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Oslo Opera House ~ Approaching on an overcast day, you may imagine that the building is an enormous glacier sliding into the fjord.
Modern Beijing ~ Dramatic modern buildings give the ancient city a bold new look.
Prague, Czech Republic ~ Convoluted streets and unpredictable architecture are reflected in the stories of Franz Kafka.
The Prague Astronomical Clock ~ With glittering hands and a complex series of filigreed wheels, Prague’s mysterious clock is nearly impossible to place in time.
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai India ~ When terrorists attacked, they targeted an important symbol of Indian affluence and sophistication.
Twenty Centuries of Architecture in Russia ~ Join us for a photo tour of historic landmarks.
Ephesus, Turkey ~ A wide marble road slopes down to one of the largest libraries of the ancient world. Between 12,000 and 15,000 scrolls were housed in the grand Library of Celsus in the ancient Roman city.
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