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  Palace Entertainment
With over 10,000,000 annual visitors, Palace is among the largest operators of amusement parks in the U.S. Palace Entertainment is the largest family amusement and waterpark operator in the U.S. with 32 parks and over 10 million visitors annually.
Palace Entertainment waterparks include; Wet ‘N Wild in Greensboro NC, Raging Waters in San Dimas and San Jose CA, Splish Splash in Riverhead NY, Big Kahuna’s in Destin FL, Water Country in Portsmouth NH, Mountain Creek in Vernon NJ and Wild Waters in Ocala FL.
Palace Entertainment also owns Boomers, Castle Park, Silver Springs, Malibu Grand Prix, Mountasia, and Speedzone family entertainment parks in CA, TX, FL, GA, and NY.
www.palaceentertainment.com   (133 words)

 Cartoon Dolls - Doll maker and Dress up games to dress up dolls and avatars - Making Cartoon Dolls @ TDP
We have forums and chat dedicated to discussions and problems people have with creating dolls.
The Doll Palace has a tremendous collection of doll graphics and pictures.
Our new doll characters include Fantasy and Fairy Dolls, Gothic Dolls and Celebrity dolls that you can review and get the HTML doll code for your own site or profile.
www.thedollpalace.com   (412 words)

 Palace Resorts Moon Palace Golf Resort Cancun Palace
The Palace Resorts located in Cancun, Mexico are eight all inclusive Cancun vacations resorts each designed with a unique theme in mind.
The Moon Palace is one of the most luxurious resorts in all of Mexico.
The Moon Palace Resort is also famous for the Playacar Golf Club and The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Moon Palace Golf Resort.
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  Palace uprising: 60-story condo tower - San Francisco Business Times:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Sheraton Palace Hotel's owner plans to build a slender, glass, 60-story condo highrise atop the landmark hotel, creating San Francisco's tallest residential building, according to documents filed with the city.
The proposed 269-unit skyscraper would emerge out of the back left corner of the Palace's 92,000-square-foot lot, at Jessie and Annie alleys, replacing a 1989 addition to the hotel that would be demolished.
The Palace Hotel, city Landmark No. 18, was completed in 1909 and was the post-fire successor to William Ralston's 1873 hotel of the same name, which was the center of activity for the city's 19th century social elite.
sanfrancisco.bizjournals.com /sanfrancisco/stories/2006/11/20/story1.html   (771 words)

  Best Royal Palaces to Visit - MSN Encarta
Built in 1703, the palace is surrounded by three parks, including the famous Hyde Park, and boasts an abundant daffodil garden in the spring.
The palace also served as a residence for the harem (multiple wives) of former sultans until 1909.
Construction on the palace began during the reign of William the Conqueror (1027-1087) and continued until the 14th century, when workers built the wharf.
encarta.msn.com /list_RoyalPalaces/Best_Royal_Palaces_to_Visit.html   (834 words)

  Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A palace is an important urban residence of a royal or noble family, with its origins as the executive power center of a kingdom or empire.
The original 'palaces' on the Palatine Hill were the seat of the imperial power, while the capitol on the Capitoline Hill was the seat of the senate and the religious nucleus of Rome.
Speakers of English think of the "Palace of Versailles" because it was the residence of the king of France, and the king was the source of power, though the building has always remained the Ch√Ęteau de Versailles for the French, and the seat of government under the ancien regime remained the Palais du Louvre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palace   (892 words)

 The Crystal Palace/ The Great Exhibition of 1851
The Crystal Palace itself was almost outshone by the park in which it stood, which contained a magnificent series of fountains, comprising almost 12,000 individual jets.
Crystal Palace were among the 15 teams which took part in the first FA Challenge Cup competition in 1872.
The highlight of Crystal Palace football history was the 20 FA Cup finals which were played in the grounds between 1895 and 1914.
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 Winter Palace - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Petersburg, Russia was built between 1754 and 1762 as the winter residence of the Russian tsars.
The Palace is now part of a group of magnificent buildings that is called the State Hermitage Museum which holds one of the world's greatest collections of art.
The assault of the Winter Palace by Bolshevik forces was the first milestone of the October Revolution.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /winter_palace.htm   (281 words)

The Qing emperors used to live at Qianqinggong (Palace of Heavenly Purity) in the Forbidden City, whereas the living quarters of the empresses were at Kunninggong (Palace of Female Tranquility).
Similar gongs or palaces have been built in many cities of the country for the cultural, scientific and recreational activities respectively for workers and children.
Ancient palaces generally consist of nine courtyards or quadrangles which is the same as the Temple of Confucius in Qufu.
www.chinaetravel.com /china/architec.html   (2642 words)

