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Lugoj

address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content This building was built between 1843 -1859 and served as administrative head of county Severin (1860-1880) and Caras-Severin (1881-1926), and the Prefecture of Severin County (1927-1948). It is a monumental building that closes the east side of Joseph Constantin Dragan Square. The façade is imposing, sober, with aspects of neoclassical architecture.Over time, the interior was much altered, while

on the way to Transylvania, the building was erected on the ruins of a building that existed since the XVI century. *


Landskrona

for ''hope'') around 1970. In that year also the "UFO-inspired" new Water Tower was taken into operation. No real monumental building has been build since then. Not even the new railway station can be considered as a such building. Transport left thumb Landskrona railway station (File:Landskrona Station1.jpg) right thumb By the sea side. Danish Capital Copenhagen (File:Copenhagen From Landskrona.JPG) seen from Landskrona The town has a smaller passenger and car ferry


Chernihiv

appeared in 1060 near the city of Chernigov to eat, from which got its name. * *


Falun

in its original appearance. Centralpalatset is a building located on Stora Torget (:sv:Stora torget, Falun) in Falun and is a monumental building, decorated in Art Nouveau. It was built between 1895-1896 and was designed by the local architect Ferdinand Boberg. The author Selma Lagerlöf lived in the building, and it was here she wrote The Wonderful Adventures of Nils. In 1947, the initial balconies were removed and in 1955 the whole building was facing a renovation where the facade was redesigned and the whole house scaled down, making it shorter and flatter Wiklunds Glas was a building on Åsgatan in Falun and was designed in a combination between Art Nouveau and Renaissance in the Low Countries. The building was designed by the Architect J.Wernfeldt and functioned as a location for a glass company. The building was demolished in 1971 when Falun was modernized. Geislerska Huset was built sometime between 1765 and 1768 by Eric Geisler. The building was built by a technique which later became referred to as Eric Geisler Technique. It was the oldest building in the world built with copper slag stone. The building was demolished in 1977 and on the site today is an office building. Rådhuset (Town Hall) is located on Stora Torget (:sv:Stora torget, Falun) in Falun. Was built between 1649 and 1653, initially as a one floor building, but in the 1960s a second floor was added onto the building. In 1761, the building was destroyed in a fire, but was quickly rebuilt and is still, today, standing on the same site. Varmbadhuset a community swimming pool facility in Falun. It was designed in a National Romantic Style (National Romantic style) by the city architect Klas Boman (:sv:Klas Boman) and built in 1911. In the 1960s a sport center was planned out for Falun and Varmbadhuset lost its importance and faced demolition in 1974, despite strong protests from the residents in Falun. On the site today is the police station. In 1961, an architectural competition was organized in Falun. The neighborhood (Falan) between the western side of Stora Torget (:sv:Stora torget, Falun) and Faluån was to be modernized. The competition was won by Uhlin och Malms Arkitektkontor in Stockholm. The final design was built in 1968 with two buildings along the western side of the Plaza. Since 1968, the buildings have been rebuilt many times. Dmoz:Regional Europe Sweden Dalarna County Localities Falun Commons:Category:Falun


