26 June 2019

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Čumil the Sewer Worker

Čumil (Bratislava, Slovakia)

A strange traffic jam of tourists on a seemingly random corner in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava doesn’t seem like it’d be a daily occurrence, but one particular intersection has a cheeky piece or art

Gas Works Park (Seattle, Washington)

Located on the north shore of Lake Union, Gas Works Park, in Seattle, Washington, is an oasis in the city that was once the site of the Seattle Gas Light Company coal gasification plant. Opened to the public in

Tippecanoe Place

Tippecanoe Place (South Bend, Indiana)

Clement Studebaker, the co-founder of the Studebaker vehicle manufacturing firm built his stately manor Tippecanoe Place in the West Washington Historic District (then just known as a haven for the rich) of South Bend, Indiana

1985 Earthquake Memorial

Plaza de la Solidaridad (Mexico City, Mexico)

In the early morning hours of September 19, 1985 Mexico City, Mexico was violently hit by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake resulted in more than 5,000 deaths and widespread destruction throughout the city. As

Trans Am Totem

Trans Am Totem (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Trans Am Totem in Vancouver, British Columbia, was created by sculptor Marcus Bowcott in 2015 as part of the celebrations around the Vancouver Biennale. Located at the intersection of Milross Avenue and Quebec Street, Trans

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Sites Around the World

  • Named in honor of István Széchenyi and opened in 1849, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (often simply called The Chain Bridge) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between the western and eastern side ...
  • Monuments des Matyrs in Burkina Faso
    Monuments des Martyrs, located in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, is most certainly one of the country’s most unique structures.  Also known as the Monument to National Heroes, it was one of the ...
  • Home to the government of California, the California State Capitol building located in Sacramento, California is an example of neoclassical architecture.  Listed with the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, and as a California ...
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct
    The Glenfinnan Viaduct is a railway viaduct on the West Highland Line in Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Located at the top of Loch Shiel in the West Highlands of Scotland, the viaduct overlooks the Glenfinnan Monument ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Thermal Springs of Pamukkale
    Made of white limestone and travertine terraces, the thermal springs in the Denizili Province of southwestern Turkey are the world’s most famous hot springs.  Since classical antiquity people have been drawn to the thermal springs ...
  • Taj Mahal
    On the south bank of the Yamuna river in Agra, India sits the most famous mausoleum in the world.  Perhaps the greatest monument ever built for love and loss, the Taj Mahal, commissioned in 1632 ...
  • The Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) affectionately known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower of the cathedral in the city of Pisa in Italy.  Situated behind the cathedral in ...
  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...

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Amazing Sculptures

  • Bamahenge
    In a clearing of pine trees some 600 feet (183 meters) from the entrance to a marina on the Gulf Coast of Elberta, Alabama, there is a remarkably unrealistic recreation of the world famous ancient ...
  • The Women's Table at Yale
    The Women’s Table at Yale was designed by Maya Lin, the famous alumni best known for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in 1982, and is the most visible sign of the commemoration of ...
  • If giant bells are your thing, the Tsar Bell is an absolute must see. The Tsar Bell, also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, the Tsar Kolokol III, and the Royal Bell, is a 6.14 meter tall ...
  •   The Statue of Liberty (French: La Liberté éclairant le monde), was a gift to the United States from the people of France and was dedicated on 28, October, 1886. The statue itself is technically called ...