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It is the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania (some more photos). As to whether it's the biggest building in the world, Wikipedia says: According to the World Records Academy, the Palace is the world's largest civilian building, most expensive administrative building, and heaviest building. But see also the list of largest buildings in ...
Having been to the Death Road in Bolivia, I can confirm it looks quite different to this. This video would actually appear to be in the Himalayas, believed to be between Killar and Kishtwar in northern India, above the Chenab river. Source with more pictures, and detail.
This is Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany. For more information about the castle and how to visit it, here is the official website. Photo from Wikipedia
This spot is based on Mission San Juan Capistrano, in Texas. It has a Sacred Garden" that was developed in 1920. The four-bell campanario was erected a year after the bell tower at "The Great Stone Church" was toppled in the 1812 earthquake. The photo of the garden that would match yours is found in the linked article above, as demonstrated with source ...
Beside another picture on Panoramio, I only found this paragraph in german on the Bamberg site, which refers to a Steinobelisk near the castle: Neben dem unweit der Burg befindliche Grab von A. F. Marcus lässt sich auch ein Steinobelisk aus dem Jahr 1903 finden, der eine besondere Botschaft vermittelt. In östlicher Richtung gelegen, befindet er sich ...
Oddly, in the Dutch and Portuguese versions of XP it was called "Ireland", when the shot was actually taken in North America. Known as Bliss, it's from Sonoma County, California, USA. The location on Google maps - 38.250124,-122.410817. Amazingly, it was taken as part of a photographic work on the subject of wine making in the area. It now has a vineyard ...
This looks like one of the Genoese towers, of which 67 still stand today. They are somewhat similar-looking and all are on the seacoast, so it may be a bit difficult to identify this particular tower without a doubt. You can compare the map of surviving towers with the route followed by the Tour — that only eliminates about half of them. Tour de la Parata ...
According to Google Image, it should be Santorini.
This is the Church By The Sea in Tampa Bay, Florida. Visitors have flocked to the Church By The Sea in Tampa Bay, Florida after word spread of its resemblance to a character from hit game Angry Birds. While visitors can clearly make out the bird’s eyes, beak and wings, the church’s resemblance to a feathered animal is purely coincidental. This is a ...
During the Soviet period, some scientific research center was established in this building (don't remember the profile of them, any more). In the late 1990s the building was granted by Georgia to the Greek state as a residence for the Greek ambassador in Tbilisi. The building still is uninhabited and looks "as is" now.
The building is Millenia Tower. It's primarily an office block building, and as far as I'm aware, there is no way to visit it. There is a shopping center below/around it called Millenia Walk that you can visit, but I'm presuming that's not what you're looking for!
Assuming it's recent, it's almost certainly between Cusco and Puno. Source? Well, it's circumstantial, but bear with me. I've been there, and the scenery immediately made me think of my bus journey between the two cities. the second carriage (blue and yellow) is the colours of the PeruRail trains. at present, the only routes on PeruRail are Cusco to Peru ...
Indeed as Doc says, it was Wat Sok Pa Luang, more commonly written as Wat Sokpaluang or, in Lao, "ວັດໂສກປ່າຫຼວງ". Sokpaluang is also the name of the suburb or region of Vientiane where it's located. The Wat is apparently also known as "The Jungle Temple". Sadly, in answer to the part of your question If it still exists? and according to reviewers on ...
I believe it'd be at 33.1962N, 5.4201W on Google Maps. I found it by following the directions on Wikitravel to Zaouiate Oued Ifrane: Zaouiate Oued Ifrane is located about 100K south of Fez. The road which dead ends at Zaouiate Oued Ifrane turns off from the main roadway after the town of Souk L'Hdd and before the city of Mrirt. Transportation to ...
I'm a big fan of Georgia, having visited twice and lived there for seven months the last time, yet I had not heard of this place. It's not "Saltona" but "Tskaltubo", "Tsqaltubo", or "Tskhaltubo" (Georgian: წყალტუბო, Russian: Цхалтубо). It's the name of a town and a spa resort in Imereti province in the south-west of the country. It's less than 20km to the ...
I found Çukurayva with Google search which gave me a map: This looks the same as the aerial view on the article. But nothing around has a name looking like Kechror.
This video was on Canada AM on CTV this morning and the location was given as Nanga Parbut, Pakistan. https://twitter.com/CTVCanadaAM http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/ Jeff Hutcheson's Twitter feed gives the details and a link to the video on Facebook. Jeff is the presenter on the show. See also this tweet. Here is the video on Youtube.
Tor-Einar Jarnbjo is right. The official description is: 1.2 km west of the village of Chukurayva, 5 kms south-east of the fortified town of Kechror, Gabeghiank District, Ayrarat Province, Armenia Maior (Kaghzvan District, Kars Region until 1920, at present Kars İli Kağızman İlçesi Kötek Bucağı), at an altitude of 1,949 meters above sea level ...
Tripadvisor hotel Reviews are actually quite good for this. While not exhaustive, the 'tips' section is invaluable in pointing out it, for example, one side of the hotel will have excessive noise from a nearby highway. Additionally, user submitted photos are fairly good for checking out the layout/furnishing of various room offerings to catch hidden ...
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