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World Fairs have been around for over 150 years and their buildings and landscaping are often very innovative. This category seeks to waymark those unique, permanently built, historic places designed for World Fairs and Expositions.
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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresMusée de l'Homme - Paris, France

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The Musée de l'Homme (English: Museum of Man) is an anthropology museum located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was constructed for the 1937 International Expo in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/10/2014

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPalais de Chaillot - Paris, France

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The Palais de Chaillot is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was constructed for the 1937 International Expo in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresWaterwave Life Fountain - Vienna, Austria

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The Waterwave Life Fountain, sculpted from an 18.3-ton monolith of Chilean lapis lazuli, was exhibited at the Austria Pavilion at Expo 1998 in Lisbon, Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresGëlle Fra - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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The Gëlle Fra (or Golden Lady) at the top of the Monument du Souvenir in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, was exhibited at the entrance of the Luxembourg pavilion of the Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPort Vell Aerial Tramway - Barcelona, Spain

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This tramway takes you over the city and harbor into some of the most science 360 degree views of Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 6/2/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresVenetian Towers - Barcelona, Spain

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These pair of towers stand high and tall, overlooking the entire Plaça d'Espanya.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 6/2/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresMagic Fountain of Montjuïc - Barcelona, Spain

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The Magic Fountain was built for the 1929 Barcelona World's fair, which took place right at this very spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 6/2/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresStatue of Liberty - New York, NY

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The head and the torch of the Statue of Liberty was on display at the World Fair expo in Paris before being shipped to the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 4/2/2009

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresRiverfront Park Ice Palace - Spokane, WA

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Originally an attraction of the US Pavilion at Expo 74, this rink is one of the small number of original works left from the World's Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresThe Family of Man - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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These sculptures were part of the British pavilion at Expo '67, also known as the 1967 International and Universal Exposition, in Montreal, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresChina Gate - Vancouver, BC

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The Expo '86 China Pavilion used this gate as an entrance. It was moved to this location in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChapterhouseInc

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 6/18/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresThe Blue Cube, Universe Science park - Denmark

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Den Blå Kube blev bygget som Islands bidrag til Expo 2000 i Hannover. The blue cube was built for Iceland at the World Expo 2000 in Hannover.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 5/15/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresArc de Triomf - Barcelona, Spain

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The Arc de Triomf is an archway structure in Barcelona, Catalonia. It was built for the Exposición Universal de Barcelona (1888), as its main access gate by architect Josep Vilasec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPlaça d'Espanya - Barcelona, Spain

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The Plaça d'Espanya was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresCastell dels Tres Dragons- Barcelona, spain

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The Castle of Three Dragons is the popular name given to a modernist building built in 1887-1888 as a café-restaurant for the Universal Exhibition of 1888 by Lluis Domenech i Montaner is today the Natural History Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 11/7/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresChina Pavillion - Expo 2010 - Shanghai - China

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China Pavilion at Expo 2010 in Shanghai was converted into China Art Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: China

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresNový vek - Brno, Czech Republic

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Plastika Nový Vek na ulici Výstavište

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresColumbian Expo statue "Art" -- Wamego KS

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"Art" is one of two highly decorative female statues that had been displayed at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: 3/14/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresFernet Branca Eagle Sculpture - Saint-Louis, Alsace, France

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The iconic eagle on top of the former distillery was originally created for the Milan World Fair 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 3/26/2013

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresU.S.S. Nashville Figurehead - Nashville, Tennessee

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Ornate bronze figurehead which was originally displayed at the 1909 worlds fair in Seattle. Located at Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Tennessee

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 7/7/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLa vitrine du pavillon du prince de Galles - Courbevoie, France

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[FR] Le Pavillon des Indes, installé à Courbevoie dans le Parc de Bécon, date de l’exposition universelle de 1878. [EN] This Indian pavilion, known as the Pavilion of the Prince of Wales, was originally housed in the Grand Vestibule d’Honneur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresLe pavillon de la Suède et de la Norwège - Courbevoie, France

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[FR] Ce pavillon de l'Exposition universelle de 1878 fut remontée à Courbevoie pour agrandir la résidence d’été de Gustave Bibesco. [EN] The Swedish and Norwegian pavilion of the 1878 Universal Exposition was reconstructed in Courbevoie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresChildrens Statue of Lafayette - Paris, France

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[FR] Ce monument de Lafayette, à cheval, est situé sur le Cours Albert 1er à proximité du Grand Palais, à Paris, en France. [EN] This monument of Lafayette, on horseback, is located on the Cours Albert 1er near the Grand Palais, in Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 1/1/2014

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresPlaza de España - Seville (Sevilla), Spain

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The Plaza de España (Spanish Square) was used by the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. It is a located in the Parque de María Luisa (Maria Luisa Park) in Seville, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: 10/1/2013

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Permanent World Fair and Expo StructuresSwedish Pavilion - Lindsborg, KS

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This building was originally Sweden's exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: never

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