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UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other historic marvels from around the world

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Eiffel Tower, Paris, France CVS01_01_076 Featured World Heritage Image

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France CVS01_01_076

Eiffel Tower, Paris, taken from a tethered balloon. Shadbolt recorded this image as Photograph of Paris Exhibition with Eiffel Tower taken from captive balloon, dated to the final day of the Exposition Universelle - 6 November 1889. The Eiffel Tower had been completed in March 1889 as the centrepiece of the Exposition. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

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Persepolis, Iran XAWC13650 Featured World Heritage Image

Persepolis, Iran XAWC13650

Persepolis, Iran. The palace terrace complex was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire founded by Darius I in 518 BCE. Based on the model of Assyrian and Babylonian palaces, a succession of elements were added by succeeding great kings. The complex is thought to have met its end when Alexander the Great is reputed to have burned Persepolis after 330 BCE. Vertical aerial photograph taken by Aerofilms Ltd. 1950s

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