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Hotel Monopol, Wroclaw, Poland

August 22nd, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Hotel Monopol in Wroclaw built in 1892 in Art Nouveau style.

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The Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky, Łódź, Poland

August 5th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky.

The Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Łódź was completed in 1884, during the period when the part of Poland was part of the Russian Empire.

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Robert Schweikert’s Palace, Łódź, Poland

August 5th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Robert Schweikert's Palace at Piotrkowska street in Łódź, Poland. Built in 1910.

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Izrael Poznanski’s Palace, Łódź, Poland

August 5th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Izrael Poznanski's Palace, built in XIX century in Łódź.

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White factory, Łódź, Poland

August 5th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

White Factory is the name of the building owned by Ludwik Geyer, at Piotrkowska Street 282 in Lodz.

It is a complex of classicistic buildings, one of the oldest monuments in Poland's industrial architecture. It was built in the period 1835 - 1837.

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Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

August 5th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Alnwick Castle is a castle and stately home in Alnwick, Northumberland, England and the residence of the Duke of Northumberland, built immediately following the Norman conquest, and renovated and remodelled a number of times. It is a Grade I listed building.

Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in 1096. It was built to defend England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of Alnwick. In 1309 it was bought from Antony Bek the Bishop of Durham by Henry de Percy, 1st Baron Percy and it has been owned by the Percy family, the Earls and later Dukes of Northumberland since then. The first Percy lord of Alnwick restored the castle and the Abbot's Tower, the Middle Gateway and the Constable's Tower survive from this period. In 1404-5 the Percys rebelled against Henry IV who besieged and then took the castle.

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Ruins of ancient Roman baths, Trier, Germany

July 29th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Ruins of three Roman baths, among them the largest Roman baths north of the Alps.

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Constantine’s Basilica, Trier, Germany

July 29th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

This building was a Roman basilica which was used as a throne room by Constintine the Great, when Trier was one of the capitals of the Roman Empire.

Constantine Basilica - a basilica in the original Roman sense, being the 67 m long throne hall of Roman Emperor Constantine; it is today used as a Protestant church.

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