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Eiffel Tower Notre Dame Cathedral Mont Martre Loire Valley Châteaux Centre Pompidou St. Louis des Invalides
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St. Peter's of Rome Vatican City The Roman Forum Trevi Fountain Arch of Titus Mausoleum of Hadrian
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Florence Cathedral Ospedale Degli Innocenti Ponte Vecchio S. Maria Novella Palazzo Strozzi San Lorenzo
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Park Guell, Barcelona The Alhambra, Granada Generalife, Granada the Mezquita, Cordoba Seville cathedral, Seville
United Kingdom London
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Stonehenge Saint Paul's Cathedral Westminster Abbey Westminster Palace, or Houses of Parliament Tower of London Winchester Cathedral
other Europe
The Kremlin, Moscow, Russia Dublin Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Neuschwanstein, Bavaria The Acropolis, Greece Amsterdam
The Great Pyramids at Giza The Sphinx Temple of Ramses II Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut Colossi of Memnon The Temple of Amon
Phillips Exeter Academy Library, Exeter, NH Vanderbilt Residence, Asheville, NC. Monticello , Charlottesville, VA. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Fallingwater, Bear Run, PA. "Glass House," Philip Johnson house, New Canaan, CT
New York
Empire State Building STATUE OF LIBERTY Chrysler Building Brooklyn Bridge Grand Central Terminal Woolworth Building
Washington, DC
The White House Thomas Jefferson Memorial U.S. Capitol Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument Supreme Court
The Americas
Chichén Itzá, Mexico Christ Redeemer, Rio Machu Picchu, Peru      
Middle East
The Hagia Sofia, Istanbul, Turkey Petra, Jordan Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem Samarra, Great (or al-Mutawakkil) Mosque, Baghdad, Iraq Isfahan, Great Mosque, Iran Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
The Taj Mahal, India Angkor Wat, Cambodia Dubai The Forbidden City, Peking The Summer Palace, Peking Temple of Heaven, Peking
The Great Wall, China Easter Island Moas The Sydney Opera House Timbuktu, Mali    
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B- Berlin HL- Hanseatic city of Lübeck Top Ten Nazi Architecture
F- Frankfort AM OVP- Hanseatic city of Anklam St. Mary's Church, Stralsund
M-Munich (under construction) HR- Hanseatic city of Rostock Germany 1929 gallery.
S- Stuttgart (under construction) HST- Hanseatic city of Stralsund Neuschwanstein, Bavaria
  HGW- Hanseatic city of Greifswald German Synagogues
Towns LU- Lüneburg Cologne Cathedral
DBR- Bad Doberan and Heiligendamm HH- Hamburg (under const.) Synagogues destroyed during Kristallnacht
NB- Neubrandenburg   top ten Berlin architecture
PCH- Parchim Under Construction Frankfurt Gallery 1600-1850
  MÜNSTER, LEIPZIG Frankfurt Gallery World War Two


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Top Ten Sydney Architecture
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Notes on the Historic Houses Trust
Odds and Ends
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An Historical Guide to Sydney's Green Plaques


Dubai Architecture Site Map www.dubai-architecture.info
City Galleries Overview of all towers
main list "Dubai is Nuts" Gallery (APPROVED & UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Dubai main strip Proposed Dubai Gallery 1 2. DUBAI MEDIA CITIES
Dubai Marina and Creek Proposed Dubai Gallery 2 3. DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE
The "Dynamic Tower" Proposed Dubai Gallery 3 4. DUBAI MARINA
Vertical City-Dubai - 2.4km Tall. Proposed Dubai Gallery 4 5. JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS
  Proposed Dubai Gallery 5 6. DUBAILAND
top ten dubai architecture Dubai- More crazy futuristic images.... 8. SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD
Top 10 tallest buildings in Dubai   9. PALM ISLANDS
Dubai History   10. BURJ DUBAI
Dubai to Build the World's Largest Arch Bridge in 2012   11. BUR DUBAI & DEIRA


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Rawze-e-Sharif, Afghanistan Al Juwana Mosque, Saudi Arabia Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus
Qolsharif mosque in Kazan, Tartarstan, Russia. Masjid al-Haram Pakistan
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Islamic architectural history Jerusalem: Architecture in the British Mandate Period  
jerusalem architectural history Jerusalem: Architecture in the Late Ottoman Period  
top 10 islamic buildings Jerusalem Architecture Since 1948  
  Jerusalem: Christian Architecture through the Ages  
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