Revolving Torsion - by Naum Gabo
Kinetic sculpture and fountain
Completed: 1973 / Installed: 1975
Location: St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth, London.
The Temple Bar Dragon - Designed by Charles B. Birch in 1880. 14 feet tall Location: Fleet Street overlooking the boundary between the City of London and the City of Westminster. It is one of the many Dragon Boundary Marks of the City of London. The Dragon Boundary Marks are cast iron statues of dragons on metal or stone plinths that mark the boundaries of the City of London.
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church
In 1987, UNESCO inscribed the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including St. Margaret's Church in the World Heritage List.
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, including St. Margaret's Church: The site has been involved in the administration of England since the 11th century, and later the United Kingdom. Since the coronation of William the Conqueror, all English...
Victoria Monument - by Sir Thomas Brock
Location: In front of Buckingham Palace, the end of The Mall in London
Designed in 1901, unveiled on 16 May 1911, though it was not completed until 1924.
It was the centre-piece of an ambitious urban planning scheme, which included the creation of the Queen’s Gardens to a design by Sir Aston Webb, and the refacing of Buckingham Palace...
Boadicea Monument - by Thomas Thornycroft aka Boadicea and her Daughters
Location: North side of the western end of Westminster Bridge, facing Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster across the road.
The statue represents Boudica, queen of the Celtic Iceni tribe, who led an uprising in Roman Britain.
ANGKOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK - UNESCO World Heritage Site
In this image, I am hiding somewhere in front of the principal sanctuary of Angkor Wat –- known as Bakan.
Then, we climbed those steep steps.
Image courtesy of my talented sister Punam Sinha.
Angkor Wat was the main reason, why I wanted to go to Cambodia. It is a well know World Heritage Site.
ANGKOR WAT - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Date built: 12th century
Creator: started by Suryavarman II; completed by Jayavarman VII.
Sanctum: Vishnu temple. Later Buddhist temple.
The modern name, Angkor Wat, means "Temple City" or "City of Temples."
TA PROHM - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.
Located approximately one kilometre east of Angkor Thom.
Built: Late 12th and early 13th centuries.
Creator: Jayavarman VII.
The temple is dedicated to the mother of Jayavarman VII.
The most distinctive feature of Ta Prohm is the giant root trees growing out...
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