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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: 10/31/2013

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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: 3/22/2014

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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: 1/24/2011

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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: 10/7/2013

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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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Great Buildings of the WorldTrinity Church - Boston, MA, USA

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Trinity Church on Copley Square in Boston is recognized as the first and best example of the Richardsonian Romanesque architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/25/2008

last visited: 8/8/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldVilla Savoye - Poissy, France

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[FR] La villa Savoye a été construite de 1928 à 1931 sur un terrain de sept hectares, par l'architecte Le Corbusier. [EN] The Villa Savoye is considered by many to be the seminal work of the Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldCathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Burlington, Vermont

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Roman Catholic Cathedral

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 8/23/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldTeam Disney Building - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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The Team Disney Building is located on Disney World property and was designed by renowned architect Arata Isozaki.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 11/10/2008

last visited: 12/6/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldRose Walk - Bernard Maybeck

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A grouping of buildings located along a pedestrian staircase in North Berkeley by Bernard Maybeck. This "great building" is actually great landscape architecture!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGap Offices in San Bruno - San Bruno, CA

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Large Office building in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2008

last visited: 1/12/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldSt Martin-in-the-Fields

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St Martin-in-the-Fields. Church in Trafalgar Square, London. Architect James Gibbs. Completed 1726

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 12/9/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldEmpire State Building - New York City, New York

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Standing 102 stories above the New York streets, this limestone and granite landmark held reign as the tallest building in the world from 1931-1970.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: New York

date approved: 10/21/2008

last visited: 3/30/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldMonterey Bay Aquarium - Monterey, California

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Although drab and grey from the outside, this large concrete reinforced building houses one of the worlds largest aquariums.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2008

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldDurham Cathedral

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Durham Cathedral was built from 1093 until 1130,and has been described as one of the greatest architectural experiences in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2008

last visited: 7/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the World SFMOMA - San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco's Mmuseum of modern Art on 3rd St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 8/2/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Cannery - San Francisco, CA

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Former peach cannery, now an entertainment center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 12/8/1999

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Great Buildings of the WorldTransamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The tallest and most recognizable skyscrapper in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHallidie Building - San Francisco, CA

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Office building in downtown San Francisco with its glass facade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 10/10/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldCapitol at Williamsburg - Williamsburg, VA

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The original capitol was built in 1705 on the foundation of the 1619 House of Burgesses. This replica was built in 1832 when the building was burnt to the ground. It can now be toured by paid visitors to Colonial Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 9/10/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldTower of London - London, England, UK

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Tower of London is a palace, fortress, and a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldDrayton Hall - SC

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Drayton Hall in Charleston, SC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member carolina1

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2008

last visited: 4/23/2009

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Great Buildings of the WorldSears Tower - Chicago, IL

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The Sears Tower located in Chicago, IL is the tallest building in the United States (at the current time - Chicago Spire is currently under construction).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 3/17/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldCathedral of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

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The Cathedral of Pisa is part of the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: 11/16/2013

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