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Great Buildings of the WorldPyramide du Louvre in Paris (France)

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The XXth century addition to the Louvre Royal Palace complex is the famous glass pyramidal entrance - "Pyramide du Louvre", in my opinion really fine example of a perfect combination of modern and historic architecture...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 6/7/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldPanthéon in Paris (France)

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The impressive Panthéon is a neo-Classical church in the Latin Quarter of Paris. It was originally an abbey dedicated to St. Genevieve (the patron saint of Paris), but now functions primarily as a burial place for famous French heroes...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 6/7/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldNotre-Dame Cathedral in Paris (France)

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Cathedral of Notre-Dame is not the largest cathedral in the world, but might be the most famous of all cathedrals. This masterpiece of Gothic architecture is located on the Île de la Cité, a small island in the medieval heart of the city of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 7/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldEiffel Tower / Tour Eiffel - Paris (France)

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Once the tallest structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower is probably Europe's best known landmark and Paris's most famous symbol...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 7/18/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPiazza di San Marco / St. Mark's Square (Venice, Italy)

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Visit Piazza di San Marco (St. Mark's Square), place where the Basilica di San Marco and the Doge's Palace overlooks one of the most beautiful squares in the world, a real marble salon, the Venice city center for centuries...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 5/19/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di San Marco / St. Mark's Basilica (Venice, Italy)

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...on Piazza San Marco (St. Mark's Square) you can find one from the most precious jewel of Byzantine architecture - beautifull and in style very unusual Basilica di San Marco (St. Mark's Basilica)...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 5/19/2009

last visited: 9/10/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldTugendhat Villa / Vila Tugendhat

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The Tugendhat Villa is a masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture. It was created by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 7/12/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt. John Nepomuk Church / Poutní kostel sv. Jana Nepomuckého (Zelená Hora)

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This small pilgrimage church constructed at the beginning of the 18th century on a star-shaped plan is the most unusual work of the great architect Jan Blažej Santini-Aichl, whose highly original style falls between neo-Gothic and Baroque...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 10/25/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldCasa Batlló, Barcelona - Spain

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A must see in Barcelona and one of Gaudí's best buildings, even though he only redesigned the old façade e kade it more beautiful and converted the main floor into a home, taking care to respect the old building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 8/11/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldButler House - Pasatiempo, CA

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The Butler House is a wood frame, courtyard house overlooking the Pasatiempo Golf Course.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldTokyo Metropolitan Festival Hall - Tokyo, JAPAN

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"Tokyo Bunka Kaian" is the name in Japanese.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YONEYAMA

location: Tokyo, Japan

date approved: 3/15/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Pantheon, THE Greatest Building in the World

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So that is my opinion, but how many architects can build this today without a computer? And have it so that when the sun shines in the oculus at a certain time of day, it encircles the alter??? Hmm??

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 3/9/2009

last visited: 7/21/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldDonald Bren School of Environmental Sciences and Management / Bren Hall - Goleta, California

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LEED platinum building on the UCSB campus designed to make smooth transition between indoors and outdoors

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 2/28/2009

last visited: 8/16/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldSaint Mary's Cathedral - San Francisco, CA

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Cathedral of the Catholic archdioces of San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldThomas Larkin House - Monterey, CA

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The Thomas Larkin House is a historic Monterey home. It was also once the US Consul's home in Monterey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2009

last visited: 2/20/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldGarfield School - San Francisco, CA

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The Garfield School Elementary School is by Coit Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/3/2009

last visited: 2/5/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Kom Ombo - Kom Ombo, Egypt

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An unusual double temple built during the rule Ptolemaic dynasty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 2/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldTemple of Horus - Edfu, Egypt

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The Temple of Horus is a fine, well-preserved example of the period.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 10/26/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldHatshepsut's Temple - Deir el-Bahri, Egypt

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Hatshepsut's mortuary temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Egypt

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 5/17/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Taj Mahal - Agra,India

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While the white domed marble mausoleum is its most familiar component, the Taj Mahal is actually an integrated complex of structures. Building began around 1632 and was completed around 1653, and employed thousands of artisans and craftsmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JIMBOBWE

location: India

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 11/19/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldPorta Nigra

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The Porta Nigra (Latin for black gate) is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Modestia

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/8/2009

last visited: 5/18/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldNational Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Lab—Boulder, Colorado

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I.M. Pei designed this building to complement the surrounding area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dr_Corey

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 4/22/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldMarin County Civic Center - San Rafael, CA

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Government building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2008

last visited: 4/18/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Basil's the Blessed, Moscow

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The iconic church of Red Square. Its beautiful onion domes and bright colours is recognisable anywhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Pagenz

location: Russia

date approved: 12/9/2008

last visited: 12/21/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldEaston Neston - Nr Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK

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Easton Neston is one of the Great Buildings of the World and it stands in a large estate in Northamptonshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: 10/22/2009

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