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Hangzhou Bay Bridge

Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world with a length of 22 miles. It spans across the Hangzhou Bay on the East China Sea. This bridge connects the Zhengjiadai in Jiaxing in the north to the Shuiluwan in...

Hangzhou Bay Bridge

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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is a 101-story skyscraper which is located in Taipei’s Xinyi District in Taiwan. Ever since its opening, the skyscraper has served as an icon of Modern Taiwan. With a height of 508 meters, it was the first building on the...

Taipei 101

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Canada Day

Canadian people do not celebrate Independence Day on July 4th with Americans. They celebrate on July 1st and the national holiday is known as Canada Day. In 1867, on the same day Nova Scotia & New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec...

Canada Day

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the Seven Wonders of the New World. It was a Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The name has been derived from the Mayan language which means ‘at the mouth of the well of the Itza.’...

Chichen Itza

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Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cologne, Germany. With a height of 157.25 meters, it is the second highest cathedral in Germany and the third-highest in the world. It is the seat of the Archbishop of...

Cologne Cathedral

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Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the most famous icons of Florence, Italy. It is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental three-arch bridge running across the Arno River. It is also known as the ‘Old Bridge’. It was originally...

Ponte Vecchio

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Epiphany

Epiphany falls on January 6th every year. This day is celebrated to mark the official end to the festive season for Christians. It is also known as the "Three Kings Day". These celebrations first started in the 4th century. People associated it with the visit of the Magi. The term...

Epiphany

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Chess Facts

Chess is the most famous strategy game with a very long and distinguished history. It originated in India during the Gupta Empire and then was introduced to the West in the 9th century. In Armenian schools chess is one of the...

Chess Facts

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Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in the world.  It is the second largest Catholic Church in the world after Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It covers a surface of 109,641 square feet and an entire city block. It has 3,400 statues, 135 gargoyles and 700 figures. The Saint...

Milan Cathedral

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Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world’s longest bridge with a length of 102.4 miles from Shanghai to Nanjing as part of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway. This bridge was originally built to transport trains on one of China's premier high-speed railways over an incredible...

Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

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Alhambra

The Alhambra is located on al-Sabika Hill, on the south-eastern border of the city of Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a fortress but converted into a palace. Initial construction took place in AD 889 and...

Alhambra

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Laerdal Tunnel

Laerdal Tunnel is the world’s longest road tunnel which stretches 24.5 kilometres between Aurland and Laerdal on the new main highway connecting Oslo and Bergen. It is one important part of the extension of a ferry-free, reliable road link between the two largest cities in Norway. This...

Laerdal Tunnel

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Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building has a distinctive triangular shape. It was built in 1902 and designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. It is one of the most dramatic looking buildings in New York City. This 22 storey steel-framed building measures 307 feet in height. The building was originally...

Flatiron Building

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One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center is the rebuild for the World Trade Center Complex in New York City. It is also known as the "Freedom Tower". It was opened on November 3rd 2014. It was designed by David Childs who was also the consultant architect for the Burj Khalifa and Willis Tower. With a height of...

One World Trade Center

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge located in London, United Kingdom. This bridge crosses the River Thames, close to the tower of London. It is one of the finest and most recognizable bridges in the...

Tower Bridge

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Gotthard Base Tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world with a length of 57 kilometers. It is located in Switzerland. There were two sections built inside the tunnel where trains can change to the...

Gotthard Base Tunnel

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Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection and also one of the world’s busiest pedestrians intersection located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Approximately 335,000 pass through this every day. It is formed by intersection of 7th Avenue, 42nd Street and...

Times Square

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Passover

Passover is the most widely celebrated Jewish holiday. It is the first holiday given to the Jewish people by G‑d that speaks deeply to the Jewish soul. It is also sometimes known as the Festival of Unleavened Bread because during this festival only unleavened bread called matzo or matzah may...

Passover

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Great Belt Bridge

The Great Belt Bridge is an important traffic connection between Danish islands Zealand and Funen. It is also known as the Great Belt Fixed Link. It is made of a suspension bridge, railroad tunnel and a box girder bridge. The waters between the Danish islands are known as the Great Belt. The...

Great Belt Bridge

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Mount Eden Crater

Mount Eden Crater is one of the most prominent volcanic cones remaining in the Auckland region. It is also known as Maungawhau. The term ‘Maungawhau’ has been derived from the native Maori language that means ‘mountain or hill of the whau tree’. It is the highest natural point in the...

Mount Eden Crater

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Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Twin Towers are twin buildings situated in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, that sport a unique architecture. It is one of the most admirable buildings in the world. These towers are the tallest twin buildings in the world with a...

Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

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Acropolis of Athens

The flagship building of the Acropolis of Athens served as a temple to Athena. It is also one of several buildings built in the ancient world's equivalent to a metropolitan building boom. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Athens, Greece. This fascinating piece of...

Acropolis of Athens

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a wall separating East Berlin from West Berlin. It was constructed as a way of preventing East Germans from entering the Western side. This 27 mile barrier consisted of two concrete walls. Between these two walls there was a ‘death strip’ approximately 160 yards wide....

Berlin Wall

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London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel with a height of 443 feet tall. It has 32 capsules that represent 32 London boroughs. It can carry 800 people in one single rotation. From there you can see up to 40 kilometers in all directions. This wheel travels at a speed...

London Eye

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The Shard

The Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and in Western Europe with a height of 306 meters. It dominates London’s skyline. This 95-storey skyscraper is located in Southwark, London. It has a total of...

The Shard

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