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SuperlativesOLDEST - Department store in Ljubljana, Galerija Emporium - Prešernov trg, Ljubljana

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Built in 1903, this is the oldest department store in Ljubljana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Slovenia

date approved: 9/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Coach Station in Britain, Victoria Coach Station, Westminster, London, UK

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The Victoria Coach Station, largest bus station in Britain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST peak in the Vosges, Grand Ballon - Alsace / France

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The highest mountain of the Vosges, come up ;-)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Existing Railroad Station In Virginia - Petersburg, Virginia

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The historic South Side Railroad Station in Petersburg, Virginia is the oldest existing railroad station in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Commercial Building in Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA.

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A plaque marking the oldest commercial building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST and SMALLEST -- school in Denmark

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Den gamle skole i Toftum blev bygget i 1784 og er danmarks mindste og ældste eksisterende skole. - The old school of Toftum was built in 1784 and is the smallest and oldest existing school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST, FASTEST, & STEEPEST - Roller Coaster in Wales.

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Speed: No Limits - Roller Coaster has the honour of being the current Tallest, Fastest & Steepest roller coaster in Wales. When it was built in 2006 it was the first Coaster in the UK to have a beyond vertical drop. Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - CPR Station in B.C. Still In Its Original Location

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This wonderful old railroad station is located at 7654 Donaldson Drive. The station is currently the Grand Forks Station Pub & Banquet Facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Canadian Postage Stamp, Toronto, ON

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A memorial plaque commemorate the first Canadian postage stamp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Indian Industrial and Residential school in Western Canada

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This resort hotel was once an Indian “Industrial and Residential” school, built by the Canadian government and operated by the Oblate missionaries for 60 years until its closure in 1970.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Saxon Arch in London -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The oldest Saxon Arch in the city of London is inside the All Hallows By the Tower Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Research University in Maine - Orono, ME

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The U of M at Orono was established at a time when part of the students' curriculum included supplying the labour required to built the campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery - Sachse, TX

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Soledy J. Newman was the first burial in historic Pleasant Valley Cemetery, in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFINEST -- Example of wood-framed Tudor Architecture in London -- Queen's House, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The Queen's House inside the Tower of London is the finest example of a Tudor-era wood-framed building to survive the Great Fire of 1666.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

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SuperlativesONLY -- Surviving Medieval Gate in the London City Wall, Tower Hill Subway, London, UK

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A helpful plaque explains that this remnant at Tower Hill is the only medieval gate of its kind left in the London City Wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2016

last visited: 9/11/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Surviving EW Pugin Anglican church in England - St Catherine - Kingsdown, Kent

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Only one of EW Pugin's two Anglican churches survives, namely that at Kingsdown (near Sittingbourne) in Kent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- brick lighthouse in Denmark

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Skagen hvide fyr blev opført i 1747 og er Danmarks ældste grundmurede fyr. The white lighthouse in Skagen was built in 1847 and is the oldest Danish lighthouse built of bricks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST Mountain of the Austrian Karawanken - Hochobir - Kärnten - Austria

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Der Obir in Kärnten ist das höchste Bergmassiv der Nord-Karawanken

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHighest mountain of the Taunus mountain range, Schmitten - Hessen / Germany

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Highest mountain of the Taunus mountain range.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesGroßer Ölberg, the highest hill in the Siebengebirge, Germany

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The highest mountain of "Siebengebirge" offers a great scenic view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- guided ballistic missile in the World, Washington, D.C.

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The V-2 in Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Cruise missile in the World, Washington, D.C.

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The V-1 flying bomb in Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Neolithic Dolmen in Wales.

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A Neolithic Burial Chamber. Known as 'Pentre Ifan' the largest & best preserved Neolithic Dolmen in Wales. Or was it an early Artwork or Monument? Dating from over 6 millenniums ago. Located in the civil parish of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/25/2016

last visited: 9/7/2016

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SuperlativesBEST Wine view on the Middle Rhine - Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Best Wine view on the Middle Rhine - sculpture on the Krahnberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Structure in Portland, ME

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The stately Gothic Revival Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, of the Catholic Diocese of Portland, was designed by noted church architect P. C. Keeley of New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 8/16/2016

last visited: 8/16/2016

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