 Palace (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Solomon's palace is described in 1 Kings 7:1-12 as a series of buildings rather than a single great structure.
This palace stood on the eastern hill, adjoining the temple on the south.
Some, however, regard the praetroium (q.v.) as the barrack within the palace (the palatium) of the Caesars in Rome where a detachment of these praetorian guards was stationed, or as the camp of the guards placed outside the eastern walls of Rome.
www.www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/palace.html   (403 words)

 Mysore Palace
Mysore Palace or the Maharajah's Palace located in the heart of the city at Mirza Road, is the most attractive monument in Mysore.
One of the largest palaces in the country, also known as Amba Vilas, was the residence of the Wodeyar Mahararaja's of the Mysore state.
The original palace built of wood, got burnt down in 1897 and was rebuilt for the twenty fourth Wodeyar Raja in 1912.
www.webindia123.com /monuments/palaces/mysore.htm   (804 words)

 The Royal Residences > Buckingham Palace
It evolved from a town house that was owned from the beginning of the eighteenth century by the Dukes of Buckingham.
Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The Queen, areas of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors on a regular basis.
The State Rooms of the Palace are open to visitors during the Annual Summer Opening in August and September.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page555.asp   (146 words)

 Palace Resorts
Every Palace resort boasts an intricate design and is perfectly settled on the Caribbean’s most immaculate beaches.
Palace Resorts is a must for those in search of an uncompromising vacation experience.
Palace offers a handful of wedding and honeymoon packages for every size event, and can fully assist with the finest detail of your ceremony.
www.allinclusiveoutlet.com /vacations/resorts/palace   (332 words)

 Buckingham Palace
The new palace exterior was constructed of honey-hued Bath Stone in the Neo-classical French design favored by George III and boasted a marble arch, the centerpiece of the enlarged courtyard that was built to commemorate the British victories at Trafalgar and Waterloo.
The palace interior and grounds also underwent a gradual metamorphosis into the stately, 600 room royal palace it is today.
The Palace bosts a 40 acre garden, a movie theater, swimming pool and the Queen's private art collection (opened to the public in 1962.) In addition, the Royal Mews, designed by Nash in 1825, house the state carriages and royal ceremonial apparel.
www.angelfire.com /in/uktravelinfo/buckingham.html   (1179 words)

 Travel in Korea: Gyeongbok Palace (Seoul City)
Built at the beginning of the Chosun Dynasty when the Yi Dynasty moved the capital to Seoul, this palace remained the main seat of power for Korea kings throughout much of the time to the present.
Gyeongbok Palace was built as the primary palace of the Chosun Kingdom by its founder, King Taejo in 1395, the fourth year of his reign.
King Taejo, founder of the Chosun Dynasty and builder of Gyeongbok Palace, had the pavilion erected on this man-made lake in the western section of the palace.
www.lifeinkorea.com /Travel2/66   (1300 words)

 Actel: Software Tools: PALACE Physical Synthesis by Magma   (Site not responding. Last check: )
PALACE AE combines logic and architecture-specific optimizations with placement-driven mapping based on detailed device and interconnect modeling throughout its physical synthesis process.
PALACE AE interfaces on its front-end with a synthesized EDIF netlist from any vendor that supports Actel devices and a design constraint file in the Actel constraint format.
PALACE AE is fully integrated with the Libero IDE Project Manager and is managed by the Libero IDE Design Flow Window.
www.actel.com /products/tools/libero/palace.html   (312 words)

The Royal Palace of Madrid is a towering structure that has already 250 years of history and it is considered one of the best in Europe.
The Royal Palace of the Borbons, today known as the Royal Palace or the Palacio de Oriente (Palace of Orient), eventhough it is standing on the western part of Madrid, our capital.
The Palace is open to the public, and it is one of the sites which you must not miss when coming to Spain.
www.cyberspain.com /passion/palacio.htm   (457 words)

 Diocletian's Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Palace is one of the most famous and integral architectural and cultural constructs on the Croatian Adriatic coast and holds an outstanding place in the Mediterranean, European and world heritage.
The ground plan of the palace is an irregular rectangle with towers projecting from the western, northern, and eastern facades.
The Palace is built of white local limestone of high quality, most of which was from quarries on the island of Brac; tuffa taken from the nearby river beds; and brick made in Salonitan and other workshops.
www.st.carnet.hr /split/diokl.html   (695 words)

 Psychology of Cyberspace - The Palace Study
The Palace is one of the original client/server programs that creates a highly visual, spatial, and auditory chat environment.
Palace is a much more open-ended environment with no specific purpose other than socializing and, for many users, experimenting with one's online identity.
Currently, there are many Palace sites located across the Internet, varying widely in technical and artistic sophistication as well as graphical themes (e.g., a futuristic Cybertown, a haunted house, Japan, Star Trek, etc.).
www.rider.edu /~suler/psycyber/palacestudy.html   (481 words)

