Fortaleza Metro/Subway. South Line (Linha Sul) and West Line (Linha Oeste) are under construction right now. They should be operational in 2007. East Line (Linha Leste) is only planed. Fortaeza, CE - Brasil.
The Ibirapuera park at São Paulo, Brazil has an area of 17,222 million of square feet and in its interior we can find many important public buildings, several museums, the planetarium, Japanese Pavilion, with its typical gardens and lakes. In the free area, there are running tracks, courts, bike tracks and a big plant nursery. In the park on...
The City & South London Railway (C&SLR), is considered to be the first real deep-level "tube" railway in the world. Today, the core part of the line forms the Bank branch of the Northern Line of the London Underground network.
Built under the supervision of James Henry Greathead, it was opened officially between Stockwell and King William Street (near Monument) on 4 November 1890.
The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.
Built to commemorate the life of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott the monument was finished on 15th August 1846.
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft. square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps.
It has been described as a Gothic Rocket, you can get an impression of this from the shadow.
This monument is called "makam echahid" which means the place where the martyre rests. It's a monument in memory of all the martyrs who died during the independence war agaisnt the french colonization.
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