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Santa Tecla, El Salvador

2012.JPG right thumb 200px Santa Tecla Municipal Palace Santa Tecla has many examples of neo-classical architecture . One of them is the Palace of Fine Arts (Santa Tecla Municipal Palace). It is estimated that this building was built in 1911 for residential purposes. Later the property became part of the municipality as a way to cancel a debt and the building became the offices of the municipal council. Considered a Santa Tecla landmark this eclectic


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Yulin, Shaanxi

(Name unknown) was the wife of Helian Chang, an emperor of the Chinese (History of China) Xiongnu state Xia (Xia (Sixteen Kingdoms)). Very little is known about her—not even her name or when she was created empress. When the Xia capital Tongwan (統萬, in modern Yulin (Yulin, Shaanxi), Shaanxi) fell to Northern Wei forces in 427, she was captured, along with her mother-in-law

Santa Clara, Cuba

afterwards. Today, it houses the "Biblioteca Marti" (Marti Library), also located on the Parque Vidal, and represents a beautiful example of Neo Classical architecture with finely decorated interiors. Santa Clara's University is named after her. Marta is buried in the Colón cemetery of Havana. Battle of Santa Clara thumb right 200px Che Guevara's Monument and Mausoleum (File:Che Guevara - Grab in Santa Clara, Kuba.jpg) Santa Clara


right View of Tigray from Emperor Yohannes' Palace A distinctive feature of Tigray are its rock-hewn churches. Similar in design to those of Lalibela, these churches are found in four or five clusters—Gheralta, Teka-Tesfay, Atsbi and Tembien -- with Wukro sometimes included. Some of the churches are considered earlier than those of Lalibela, perhaps dating from the eighth century. Mostly monolithic (monolithic architecture), with designs partly inspired by classical architecture, they are often located at the top of cliffs or steep hills, for security. For example, Tigray's ancient Debre Damo monastery is accessible only by climbing a rope 25 meters up a sheer cliff. WikiPedia:Lalibela Commons:Lalibela

Socialist Republic of Macedonia

neo-classical (Neo-classical architecture) 18th and 19th century buildings were destroyed in the earthquake, including the National Theater and many government buildings, as well as most of the Kale Fortress. International financial aid poured into Skopje in order to help rebuild the city. As a result came the many modern (at the time) brutalist structures of the 1960s, that can still be seen today, such as the central post office building and the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia


as compared to its surroundings. Its East-West length, breadth and height are almost equal. The inside is surrounded on 3 sides by a gallery for women supported by iron columns. The original neo-classical architecture is still preserved on the East side of the synagogue. Museums *


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Etruscan civilization

; Architecture thumb right 200px 3D view, facing west, of the Etruscan Hypogeum of the Volumnis, Perugia (File:Hypogeum cyark 1.jpg), Italy, cut from a laser scan (3D Scanner). The Architecture of the ancient Etruscans adapted the external Greek architecture (Greek Architecture) for their own purposes, which were so different from Greek buildings as to create a new architectural (architecture) style. The two styles are often considered one body of classical architecture

. Retrieved 2007-3-21. Haywood, 1971. pages 357-358. The Romans secured their conquests by founding Roman colonies (Colonies in antiquity) in strategic areas, establishing stable control over the region of Italy. Haywood, 1971. page 351. The Romans were renowned for their architecture (Roman architecture), which is grouped with Greek traditions into "Classical architecture". Although there were many

Fredericksburg, Virginia

a memorial to George Rogers Clark to be erected in Vincennes. Completed in 1933, the George Rogers Clark Memorial, built in Roman Classical (classical architecture) style, stands on what was then believed to be the site of Fort Sackville, and is now the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. It includes a statue of Clark by Hermon Atkins MacNeil.

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