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Nieuwe Kerk Delft

Nieuwe Kerk Delft

Royal burial site of the Royal Dutch family, Oranje-Nassau, from 1584.
Rating of 208/21/2006291Google Earth Logo
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Masjid Shab Bhar, Lahore, Pakistan

Masjid Shab Bhar, Lahore, Pakistan

Masjid Shab Bhar is an historical mosque which was built within a single night.
No rating yet08/17/2006385Google Earth Logo
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Nila Gumbad, Lahore, Pakistan

Nila Gumbad, Lahore, Pakistan

Nila Gumbad is a shrine surrounded by a mosque. It's Pakistan's biggest bi-cyle and tyre market.
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Cathedral of Tunis

Cathedral of Tunis

The bigest Cathedral in Tunisia
No rating yet08/16/2006438Google Earth Logo
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The remains of Germanys biggest church

The remains of Germanys biggest church

The Bad Hersfeld church remains is the biggest in Germany. It was founded in 736 but burned down in 1761.
Today it's used for concerts and in may and june for catholic masses.
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Wat Prathat Doi Suthep

Wat Prathat Doi Suthep

The temple of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is certainly one of the most important temples in Chiang Mai, as well as one of the most revered among all Thais. The temple is a major pilgrimage destinations during the important Buddhist holidays of Makha Buja and Visak. Its importance, as well as its location, owes much to the legend of its founding.

According to this legend, a Buddha re...
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Gurudwara Gobind-dham

Gurudwara Gobind-dham

A gurudwara in Ahmedabad, a temple for the followers of Sikkhism
Rating of 308/06/2006581Google Earth Logo
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Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

The largest mosque in Pakistan (capacity more than 100 thousand people) built by Moghul Emperor Aurang Zaib Alamgir
No rating yet08/04/2006457Google Earth Logo
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Potential Birthplace of Jesus Christ

Potential Birthplace of Jesus Christ

Church of the Holy Nativity in Bethlehem. The pilgers kiss the golden star that is the place Jesus possibly was born.
Rating of 2.407/23/20061,109Google Earth Logo
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Sanctuary of Truth

Sanctuary of Truth

Sanctuary of Truth, Prasat Sut Ja-Tum, Buddish temple in Pattaya, Thailand
Rating of 3.207/21/2006503Google Earth Logo
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Cathedral in christchurch

Cathedral in christchurch

Cathedral in christchurch, NZ
Rating of 507/19/2006337Google Earth Logo
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San Xavier del Bac

San Xavier del Bac

Although classified as a Mission, this is the site of an old church outside of Tucson. To this day, the "White Dove of the Desert" (as it has been nicknamed) still serves Franciscan Catholics, as well as members of the Tohono O'odham indian tribe.
No rating yet07/19/2006282Google Earth Logo
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Abbazia di Santa Croce in Sassovivo, Foligno

Abbazia di Santa Croce in Sassovivo, Foligno

This abbey is reported to be founded in the XI century by the monk Mainardo whose community started living here following the rules of Saint Benedict.
In the XIX century it has been abandoned after part of it has been ruined by an earthquake.
Since 1982 it is the home of the Jesus Caritas community, founded by father Charles de Foucauld.
Rating of 407/18/2006232Google Earth Logo
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Church (Schlosskirche) in Wittenberg (Martin Luther)

Church (Schlosskirche) in Wittenberg (Martin Luther)

The old city of Wittenberg is a unique outdoor museum for the experiencing word history. Wittenberg was mentioned for the first time in official documents in 1183. It was also the city where the Elector Friedrich the Wise resided from the end of the 15th century. His circumspect politics, the founding of the university in 1502 and the work of Martin Luther and the other reformers made this city...
No rating yet07/11/2006290Google Earth Logo
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Fuerte de Samaipata

Fuerte de Samaipata

This is one of the most famous before Columbus civilization ruin in Bolivia. It's a Giant Rock with man made animal forms, etc.
Rating of 407/10/2006556Google Earth Logo
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Abbazia di Chiaravalle, Milano

Abbazia di Chiaravalle, Milano

Founded at the beginning of the XII century by San Bernardo, the Chiaravalle Abbey is one of the first and most important Cistercian monastery all over the world.
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Coptic Monasteries in Egypt

Coptic Monasteries in Egypt

Coptic Orthodox Monasteries in the Nile Valley and else where in Egypt
Rating of 3.57142857107/10/20061,347Google Earth Logo
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Certosa di Pavia

Certosa di Pavia

Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan, did put the first stonre for this Abbey, on August 27th, 1396.
The Certosa di Pavia is one of the most important religious building in northern Italy.

http://www.comune.pv.it/certosadipavia/home.htm
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TRICHY -The Rock Fort Temple

TRICHY -The Rock Fort Temple

Rock Fort
The Rock Fort Temple tops on a 83m high outcrop. This temple was built by the Pallavas as a small cave temple, but the Nayaks made use of its naturally fortified Position. It is a stiff climb, up the 437 steps cut into the stone to the top but well worth the view. Non-Hindus are not allowed into the Vinayaka Temple at the summit and at the bigger Sri Thayumanaswamy Temple ded...
Rating of 507/07/20062,017Google Earth Logo
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TRICHY - Srirangam Temple

TRICHY - Srirangam Temple

Ranganathar
This superb temple complex at Srirangam, about three kms from the Rock Fort is surrounded by seven concentric walls with 21 gopurams and is probably the largest in India. Most of it dates from the 14th to 17th centuries, and many people have had a hand in its construction, including the Cheras, Pandyas, Cholas, Hoysalas and rulers from Vijayanagar. The largest gopuram in th...
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AMRITSAR -GOLDEN TEMPLE of SIKHS

AMRITSAR -GOLDEN TEMPLE of SIKHS

AMRITSAR -GOLDEN TEMPLE of SIKHS
Rating of 3.66666666607/07/20062,137Google Earth Logo
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Basilica di S. Francesco, Assisi

Basilica di S. Francesco, Assisi

The basilica named after the saint patron of Italy. Some parts of it has been destroyed by the last big earthquake in the area. Recently the Basilica has been totally fixed.
Rating of 407/04/2006393Google Earth Logo
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Dresdner Frauenkirche (Construction Site)

Dresdner Frauenkirche (Construction Site)

There you see the construction site of the Dresdner Frauenkriche, which was reopened and sanctified on October, 30th in 2005 after 11 years of rebuilding.
The church was first built from 1726 - 1743 and destroyed in World War 2 (13th to 14th February 1945). It is the worlds biggest sandstone building and one of the most architectural-sophisticated churches in europe.
Rating of 407/04/2006284Google Earth Logo
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Abazzia di Montecassino, Frosinone

Abazzia di Montecassino, Frosinone

The "Montecassino Abbey" has been built around 529., but it has been rebuilt many different times after it has been completely o partially destroyed by different causes: in 577 barbarians invasions, in 883 fires, in 1349 an earthquake and in 1944 it has been in the middle of a battlefield so parts of the Abbey has been destroyed.

Website: http://www.montecassino.it/ (th...
Rating of 307/03/2006253Google Earth Logo
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The Grand Mosque - Kuwait

The Grand Mosque - Kuwait

The Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in the state of Kuwait. Its area spans 45,000 square meters, out of which the building itself covers 20,000 square meters. The main prayer hall is 72 meters wide on all sides, has 21 teakwood doors, and has lighting provided by 144 windows. The dome of the mosque is 26 meters in diameter, and 43 meters high, and is decorated with the "Asma al-hosna&qu...
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