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Lal Qila – The red sandstone fortress in Old Delhi
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Lal Qila – The red sandstone fortress in Old Delhi

A historic fort that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned construction of the Red Fort on 12 May 1638, when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi. Originally red and white, its design is credite...
Jamaica Inn – The historic mysterious inn in Bodmin Moor
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Jamaica Inn – The historic mysterious inn in Bodmin Moor

The traditional inn was built in 1750 as a coaching inn – the 18th century equivalent of a modern day service station for weary travelers. Using the turnpike between Launceston and Bodmin, they would stay at the Inn after crossing the wild and treacherous...
Sputnik 1 – The full-scale replica of the world’s first satellite is being exhibited in Sydney
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Sputnik 1 – The full-scale replica of the world’s first satellite is being exhibited in Sydney

The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It orbited for three weeks before its batteries died and then orbited silently for two months before it fell back into the atmosphere. It was a polished metal sphere 58 cm ...
Namirembe Cathedral – The Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Kampala
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Namirembe Cathedral – The Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Kampala

The provincial cathedral of the Church of Uganda and the diocesan cathedral for Namirembe Diocese, the first diocese to be founded in the Church of Uganda province, in 1890. Namirembe Hill has been the location of the main Anglican place of worship in Bug...
Ouagadougou Cathedral – The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ouagadougou
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Ouagadougou Cathedral – The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ouagadougou

It was built between 1934 and 1936 at the initiative of the French apostolic vicar Joanny Thévenoud, of the missionary congregation of the White Fathers, its architecture is inspired by both traditional West African constructions and European Romanesque a...
Filmstaden – The Sweden’s Hollywood in Råsunda
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Filmstaden – The Sweden’s Hollywood in Råsunda

This marvelous ”Film City” was once one of the most modern film studios in Europe. It was built in 1920 on the basis of designs by Swedish architect Ebbe Crone. It was owned and operated by Svensk Filmindustri Studios, the main Swedish film producer at th...
Statue of Bruce Lee – The memorial figure of martial artist in Hong Kong
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Statue of Bruce Lee – The memorial figure of martial artist in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong memorial was built on behalf of Bruce Lee, who died on 20 July 1973 at the age of 32. A 2.5 meter bronze statue by artist Cao Chong-en was erected along the Avenue of Stars attraction near the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui. It shows a classic ...
Havana Cathedral – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Cristobal in Havana
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Havana Cathedral – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Cristobal in Havana

The cathedral is set in the former Plaza de La Ciénaga. In 1727 plans to build a church, convent and collegium were approved and the project began to take form. The plaza is located on the site of a swamp that was drained and used as a naval dockyard befo...
The Stranglers – The men in black shoot the “Golden Brown” video clip in London
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The Stranglers – The men in black shoot the “Golden Brown” video clip in London

The song by the English rock band the Stranglers. It was released as a 7" single in December 1981 in the United States and in January 1982 in the United Kingdom, on Liberty. It was the second single released from the band's sixth album La folie. It peaked...
Charlie Chaplin – The “Tramp” rests in Corsier-sur-Vevey
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Charlie Chaplin – The “Tramp” rests in Corsier-sur-Vevey

English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, "The Tramp"(Charlot in several languages), and is considered one of the most important figures in the history o...
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge – The steel deck arch bridge in Taos
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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge – The steel deck arch bridge in Taos

One of America’s highest and most famous bridges, was started in 1963 and completed in 1965. It was dedicated on September, 1965 and is a part of U.S. Route 64, a major east–west road. The bridge received the American Institute of Steel Construction’s aw...
Battle of Waterloo – The site of Napoleon Bonaparte’s last campaign in Waterloo
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Battle of Waterloo – The site of Napoleon Bonaparte’s last campaign in Waterloo

The battle was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815. The Battle of Waterloo, in which Napoleon’s forces were defeated by the British and Prussians, marked the end of his reign and of France’s domination in Europe. When Napoleon returned to power in 1815, vario...

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