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Taipei 101, Taiwan

Taipei 101, Taiwan

Taipei 101 is the landmark of the Taipei City. It is a 508-meter-tall tower with 101 stories above and five below the ground level. Taipei 101 is named 101 because of the number of its floors – 101. The original name of the building is the Taipei Financial Center. Sprawling over an area of 81,072(…)

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Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey is basically a Gothic Church and its profile is more of a Cathedral located in Westminster, towards the west side of the Palace of Westminster. It serves as the venue of coronation as well as burial of the British monarchy. Westminster Abbey is a stunning architectural marvel, which dots the London city landscape.(…)

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Nelson’s Column, London

Nelson’s Column, London

Nelson’s Column happens to be one of London’s most legendary monuments. The monument was built as a befitting tribute to Lord Nelson who was instrumental in Britain’s hard fought victory in the famous Battle of Trafalgar. The monument was built in the year 1840 and towers to a height of 185 feet and is defended(…)

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Trafalgar Square, London

Trafalgar Square, London

Trafalgar Square is London’s largest square and has been a favorite congregation place for the quintessential Londoners since the Middle Ages. In those days, the site was known as Charing Cross. Significantly, the Trafalgar Square tube station is still named Charing Cross instead of Trafalgar Square. This beautiful square is primarily a commemoration square in(…)

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Stonehenge – Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge – Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, is a prehistoric monument that may have served as a burial ground for Neolithic and Bronze Age societies. A circular arrangement of standing stone pillars, many of which are topped with a horizontal stone slab, the architecture of Stonehenge is a marvel in itself, which has caused scholars to study how(…)

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Yankari Game Reserve, Nigeria

Yankari Game Reserve, Nigeria

The most popular tourist destination in Nigeria, Yankari Game Reserve is the largest wildlife park in the country. Home to a variety of wildlife, the park offers visitors a chance to see these exotic creatures in their natural habitats. Some of the species who call the game reserve home are elephants, buffalo, baboons, lions, and(…)

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The Big Ben

The Big Ben

The Big Ben in London has its own historical charm. The Big Ben is the colloquial name given to the clock tower of the Westminster Palace. On 16 October 1834, Palace of Westminster and its surroundings were almost completely razed to the ground by fire, resulting in the building of the golden Gothic glory in use(…)

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Palace of Westminster

Palace of Westminster

The place where the two houses of Parliament in the UK, the House of Commons and the House of Lords, meet – the Palace of Westminster – is an iconic structure which represents the oldest democracy of the world. This historic building of the ‘House of Parliament’ is a unique display of Gothic style architecture(…)

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The London Eye

The London Eye

The British Airways London Eye is a massive Observation Wheel, which is located strategically on the picturesque south bank of the legendary River Thames. The ethereal joy of soaring high above the city of London and the corresponding excitement of catching the panoramic views of one of the world’s greatest cities is like being in(…)

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Pedra da Gavea, Rio de Janeiro

Pedra da Gavea, Rio de Janeiro

The Pedra da Gavea mountain with the face of a big, bald, and bearded man, overlooking the city of Rio, is considered as one of the biggest rocks in the world, situated ashore. Some people even say that it resembles a sleeping giant. There are many legends associated with the mountain, but no authentic documentation(…)

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