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: The Valley of the Mills (Valle dei Mulini) in Sorrento, Italy.

These 13th-century flour mills used…
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28 days ago by briantrice
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RT : : Rajgad hill fort in Maharashtra, India.

This fort, "The King of Forts", sits atop a volcanic plug.…
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11 weeks ago by briantrice
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: The River Necropolis of Myra, Turkey.

A system of rock-cut tombs built by the Lycian civilisation a…
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april 2019 by briantrice
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: Hattuša, Turkey.

The ancient capital of the Hittite Empire, the city was destroyed together with th…
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december 2018 by briantrice
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: Chogha Zanbil, Iran.

A ziggurat built around 1250 BCE by the Elamite King Untash-Napirisha, apparen…
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july 2018 by briantrice
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: The Valley of the Mills (Valle dei Mulini) in Sorrento, Italy.

Here 13th-century flour mills have…
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april 2018 by briantrice
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: Golubac Fortress, Serbia.

A 14th-century fortified town on the Danube River, Golubac changed hands…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: Beaufort Castle, Luxembourg.

Built in the 11th century as a small fortress on a rock outcrop, this…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: The wreck of the MV Achaios in Akrotiri, Cyprus.

Built in 1932, this ship was on a voyage from Yugo…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: Spinalonga Island, Crete.

Once connected to the mainland, this island was carved out into the ocean…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: Koh Ker, Cambodia.

Less than two hours’ drive from its more famous cousin, Angkor Wat, this site wa…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: Hoşap Castle, Turkey.

Built by Ottoman governor Sarı Süleyman Bey in 1643, its name means "beautifu…
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march 2018 by briantrice
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: Volubilis, Morocco.

A rich olive-growing city on the south-western border of the Roman Empire, Volu…
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february 2018 by briantrice
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: Babolovo Palace, Russia.

This wooden dacha was built in 1785 by Catherine II. It served as a retrea…
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february 2018 by briantrice
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: The Cathedral of St Andrew, Scotland.

Built in 1158, this was once the centre of the Scottish Catho…
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february 2018 by briantrice
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: Leningradskaya Research Station, Antarctica.

The Russian research facility of Leningradskaya opened…
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february 2018 by briantrice
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: Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan, India.

Built in 734, this enormous Rajput fort was seized by Mughal…
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february 2018 by briantrice
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: The Ghost Palace Hotel in Bali.

This abandoned hotel in the highlands of Bali was built by the youn…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: The Northern forts of Liepāja, in Latvia.

Built at the turn of the 20th century to defend Latvia's…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: Gulliver's Kingdom, Japan.

This theme park opened its doors in 1997, but 4 years later it was force…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: Abandoned sod roof house in Hemsedal, Norway.

This traditional method of roofing sees grass growing…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: The Terrace of the Elephants, Cambodia.

Part of the walled city of Angkor Thom, a ruined temple com…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: Darul Aman Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Built in the early 1920s as the intended seat of a new par…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: Amphitheatre of Leptis Magna, Libya.

A prominent city in Roman Libya built on a Berber & Punic foun…
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january 2018 by briantrice
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: Carrigogunnell Castle in Limerick, Ireland.

The structure dates to at least the early 13th century,…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: The Lochnagar Crater, The Somme Battlefield, France.

"The largest crater ever made by man in anger"…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: "The Boneyard" in Tucson, Arizona.

This is the repository of 4,000 out-of-service aircraft from all…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: The Church of Old Petrolandia, Brazil.

The construction of a new hydroelectric dam in the 1960s sub…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: The drowned church steeple of Graun. Reschensee, Italy.

After the construction of a nearby dam in 1…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: Netley Abbey, England.

Founded in 1239 to house Cistercian monks, Netley Abbey was seized by Henry…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: Ponte City, Johannesburg.

The tallest residential building in Africa at 55 storeys, the tower was…
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december 2017 by briantrice
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: Jerash, Jordan.

The city flourished until 749 CE, when the Galilee earthquake damaged it.

It was…
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november 2017 by briantrice

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