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Which of the architectural orders was developed last?
The Corinthian order is the last developed of the three principal classical orders of ancient Greek and Roman architecture. It is the most ornate of the orders. Its style is characterized by slender fluted columns and elaborate capitals decorated with acanthus leaves and scrolls. The oldest known example of a Corinthian column is in the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae in Arcadia, c. 450–420 BC.
Where is this monument located?
The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes also known as the Kastello, is a medieval castle in the city of Rhodes, on the island of Rhodes in Greece. It is one of the few examples of Gothic architecture in Greece. The site was previously a citadel of the Knights Hospitaller that functioned as a palace, headquarters, and a fortress.
Where is the largest known ancient Egyptian obelisk located?
The unfinished obelisk in Aswan, Egypt is nearly one-third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m and would have weighed nearly 1,090 tons.
What mosque is that?
The Selimiye Mosque in Edirne
The Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul
The Yeni Mosque in Istanbul
The Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque in Istanbul
The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman imperial mosque, which is located in the city of Edirne, Turkey. The mosque was commissioned by Sultan Selim II, and was built by architect Mimar Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest achievements of Islamic architecture.
Where in India is the Ambavilas Palace located?
Mysore is commonly described as the "City of Palaces", and there are seven palaces including this one. The current structure was constructed between 1897 and 1912, after the Old Palace was burnt ablaze. Ambavilas Palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in India, after the Taj Mahal, with more than 6 million annual visitors.
This is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Where is it located?
The Church of Saint Sava is a Serbian Orthodox church located in Belgrade. It is dedicated to Saint Sava, the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and an important figure in medieval Serbia. From its location, it dominates Belgrade's cityscape, and is perhaps the most monumental building in the city.
Where is that obelisk located?
The Obelisk of Theodosius is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (the modern city of Istanbul, Turkey) by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in the 4th century AD.
Where is the Sibelius Monument located?
in Le Havre
The Sibelius Monument is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius located in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. The sculpture is a series of more than 600 hollow steel pipes, welded together in a wavelike pattern an weighs 24 tonnes.
This ancient theatre is located nearby the sanctuary dedicated to the ancient Greek God of medicine, Asclepius. Where would you find it?
The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is considered to be the most perfect ancient Greek theatre with regard to acoustics and aesthetics. It hosted music, singing and dramatic games that were included in the worship of Asclepius. Today, the monument attracts a large number of visitors and is used for the performance of ancient drama plays.
Where was this photo taken?
in St. Louis
The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis. It is the tallest man-made monument in the United States and the world's tallest arch.