Architectural heritages

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

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    Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster

    Tianluokeng Tulou cluster is tulou quintet cluster located at Fujian province, Zhangzhou City, Nanjing County, Shuyang Township, Tian Luo Keng Village (literally "Snail Pit" Village) in southern China.

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    Tomb of Duc Duc

    The Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc or the An Mausoleum is a tomb complex in Hue in which are buried Duc Duc and his wife, his son Thanh Thai, and his grandson the child-emperor Duy Tan, and several other members of Vietnam's last dynasty, the Nguyen dynasty such as the queen mother Nguyen Thi Dinh

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    Tomb of Khai Dinh

    The Tomb of Khai Dinh is located in Chau Chu mountain near Hue in Vietnam. It was built for the Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh. It was built from 1920 to 1931 taking 11 years to complete. The tomb is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. It is located on a steep hill.

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    Tower of Hercules

    The Tower of Hercules is an ancient Roman lighthouse on a peninsula about 2.4 km from the centre of A Coruna, Galicia, in north-western Spain.

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    Tower of London

    Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Arras

    The Gothic Town Hall and its belfry were constructed between 1463 and 1554 and had to be rebuilt in a slightly less grandiose style after World War I. The belfry is 75 meters (246 feet) high and used to serve as a watchtower. Nowadays tourists can enjoy ascending the belfry.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Comines

    After a preliminary tower, which suffered many trials and tribulations, the Croy family, lords of Comines, ordered the building of a town hall and a belfry, which was completed in 1623.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Dendermonde

    The city hall and belfry have been designated a World Heritage Site since 1999. The belfry houses a carillon and was formerly part of the Cloth Hall.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Douai

    Douai's ornate Gothic style belfry was begun in 1380, on the site of an earlier tower. The 80 m high structure includes an impressive carillon, consisting of 62 bells spanning 5 octaves. Town Hall and Belfry, Douai.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Herentals

    Built in the 15th century by the bed sheet makers and wool painters as a dry hall. Before 1430 called 'gulde huys', 'Meethuys' and 'loterhuys', used as town hall since 1430.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Lille

    Inaugurated in 1932 and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005, the Belfry of the City Hall dominates Lille from its height of 104 meters.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Lo

    The Old Town Hall of Lo is a historic landmark in the municipality of Lo-Reninge, in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Formerly the seat of the municipal government, the building is now a hotel and restaurant.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Loos

    The town hall of Loos was constructed in the 1880s to the design of architect Louis Marie Cordonnier. Its Flemish-style belfry belongs to the set of 56 "Belfries of Belgium and France" inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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    Town Hall and Belfry, Roeselare

    The rococo city hall on the central market square dates from the 18th century. The city hall, market hall, and belfry are classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site (part of Belfries of Belgium and France).

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    Town Hall, Brussels

    The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages. It is located on the famous Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Town Hall, Oudenaarde

    The Town Hall of Oudenaarde, Belgium was built by architect Hendrik van Pede in 1526–1537 to replace the medieval Schepenhuis (Aldermen's House) that occupied the same site.

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    Town Hall, Sint-Truiden

    The 18th century Town Hall was built around the medieval hall and hall tower. The tower houses a newly (2002) restored 50-bell carillon and has been acknowledged by UNESCO as World Heritage.

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    Van Nelle Factory

    The former Van Nelle Factory on the Schie river in Rotterdam, is considered a prime example of the International Style (Constructivism). It has been a designated World Heritage Site since 2014.

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    Victor Horta Museum

    The Horta Museum is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta and his time. The museum is housed in Horta's former house and atelier, Maison & Atelier Horta (1898), in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles.

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    Vienna Gate, Bratislava Castle

    The present-day Vienna Gate was constructed on the occasion of the coronation of Emperor Charles VI in 1712 and it was used as the main entrance to the castle site since then.

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    Villa Rustica, Bingen am Rhein

    Villa rustica (countryside villa) was the term used by the ancient Romans to denote a villa set in the open countryside, often as the hub of a large agricultural estate (latifundium).

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    Villa Tugendhat

    Villa Tugendhat is a historical building in the wealthy neighbourhood of Cerna Pole in Brno, Czech Republic. It is one of the pioneering prototypes of modern architecture in Europe, and was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built of reinforced concrete between 1928 and 1930 for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta, the villa soon became an icon of modernism.

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    Vlkolinec, Slovakia, is a picturesque village under the administration of the town of Ruzomberok. Historically, however, it was a separate village. The first written mention of the village came from 1376 and after 1882 it became part of Ruzomberok. Its name is probably derived from the Slovak word "vlk", i. e. wolf.

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    White City, Berlin

    The White City in Berlin, also known as Swiss Quarter, in reference to the street names in the vicinity of the complex, was commissioned by the head of city planning at the time, Martin Wagner. Wagner was also responsible for other social housing projects in Berlin.

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    Wudang Mountains

    The Wudang Mountains consist of a small mountain range in the northwestern part of Hubei, China, just south of Shiyan. They are home to a famous complex of Taoist temples and monasteries associated with the god Xuan Wu.