Krasnoyarsk

, Vasiliy Surikov was born and lived for many years in that house, the second is a later-built one-story house holding many of his works. thumb 250px Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum is Egypt-style ex-private building (File:Krasnoyarsk Dubrovinskogo 84 Museum.jpg) *'''Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum''' (Dubrovinskogo Str. 84) is a recently restored monumental building in an ancient Egyptian style. It holds a lot of good exhibitions on the history of the Krasnoyarsk Krai as well as many archeological artifacts. *'''Andrey Dubensky Monument''' (near Partizana Zheleznyaka Str. 1) located at the top of the Krasnyy Yar hill after which the city was named is a monument to the Cossack leader Andrey Dubensky who has founded the stockaded fort of Krasnyy Yar in 1628 by the order of Michael I. The monument was erected in 2003 to honour the 375th anniversary of the city. *'''Flower monuments''' are located all over the city. Large figures (2–5m) made of flowers can be seen only in summer. The first figure is a Bear, it stands near the mayoralty building known for its modernist Big Ben-like clock, a family of Giraffes on the Lenina str. behind the Regional Government building knows as the ''Grey House'' (Серый дом), a Rooster near the Theater of Musical Comedy (Театр Музыкальной Комедии), a family of Elephants on the Kopylova (Копылова) str. *The '''Culture and History Center''' (former ''Lenin Museum'') constantly presents various local and international exhibitions and events, all open to the public and sometimes free: fine art and photography by modern artists, art-house and independent movie festivals, ''museum nights'' with performances by young local artists, wax figure exhibitions, moving exhibitions from other cities, etc. The very building of the center itself is an incredibly interesting place to visit due to its original and atmospheric inside architecture. *The summer of 2006 has been very interesting due to the '''overflow of water in the Yenisey river''' caused by the drop of water from the Divnogorsk Hydroelectric Power Station dam. Every year the Power Station drops amounts of water from its reservoir producing a large waterfall, of course it very rarely causes a flood like in the 2006 but still it is a spectacular view. *Krasnoyarsk has a lot of huge '''trade-and-entertainment centers''' where you can find cinema theaters, restaurants, cafeterias and numerous large and small shops. The major centers are: Torgovyy Kvartal (Торговый Квартал, Russian for ''Trade Block'') at Televizornaya Str. 1, Planeta (Планета, Russian for ''Planet'') at Dyevyatogo Maya Str. 77 and Luch (Луч, Russian for ''Ray'') at Karla Marksa Str. 149. Other large trading centers are Kvant (Квант, Russian for ''Quant'') at Krasnoy Armii Str. 10, Yevraziya (Евразия, Russian for ''Eurasia'') at Karla Marksa Str. 95-1 and Krasnoyarye (Красноярье, Russian for ''Places of Krasnoyarsk'') at Krasnoyarskiy Rabochiy Str. 120. *''' Open-air concerts.''' June–September,every Saturday and Sunday. Since the beginning of June until mid-September, at the Theater Square in Krasnoyarsk city are spend SUMMER EVENINGS. Concerts are held every Saturday and Sunday from 19 to 21 hours. In August concert began with a unique presentation of one-man band Yuri Melnikov, and continued with the performance of creative groups from Azerbaijan and Armenia. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the stunning national dances and hear the instruments peoples of the Caucasus. For those who love to dance, Krasnoyarsk Alla studio brass hold a master class. For forty minutes you can learn some of the elements in dance style. On Sunday, guests waiting for a concert of vocal group "Diez". Winners of the International and Russian competitions will perform their best hits! And the sixth qualifying round of the project "Popstars". Participation in the contest can take anyone. Anyone who feels confident in himself, who is talented and not shy, can show himself to the public. Come to the Theater, participate, and you have a chance to win! Every Saturday and Sunday and public holidays, from 19.00 to 21.00 on a special platform installed in the Theatre Square, will be held performances of creative groups of the city and the region. All those who will come to the Theatre in the evening, within two months to hear songs, classical and retro music, as well as works by contemporary composers, jazz. For young people will take pop festivals and competitions. There will be a festival and guitar music Do thumb 250px Krasnoyarsk Hydroelectric Power Station (File:Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric station.jpg) *'''The City Day''' is celebrated every year in June, it is a spectacular show with a street carnival of different topics each year and everning fireworks. *'''Stolby Nature Reserve''' (Заповедник Столбы, or Pillars in English ) is famous among alpinists all over the world. Stolby covers an area of 470 km² (181 square miles) with numerous giant granite rocks formations up to 100 m high, many of very extraordinary shapes: Ded (Дед, Russian for ''Grandfather''), Babka (Бабка, Russian for ''Grandmother''), Slon (Слон, Russian for ''Elephant''), Peria (Перья, Russian for ''Feathers''). The last one is the most dangerous rock, which has already taken dozens of climbers' lives. Stolby is a major rock climbing location, many local climbers intentionally do not use any belaying equipment and call their extreme sport "stolbizm", which is known around the world as free solo climbing. To get there you should take a bus to 'Turbaza' (Турбаза, Russian acronym for ''Tourist Base''), in the autumn 2008 it was #19 and #30, then you need to walk for 7 km on the asphalted road through the forest until you reach the Pervyy Stolb rock (Первый Столб, Russian for ''The First Pillar''). Most of the distance goes upwards, the last 400m of the way is rather steep, that's why tourists has called this road "Pykhtun" (Пыхтун, Russian for ''Panther''). There is also a cable car that travels to the Reserve. Check the web-site for more details. Check out here to learn about guided hiking trips to Stolby Nature Reserve *'''Divnogorsk city''' (Дивногорск, means "The Town of Wondrous Mountains") — 40 km West, half an hour on the jet-boat (only in summer) or by train from the central railway station (железнодорожный вокзал). The view to the river and the mountains is breathtaking. A major hydroelectric dam is located there, during the water discharge in summer it looks fantastic. If you choose train then please note that there are few trains (elektrichkas) per day going there: at 6:37 AM (except Saturday and Sunday in winter), at 3:42 PM, at 6:00 PM plus an additional summer weekend train at 10:38 AM. Trains back to Krasnoyarsk are at 6:00 AM, at 8:28 AM (except Saturday and Sunday in winter), at 5:22 PM plus an additional summer weekend train at 12:18 AM. The schedule may be temporarily changed at any time. Visit to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station is SibTourGuide's excursion "Trip to the dam" * WikiPedia:Krasnoyarsk Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Krasnoyarskiy Kray Krasnoyarsk


Toruń

at an angle soon after its construction. It's customary to see if you can stand with your feet against the wall and your arms outstretched in front of you (hint: it's pretty much impossible!) * WikiPedia:Toruń Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland Voivodships Kuyavia and Pomerania Torun Commons:Toruń


Guatemala City

built the Greek façades and added a lobby. This was the first monumental building ever built in the Republican era of Guatemala, Appleton's Guide to México and Guatemala of 1884 describes the theater as follows: «In the middle of the square is the Theater, similar in size and elegance to any of the rest of Spanish America. Lines of orange


Tashkent

Embassies and Consulates thumb Monumental Building of the French Embassy (File:Ambassade de France à Tachkent.JPG) *


Florence

at Pesaro, and Maestro Raffaelli, who recognized his talent and helped launch his career. Works modeled on, or inspired by, the Pantheon thumb The Rotunda designed by Jefferson at the University of Virginia. (File:Rotundafrontwinter CM.jpg) As the best-preserved example of an Ancient Roman monumental building (Roman architecture), the Pantheon has been enormously influential in History of architecture#Western Architecture.E2.80.94 Classical to Eclecticism Western architecture


Oslo

and was closed for 2 months for repairs. * *


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