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|When an incineration plant becomes an Art masterpiece.|
Ordered by the Osaka municipal Government, Osaka, Japan, built on an artificial island of the Osaka Bay and inaugurated in 2000.
This building is a creation of the Austrian ecologist architect and painter: Friedensreich Hundertwasser.(1928-2000)
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|An airliner in fligth over Osaka, Japan. Note the shadow over the water.||09/28/2005||454|
|The Ōsaka-jō is one of Japan's most famous castles, playing a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century.||09/18/2005||453|
|A strange scene--a tree on the canopy!!|
Yes! here is Kayashima Station,Osaka. When the station built the tree was here for 700 years. Now it is the siprit God for Osaka people.
|Nagai Stadium is a football stadium in Osaka, Japan. It's the home of Cerezo Osaka. The stadium's capacity is 45,409.|
Nagai Stadium hosted the 1997 52st National Sports Festival of Japan main stadium. hosted some matches in the 2002 World Cup. The stadium will also host the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/06/2005||635|
|The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.||07/29/2006||503|
|Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...||02/03/2007||729|
|Sønderborg Castle is a Baroque four-wing palace and home of the Sønderborg Castle Museum. The castle is renowned for being the prison of the former King Christian II, who after his dethronement was held prisoner of state here for 17 years.||03/11/2007||508|
|The castle of the Madeleine, located on the heights of Chevreuse, offers a superb panorama on the valley of the Yvette. Splendid fortress, it was built between XIe and XIVe century. The House of the Park was built inside the enclosure of the Castle. In the cellars of the castle, an exposure "Life of castle" recalls the history of the fortress.|