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Great Buildings of the WorldBasilica di San Giorgio Maggiore / St. George's Basilica (Venice)

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Architectonically remarkable Renaissance building of the Basilica di San Giorgio Maggiore (St. George's Basilica) is located at prominent spot of Venice's centre at San Giorgio Maggiore island, where the Grand Canal opens into the San Marco Basin...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 10/4/2009

last visited: 10/6/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldPonte Vecchio / Old Bridge - Florence, Italy

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Ponte Vecchio (in english Old Bridge) over Arno river in historic center of Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/2/2009

last visited: 7/13/2001

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Great Buildings of the WorldCollege Life Insurance Company - Indianapolis, IN

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Beautiful trio of buildings in north Indianapolis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/15/2009

last visited: 9/4/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldKresge College, UCSC - Santa Cruz, California

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Kresge College at the University of California, Santa Cruz was designed by architects William Turnbull and Charles Willard Moore. It is based on a fantasy Italian village which winds up the hillside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldFallingwater - Mill Run, PA

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Arguably, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous work can be found in the hills of southwest Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 11/20/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace at Knossos - Crete, Greece

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The Palace of Knossos is the largest archaeological site from the Bronze Age on Crete and is believed to have been the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 7/8/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldKaufmann Desert House - Palm Springs CA

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This great building, a California Modern designed by Richard Neutra, was built in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 3/26/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldWhite House - Washington, DC

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The home of the President of the United States is listed as a Great Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 8/23/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldCentral Park in New York City

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The Central Park in Mantattan, the largest "piece of Nature" (area of 341 ha) in the New York City and its "green lungs", is for me not only pleasant place for morning walk but also perfect locality of active geocaching for overseas-cachers-tourists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: New York

date approved: 6/9/2009

last visited: 11/6/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldHall of Supreme Harmony - Taihe Dian in Beijing's Forbidden City (China)

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Hall of Supreme Harmony or Taihe Dian is heart of the immense Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing. It is also the grandest and the most important building in the Chinese nation...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: China

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 4/10/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldBrooklyn Bridge in New York City

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Tourist's must-to-see location of the New York City, the famous Brooklyn Bridge, is not only one of the most busies bridges in NYC but it is also an engineering and architectural landmark of the first category...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: New York

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 8/13/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldLake Point Tower (Chicago, Illinois)

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The Lake Point Tower, black unusually shaped 197 m tall skyscraper, is located on the peninsula which leads into Navy Pier, one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations. This building is one of architectural dominants of the city's skyline...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldJohn Hancock Center (Chicago, Illinois)

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Known locally as "Big John", black tower of the John Hancock Center building with its distinctive X-bracing is one of the most beautiful US skyscrapers and one of Chicago's main architectural landmarks...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/7/2009

last visited: 7/30/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldMount Vernon - Mount Vernon, Virginia

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The Mount Vernon estate was the home of George Washington, first president of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 11/11/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldFaneuil Hall - Boston, MA

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Faneuil Hall has served as a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1742. Funded by wealthy merchant, Peter Faneuil and Originally designed by artist John Smibert in 1740–1742, it was greatly expanded in and modified in 1806 by Charles Bulfinch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 10/4/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldCrane Library - Quincy, MA

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The Crane Library is located around the corner from the Church of the Presidents, Quincy, Massachusetts. The building was designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, designer of Boston's Trinity Church, and founder of the Richarsonian Romanesque movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: 3/23/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldZimmerman House - Manchester, NH

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This 1950 Frank Lloyd Wright designed residence is tucked away on a little known quiet side street in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tours are available through the Currier Art Museum which owns it from a bequest from Dr. Isadore J. & Lucille Zimmerman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 6/2/2009

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Parthenon - Athens, Greece

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The Parthenon is located at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/30/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldTreasury of Atreus - Mycenae, Greece

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The Treasury of Atreus, also known as the Tomb of Agamemnon, is located in the Prefecture of Argolis, Region of the Peloponnesos, in Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 8/18/2015

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Great Buildings of the WorldTheater at Epidauros - Epidauros, Greece

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The Theater at Epidaurus is located in the Prefecture of Argolis, Region of the Peloponnesos, in Greece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Greece

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/12/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldSanta Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Firenze (Florence), Italy

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Florence cathedral - really great gothic building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 5/29/2009

last visited: 4/23/2016

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Great Buildings of the WorldLouvre in Paris (France)

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Palais du Louvre (former Roayl palace) is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, and possibly the most famous of them all. The Louvre is definitely one of Paris's many must-visits...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 11/22/2016

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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: 11/22/2016

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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: 9/24/2016

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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: 11/22/2016

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