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|UNESCO's complete World Heritage List (812 sites, as of Nov. 2005).||11/19/2005||1,654|
|Between the River Spree and Kupfergraben the world-famous museum island is appropriate, for their buildings the archaeological collections and the art 19. Century accommodate. King Friedrich William III. made accessible in this oldest citizen of Berlin museum buildings of art treasures for the first time for the public. In the year 1999 the building ensemble of the museum island was appointed o...||08/20/2005||475|
|Kronborg has for centuries been one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list on November 30, 2000.|
The castle is known as the setting for much of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The play has been performed several times in the courtyard and at various locations on the fortifications.
|Taj Mahal in Agra, India, is a marble mausoleum built 1632 - 1653 for the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan´s wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as "universally admired masterpiece of the world´s heritage". |
|In Google Earth, Malta is not very detailed. this file is a simple detailed overlay of Malta International Airport. I guess it's the first place some one coming to the Maltese islands would want to visit. at least this part of Malta should be a bit more clear to see. P.S. Can you please add Malta to your country list, Thanks.||01/30/2006||669|
|Victoria Underground Station is one of the busiest on the network with passenger interchange to buses and mainline rail. The sub-surface Circle and District Lines opened in 1868. The deep level Victoria Line came much later in 1969.||01/28/2006||655|
|Situated on Canton Road, The Victoria Towers rises 70 storeys above the bustling streets of Tsimshatsui, giving its residents panoramic view of the world-famous Victoria Harbour.|
|Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans,it is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourist attraction. It lies on the slope of Mount Hor in a basin among the mountains which form the eas...||05/27/2011||587|
|One of the best ports I ever visited and quite an interesting place peopled since Neolithic times. |
St. Paul was ship wrecked on Malta. Later it became home to the Knights Hospitalers.
It has a history that dreams are made of...
(Just google Bogart and Malta)
|The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. It is a complex ecosystem comprising one of the three largest single tract of mangrove forests of the world. The name Sundarban can be literally translated as "beautiful jungle.” The name may have been derived from the Sundari trees that are found in Sundarbans in large numbers. The forest lies in ...||06/12/2011||598|
|An UNESCO World Heritage site, the Qadisha valley is one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world.|
Nearby are the remains of the great forest of cedars of Lebanon, highly prized in antiquity for the construction of great religious buildings.
|Valparaiso, Chile. World Heritage Site (UNESCO), "a puzzle of houses" (Pablo Neruda). This is an overlayed aerial picture of the city from approx. 30 kfeet.||07/29/2005||718|