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Ascend the incline: a journey through the world's notable funiculars

Discover some of the most fascinating funicular railways around the globe, each offering unique views and an exciting mode of travel across steep gradients. This curated list highlights 18 favorite incline railways, from historic lines connecting ancient cities to modern marvels scaling towering peaks. Embrace the opportunity to explore these engineering feats while enjoying breathtaking vistas.

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Giant wheels around the world: iconic Ferris wheels

This collection showcases a curated list of some of the most famous giant Ferris wheels across the globe. Each point of interest represents a marvel of engineering and design, offering breathtaking aerial views that have captivated visitors and locals alike. Whether it's for a special occasion or just to see a city from a new perspective, these wheels promise an unforgettable ride.

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Architectural wonders by Winy Maas around the world

This collection celebrates the innovative and transformative works of Dutch architect Winy Maas, co-founder of MVRDV. Each point of interest (POI) represents a remarkable contribution to contemporary architecture, urban planning, and public space design, that has helped shape the skylines and communities across various continents.

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Trailblazing architecture by Jacques Herzog: Discover iconic global masterpieces

Explore a curated collection of architectural marvels conceived by the visionary Jacques Herzog, one-half of the legendary design duo Herzog & de Meuron. From innovative museums to groundbreaking stadiums, each point of interest stands as a testament to Herzog's influential role in contemporary architecture, shape-shifting skylines across the world.

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Exploring the legacy of Zaha Hadid: masterpieces around the world

This collection celebrates the groundbreaking work of Dame Zaha Hadid, one of the most prominent and innovative architects of our time. Each point of interest represents an iconic design that transcends conventional architecture, showcasing fluid forms and futuristic aesthetics. As we journey from country to country, we explore a variety of spaces including cultural centers, transportation hubs, and corporate headquarters, all bearing the unique signature of Hadid's vision.

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Exploring Oscar Niemeyer's architectural legacy

Discover the iconic works of Oscar Niemeyer, a pioneer of modernist architecture whose designs are marked by their free-flowing curves and revolutionary use of concrete. This collection takes you to eighteen of his most celebrated structures globally, each offers a glimpse into his visionary approach to blending form, beauty, and function.

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Incredible water towers around the world

From modern marvels to historic landmarks, these incredible water towers are not just functional structures for storing potable water; they are also significant architectural achievements and local cultural icons. This collection takes you on a tour of the world's most fascinating chateaux d'eau, each with its own unique story and presence.

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Secret Gardens of Andalusia: A Journey Through Hidden Splendors

Discover the Secret Gardens of Andalusia, where lush greenery and vibrant blossoms are tucked away behind ancient walls, waiting to be explored. This collection leads you through private courtyards and princely grounds, revealing tranquil spots that have become sanctuaries of peace and beauty in the heart of Spain.

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Europe's serene secrets: an exploration of its lesser-known lakes

Embark on a journey through the tranquil and unspoiled corners of Europe with our curated list of hidden gem lakes. From the quiet Italian retreats nestled in the Dolomites to the crystal-clear waters found in the remote Scottish Highlands, this collection unveils some of the continent's most secluded and enchanting aquatic havens. Each lake offers a unique experience, untouched by mass tourism, allowing for a peaceful connection with nature.

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Hidden gems of the scandinavian fjords

Discover the lesser-known treasures nestled in the majestic fjords of Scandinavia. This curated collection reveals secluded havens, ancient sites, and natural splendors tucked away in the scenic landscapes of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Each point of interest offers a unique glimpse into the serene beauty and hidden secrets of the great North.

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Urban oases of Southeast Asia

This selection highlights the serene escapes nestled in the bustling cities of Southeast Asia. From rejuvenating green spaces to tranquil water features, these points of interest offer a respite from the urban jungle and reflect the unique blend of nature within metropolitan settings across this vibrant region.

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Colonial gems: architectural wonders of British India

This collection showcases the awe-inspiring architectural legacy left behind from the era of British rule in India. Spanning across various Indian territories, each point of interest reflects a unique blend of British and Indian design aesthetics, immortalizing the colonial history within their walls. These masterpieces provide an essential glimpse into the cultural and historical exchange that shaped the subcontinent's urban landscapes during the 18th to 20th centuries.

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Discover Japan's Enchanting Artisan Villages

Japan is not only a land of innovative cities but also of timeless artisan villages where ancient crafts are kept alive. This list uncovers hidden hamlets each boasting unique traditional art forms like ceramics, textiles, lacquerware, and more. Explore these culturally rich destinations and experience the charm of Japanese craftsmanship at its finest.

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Echoes of empires: the lost fortresses of Eastern Europe

Venture into the hushed past as we uncover the remnants of Eastern Europe's forgotten fortresses. These stoic guardians of history once echoed with the clash of swords and whispers of intrigue, now stand as solemn witnesses to a bygone era.

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Guiding Lights on Canadian Shores: Historic Lighthouses to Discover

This collection offers a journey through time and tide, exploring the enduring legacy of Canada's historical lighthouses. These beacons have guided mariners through treacherous waters for over a century, each with its own tale of maritime heritage and steadfast vigilance along the stunning Canadian coasts.

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Enigmatic Stone Rings: From Stars to Stories

This collection guides you through the fascinating world of stone circles, ancient megalithic arrangements found across different continents. Each circle is steeped in mystery, from their construction methods to their roles in ancient communities. Some might have served as astronomical observatories or ceremonial sites, while others remain enigmatic, offering a window into prehistoric life.

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Secret gems of the australian outback

Embark on a journey across the barren expanses of Australia's vast outback to uncover its best-kept secrets. This collection is a treasure trove of less-known but utterly breathtaking destinations, nestled away from the well-trodden tourist paths. From ancient rock formations to hidden waterfalls and remote towns rich in history, these points of interest are the beating heart of Australia's wild and untamed interior.

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Mystical Ruins: The Forgotten Temples of Indonesia

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the lush landscapes of Indonesia, uncovering the ethereal remnants of an age long past. This collection of lost temples provides a window into the spiritual and architectural grandeur that once flourished across this enchanting archipelago. Each temple tells a unique story, whispering secrets of ancient rituals, dynastic conflicts, and the transcendent artistry that has weathered time's relentless march.

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Enigmatic Wonders of the Amazon River

Dive into the lush mysteries hiding within the world's largest tropical rainforest and its lifeblood, the magnificent Amazon River. This collection unravels the hidden jewels ranging from mythical creatures once believed to inhabit these waters to uncharted tributaries where nature thrives untouched by modernity. Peer into the depths where pink river dolphins play, uncover the history etched in ancient petroglyphs, and stand in awe of the concealed biodiversity that makes the Amazon one of Earth's greatest enigmas.

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Serene sanctuaries: ancient monasteries of the Himalayas

This collection features ancient monasteries nestled in the majestic Himalayan ranges, offering a glimpse into spiritual legacies and architectural marvels that have withstood the test of time. Each monastery presents its unique history, religious significance, and cultural heritage, making them fascinating destinations for both the spiritual seeker and the avid historian.