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|The historical San Marco square, Piazza San Marco, in Venice. Built in 1063, when Venetian merchants acquired the supposed relics of Saint Mark the Evangelist from Alexandria. Pigeons not included!||07/12/2005||1,599|
|I updated the Journey of Marco Polo to Beijing. the first file I set online was wrong -I'm sorry. This time there are a lot of historical information about Marco Polo and his Journey In 50 Waypoints. I think you can learn from this (It's very much - took a long time...).|
I hope you enjoy the Journey
|Zero Mark Square / Praça do Marco Zero, in Recife, PE - Brazil.||06/20/2006||359|
|The old Hojerup Church was build of chalk stones from the cliff in 1250 to 1300 and was far away from the cliff. Because of erosion during time the church came closer to the cliff and 1928 the chansel and parts of the church yard fell down. But the church was allready closed in 1910.|
Today the church is secured and open to public with a great view over the Baltic Sea.
|Here's Marco Polos (1254-1324) Journey to Beijing and the way back. I found a few cities he went through (these are named), the marks without a name (only numbers) are very close to his way. I wasn't able to locate some cities between Balkh and Kashgar (Talukan, Faisabad, Wakhan), and between Kashgar and Dunhuang (Jarkand, Khotan, Lop). If you find some more waypoints please add it/tell me. It'...||08/25/2005||499|
|This is an overlay of a map of the trip Marco Polo took, and trips the other Polo's took.||12/21/2006||1,316|
|Frederik's Church, popularly known as the Marble Church, was begun in 1749, finished in 1894 and has the largest dome of any church in Scandinavia.||03/21/2006||638|
|San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. It forms part of the San Marco sestiere.|
The island was probably occupied in the Roman period, and definitely had a church by 829. The Benedictine Monastery of San Giorgio was established in 982 and its monks drained the island's marshes. They had considerable auto...
|Built between 1921 and 1940, Grundtvig's Church is the last major Danish church project in the national romantic style.||09/16/2005||326|
|Temppeliaukio Church was built in 1968-1969. It was designed by the architect brothers, Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen. The church is built into solid rock, therefore, it is also known as the Church of the Rock. Natural light brightens the inside through 180 glasses between the dome and the wall.||08/25/2005||516|
|St. Sofia church in Sofia. The capitals name came from this church. The church was build between 527 and 565. It's the oldest eastern-orthodox church in Sofia||02/02/2006||518|
|The church of Ledoje is the only one of this kind in Denmark. It's in two storeys. On the lower storey the normal people were and the squire and family from a manor that once was next to the tower attended the service.|
The church is from around 1225, the tower around 1500.
The Kaiserpfalz in Goslar, Germany, was used as model for the church.