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|At the very center of Indianapolis is the "State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument" (1902), designed by Bruno Schmitz (1858-1916), Germany's foremost architect of national monuments. Completed in 1901, the Monument appears to be Schmitz's only commission outside of Germany and Switzerland. Most of the bronze and stone sculptures on the Monument were designed, executed and manufactured b...||12/31/2006||339|
|Obelisk Ibirapuera - São Paulo, 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 Pantheon of National Revival Heroes (Bulgarian: Пантеон на възрожденците) is a Bulgarian national monument and an ossuary, located in the city of Rousse. 39 famous Bulgarians are buried in it, including Lyuben Karavelov, Zahari Stoyanov, Stefan Karadzha, Panayo...||01/14/2009||242|
|This sculpture by H.W. Bissen was made 1858 to honour the brave danish soldiers who won the battle of Fredericia against Prussia in 1848 to 1850.|
It was financed by a countrywide collection of money that began the day after the end of the victory and Bissen was aware of it was the soldiers who were the heroes, not the generals.
The sculpture itself is 3.75 meters t...
|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.|
|Famous and notorious site in Tokyo where war heroes as well as war criminals are remembered.||08/21/2006||281|
|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.||10/19/2006||890|
|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|
|Monument dedicated to John George Lambton, the first Governor of Canada.||12/04/2005||370|