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|The National Theatre Bucharest was founded in 1852 and it became a national institution in 1864 by a decree of Mihail Kogălniceanu.|
Its first building was destroyed during the bombardment of Bucharest during the World War II and the new building has been in use since 1973. The new building is located about half a kilometer away at University Square, in a complex that also includes t...
|Next to the main ringroad of Bucharest, about to be swallowed by Progress, lies what seems a lot like the fortifications you also find in Holland (for example Naarden ||07/09/2008||649|
|28 June 1944 |
With the intentions of cutting the railroad lines connecting Bucharest and Ploesti, the Air Force again assigned the Chitila Marshalling Yard at Bucharest to the Group as a target. As has been the case on many of the missions which Colonel Glantzberg had led, poor weather hindered the success of the mission. A great deal of bad weather was experienced en route to th...
|The Ceausescu Palace in Bucharest is the 2nd largest building in sqm (1st: Pentagon). Unfortunately this area offers not the best resolution.||07/30/2005||629|
|The entire area is the Air and Tenere Natural Reserve in Niger. The overlay image shows some solid circles cover up several Precambrian volcano craters. The weird thing is a huge " ring gap" cuts through the Air Mountains , just like a vestige of a cup presses into sand upside down. |
Geologists say that the 63km-length diameter ring is called " ring dike",al...
|Raised in Bucharest to commemorate Romania's Great War heros, "Arcul de Triumf" stands about 25 meters high. The first monument, made of wood, was erected on the same spot in 1922, being replaced in 1935 by the actual arch, built in Deva granite, by Architect Petre Antonescu, who is also the father of the Bucharest City Hall. The Triumphal Arch is conceived in classical style, followi...||05/02/2006||531|
|The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Romanian: Mormântul Soldatului Necunoscut) is a monument located in Bucharest, dedicated to the soldiers who died while fighting for Romania. It is one of many such national tombs.|
It was built in 1923 to commemorate the Romanians who died during World War I.
|Ring for testing vagons||03/18/2006||446|
|The Royal Palace in Bucharest is a 5 floors neoclassic building. It was built between 1927 and 1937 and it served as a royal residence only until 1948, when the monarchy was abolished under the Soviet pressure.|
The Royal Palace was turned into the Romanian National Art Museum and it hosts two major galleries: the Romanian Art Gallery and the European Art Gallery.
|Chanctonbury Ring (known as Chanklebury in Sussex dialect) is a hill fort based ring of trees atop Chanctonbury Hill on the South Downs, on the border of the civil parishes of Washington and Wiston in the English county of West Sussex. A ridgeway, now part of the South Downs Way, runs along the hill.|
|Wandlebury Ring was an iron age hill-fort and much of the defensive earthworks remain.||09/10/2005||408|
|Castle Ring is a 7.75 ha. Iron Age hill fort high up on the southern edge of Cannock Chase. Apart from the perimeter earthworks, little remains visible, and today the monument is a shadow of its former self.||10/16/2005||435|