Archive for the 'Edifices' Category

Great edifices – Notre Dame

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Notre-Dame has one of the most picturesque edifices in Paris. Notre Dame de Paris (in English: Our Lady of Paris), also known as Notre Dame Cathedral, is a Gothic, Roman Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. It is the cathedral of the [...]

Heights Of Well known Edifices

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Eiffel Tower, Paris 989 feet Washington Monument 555 feet Pyramid, Cheops, Egypt 543 feet Cathedral, Cologne 511 feet Steeple, St Stephen’s, Vienna 460 feet Pyramid, Khafras, Egypt 456 feet St Martin’s Church, Bavaria 456 feet Chimney, Port Dundas, Glasgow 454 feet St Peter’s, Rome 448 feet Salisbury Spire, England 406 feet St Paul’s, London 365 [...]

Great edifices – Stonehenge

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 kilometres (2.0 mi) west of Amesbury and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. It is at the centre of the most dense [...]