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Wonders of the World

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Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren) هرم خفرع at Sunset, Giza, Egypt — December 1996

Unesco World Heritage Site


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La Tour Eiffel, Paris, France — November 26, 2006

Unesco World Heritage Site


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Mùtiányù Great Wall 慕田峪, China — July 26, 2006


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Taj Mahal at dawn, Agra, India — July 11, 2004

You have to get there early to miss the throngs of tourists that arrive later.

Unesco World Heritage Site


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Parthenon, Athens, Greece


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Golden Gate traffic, San Francisco — February 10, 2011


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Mimicking the cover of Lonely Planet Cambodia 4th Edition — March 31, 2004


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Durbar Square, Patan, Nepal — December 2004


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Itsukushima Shrine, Japan


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Colosseum, ancient Rome, December 3, 2006


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La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), Paris, France — December 20, 2006


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The United States Capitol, Washington, DC


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A golden Big Ben on a sunny summer day, London, England, UK — July 1996


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The walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia — September 2007


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The Mingun Bell, Mingun, Myanmar — June 8, 2004

The Mingun bell weighs 90 tonnes and it the largest functioning ball on Earth.
မင်းကွန်းခေါင်းလောင်းတော်ကြီး

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Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the river Neretva, Mostar, Herzegovina, BiH — September 3, 2007

This 16th century bridge was destroyed in November 1993 during the Croat-Bosniak War. It was decided to build a bridge as similar as possible to the original, using the same technology and materials.

Unesco World Heritage Site


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Temples and stupas as far as the eye can see, Bagan, Myanmar — June 2004


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Al Khazneh الخزنة (The Treasury) was built between 100 BCE to 200 CE, Petra, Jordan — August 31, 1996

Entrance was 25 JD (US $36.62) and valid for two days

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Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh


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Wat Phra Kaew วัดพระแก้ว, Bangkok, Thailand — April 2004


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In your face, Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, USA — August 4, 2000


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Window cleaning the TransAmerica building, San Francisco — May 2005


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Burj al Arab, Dubai, UAE — September 26, 2007

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