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Architectural Wonders of the Eleventh (11th) Century

     Now, we are really going back in time. These places date to the 1000’s, and yet they are still present in our consciousness and in our memories if we travel. Imagine! These structures have lasted, some with restoration, of … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Twelfth (12th) Century

       This particular century features some of the world’s most famous churches as well as other iconic structures around the world. Considering that these structure are almost 1,000 years old, it is remarkable that they still exist in such good … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Thirteenth (13th) Century

      We are now beginning to survey some of the oldest structures that still remain intact. When visitors confront these buildings, they are truly amazed at how long-lasting some places have been constructed. Here are my favorites from this time, … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Fourteenth (14th) Century

      This century features some remarkable structures, particularly in the Orient. My list can be viewed below and will be followed up with a photo album, shortly.             1. Palace of the Grand Masters, Rhodes, Greece (1320) – This … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Fifteenth (15th) Century

      In this pivotal century we see many influences of the Renaissance, the burgeoning of the Arts which has become such an influential epoch in the history of the world. Again, many of the edifices that I have listed below … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Sixteenth (16th) Century

      This century is replete with significant architectural gems, especially in Europe, where the tradition of elaborate residences and religious structures has drawn tourists from all over the world. Below is my list of the greatest of these treasures, listed … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Seventeenth (17th) Century

     The following is my list of the major architectural achievements of the 17th century. There are some extremely notable structures whose existence began during this period. A photo album will follow tomorrow.         1. Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark (1606) … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the Eighteenth (18th) Century

      A century that presaged the world as we know it, and that witnessed some incredible history is well-represented with interesting and important architectural achievements. Here is my list of the most significant of these accomplishments. A photo album will … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the 19th Century

      The following is my list of the most significant architectural accomplishments of this important century. Several of the world’s travel icons appear on this list.              1. Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France (1806-1836) – This monument to the … Continue reading

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Architectural Wonders of the 20th Century

     The following are my choices as the architectural marvels of the 20th century. This century represents a long and distinguished period of distinctive and even monumental architecture. Man reached for the sky during this time, so skyscrapers became a … Continue reading

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