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Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower in Saudi Arabia

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Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower also known as the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, s a building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. At the Hotel Tower, put a clock on each side of the Hotel Tower. This clock has a length and width of 80 meters. The hotel tower is topped by a four-faced clock, visible from more than 25 kilometres, The clock dwarfs London’s Big Ben, once the largest four-faced clock in the world, Big Ben’s clockhouse was only 35 meters, [...]

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Ponte Vecchio across the River Arno and Oltrarno Lungarno liaison which was built in 1345 by Taddeo gaddi is a most famous bridge in the city of Florence Italy. Ponte Vecchio also known Old Bridge and is also Called Medieval is a closed-spandrel stone segmental arch bridge. Ponte Vecchio is famous for there are shops along the bridge. Here there is a stout store jewelry, art dealers and souvenir sellers. Ponte Vecchio is a symbol of the city of Florence [...]

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Hagia Sophia - istanbul Turkey

Hagia Sophia is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica was once the greatest among Christians in Istanbul, Turkey. The church was richly decorated with mosaics throughout the centuries. They either depicted the Virgin Mother, Jesus, saints, or emperors and empresses. Other parts were decorated in a purely decorative style with geometric patterns. Until finally the building was converted into a mosque in 1453 when Constantinople was conquered by the armies of Sultan Mehmet and Ottomen. Then in 1935 until today Hagia [...]

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Tower Bridge London -  full view

Tower Bridge is a bridge that stretches over the River Thames in London, England. Located near the Tower of London to make the bridge is named Tower Bridge. The bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge. The two side-spans are suspension bridges, with the suspension rods anchored Both at the abutments and through rods contained within the bridge’s upper walkways. The pedestrian walkways are 143 feet (44 m) above the river at high tide. The bridge was completed in [...]

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Gateshead Millennium Bridge, The Unique Bridge

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The Gateshead Millennium Bridge also known as ‘Blinking Eye Bridge’ or the ‘Winking Eye Bridge’ due to its shape and its tilting method. The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne in England between Gateshead’s Quays arts quarter on the south bank, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. In terms of height, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge is slightly shorter than the neighbouring Tyne Bridge, and stands as the [...]

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