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Mandarin’s House – The traditional Chinese residential in Macau
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Mandarin’s House – The traditional Chinese residential in Macau

It was the residence and family home of the late Qing theoretician and reformist Zheng Guanying. Mandarin's House was built in 1869 by Zheng Guanyin's father Zheng Wenrui. Zheng and his brothers gradually enlarged the complex since. It was built la...
Simone Segouin – The site of the iconic photograph with the woman of resistance in Paris
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Simone Segouin – The site of the iconic photograph with the woman of resistance in Paris

Also known as Nicole Minet, was young French Résistance fighter during the war. She had come from Chartres to help liberate the capital on August 19, 1944. Simone Segouin served in the Francs-Tireurs et Partisans group. Her first mission was to steal a b...
Peter Pan – The birthplace of the fictional character in London
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Peter Pan – The birthplace of the fictional character in London

A free-spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood having adventures on the mythical island of Neverland as the leader of the Lost Boys, interacting with fairies, pirates, mermaids, Native...
Carlo Collodi – The birthplace of father of Pinocchio in Florence
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Carlo Collodi – The birthplace of father of Pinocchio in Florence

Carlo Lorenzini, was born in Florence on November 24, 1826. His mother, Angelina Orzali , is a waitress for the illustrious Tuscan family of the Garzoni Venturi and his father Domenico Lorenzini , of more humble origins, weak in character and frail in hea...
Woman of Straw -The palace of Mr. Richmond in Saffron Walden
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Woman of Straw -The palace of Mr. Richmond in Saffron Walden

A 1964 crime thriller directed by Basil Dearden and starring Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery and Ralph Richardson. It was written by Robert Muller and Stanley Mann, adapted from the 1954 novel La Femme de paille by Catherine Arley. Connery's character An...
Virupaksha Temple – The part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi
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Virupaksha Temple – The part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi

The temple was built by Lakkan Dandesha, a chieftain under the ruler Deva Raya II also known as Prauda Deva Raya of the Vijayanagara Empire. Virupaksha or Pampapati Temple is the main center of pilgrimage at Hampi, and had been considered the most sacred...
Fort Bourtange – The star fort in the village of Bourtange
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Fort Bourtange – The star fort in the village of Bourtange

The fort was built under orders of William the Silent and completed in 1593. It was constructed in the design of a star fort with a network of canals and lakes which were used as moats. At the time of its completion, the fort housed five garrisons. Soon a...
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures – The world of arts and artists of moviemaking in Los Angeles
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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures – The world of arts and artists of moviemaking in Los Angeles

The museum set to open on September 2021, will be the nation's first large-scale museum entirely dedicated to the art, science, craft, business, and history of film. The exhibits will provide an immersive experience for visitors to explore the cultural an...
Little Chapel – The Guernsey’s biggest tourist attraction in Saint Andrew
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Little Chapel – The Guernsey’s biggest tourist attraction in Saint Andrew

The chapel was originally built by Brother Déodat in March 1914. His plan was to create a miniature version of the famous grotto and basilica at Lourdes in France. After taking criticism from other brothers, Déodat demolished the chapel. He finished a se...
Ryugyong Hotel – The World’s tallest unoccupied building in Pyongyang
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Ryugyong Hotel – The World’s tallest unoccupied building in Pyongyang

The building has been planned as a mixed-use development, which would include a hotel. Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North Korea entered a period of economic crisis. In 2008, construction resumed, and the exterior was complet...
Terracotta Army – The world’s largest group of ceramic figurines in Lintong
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Terracotta Army – The world’s largest group of ceramic figurines in Lintong

A collection of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife. The tallest figures being the generals. The sculptures include ...
Polio vaccines – Jonas Salk discovers one of the first vaccine in Pittsburgh
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Polio vaccines – Jonas Salk discovers one of the first vaccine in Pittsburgh

Polio was considered one of the most frightening public health problems in the world until 1955 when the Salk vaccine was introduced, and epidemics were increasingly devastating in the post-war United States. Jonas Edward Salk was an American physician, ...

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