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|A tiny black 19th-century former naval building, the Punta Grande on the spanisch island of Hierro is named as the smallest hotel in the Guiness book of record.||09/24/2005||406|
|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.
|The Cinema Dei Piccoli, cinema for children, is the smallest purpose built cinema in use. It's located in the park of Villa Borghese in Rome and covers an area of 71.52 m² (769.83 ft²). Originally called the Topolino Cinema, Mickey Mouse's name in Italy. It was restored in 1991 and has 63 seats, a 5 x 2.5 m (16.4 x 8,2 ft) screen, stereo sound and air-conditioning.||02/12/2007||329|
|The Battle of Britain Memorial at the southern coast of Britain.|
This is the place where the old warbirds make flybys when they return from airshows on the continent.
|The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition which opened in London and around Britain in May 1951 and included the Festival Pleasure Gardens in Battersea. All the Festival buildings except the Royal Festival Hall were later demolished and replaced by other buildings to become an arts complex known as The South Bank.||01/21/2006||326|
|This is a collection of most of the airfields used by the Royal Airforce defending Great Britain in the Battle of Britain in WWII. |
Some airfields may torn down, I wasn't able to find all of them. Some positions of airfields are uncertain as there is no longer an airfield but due to size and shape it might be a former airfield.
Corrections, suggestions and comments are welcome.
|Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and others for the Great Western Steamship Company, the SS Great Britain was the first ocean-going ship to have an iron hull and a screw propeller. When launched in 1843 she was the largest vessel afloat.||12/07/2005||522|
|A series of air battles between Great Britain and Germany, fought over Britain from Aug. to Oct., 1940. As a prelude to a planned invasion of England, Germany attacked British coastal defenses, radar stations, and shipping. On Aug. 24 the attack was shifted inland to Royal Air Force installations and aircraft factories in an effort to gain control of the air over S England. Failing to destroy t...||09/21/2005||1,325|
|Adamstown (named after Bounty mutineer John Adams) is the only settlement of Pitcairn Island and by default the capital of the Pitcairn Islands. It is located in the central north of the island and has a population of 46 (out of a total of 67 for the entire island). Adamstown is the smallest official capital in the world. This city is the main area where the residents live, eat, and sleep. Amon...||07/04/2006||633|
|One of Britain's finest golf clubs and host to two Ryder Cups, the Walker and Curtis Cups, the Women's British Open and the Open Championship on eight occasions. Royal Birkdale has been voted the No 1 course in Britain, and is among the best in the world. ||03/14/2006||388|
|Dumbarton Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Great Britain. Throughout the centuries it has been a place of considerable significance.
Dumbarton was the centre of the ancient kingdom of Strathclyde from the 5th century until 1018. It has a recorded history as a stronghold which is longer than any other fortification in Britain. The earliest reference to is i...
|One of the most "chiquitas" (smallest) beaches. Located in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.||01/09/2007||1,412|