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New on 500px : Hoodo hall (Phoenix hall) of Byodoin Temple by AkihideImaizumi by AkihideImaizumi

The Byodo-in Temple Chinese phoenix temple where it rains.

Hoo-do Hall (the Phoenix Pavilion) of Byodo-in Temple: Constructed by FUJIWARA no Yorimichi in 1053.

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New on 500px : Hongcun Morning by elkynz by elkynz

It was morning in Hongcun, a favorite hot tourist spot in Anhui Province of China. You might say that morning was the only time of the day to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the place, yes, the time before the tourists were coming in.

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New on 500px : Meteora, Greece by enroc by enroc

In Meteora—”rocks in the air”—sandstone spires rise from the plain of Thessaly like tall lumps of clay on a potter’s wheel. Seeing the area as a religious retreat, monasteries sprung up here, beginning in 1336. At one time there were 24; today, 13 remain and six are open to the public. The area was added to the World Heritage List in 1988.

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New on 500px : Canvas of Milford – World Heritage New Zealand by ColinMonteath by ColinMonteath

Canvas of Mitre peak, Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, World Heritage New Zealand.
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New on 500px : Each of ….. by Higashikaze_h by Higashikaze_h

Mihonomatsubara pine tree grove, (三保の松原)

a part of World Heritage ” Fujisan Mountain Area “

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New on 500px : Good morning Bagan by KeEratti by KeEratti

Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom’s height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.

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New on 500px : Kinderdijk by schelpje67 by schelpje67

Kinderdijk windmills: unique & iconic water management
A significant part of Holland is situated up to approximately 7 meters below sea level. The Dutch don’t notice any of this though, because an incredibly innovative and intricate system keeps the ever-rising seawater from flooding the land. Even during spring tide, the Dutch are safely guarded from being washed away…

The most important aspect of UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk is undoubtedly the unique collection of 19 authentic windmills, which are considered a Dutch icon throughout the entire world.

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