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|The Panthéon is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris, France. It was originally built as a church dedicated to Ste Genevieve, but after many vicissitudes now combines liturgical functions with its role as a famous burial place. It is an early example of Neoclassicism, with a façade modelled on the Pantheon in Rome, surmounted by a small dome that owes some of its character to Bramante's &qu...||08/04/2005||828|
|Gol Gumbuz or Gol Gumbad is located in the city of Bijapur, or Vijapur in Karnataka, India, was built in 1659 by the famous architect, Yaqut of Dabul. It is the mausoleum of Mohammad Adil Shah (1627–55) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian sultans. He ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur from 1490 to 1686. The acoustics of the enclosed place make it a whispering gallery where even the smallest sound i...||05/22/2011||400|
|ROMA ROME ROM - Italia Italy Italien|
This pictureset contains placemarks and mapped images of many sightseeing and tourist attractions of Rome. Following attractions amongst others are shown:
Piazza di Spagna, spanish steps, spanische Treppe,
Mausoleo di Augusto
Palazzo di Giustizia
Castel San Angelo
San Pietro, St. Pauls ...
|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||247|
|Going to Rome? Here you find 173 things to see in Google Earth Rome, Italy, in a single KMZ file. It's a collection of things both from myself and from others, that I found searching over the net. I hope you have some fun...||12/17/2005||2,759|
|'All roads lead to Rome' (Omnes viae Romam perducunt) |
once upon a time this was not so far from the truth. In the Middle Ages pilgrims converged on the spiritual home of European christianity from all over the continent, upon arrival in Italy following the route that linked Rome with Canterbury - the Via Francigena, which, together with the Camino de Santiago, was the principal spiritua...
|A map of Rome with popular tourist locations.||03/13/2006||1,454|
|Rome synagogue very follows the same tradition as Florence synagogue in its décor. It was built 2 blocks away from the place where 5 of Rome synagogues used to be. Now all the Roman Jews come to this synagogue to pray during the holidays and on Sabbath. The synagogue is very large and it has sephardic décor, with walls painted with Moorish patterns from the floor to the ceiling. It also has Art...||05/10/2006||342|
|The Miliarium Aureum (golden milestone) in Rome was a gilded column of bronze. It was put on on instruction of Emperor Augustus 20 BC. at the eastern corner of the Rostra on the Forum Romanum in Rome. Originally the names of the capitals of the provinces of the Roman Empire and their respective distances of Rome stood on the column. This column should remind humans of the size of the empire and...||10/20/2006||704|
|Baths in Rome, Built by the Emperor Caracalla.||08/23/2005||494|
|This file contains three overlays:|
One shows the Appian Way and the Traian Appian Way;
Other shows the roman ways from Rome;
The last shows the downtown Rome at Roman Empire age, with the Roman Forum, where the Appian Way starts.
|Cemetery "Cimitero del Verano" in Rome where you can identify several of the big multi-storey tomb-houses, e.g. the double-comb-shaped structures.|