 Palace Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An ideal place to stay if you would like to be in the heart of Copenhagen and feel the rhythm of the city.
Palace Hotel is situated on the Town Hall Square, directly across from the famous Tivoli Gardens and close to the pedestrian street "Strøget" where you will find the leading stores.
The distance to Copenhagen Airport is 7 km (15 minutes in a taxi), the Airport Terminal with busses to/from the airport is at the Main Railway Station 400 metres from the hotel.
www.palace-hotel.dk /engelsk   (211 words)

 Smithsonian Journeys Featured Article: The House That John Built   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first time I saw Blenheim Palace was by accident.
Beyond, in the distance, stood Blenheim, a mass of columns, arches and towers, the stone glowing like honey in the evening sun, golden spheres on the rooftops glinting against a bruised April sky.
The Churchills themselves (or at least their wives) have at times denounced Blenheim Palace as the "dump" and "that wild, unmercifull house," and with good reason.
www.smithsonianmag.si.edu /journeys/01/feb01/feature_full_page_1.html   (496 words)

The Palace of Auburn Hills has been considered one of the best-marketed facilities in the United States since opening in August of 1988 and has annually been one of the top-grossing facilities of its size.
The Palace has 180 private suites at three separate levels.
The Palace of Auburn Hills has concession locations with sandwiches, snacks, beverages and other snacks.
www.palacenet.com /default.asp?venue=1   (484 words)

 A Roman Palace in ex-Yugoslavia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The city of Spalato, which means "little palace", was founded by the emperor Diocletian; he made it his own dwelling-place, and built within it a court and a palace, most part of which has been destroyed.
Beneath it are arching vaults, and to cover over the city throughout, and to build his palace and all the living quarters of the city on top of those vaults, which used to be prisons, in which he cruelly confined the saints whom he tormented.
The defence-wall of this city is constructed neither of bricks nor of concrete, but of ashlar blocks, one and often two fathoms in length by a fathom across, and these are fitted and joined to one another by iron cramps puddled into molten lead.
www.ibiblio.org /expo/palace.exhibit/intro.html   (246 words)

 Corn Palace, Mitchell, South Dakota
The Palace, with its mad mix of onion domes and minarets, looks like it was drop-kicked out of czarist Russia.
Corn Palace Week marks the end of the harvest - and the beginning of the planning for next year's Palace theme.
The Palace is three blocks east of Hwy 37, at the corner of 6th and Main.
www.roadsideamerica.com /attract/SDMITcorn.html   (390 words)

 San Francisco Cow Palace: Information, parking, directions, and map   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Other routes to the Cow Palace are available from this Transit Destinations page.
Call Daly City Cab at 650-992-8865 for taxi transportation to or from the Cow Palace or to schedule taxi pickups at Balboa Park BART station.
The Cow Palace is approximately 15 minutes north of the San Francisco International Airport and adjacent airport hotels.
www.cowpalace.com /cpinfo.html   (612 words)

 Scotland, Linlithgow Royal Palace of Scottish Kings and Queens
However the palace appartments are all arranged around a central courtyard, giving the air of some renaissance French chateaux, so it is easy to look through windows to get a bearing on where you are.
The palace is about half way between Edinburgh and Stirling, and is open to the public all year round.
Linlithgow Palace is under the care of Historic Scotland.
www.aboutscotland.com /linlith/gow.html   (158 words)

 Palace Resorts Mexico - Including the Moon Palace
With the addition of the Grand Beach Palace on St. Thomas, Palace Resorts now offer all inclusive vacations in many of the prettiest spots in the Caribbean.
The Sun Palace, Beach Palace, and Cancun Palace are located on the Cancun hotel strip and cater to families and couples.
Offering exciting fun-seeker vacations, the Cancun Palace is an all-inclusive beachfront property featuring an array of recreational activities and live nightly entertainment.
www.resortfinder.com /palace-resorts.htm   (265 words)

 Exploratorium: Palace of Fine Arts History
he task of creating a Palace of Fine Arts for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition fell to the architect Bernard R. Maybeck, then fifty years old and known for his innovative ideas.
Setting to work on this new project, he chose as his theme a Roman ruin, mutilated and overgrown, in the mood of a Piranesi engraving.
And when the Palace was completed (Roman in style although a freely-interpreted, purely romantic conception, and Greek in decorative treatment) its exceptional harmony gave it instant appeal to the public.
www.exploratorium.edu /history/palace   (271 words)

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The Palace on Wheels - Relish the lifestyles of the kings of yore on board the Palace on Wheels, while listening to the silent tales of glory and valor told by the majestic forts and splendid palaces of Rajasthan.
NEW Palace On Wheels Train with Luxury Suites expected to be introduced on same Rajasthan Route with Taj Mahal in early 2008
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