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|A big coastal artillery in Tynemouth, UK.||05/12/2008||429|
|Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar is one of the largest temples in the Indian state of Gujarat. A gold-leafed idol of Lord Swaminarayan, 2.1 metres in height is the focal point of the complex. A magnificently carved stone structure stands amid sprawling gardens. 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstone was used in building the monument. The beautiful monument came to international attention when 2 heavily...||05/22/2011||185|
|Lord Howe Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean 600 km east of Australia.and belong to Australia.350 permanent residents are living on the island. The Lord Howe Island group was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Howe_Island||07/03/2006||609|
|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.|
|The hovercraft was invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell whilst he owned and worked at Ripplecraft, the boatyard in Somerleyton. From 1953 to 1956 as well as designing and building hire craft for the Broads Sir Christopher “worked on the problem of making boats go faster”. He was attempting to make boat propulsion more energy efficient and one of his experiments was to inject air under the hull...||09/21/2007||345|
|Built for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the Wanamaker Pipe Organ at the Lord & Taylor department store is the largest playable musical instrument in the world.||01/16/2006||300|
|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.
|a very clear message of ,Jesucristo es el senor ,which means'' Jesus christ is the lord ''on the top of a mountain in Tijuana Mexico,,,,nice ||02/03/2007||497|
|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.||10/19/2006||889|
|On the hills above Paarl lies the Afrikaans Language Monument, erected in 1975. It is (apparently) the only monument in the world dedicated to a language.||09/14/2005||391|
|Fondly known as Hermann the German, the Hermann Monument in New Ulm dominates the Minnesota River Valley skyline. Inspired by a similar monument near Detmold, Germany, this colossal figure served as an important symbol for members of Sons of Hermann, a fraternal organization of German Americans. In 1885 the 362 Sons of Hermann lodges across the country committed themselves to the construction o...||01/26/2007||533|
|Monument erected in 1825 to Comte de Jean Francois de Galaup de Laperouse. No news was heard of Laperouse after he left here on 10 March 1788. He had set up a camp on the beach just to the north of this monument (now called Frenchmans Bay). The grave of Father Le Receveur, who was wounded in Samoa, is at the other end of the path. The area is now the suburb of La Perouse, Sydney.||08/23/2005||293|