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SuperlativesLARGEST: Art Museum in the USA - NYC, NY

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is the largest in the USA and averages over 5 Million visitors per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: 8/31/2013

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SuperlativesTallest -- Structure in Austria - Vienna, Austria

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At 252 meters (827 ft), the Danube Tower is the tallest structure in Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 4/27/2014

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- County in the State of Texas

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of the old Rockwall County Courthouse, Rockwall, TX, indicates that Rockwall County is the smallest county (in terms of size) in the State of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- Bank in Australia, Shackleton , Western Australia

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The smallest bank in Australia and maybe the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 5/2/2014

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SuperlativesMOST -- Expensive Disneyland Resort Attraction - Anaheim, CA

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With a cost of $200 million, the Radiator Springs Racers is one of the most expensive theme park rides in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 3/31/2013

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SuperlativesONLY - Completely Designed and Built Theme Park by Walt Disney - Anaheim, CA

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Disneyland was the only theme park to be completely designed and built by Walt Disney himself. Although he came up with the idea of Walt Disney World, but died before it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 4/3/2014

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Origin and Destination Airport - Los Angeles, CA

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By busiest origin and destination airport, I mean it has most non connecting flight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 4/4/2014

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SuperlativesMost - Visited Museum in the Netherlands - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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The Van Gogh Museum is the most visited museum in the Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 8/22/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bookstore in activity in the World, Lisboa, Portugal

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"Established in 1732, Bertrand bookshop, located in Lisbon, Portugal, is the oldest operating bookshop." N 38° 42.645 W 009° 08.468

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Portugal

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Container Port in the U.S. - San Pedro, CA

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The Port of Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Harbor, was used during the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games for the sailing competition. Now it is the busiest container port in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Bridge Span in the Americas - New York, NY

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he Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, at the time of it's completion in 1964, was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Now it is the 11th, but it is the longest in North and South America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFirst - Olympic Mascot - Grenoble, France

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Schuss, the first Olympic mascot, was created in 1968 for the Grenoble Winter Olympic Games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - County in Missouri - Houston, MO

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TEXAS, of course - if it is going to be the largest it has to be TEXAS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Commercial building in Roseville CA

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The IOOF building was built above the store of Mr. Pratt. The date on the building is 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTHICKEST European white elm (Ulmis laevis) in the Netherlands

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Thickest European white elm (Ulmis laevis)in Borculo (Eastern parts of the Netherlands). The tree is on private property but a public road is directly in front of the tree so it's easyly to be visited.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eilers1

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- equestrian statue in Czech Republic

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An equestrian statue of Jan Zizka of Trocnov at Vítkov Hill is the largest equestrian statue in Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 4/19/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Earthquake Shake Tables in the USA - University of Nevada, Reno

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The Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Building in South Africa - Cape Town, South Africa

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Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: 6/8/2014

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SuperlativesWIDEST staircase in Europe

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The Spanish Steps (Italian: Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti) are said to be the widest staircase in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: 6/24/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - tree of Zlatá Koruna, Zlatá Koruna, okres Ceský Krumlov, CZ

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The oldest tree of Zlatá Koruna (and probably the entire protected area of Blansky Les), 700 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 7/28/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Incorporated city in Saskatchewan, Gainsborough SK

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Gainsborough is the oldest incorporated village in the province of Saskatchewan. . .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 8/5/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST city gate of Thuringia

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Das Nikolaitor ist das älteste Stadttor Thüringens | The Nikolaitor is the oldest city gate of Thuringia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 8/24/2009

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SuperlativesOldest - Lycée in Grenoble, Isère, France

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Founded in 1651, the lycée Stendhal is the oldest Lycée in Grenoble. It is located at 1 bis, place Jean-Achard, Grenoble, Isère, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Freestanding banana statue in the World - Melita MB

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The world's largest freestanding banana statue in the world is located in Melita MB, the heart of Manitoba's Banana Belt, where they don't grow bananas. Those quirky Canadians! :) We love them!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 8/3/2013

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