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TRANG CHÍNH Nghệ Thuật Nhiếp Ảnh World Famous Walls, Cities, Canals, Mausoleums, Satues, Island Cities...

World Famous Walls, Cities, Canals, Mausoleums, Satues, Island Cities...

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10 World Famous Walls

Walls have been built since ancient times, to mark borders, to keep enemies out or to keep people in. In more recent times walls have also been built to serve as memorials and structures of art. But no matter what purpose they surve, walls dominate the landscape wherever they stand.

 

10. Wall of Ston, Croatia

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9. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, United States

VietnamVeteransMemorialWall_US

 

8. Walls of Troy, Turkey

WallsofTroy_Turkey

 

7. Hadrian's Wall, United Kingdom

HadrianWall_UK

 

6. Berlin Wall, Germany

BerlinWall_Germany

 

5. Great Zimbabwe Walls, Zimbabwe

GreatZimbabweWalls_Zimbabwe

 

4. Sacsayhuamán, Peru

Sacsayhuaman_Peru

 

3. Walls of Babylon, Iraq

WallsofBabylon_Iraq

 

2. Western Wall, Israel

WesternWall_Israel

 

1. Great Wall of China, China

GreatWall_China


10 World Famous Canals

Canals come in all sorts and sizes, from waterways that connect oceans to small waterways within cities. These cities are often so deeply identified with Venice that people are tempted to compare it with this famous city. In fact, cities all over the world which are known for their canals and waterways have a tendency to be called “The Venice of” their part of the world. But these cities have a charm and history of their own and are definitely worth a visit. An overview of the most famous canals in the world.

 

10. Stockholm Canals, Sweden

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9. Alappuzha, India

 Alappuzha_India

 

8. Bangkok Klongs, Thailand

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7. Nan Madol, Micronesia

NanMadol_Micronesia

 

6. Suzhou Canals, China

SuzhouCanals_China

 

5. Panama Canal, Panama

PanamaCanal_Panama

 

4. Hoi An, Vietnam

HoiAn_Vietnam

 

3. Canals of Bruges, Belgium

CanalsofBruges_Belgium

 

2. Canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands

CanalsofAmsterdam_Netherlands

 

1. Canals of Venice, Italy

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10 Most Famous Mausoleums in the World

The Tomb of Mausolus, was a tomb built at Halicarnassus for Mausolus, a governor in the Persian Empire. The structure was considered to be such an aesthetic triumph that A ntipater of Sidon identified it as one of his Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The word mausoleum has since come to be used generically for any grand tomb and this top 10 features some of the most famous ones. Unfortunately the famous Tomb of Mausolus didn’t make it to this list. It was damaged by an earthquake and eventually disassembled by European Crusaders in the 15th century.

 

10. Tomb of Cyrus, Iran

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 9. Lenin Mausoleum, Russia

LeninMausoleum_Russia

 

8. Humayun's Tomb, India

HumayunTomb_India

 

7. Castel Sant' Angelo, Italy

CastelSantAngelo_Italy

 

6. Tomb of Jahangir, Pakistan

TombofJahangir_Pakistan

 

5. Imam Husayn Shrine, Iraq

ImamHusaynShrine_Iraq

 

4. Mausoleum of the Shirvanshahs, Azerbaijan

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3. Shah-i-Zinda, Uzbekistan

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2. Terracotta Army, China

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1. Taj Mahal, India

TajMahal_India


10 World Famous Statues

Statues have been created by man since the prehistory for all kinds of reasons and in all sizes. One of the first statues, a 29.6 cm (11.7 inches) high sculpture called the Lion Man, was created almost 32,000 years ago. The original Seven Wonders of the World included two statues: The Colossus of Rhodes and the Statue of Zeus at Olympia.

Today, statues have been erected all over the world representing everything from religious deities, historical events and influential people.

 

10. Little Mermaid, Denmark

LittleMermaid_Denmark

 

9. Lions of Delos, Greece

LionsofDelos_Greece

 

8. Mother Russia Statue, Russia

MotherRussiaStatue_Russia

 

7. Olmec Heads, Mexico

OlmecHeads_Mexico

 

6. Mount Nemrut, Turkey

MountNemrut_Turkey

 

5. David Statue, Italy

DavidStatue_Italy

 

4. Great Sphinx, Egypt

GreatSphinx_Egypt

 

3. Statue of Liberty, United States

StatueofLiberty_US

 

2. Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

ChristtheRedeemer_Brazil

 

1. Moai, Chile

Moai_Chile


10 Famous Island Cities around the World

The islands listed in this post were once uninhabited but after being settled became so heavily urbanized that the built-up areas eventually took over the entire island, forming island cities.

 

10. Lindau, Germany

Lindau_Germany

 

9. Santa Cruz del Islote, Colombia

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8. Isola dei Pescatori, Italy

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7. Key West, United States

KeyWest_US

 

6. Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

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5. Mexcaltitan , Mexico

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4. Flores, Guatemala

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3. Malé, Maldives

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2. Manhattan, United States

Manhattan_US

 

1. Venice, Italy

Venice_Italy

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