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New on 500px : Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi by iwillbehomesoon by iwillbehomesoon

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Photo details: Exposure 2 sec at f/22 (ISO 100), Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a EF17-40mm f/4L USM lens at 35mm.

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New on 500px : The Archway of Qal’at Al-Bahrain by AzaharOmar by AzaharOmar

The Qal’at alBahrain (in Arabic: قلعة البحرين‎), also known as the Bahrain Fort or Fort of Bahrain and previously as the Portugal Fort (Qal’at al Portugal)[1] is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Portuguese and Persian-wiki

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New on 500px : Victoria Memorial, Calcutta by 9avin by 9avin

Victoria Memorial, Calcutta, India taken at sunset.

The Victoria Memorial (Victoria Memorial Hall) is a large marble building in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria (1819–1901) and is now a museum and tourist destination under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The Memorial lies on the Maidan (grounds) by the bank of the Hooghly river, near Jawaharlal Nehru road.

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