Ancient valleys of the south Syrdarya were populated since early 1st millenium BC by the Sakae and later by their successors who left the Chirik-Rabat culture, but they were abandoned in the late 3rd - early 2nd cc. BC when their inhabitants, probably Dahae of classical sources, moved in the SSW direction to the Parthian territories. To the north of them were the tribal groups of represented by...
Chosun Hotel has been a symbol of Korea since its establishment on October 10, 1914, as a historic landmark of Korea's tourism industry. In 1914, the hotel as located in the center of Sogong-dong, introducing to Korea the 'first ice cream', first elevator, 'first dance party' and other attributes of western culture. The Chosun became the center stage of Korea's political, economical, and cultur...
The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is a 415.2m tower in Tianjin, China used primarily for communication. It was built in 1991. Approximately two-thirds up the tower is a pod with floor space (used mostly for communication equipment).
The Sasayama Castle at its town center was built in 1609 by the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun. The Sasayama town was between the then capital Kyoto and Western Japan, and Ieyasu wanted to build a castle there quickly because of the location and his war strategy. The major construction works were mostly completed within the year.
Sasayama, while being influenced str...
The National Palace of Culture - the most prominent building and most famous sight in Sofia, Bulgaria. NPC, located in Sofia, Bulgaria, is one of the largest multifunctional congress centres in Southeastern Europe. It was opened in 1981 and its main hall has 5,000 seats.
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