Architectural heritages

This category shows the collection of architectural heritagess all over the world.

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    Mada'in Saleh

    Mada'in Saleh, also called Al-Hijr or Hegra, is an archaeological site located in Province of Al-Madinah in the Region of the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia. A majority of the vestiges date from the Nabatean kingdom (1st century AD). The site constitutes the kingdom's southernmost and largest settlement after Petra, its capital.

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    Martin Luther's Birth House, Eisleben

    Martin Luther's Birth House (German: Martin Luthers Geburtshaus) is a museum in Eisleben, Germany. Unfortunately the actual house in which Luther was born no longer exists, it having been burnt completely to the ground in 1689.

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    Martin Luther's Death House, Eisleben

    Martin Luther's Death House (German: Martin Luthers Sterbehaus) is the historic building in Eisleben, Germany, where it was incorrectly thought that Martin Luther died on 18 February 1546.

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    Masters' Houses by Walter Gropius, Dessau

    Even before the The Masters' Houses and the Bauhaus building itself were included on the UNESCO World Heritage List because of their unique cultural heritage there had been a world wide interest in the buildings designed by Walter Gropius.

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    Minaret of Jam

    The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in a remote and nearly inaccessible region of the Shahrak District.

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    Mouse Tower

    The Mouse Tower (Mäuseturm) is a stone tower on a small island in the Rhine, outside Bingen am Rhein, Germany.

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    Murus Dacicus (Dacian Wall)

    Murus Dacicus (Latin for Dacian Wall) is a construction method for defensive walls and fortifications developed in ancient Dacia sometime before the Roman conquest.

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    Nakh (Vainakh) Medieval Towers

    The Nakh (or Vainakh) medieval towers were a characteristic feature of medieval architecture of the Nakh peoples in Chechenya and Ingushetia, with few parallels outside that region. Some towers were used as dwellings, others had a military purpose; some combined both functions.

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    Namdaemun (Kaesong)

    he Kaesong Namdaemun is the south gate of the old walled city of Kaesong, North Korea.

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    Nanxi Tulou Cluster (Yanxiang Lou)

    The Nanxi Tulou cluster is the name applied to a section of the Nanxi ("South Creek") Valley in Hukeng Town (Yongding County), which for a distance of several kilometers is almost continuously built up with tulous.

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    New Lanark

    New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 kilometres) from Lanark, in Lanarkshire, and some 40 km southeast of Glasgow, Scotland. It was founded in 1786 by David Dale, who built cotton mills and housing for the mill workers.

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    New Town, Edinburgh

    The New Town is a central area of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is often considered to be a masterpiece of city planning and, together with the Old Town, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. It was built in stages between 1767 and around 1850, and retains much of the original neo-classical and Georgian period architecture.

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    Nisa was an ancient city, located near modern-day Bagir village, 18 km southwest of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Nisa is described by some as the first seat of central government of the Parthians.

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    Ntomata Village, Kefalonia Island

    Ntomata is located in the Livathos area, which is blessed with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation and an unparalleled view. The village location and the way it had been built protect it from the wind and offer it a unique environment. The village is picturesque, with small narrow roads and greenery, both on the left and right side of the road.

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    Old (Medieval) City of Rhodes

    Old (Medieval) City of Rhodes. The Order of St John of Jerusalem occupied Rhodes from 1309 to 1523 and set about transforming the city into a stronghold. It subsequently came under Turkish and Italian rule.

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    Old City of Bern

    The Old City of Bern is the medieval city center of Bern, Switzerland. Built on a narrow hill surrounded on three sides by the Aare River, its compact layout has remained essentially unchanged since its construction during the 12th to the 15th century.

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    Old City of Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. Old City of Dubrovnik. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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    Old City of Quebec

    Old Quebec is a historic neighbourhood of Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada. Comprising the Upper Town and Lower Town, the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Administratively, Old Quebec is part of the Vieux-Quebec-Cap-Blanc-colline Parlementaire district in the borough of La Cite-Limoilou.

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    Old Market Square (Old Town Square), Torun

    In 1997 the medieval part of the city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2007 the Old Town in Torun was added to the list of Seven Wonders of Poland. National Geographic Polska rated the old town market and the Gothic town hall as one of the "30 Most Beautiful Places in the World."

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    Old Town of Bamberg

    Bamberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany, located in Upper Franconia on the river Regnitz close to its confluence with the river Main. Its historic city center is a listed UNESCO world heritage site.

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    Old Town of Bardejov

    Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. It is situated in the Saris region on a floodplain terrace of the Topla River, in the hills of the Beskyd Mountains. It exhibits numerous cultural monuments in its completely intact medieval town center.

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    Old Town of Krakow

    Krakow Old Town is the historic central district of Krakow, Poland. It is one of the most famous old districts in Poland today and was the center of Poland's political life from 1038 until King Sigismund III Vasa relocated his court to Warsaw in 1596.