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|The summer palace covers 2.9 square kilometers (3/4 water). the history of the complex starts in 1750 (under emperor Qianlong); and it suffered two major attacks: during the Anglo-French allied invasion of 1860 and during the Boxer Rebellion, in an attack by the eight allied powers in 1900. It was rebuilt two times. The name "summer palace" was given in 1888 because it served Empress Dowager Ci...||06/23/2006||497|
|Kim Il-Sung Stadium is a very large stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. Originally the "Kirim Stadium," a baseball field built during the Japanese occupation, it was the site of Kim Il-Sung's first speech after returning from exile in 1945. Rebuilt in 1969, it was then called Moranbong Stadium, but in 1982 it was renovated and renamed in honour of Kim Il-Sung. Th...||05/22/2007||827|
|Tullgarn Palace (Swedish: Tullgarns slott) is a royal summer palace by Häggnäsviken bay in the Trosa archipelago, south of Stockholm, Sweden. Built in the 1720s, the palace offers a mixture of rococo, Gustavian and Victorian styles. The interior design is regarded as one of Sweden's finest.|
Tullgarn Palace is mainly associated with King Gustaf V and Queen Victoria, who spent thei...
|Charlottenburg Palace today is the largest residence of the Hohenzollern in Berlin. Originally built by Elector Frederick III as a summer residence for his wife Sophie Charlotte in 1699, the palace was later extended into a stately building with a cours d`honneur.|
The magnificent palace is surrounded by a baroque garden, in which diverse architectures melt into a unique ensemble....
|Built in 1724 by king Philip V, this Royal summer palace is close to Segovia(Spain), just north of Peñalara mountain (2450m). The palace itself, inspired by France's Versailles, is a monument, but more important are the gardens and fountains, dotted here with the blue circles.||09/02/2005||423|
|Lake Palace on Lake Pichola, Udaipur is a luxurious and most romantic hotel in India. Formerly it was known as Jag Niwas. The construction of the Lake palace went on for 3 years and was completed in the year 1746, under the direction of Maharana Jagat Singh II(62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar) of Udaipur. It was a summer resort for the rulers during that period. It has beautiful pil...||05/25/2011||312|
|The Marselisborg Palace was constructed 1899-1902. It is used by the Danish Royal family as a summer recidence.||03/11/2007||426|
|Solliden Palace is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. It is situated on the island of Öland, southern Sweden.|
|A massive bronze statue of the North Korean statesman Kim Il-sung overlooking Kaesong, North Korea.||05/14/2007||1,045|
|he Queluz National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Queluz) is a Portuguese 18th-century palace located at Queluz, a freguesia of the modern-day Sintra Municipality, in the Lisbon District.|
One of the last great Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe, the palace was conceived as a summer retreat for Dom Pedro of Braganza, later to become husband and then king consort to his own...
|Mariyinsky Palace is a Baroque palace and the official residence of the President of Ukraine for ceremonial purposes. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the palace was completed in 1752.||03/23/2006||959|
|Marienborg is the summer residence of Denmark's Prime Minister, and is frequently used for official purposes. US President Bush visited danish prime minister Rasmussen here in 2005. Bush also celebrated his birthday here as well on the royal Palace Fredensborg. |