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  rajasthan travel guide, travel rajasthan, rajasthan City Guide, local city, cities of rajasthan, jaipur city, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This city was founded by Raja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 and is famous for Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh and Raj Mandir (Movie theater).
Jaisalmer is the exotic city and is known for its forts and palaces of breathtaking grandeur and whimsical charm.
It is famous for lakes, palaces, lake palaces, City Palace, Puppet Museum, miniature paintings and temples of Nathdwara and Eklingji.
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 Hotels & Accomodation in Rajasthan - India
The city of Alwar is referred to as the gateway to the historic and colorful state of Rajasthan, which is located in the northwestern part of India.
The city is surrounded by high fortifications comprising a 7-km long wall, which encircles the old city and has 5 entrance- all constructed in the 18th century.
Famous for its magnificent forts and palaces, Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan and a major tourist attraction in the country.
www.bharatheritage.in /rajasthan/hotels_accomodation.htm   (814 words)

 Yangzhou - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Yangzhou or Yangchow  (both: yäng´jō´), city (1994 est.
An ancient walled city, Yangzhou was in the 6th cent.
It is famous for its storytellers (who still perform today) as well as for its historic buildings and former palaces.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Yangzhou   (142 words)

 Iran Holiday Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Tehran or Teheran, capital and largest city of Iran, and capital of Tehran province, located in the northern part of the country.
At the centre of the city are Sepah and Firdowsi squares, on or near which are the important government buildings and several mosques and palaces.
The city also has several athletics clubs known as zurkhanehs (houses of strength), where men go to practise an ancient form of Iranian athletics involving weight-lifting and gymnastics.
www.holidaystoday.co.uk /holidayreviewsAsiairan.htm   (471 words)

 Medieval, Renaissance, Reformation: Western Civilization, Act II
Italian cities such as Naples, Genoa, and Venice became centers of trade between Europe and the Middle East.
The streets were filled with alehouses, gambling dens and brothels, and the public was entertained by street performers, playhouses, and spectacles such as bear baiting.
Born Sophia August Frederika in 1729 in a small principality in Germany, Catherine the Great married the future Tsar Peter III and ascended to the throne when her husband was deposed in 1762.
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 KOFU33 - Knights of Freemasonry Universal . . . . .
Entire cities were extinguished, medieval Nuremberg was destroyed by more than 80 per cent.
Almost nothing that looks old today in old German cities is older than 60 years.
Because of the breath taking extend of the devastation of World War II in Europe and the unbelievable loss of lives, ethnic cleansing and the shoah (holocaust), the Europeans eventually understood: the strategy of war and hatred and jealousy lead them into nemesis.
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It is one of the oldest existing cities in the world and the oldest of Central Asia.
At the time of its greatest splendor medieval Samarkand was a fabulous city of palaces and gardens, with paved and tree-lined streets and a water system that supplied most of the individual houses.
Samarkand: Points of Interest - Points of Interest The old quarter of Samarkand with its maze of narrow, winding streets occupies...
www.factmonster.com /id/A0843317   (226 words)

 Fair Building - Information and Top Picks about Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
They ranked Columbus sixth among U.S. cities in architectural quality and innovation.
Although it pioneered the use of steel studs, steel joists, and steel windows, it is an artistic masterpiece.
Chicago THE CITY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE For over 100 years, the City of Chicago has been indisputably recognized as the world capital of historical and contemporary landmarks of modern...
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