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Great Buildings of the WorldBanqueting House - London, England

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Although it has been modified a bit, the Banqueting House is the only integral building of the Whitehall Palace complex that is still standing. It is listed as one of the Great Buildings of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2012

last visited: 3/3/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Paul's Cathedral - London, UK

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St Paul's Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral and seat of the Bishop of London. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 6/25/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldChâteau de Fontainebleau - Fontainebleau, France

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With over 1500 rooms at the heart of 130 acres of parkland and gardens, Fontainebleau is the only royal and imperial château to have been continuously inhabited for seven centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 4/8/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldAngkor Wat - Angkor, Cambodia

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Angkor Wat is visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking. It is a massive three-tiered pyramid crowned by five lotus-like towers rising 65 meters from ground level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cambodia

date approved: 5/24/2012

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldHabitat 67 - Montreal, Qc, Canada

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Habitat 67 is located in Montreal, Qc, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2012

last visited: 8/25/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldWiener Secessionsgebäude, Wien, Austria

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Wiener Secessionsgebäude, Wien, Austria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 4/18/2012

last visited: 7/23/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldStatue of Liberty - New York, NY

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The Statue of Liberty was built by French architecture Frederic Bartholdi and shipped from France to the U.S. in the 1880's as a gift. Now this huge monument has welcomed millions of people as they came to America looking for work and a better life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 3/31/2012

last visited: 2/13/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Reichstag - Berlin, Germany, BE

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This is the Reichstag. A great building of the world located in the center of Berlin, Germany. It's the capitol building of Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 8/5/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldWestminster Abbey - London, UK

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Westminster Abbey, which is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, was constructed between 1045 to circa 1400. The architect is unknown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: 8/4/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldFirst Unitarian Church - Winton Road, Brighton, NY

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Just outside the city limits of Rochester, NY, this Great Building is located at 220 Winton Rd South, Brighton, NY 14610.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe British Museum - London, England, UK

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The British Museum was founded in 1753 and has over 8 million objects in its collection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: 6/26/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldMuseum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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The Museum für Angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts) exhibits more than 30,000 objects representing European and Asian decorative arts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/25/2012

last visited: 9/27/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalais Garnier - Opera National de Paris - Paris, France

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The Opera National de Paris, or the Palais Garnier, Opera House was was built on the orders of Napoleon III as part of the great Parisian reconstruction project and was inaugurated on 5 January 1875 in Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/10/2012

last visited: 2/25/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldBahnhof Stadelhofen - Zürich, Switzerland

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The local railway station of Zürich Stadelhofen, originally built in 1894, was extended and reshaped by Santiago Calatrava in the 1980s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Region Zuerich (ZH), Switzerland

date approved: 12/13/2011

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSchauspielhaus, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, BE, DE, EU

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Schauspielhaus in Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 11/18/2011

last visited: 5/26/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldBateson Building- Sacramento, CA

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The Bateson Building in downtown Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldSevilla Cathedral - Sevilla, Spain

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The Catedral de Santa María de la Sede, better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville (Andalusia, Spain). It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 7/27/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldEl Escorial Monastery - San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

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The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an immense palace, Augustinian monastery, museum, and library complex located at San Lorenzo de El Escorial a town 45 kilometres northwest of Madrid in the autonomous community of Madrid in Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 11/30/2004

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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Mont Saint Michel - Avranches, France

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The « Wonder of the Western World » forms a tower in the heart of an immense bay invaded by the highest tides in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 7/12/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPont du Gard, Remoulins, France

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The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct in the south of France constructed by the Roman Empire, and located near Remoulins, in the Gard département.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldMaison Carré, Nimes, France

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The Maison Carrée at Nîmes in southern France, is one of the best preserved temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 1/21/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldChateau de Versailles - Versailles, France

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The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 5/27/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di San Pietro - Vatican City

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The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter officially known in Italian as Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St. Peter's Basilica, is a Late Renaissance church located within the Vatican City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 7/25/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldPiazza del Campidoglio - Rome, Italy

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Piazza del Campidoglio os the square in front of Rome city hall and was designed by Michelangelo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 4/17/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldArco di Settimio Severo - Roma, Italy

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The white marble Arch of Settimio Severo is a triumphal arch dedicated in AD 203 to commemorate the Parthian victories of Emperor Septimius Severus and his sons, Caracalla and Geta, in the two campaigns against the Parthians of 194/195 and 197-199.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 4/17/2015

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