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World heritage : monumental sites

Essays and photographs describe 47 sites in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Armenia, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Sri Lanka, Benin, Egypt, Madagascar, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States
Print Book, English, 2003
1st ed
Skira ; UNESCO, Milano, Paris, 2003
383 pages : maps, color photographs ; 29 cm
9789231039195, 9788884915573, 9231039199, 8884915570
Austria: The palace and gardens of Schönbrunn
Belgium: Victor Horta's Brussels
Bulgaria: The Monastery of Rila
Denmark: The Kronborg Castle
France: The Cathedral of Chartres ; The palace and park of Fontainebleau ; The palace and park of Versailles ; The Church of Sainte Madeleine at Vézelay
Germany: The Cathedral of Aachen ; The Cathedral of Saint Mary and the Church of Saint Michael at Hildesheim ; The palace and park of Potsdam ; The Sanctuary in der Wies ; The Castle of Würzburg
United Kingdom: The Tower of London ; Westminster Abbey in London
Greece: Mount Athos
Italy: The Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi ; The palace and the park of Caserta ; Castel del Monte ; The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie and the refectory in milan ; Villa d'Este at Tivoli
Portugal: The Convent of Christ in Tomar
Czech Republic: The Castle of Kroměříž
Russia: The Kremlin of Moscow
Spain: The Monastery of San Lorenzo at El Escorial ; The Alhambra in Granada
Sweden: The Palace of Drottningholm
Switzerland: The Abbey of Saint John the Baptist at Müstair
Armenia: The Monastery of Haghpat
China: The Great Wall ; The Potala in Lhasa ; The Forbidden City in Beijing ; The Wudang Mountain
Japan: The Castle of Himeji-jo
India: The Taj Mahal in Agra ; The Temple of the Sun at Konarak
Indonesia: The Temple of Borobudur
Iran: The Mosque of Isfahan
Sri Lanka: The Golden Temple of Dambulla
Benin: The Royal Palaces of Abomey
Egypt: The temples of Abu Simbel ; The pyramids from Giza to Dashur
Madagascar: The Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
Brazil: The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do matosinhos at Congonhas do Campo
Mexico: The Hospicio Cabañas ag Guadalajara
United States: The Statue of Liberty in New York ; The Pueblo of Taos
Unesco: World Heritage Sites
Collected essays
At hd. of title: Skira; UNESCO; World heritage = Patrimonio mondiale = Patrimoine mondial