The Hanging Gardens of Babylon rises on terraces some 400 feet above the level of the plain. This hanging gardens were built by Nebuchadnezzar about 600 B.C. to console his queen, who missed the mountains, trees and flowers of her native Media.
When Saddam Hussein rose to power in Iraq, he conceived a grandiose scheme to rebuild the ancient City of Babylon -- Hussein said that Babylon's great palaces and the legendary hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) would rise from dust. Like the powerful King Nebuchadnezzar II who conquered Jerusalem 2,500 years ago, Saddam Hussein would rule over the world'...
The terrace garden, completed in 1880, looks south from Malabar Hill towards Colaba, and affords a panoramic view of Bombay. It is built over three reservoirs which store 30 million gallons of water pumped here for cleaning before being supplied to the town. To the left of the Gardens, near the shoreline can be seen Priyadarshini Park, a new addition to much required green spaces in this city.
Hanging Rock is the popular name for Mount Diogenes,
Hanging Rock is a mamelon, created 6.25 million years ago by stiff magma pouring from a vent and congealing in place. Often thought to be a volcanic plug, it is not.
THE HISTORY OF THE MISSING GIRLS!
While exploring Hanging Rock on a picnic trip, the girls experience several incomprehensible phenomena. Dri...
The castle of Vaux-le-vicomte, situated to the south-west of Paris is a private propriety (Its possible to visit it, organize a dinner,etc...) and have a walk in its gardens.
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This is a photo of Busch Gardens, located in Van Nuys, CA. You may also know it by its later name of (as we employees called it) the double BS, or the Busch Bird Sanctuary. The picture was probably taken around 1972-74. Some remnants of the Gardens still extist, but they're mostly within the buildings. For the exterior, the bridge across the RR tracks, and the footing for the monorail on to...
This is an engineering drawing of Busch Gardens, located in Van Nuys, CA. You may also know it by its later name of (as we employees called it) the double BS, or the Busch Bird Sanctuary. The drawing is dated 3-13-1975. Some remnants of the Gardens still extist, but they're mostly within the buildings. For the exterior, the bridge across the RR tracks, and the footing for the monorail on to...
The Place de la Concorde is the largest public square in Paris. Situated along the Seine in the 8th arrondissement, it separates the Tuileries Gardens from the beginning of the boulevard Champs-Elysées. (see map) Originally named Place Louis XV, the square was designed by Jacques-Ange Gabriel, Louis XV's architect, for the purpose of showcasing an equestrian statue of the King — which had been ...
Welcome to the world’s premier horticultural display garden. Longwood Gardens was created by industrialist Pierre S. du Pont (and is sometimes referred to as the DuPont Gardens) and offers 1,050 acres (425 hectares) of gardens, woodlands, and meadows; 20 outdoor gardens; 20 indoor gardens within 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of heated greenhouses; 11,000 different types of plants; spectacular fountai...
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