Friday, October 18, 2019

Nalanda monastery

Important Buddhist monastery and learning centre in 427 - 1197 AD, one of the first great universities of the world. Complex of amazing buildings...

Perth Town Hall

Magnificent building in Victorian Free Gothic style, built in 1867 - 1870. Much of it was built by convicts. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9549 S 115.8605 E Categories: Public...

Old Perth Boys School

An example of colonial architecture, constructed in Neo-Gothic style in 1852. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9543 S 115.8546 E Categories: Public buildings, Educational buildings Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Sydney Opera House

One of the iconic buildings representing not only Australia but the 20th century architecture in general. Built in 1973. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.8569 S 151.2152 E Categories: Public...

Ryugyong Hotel

A skyscraper with unusual, pyramidal form. Height - 330 m, 105 floors, constructed in 1987 - 2013. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0363 N 125.7310 E Categories: Hotels and inns Values: Architecture,...

Rŭngrado May First Stadium

The largest stadium in the world by capacity, with 150,000 seats. Constructed in 1989, used for sport events, politically motivated mass performances and executions. Location,...

Songgyungwan Academy

Higher education institution, established in 1089. More than 20 buildings, two more than 500 years old ginkgo trees and more than 900 years old...

Pyongyang Bell

An enormous bell, cast in 1726. The 12.9 tonnes heavy bell is 3.1 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0230 N 125.7570 E Categories: Entertainment infrastructure Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Kyongam Pavilion

An old and ornate pavilion in scenic place. Initially built in 1798, moved to present place in 1917, restored in 1955. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.5030 N...

63 Building

The world's tallest gold-clad building, 249 m tall. Skyscraper was built in 1985. At sunrise its reflection is blinding. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5198 N 126.940181 E Categories: Government...