18/2006||415|
|On the northern corner of the royal park two monuments can be seen, which are rather unusual for Belgium, but nevertheless splendid. After his visit to the 1900 universal Exhibition in Paris King Leopold II decided to have his park embellished with exotic monuments. He ordered the Parisian architect Alexandre Marcel to construct the Japanese tower and the Chinese Pavilion. The entrance of the ...||11/18/2006||290|
|It was built 1770-1774 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne, as Melbourne House.Historically Albany was the best known and most prestigious set of bachelor apartments in London. The residents included such famous names as the poet Lord Byron and the future Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, and many members of the aristocracy. ||11/18/2006||305|
|Marble Hill is the last complete survivor of the elegant villas and gardens which bordered the Thames between Richmond and Hampton Court in the 18th century. It was begun in 1724 for the remarkable Henrietta Howard, mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales, and friend of some of the cleverest men in England. The house and gardens were planned by a coterie of fashionable connoisseu...||11/17/2006||401|
|Buildings where opera TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini takes place.||11/14/2006||186|
|The Grand Royal Palace of Bangkok Thailand||11/09/2006||664|
|this image is from bangkok, thailand. This is the grand palace, the one landmark that anyone who´s visiting bangkok, should go.||10/31/2006||426|
|The building was condemd in the summer of 2006, but legal is ensuing to try to restore it. It is also a Michigan Historical Site.||10/28/2006||260|
|A collection of some very interesting domes. Some in Japan, some in the U.S.||10/28/2006||294|
|The Friedrichsplace was built in 1887 with the symbol of Mannheim. The water tower.||10/15/2006||388|
|On the summit of the Melibokus is a radio relay station (X-Ray Sierra and X-Ray uniform) of the US army, which is however at present not occupied. ||10/09/2006||410|
|The Royal Palace at Bang Pa-In has a history dating back to the 17th century. According to a chronicle of Ayutthaya, King Prasat Thong ( 1629-1656 ) had a palace constructed on Bang Pa-In Island in the Chao Phraya River. A contemporary Dutch merchant, Jeremias van Vliet, reported that King Prasat Thong was an illegitimate son of King Ekathotsarot ( 1605-1610/11 ), who in his youth was shipwreck...||10/08/2006||499|
|The worlds most famous gunfight!|
actual fight scene highlighted.
The corral is the alley strip in the middle
|"So many voices in our troubled world are still unheard."|
"From the People of the Netherlands to the People of the United States."
-Speech of Dedication, 1960
|The Europaturm ("Tower of Europe") is a 337.5 meter high telecommunications tower in Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Habitants call it "Ginnemer Spaschel" (dialect of Hesse for "Asparagus of Ginnheim" and accurately related to as "Ginnheimer Spargel" in High German), because it's part of Ginnheim, a district of the City. Or simply "Fernsehturm" (&...||10/03/2006||699|
|The file shows a site used for the filming of the movie 'The Goonies'.|
This particular one shows the house used as the Walsh residence.
|Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences.|
The BTA-6 has a prime mirror diameter of 6 m and is housed in a 48 m diameter dome at an altitude of 2,070 m. Seeing first light in late 1975, it held the record for the largest telescope in the world from its completion until 1993 when it was surpassed by the Keck 1 telescope in Hawaii.
|The famous Mills of Kinderdijk where many visitors of abroad come when they are on holiday in the Netherlands||09/20/2006||266|
|The Gerbrandy Tower (Dutch: Gerbrandytoren) is a tower which was built in 1961 in the Netherlands. It is situated between Lopik and IJsselstein. The Gerbrandy Tower is used for directional radio services and for FM- and TV-broadcasting. It is not used as aerial for the mediumwave transmitter Lopik. This transmitter uses a guyed radio mast with a height of 196 metres and is situated a few kilome...||09/17/2006||472|
|Weird roof of an amusementpark named Efteling netherlands||09/17/2006||413|
|The ISS Dome is a complete new multifunctional event center for about 12.500 visitors in Düsseldorf Rath. In this hall concerts, congresses and company events are planned and the icehockey team DEG Metro Stars will play there. Grand openeing was September 2nd 2006. Further Information: http://www.iss-dome.de/index.html||09/14/2006||346|