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Chandavaram Buddhist site

Chandavaram Buddhist site is an ancient Buddhist site in Chandavaram village in Prakasam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Situated on the bank of Gundlakamma River, the site is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of Donakonda railway station. The Chandavaram Buddhist site was built between the 2nd century…

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National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona, Spain

The National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona (Catalan: Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona) is a public museum located in the city of Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain) focusing on its rich historical heritage and ancient remains. It includes archaeological findings of Tarraco’s Roman and Early Christian past, as well as a library. The…

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San Polo, Venice, Veneto, Italy

San Polo is one of the six sestieri of Venice, the district takes its name from Campo San Polo, the largest in Venice after Piazza San Marco, and from the church of the same name. The western part of the neighbourhood is known for its remarkable churches. While the east…

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Indian rock-cut architecture

Indian rock-cut architecture is more various and found in greater abundance than any other form of rock-cut architecture around the world. Rock-cut architecture is the practice of creating a structure by carving it out of solid natural rock. Rock that is not part of the structure is removed until the…

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Architecture of Buffalo, New York

The Architecture of Buffalo, New York, particularly the buildings constructed between the American Civil War and the Great Depression, is said to have created a new, distinctly American form of architecture and to have influenced design throughout the world. History Buffalo’s original plan from the early 19th century was loosely…

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Hallingdal Museum ,Nesbyen, Norway

Hallingdal Museum Nesbyen (formerly Hallingdal Folkemuseum) is an open-air museum at Nesbyen within Nes in Buskerud, Hallingdal Museum in Nesbyen, founded in 1899 as Hallingdal Folkemuseum, was among the first open-air museums in Norway. The former district-museum is now part of Hallingdal Museum, a coordinating entity for the six local…

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Directoire style fashion of women in 1795–1800

Fashion in the period 1795–1800, or the Directoire style, by the mid-1790s, neoclassical clothing had come into fashion in France. Several influences had combined to bring about this simplification in women’s clothing: aspects of Englishwomen’s practical country outdoor-wear leaked up into French high fashion, and there was a reaction in…

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Claytronics

Claytronics is an abstract future concept that combines nanoscale robotics and computer science to create individual nanometer-scale computers called claytronic atoms, or catoms, which can interact with each other to form tangible 3D objects that a user can interact with. This idea is more broadly referred to as programmable matter.…

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Guide Tour of Maison de Victor Hugo, Paris, France

Maison de Victor Hugo is a writer’s house museum located where Victor Hugo lived for 16 years between 1832–1848. The museum consists of an antechamber leading through the Chinese living room and medieval style dining room to Victor Hugo’s bedroom. Victor Hugo’s House also manage Hauteville House, Guernsey (Channel Islands).…

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The Complex, Trajan’s Markets Museum of the Imperial Forums

The external brick Roman complex, popularly known as the Markets of Trajan and today found in the heart of the modern city, has been miraculously handed down to us. Sited next to the great squares of the Imperial Forums the monument encompasses almost two thousand years of the city’s history.…

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‏National Museum of the Azulejo, Lisbon, Portugal

The National Museum of the Azulejo, occasionally known as the National Tile Museum, is an art museum in Lisbon, Portugal dedicated to the azulejo, traditional tilework of Portugal and the former Portuguese Empire, as well as of other Iberophone cultures. Housed in the former Madre de Deus Convent, the museum’s…

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Automated restaurant

Automated restaurant or robotic restaurant is a restaurant that uses robots to do tasks such as delivering food and drinks to the tables and/or to cook the food. Introduction Today, with the development of knowledge and information technology infrastructure, different areas of knowledge are used, one of these areas is…

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TIRAZ widad kawar home for arab dress, Amman, Jordan

TIRAZ is the home of the Widad Kamel Kawar dress collection, the most complete collections of both Palestinian and Jordanian dress. It is also home to the largest collection of Syrian dress outside of the country. The museum showcases Arab costumes from the 19th and 20th centuries, with a total…

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Sustainable transport

Sustainable transport refers to the broad subject of transport that is sustainable in the senses of social, environmental and climate impacts and the ability to, in the global scope, supply the source energy indefinitely. Components for evaluating sustainability include the particular vehicles used for road, water or air transport; the…

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Fourth dimension in art

New possibilities opened up by the concept of four-dimensional space (and difficulties involved in trying to visualize it) helped inspire many modern artists in the first half of the twentieth century. Early Cubists, Surrealists, Futurists, and abstract artists took ideas from higher-dimensional mathematics and used them to radically advance their…

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Bridges in art

A bridge can play many roles in art, for example as a work of art in itself in addition to any functional considerations; as a focal point for a novel or film; as a metaphor in song or poetry; as the main subject of a painting or photograph, or to…

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Armenian cuisine

Armenian cuisine includes the foods and cooking techniques of the Armenian people and traditional Armenian foods and dishes. The cuisine reflects the history and geography where Armenians have lived as well as sharing outside influences from European and Levantine cuisines. The cuisine also reflects the traditional crops and animals grown…

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Imaginarium 2015: A Voyage of Big Ideas, Singapore Art Museum

Imaginarium is SAM’s much-loved annual contemporary art exhibition for children, begun in 2010 and now in its fifth year. In the spirit of SG50, this year’s exhibition is inspired by the crescent moon on the Singapore flag, a symbol of a young nation on the rise with the capacity to…

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Bages Travel Guide, Central Counties, Catalonia, Spain

The Bages region is located in the center of Catalonia. Its capital is Manresa, has 30 municipalities, and includes a part of the natural region of Lluçanès, as well as a municipality of the Alta Segarra, or Segarra calafina. The Bages region is made up of 30 municipalities, some mainly…

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8th arrondissement of Lyon, France

The 8th arrondissement of Lyon is one of nine districts of Lyon. The 8th district of Lyon is situated between the 3th and 7th districts of Lyon and the towns of Bron and Vénissieux. Its area is 670 ha. In history and metamorphosis, the 8th was forged around symbols: the…

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Taste (Aesthetics )

In sociology, taste is an individual’s personal and cultural patterns of choice and preference. Taste is drawing distinctions between things such as styles, manners, consumer goods, and works of art and relating to these. Social inquiry of taste is about the human ability to judge what is beautiful, good, and…

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Art and Treasury of Notre-Dame de Paris, France

Since its construction Notre-Dame has received often sumptuous donations. Sovereigns and nobles thus demonstrated their attachment to the Church and their patronage. It is most often in the form of donations that the objects entered the Treasury. Under the Ancien Régime, all the kings and many of their family members…

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