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Al Zubara Fort – The historic Qatari military fortress in Al Shamal
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Al Zubara Fort – The historic Qatari military fortress in Al Shamal

The Fort was originally built by Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani in 1938 to serve as a Coast Guard station. It was later renovated into a museum to display diverse topical archaeological findings. Lofty, compact walls, swathe this eminent fort which ...
Corvin Castle – The imposing medieval castle in Hunedoara
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Corvin Castle – The imposing medieval castle in Hunedoara

One of the largest castles in Europe and figures in a list of the Seven Wonders of Romania. Built in a Renaissance-Gothic style and constructed over the site of an older fortification on a rock above the smaller Zlaști River. Ioan de Hunedoara initiates,...
Monumento De la Reconcilacion – The political and artistic point in San Salvador
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Monumento De la Reconcilacion – The political and artistic point in San Salvador

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Peace Accords in El Salvador which ended the country's civil war, the government unveiled a monument to reconciliation. This monument was conceived by Napoleón Alberto, a local sculptor. It is a sculptural e...
The Seekers recorded “I’ll Never Find Another You” in London
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The Seekers recorded “I’ll Never Find Another You” in London

A 1964 single by The Seekers which reached No. 1 in the UK in February 1965. It was The Seekers' first UK-released single, and was the second-best selling single of 1965 in the UK. The song was also popular in the US, reaching peaks of No. 4 and No. 2 on ...
Hundertwasserhaus – A house in harmony with nature in Vienna
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Hundertwasserhaus – A house in harmony with nature in Vienna

An apartment house, built after the idea and concept of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser with architect Joseph Krawina as a co-creator. The house was built between 1983 and 1985 according to the ideas and concepts of Hundertwasser with archite...
Live Aid 1985 – The dual concert in London and Philadelphia
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Live Aid 1985 – The dual concert in London and Philadelphia

A benefit concert held on Saturday 13 July 1985, as well as an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative. The original event was organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. It was one of the largest-s...
Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Development – The building shaped like a grand piano in Don Kaeo
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Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Development – The building shaped like a grand piano in Don Kaeo

Dr. Samai Sirithongthaworn, the Director of Rajanagarindra (RCID), came up with idea of the design, “the piano is a symbol of art, of music, of performance.” He goes on to say that through the medium of art many of the thousands of children that the insti...
Time Machine Museum – The house of Science Fiction in Bromyard
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Time Machine Museum – The house of Science Fiction in Bromyard

This fascinating museum features the real props used in Dr Who television series from the 1960s right up to the present day. Dr Who fans will enjoy the Dalek Dungeon and see costumes used on screen for the TV programme. There are also some great di...
Harry Houdini – The magician’s leap from the Harvard Bridge in Boston
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Harry Houdini – The magician’s leap from the Harvard Bridge in Boston

The famous illusionist stood at the edge of the bridge. His hands were handcuffed behind his back and chained to a collar around his neck. According to a Boston Globe article chronicling the feat, a signal was tooted from a towboat, and Houdini went overb...
The History of Mexico – The Diego Rivera’s mural in Mexico City
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The History of Mexico – The Diego Rivera’s mural in Mexico City

The mural in the stairwell of the National Palace was executed between 1929 and 1935 b. The subject of the mural is Mexico's history from ancient times to the present. In August 1929, Diego Rivera began painting his huge mural in the large stairways and ...
Prague Orloj – The world’s oldest clock still operating in Prague
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Prague Orloj – The world’s oldest clock still operating in Prague

The oldest part of the Orloj, the mechanical clock and astronomical dial, dates from 1410 when it was made by clockmaker Mikuláš of Kadaň and Jan Šindel, then later a professor of mathematics and astronomy at Charles University. The Orloj is mounte...
Gulliver park – The giant playground of the fictional protagonist in Valencia
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Gulliver park – The giant playground of the fictional protagonist in Valencia

This huge 70-meter-long attraction features Gulliver from the story of Gulliver's Travels, a famous work by writer Jonathan Swift. The Gulliver Park is located in the old bed of the Turia river. This playground is a large-scale Gulliver, lying on the flo...

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