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Castillo de San Marcos – The old masonry fort in St. Augustine
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Castillo de San Marcos – The old masonry fort in St. Augustine

Built to defend Florida and the Atlantic trade route, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument preserves the oldest masonry fortification in the continental United States and interprets more than 450 years of cultural intersections. The fort was designed...
Pyramid of the Sun – The great enigmatic pyramid-shaped structure in Teotihuacán
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Pyramid of the Sun – The great enigmatic pyramid-shaped structure in Teotihuacán

The large building is believed to have been constructed about 100 AD in the heart of the Teotihuacan city. Teotihuacan is the name of a Mesoamerican indigenous civilization and its grandest city, once the largest city in Mexico. Pyramid of the Sun, rises...
King Aegeus – The tragic father of Theseus leapt to his death off the cliff in Sounion
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King Aegeus – The tragic father of Theseus leapt to his death off the cliff in Sounion

Τhe story begins when Androgeus, a son of King Minos of Crete, was murdered in Athens. When King Minos heard what had befallen his son, he ordered the Cretan fleet to set sail for Athens. Minos asked Aegeus, the king of Athens, for his son's assassins, an...
Roskilde Cathedral – Scandinavia’s first Gothic cathedral in Roskilde
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Roskilde Cathedral – Scandinavia’s first Gothic cathedral in Roskilde

Cathedral reflects the changing European architectural history across 800 years and is an early Scandinavian Gothic cathedral built in bricks. Constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries, the building incorporates both Gothic and Romanesque architectu...
Prince’s Palace of Monaco – The official residence of the Sovereign Prince in Monaco
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Prince’s Palace of Monaco – The official residence of the Sovereign Prince in Monaco

The Palace was originally the western border fortress of the Republic of Genoa, built from 1215. Since the end of the 13th century, it has been the stronghold and home of the Grimaldi family who first captured it in 1297. At the beginning of the 16th cent...

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