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Balatonfüred, Hungary

Spa Center Historic Ensemble

Hungarians wanting to take the cure in the late 18th and 19th centuries went to the baths at Balatonfüred to soak in restorative carbon-rich waters.
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Achaia, Greece

Helike Archaeological Site

In 2001, after years of searching, archaeologists came upon the long-lost site of Helike, a Classical Greek city buried under meters of silt on the southwest shore of the Gulf of Corinth.
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Cities of Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Poti, and Dusheti, Georgia

Art Nouveau Buildings

Georgia is renowned for its ancient monuments but a more recent layer of history is reflected in its towns' marvelous array of Art Nouveau building; all done in the style of the turn of the 19 century.
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Castelnau-Pegayrolles, Aveyron, France

Château Aqueduct

The aqueduct system is a rare example of medieval water architecture, which survived through the 1960s in essentially working order.
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Sohag, Egypt

White and Red Monasteries

Two monastic churches, among the best-preserved in Egypt, stand at the edge of civilization near the village of Sohag, amid what may be one of the richest surviving Coptic archaeological sites.
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Cairo, Egypt

Sabil Ruqayya Dudu

Among the most ornate eighteenth-century structures still standing in the historic center of Cairo, the Sabil Ruqayya Dudu is a rare example of Rococo-influenced Ottoman-period architecture.
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Nebílovy, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic

Nebílovy Mansion

The unused country house is a regular sight throughout the Czech Republic.
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Kutna Hora, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic

Heavenly Father Chapel

In its earliest days, the Heavenly Father Chapel had a dual purpose: its lower level was a depository for human bones while the upper level was a chapel where one could celebrate the requiem mass.
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Trinidad, Valle de los Ingenios, Cuba

San Isidro de Los Destiladeros

Sugar mills were an industrial force in the Trapiche region of Cuba beginning in the late-eighteenth century.
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Babang Village, Sichuan Province, China

Palpung Monastery

Remote Palpung Monastery, accessed by a single road, remains a thriving Buddhist university.
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Shanghai, China

Modern Shanghai

Shanghai has long been one of China's most important international trading hubs.
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Reshui, Dulan County, Qinghai Province, China

Dulan County Tibetan Royal Tomb Group

In this region, once part of the Tibetan empire, there are many Buddhist and shamanistic sacred sites, but the tomb in Reshui Township is one of the only royal Tibetan tombs that has been excavated.

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