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|The island of Mallorca is known as a holliday island but it also is a treasury full of »Talayotes«, megalithic|
witnesses of one of the oldest cultures
of Europe. Who knows that nowhere else you'll find on such a small area of land such a lot of monuments, buildt in times, back to the oldest pyramids.
|The Rollright Stones are a complex of megalithic oolitic limestone monuments near the villages of Long Compton, Great Rollright and Little Rollright in England, lying across the present county border between the counties of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. The complex consists of three separate sites: The King's Men, The King's Stone and The Whispering Knights. According to local folklore the ston...||10/27/2007||798|
|Achavanich (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh a’ Mhanaich) is an unusual megalithic horseshoe-shaped structure. Meaning "field of the stones", 36 of the original 54 remain today, mostly on the western side of the structure. The arrangement of these stones is extremely rare as the slabs are pointing towards the centre of the circle, rather than the typical side-by-side arrangement. Although the site stood...||11/01/2009||252|
|Knowth (Irish: Cnobha) is the site of a Neolithic passage grave, one of the ancient monuments of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the valley of the River Boyne in Ireland. It is around a kilometre north west of the Newgrange monument and 2 km west of Dowth.|
Knowth is the largest of all passage graves situated within the Brú na Bóinne complex. The site consists of one large mound (kno...
|Carandiru - Jail Complex - Today is totally de-activated, and the buildings were demolished. A park was created in its place. (Yought Park) - Sao Paulo. It used to be the biggest Jail Complex in Latin America.||08/22/2005||454|
|The Hamalir, also known as the Sports and Music Complex (Marzahamergayin Hamalir) was opened in 1984 in Yerevan. Stairs along a cascade of fountains lead visitors to the Complex, reminiscent of the silhouette of a huge bird with open wings. The building itself resembles the Sydney Opera House of Australia...||06/25/2006||814|
|Kirtland Underground Munitions Storage Complex (KUMSC)|
This is the biggest underground storage for nuclear weapons in the world. More than 3,000 warheads are stored there. If you zoom in, you can see many gates which lead to the storage complex in the mountain range. And you can also see that the complete area is fenced around several times on a broad stripe.
|This famous stadium is just north(1 km) of the government complex in the capital of the central Asian tourist mecca. Kyrgyzstan is one of the least well known of the former soviet republics.||08/02/2005||579|
|The Thornborough Henges is an unusual ancient monument complex that includes the three aligned henges that give the site its name. The complex is located near the village of Thornborough, close to the town of Masham in North Yorkshire, England. The complex includes many large ancient structures including a cursus, henges, burial grounds and settlements. They are thought to have been part of a N...||02/15/2006||519|
|The New York City Transit Complex at Coney Island is the largest transit maintenance facility in the United States. Located in Brooklyn, NY the 75 acre complex has been in continuous operation since its opening in 1926, and is the primary repair facility for New York's fleet of 6,400 subway cars (as of 2002).||09/04/2005||458|
|Documentation has been completed on a new central prison in the United Arab Emirates for 5,000 inmates to replace four existing aging and over-crowded prisons. The new complex has a central core of shared facilities, which incorporates a main gatehouse, medical centre, kitchen and administration building. The complex is subsequently divided into satellite prisons, for men, women, juveniles and ...||04/19/2007||1,672|
|Children Complex is an auditorium, library and playground for children only. Conferences, Seminars related to childrens' topics are held here.||08/22/2006||534|