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San Carlos de Bariloche

of the railroad (Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway) in 1934, which connected the city with Argentine markets. Architectural development and tourism Between 1935 and 1940, the Argentine Directorate of National Parks carried out a number of urban public works, giving the city a distinctive architectural style. Among them, perhaps the best-known is the Civic Centre. Bariloche grew from being a centre of cattle trade that relied on commerce with Chile, to becoming a tourism centre


. They also set up a trading establishment in the town. wikipedia:Yantai


interior (Thimphu) -Blend of Traditional and Modern.jpg 150 Left: A typical Bhutanese roof design. Right: Hotel interior -Blend of Traditional and Modern Bhutan. The traditional architectural monuments in Thimphu, as in the rest of Bhutan, are of typical Bhutanese architecture of monasteries, dzongs (most striking fortress type structures), chortens, gateways, Lhakhangs, other sacred places and royal palaces, which are the most distinctive architectural forms of Bhutan. Prayer Flags, Mani Walls and Prayer Wheels present a propitious setting throughout the urban agglomerate of Thimphu. The most prominent architecturally elegant, traditional Bhutanese building structures in Thimphu are the Tashichho Dzong, Drubthob Goemba (now the Zilluka nunnery), Tango Goempa (Tango Monastery) or Cheri Goempa (Cheri Monastery), the Memorial Chorten, Thimphu, Dechen Phodrang (Dechen Phodrang Monastery), and Changangkha Lhakhang, all vintage monuments with rich history. Brown, p. 98 thumb left 150px Typical Bhutanese decorated entrance door. (File:Typical Bhutaese decorated entrance door.jpg) These are further sanctified by the recent additions to the architectural excellence of buildings, a fusion of the traditional and modern architecture which are mostly post 1962, after Thimphu became the Capital of Bhutan and opened up for tourism under various Five Year Developmental Plans. The buildings under this category are the National Institute for Zorig Chusum, National Library, National Assembly cum SAARC Building, National Institute for Traditional Medicine, National Textile Museum, Voluntary Artists Studio, Royal Academy of Performing Arts, Telecom Tower and many more. The residential buildings in Thimphu have also undergone change in their construction methods without sacrificing the traditional Bhutanese designs said to be "reminiscent of Swiss Chatels." Brown, p. 98 Commons:Category:Thimphu WikiPedia:Thimphu

Nizhny Novgorod

hours price content One of the most famous churches in Nizhny Novgorod, built in late XVII century by the merchant G.D. Stroganov, and known after his name. Bears a distinctive architectural style. * Several XVII-century brick houses: **

St. Louis

; Other locally notable churches include the Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, the oldest Roman Catholic cathedral west of the Mississippi River and the oldest church in St. Louis; the St. Louis Abbey (Saint Louis Abbey), whose distinctive architectural style garnered multiple awards at the time of its completion in 1962; and St. Francis de Sales Oratory (St. Francis de Sales Church (St. Louis)), a neo-Gothic church completed in 1908 in South St. Louis and the second-largest church

Salt Lake City

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the Presidential Palace complex; the center of Indonesian executive (Executive (government)) authority. '''Istana Bogor''' is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in Indonesia. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural, historical, features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups (not individuals), with the permission of the then President of Indonesia, Suharto. The number of visitors annually


, Retrieved on: 20 January 2009. Turkish (Ottoman architecture) and Indian architecture, is the distinctive style (architectural style) developed by the Mughals (Mughal Empire) in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries in what


-of-the-tajmahal.html History of the Taj Mahal Agra , Retrieved on: 20 January 2009. Turkish (Ottoman architecture) and Indian architecture, is the distinctive style (architectural style) developed by the Mughal Empire

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