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Évora, Portugal

Church of the Holy Spirit in Évora

The organ of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Évora, a masterpiece of design by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, benefits from the wonderful acoustics of the building.
Lisbon, Portugal

Church of Menino de Deus

On July 4, 1711, King John V of Portugal presided over the ceremony to lay the first stone of the Church of Menino de Deus, which was consecrated in March 1737 and withstood the 1755 earthquake.
Marmashen, Shirak region, Armenia

Church of Marmashen

The tenth-century monastic complex of Marmashen in Armenia consists of five structures located along one of the primary medieval trade routes between Ani and Tbilsi.
Kulima, Patan, Nepal

Kulima Narayan Temple

The sacred Kulima Narayan pagoda temple in Kathmandu was built in the 18th century.
Lisbon, Portugal

Church of Nossa Senhora da Encarnação

The Church of Nossa Senhora da Encarnação was commissioned through the support of D. Elvira Maria de Vilhena, Countess of Pontével (1627–1718), and was consecrated on September 6, 1708.
Northeast England, United Kingdom

Drawn Together

Historic Northumbria contains an impressive industrial heritage, fine market towns, and the principal group of early Christian churches in Britain.
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near Shannan, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor is among the rarest and most revealing examples of Tibetan vernacular architecture.
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Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Etruscan Painted Tombs of Tarquinia

Birds wheeling above a fishing boat, mounted horsemen, and competing athletes are among the painted scenes covering the walls and ceilings in some 200 Etruscan tombs.
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Albenga, Liguria, Italy

Ruins on the River Centa

Albingaunum, the wealthy Roman city along the River Centa, was important because of its position as a gateway to the fertile plains of northern Italy, Gaul, and the Mediterranean.
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Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Terra del Sole Prison Cells

Prisoners confined to Terra del Sole's nine cells passed time carving messages into the walls or rendering scenes of the city visible through their window bars.
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Filobobos, near Tlapacoyan, Mexico

Vega de la Peña Archaeological Site

Evidence of a significant ancient urban settlement at Vega de la Peña was first revealed by archaeologists in 1926, though little remained known about the site until the early 1990s.