In 1967 Harold Holt, the Australian Prime Minister disappeared, presumed drowned, while swimming near Portsea, Victoria. What type of memorial would you build for someone who drowned? A swimming pool, of course. A genuine tribute or a macabre gesture by an official with a sick sense of humour, we'll never know.
Situated on Canton Road, The Victoria Towers rises 70 storeys above the bustling streets of Tsimshatsui, giving its residents panoramic view of the world-famous Victoria Harbour.
Victoria Road Prison is a former prison, located on Victoria Road in Douglas, capital of the Isle of Man. Victoria Road Prison was the first purpose-built prison to be constructed on the Isle of Man, and held prisoners from April 1891 to August 2008 when the new Isle of Man Prison opened.
Victoria Underground Station is one of the busiest on the network with passenger interchange to buses and mainline rail. The sub-surface Circle and District Lines opened in 1868. The deep level Victoria Line came much later in 1969.
Royal Albert Hall, left, opened 1871, and Albert Memorial, right, completed 1876.
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An arts venue dedicated to Queen Victoria's husband and consort, Prince Albert. It is situated in London, England in the royal borough of Westminster, within the area also known as Albertopolis. It forms the practical part of a national memorial to ...
It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who died of typhoid in 1861, and designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style.
The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.
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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.
The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre and is maintain...
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