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Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza della Signoria, next to the Uffizi Gallery, is one of the most beautiful palaces in Italy. The design of the building was done by Arnolfo di Cambio, and construction began in 1299. The original structure was built between 1299 and 1313 and became the residence of the Medici family, who ruled Florence and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The present building was erected...
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The Vasco da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in Europe, measuring over 17 km long and connecting the northern and southern parts of Portugal. The bridge is 17,185 metres long, of which 829 metres is the length of the main span, 11.5 km is the length of the other strand spans and 4.8 km are access viaducts and junctions. The height of the bridge is 150 meters, its width is 31 meters, and...
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Instalacja gazowa znajduje się tylko w niektórych domach i mieszkaniach. Przykładowo w nowych blokach w ogóle się z niej rezygnuje. W starszych domach jednak gaz jest wykorzystywany do gotowania, ogrzewania, a także podgrzewania wody do kąpieli, czy też mycia rąk. W praktyce więc gaz staje się niezbędny. Można jednak na im zaoszczędzić.
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Shanghai World Financial Center is a skyscraper that is one of the top tallest buildings in China and the world. It is currently ranked as the 7th tallest building in China, and the 11th tallest building in the world. The building is located right next to two other super skyscrapers: the Jin Mao Building (420.5 meters high) and the Shanghai Tower (632 meters high). The latter is the second...
The Niedzica Castle is a medieval fortress located on the right bank of Lake Czorsztyńskie, also known as the Dunajec Castle. The castle was built in the early 14th century on the site of former fortifications. The first mention of Dunajec Castle in documents is recorded in 1325. In the 14th century the stronghold was a very important center of Polish-Hungarian relations. For example,...
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Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia is the Queen Sofia Palace of Arts and a unique work of architecture. The building is an opera house that is located in the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. The building is managed by Helga Schmidt, who once worked with the Royal Opera House in London. El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia hosts opera performances, ballet performances, symphonic...
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Atlantis, The Palm was the first resort to open its doors on the revolutionary and largest artificial island of Palm Jumeirah in 2008. The total construction cost of this 5-star Atlantis hotel was $1.5 billion. The building has 23 floors and is constructed of two towers, connected by a bridge. The height of the highest point of Atlantis, The Palm from ground level is 120 meters. Atlantis...
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Castel del Monte is a medieval castle located near the town of Andria, in the Apulia region of southern Italy, on top of a hill 540 metres high. The castle was built by Frederick II Hohenstauf in 1240. It is located on a hill where there was another fortress, of which no trace has survived to our times. The surrounding area is quite flat, making Castel del Monte visible from several kilometers...
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Chateau de Chambord is the largest architectural structure in the Loire River Valley. This French region is famous for its medieval and Renaissance castles and châteaux. The Chateau de Chambord is one of the finest works of architecture of the Renaissance period. Building of the castle began in 1519 and was completed in 1559; the castle was built at the request of Kings Francis I and Henry II....
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Drottningholm Palace is a Renaissance-style palace built on Lovon Island in a suburb of Stockholm. The building is a residence for the Swedish royal family and a popular tourist attraction in Sweden. The original stone palace was built in 1580 by order of John III Vasa for Catherine Jagiellon. In 1661 the building was bought by Queen Hedwig Eleonora of Sweden. The owner of the palace is the...
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