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Photos marked as were added from 1 March 2017.


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Province
State
Place
Location
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Japan
Nara
Todaiji Temple
 Guardian heads.
Japan
Nara
Todaiji Temple
 Wooden statue.
Japan
Nara
Todaiji Temple
 Daibatsu is the largest bronze Buddha in Japan. It is 16m high.
Japan
Nara
Todaiji Temple
 Grave markers.
Japan
Nara
Nigatsudo
 The temples in the complex date from 738.
Japan
Nara
Nigatsudo
 The temples are wooden.
Japan
Nara
Nigatsudo
 Carved wooden panel depicting the Buddha.
Japan
Nara
Nigatsudo
 One of a collection of carved wooden panels.
Japan
Nara
Kashuga Shrine
 The Kashuga Shrine dates from 768.
Japan
Nara
Kashuga Shrine
 Some of the 3000 stone lanterns along the pathways.
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 The entrance to the Horyn-Ji Temple, founded in 607.
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 Chumon Gate (607).
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 The Horyn-Ji Temple contains the oldest wooden buildings in the world.
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 Temple guardian.
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 The Kodo (909).
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 The Kondo
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 A group of the oldest wooden buildings in the world.
Japan
Nara
Horyn-Ji Temple
 Drum tower.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 This 1915 building was 600m below and 150m north west of the atom bomb blast that destroyed the city.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 The Children's peace Monument.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 One of the many memorials to the 200,000 victims of the atomic bomb blast.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 A mound containing the ashes of tens of thousands of victims of the atom bomb is in a former residential area.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 Memorial containing a register of the victims.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 The Memorial Museum.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 A watch fused at 8:15, the time of the atomic explosion.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 Sewing needles fused together by the intense heat.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 Drinking glasses that were melted by the blast.
Japan
Hiroshima
Peace Park
 Bottles.
Jordan
Madaba
Church of St George
 The church is famous for its 6th century mosaic map of the Middle East.
Jordan
Madaba
 One of the many mosaics in the town.
Jordan
Madaba
 Mosaic of a ram.
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 The 4th century church at Mount Nebo is on the traditional spot where Moses stood for his first view of the Promised Land.
Jordan
Madaba
Mount Nebo
 The Mount Nebo church has mosaics of people, animals and plants.
Jordan
Azrak
 Arab castle at Azrak was used by T E Lawrence (of Arabia) as his base during World War 1.
Jordan
Azrak
 The castle dates from the 13th century is made from basalt stone.
Jordan
Azrak
 Entrance to the battlements.
Jordan
Jerash
 Jerash was founded in 332 BC by Alexander the Great's soldiers. It became Roman in 63 BC.
Jordan
Jerash
 The 700m colonade.
Jordan
Jerash
 The 2nd century Temple of Artemis.
Jordan
Jerash
 Basilica of St Theodore dates from the 5th century.
Jordan
Jerash
 Greek style columns.
Jordan
Jerash
 The site is surrounded by hills.
Jordan
Jerash
 Jerash joined the Decapolis and was abandoned in 747.
Jordan
Kerak
 Kerak Castle was built by the Crusaders in 1132.
Jordan
Kerak
 The castle was captured by Salah El Din (Saladin) in 1187.
Jordan
Kerak
 View of the castle.
Jordan
Kerak
 Pottery from 3000 BC.
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Pela
 A shepherd and his sheep at Pela .
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Pela
 Pela was inhabited between 5000 and 1000 BC. The city was excavated in 1979.
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um Qais
 The ruined theatre.
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 Um el Jimal is a caravanserai built from basalt.
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 The site dates from the Ummayad period.
Jordan
Jordan Valley
Um el Jimal
 Detail of the stonework.
Jordan
Petra
 Petra is an ancient city set among desert rock.
Jordan
Petra
 Worn carvings in the outskirts of the ancient city.
Jordan
Petra
 A 2000 year old dam to divert water around the city.
Jordan
Petra
 Worn carving.
Jordan
Petra
 The city is reached via the siq.
Jordan
Petra
 The siq is a narrow gorge leading to Petra.
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The Treasury is a Greek influenced tomb built out of solid rock.
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The entrance to the tomb.
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 The tomb dates from the 1st century.
Jordan
Petra
Treasury
 Carvings over the entrance.
Jordan
Petra
 Half buried structure.
Jordan
Petra
 The step pattern is typical Nabatean.
Jordan
Petra
 The rock carved theatre has Greek, Nabatean and Roman influences.
Jordan
Petra
 Bedouin nomads amongst the ruins.
Jordan
Petra
 Petra was built by the Nabateans, a pre-Roman Semitic people.
Jordan
Petra
 Ancient structures among mountains.
Jordan
Petra
 Mount Nejr (The High Place) is an ancient altar.
Jordan
Petra
 Carved structures are scattered over the large site.
Jordan
Petra
 Half hidden structures.
Jordan
Petra
 The Lion Fountain.
Jordan
Petra
 Patterned ocre rock forms part of a wall carved from solid rock.
Jordan
Petra
 The ancient city was built among and is surrounded by huge rocky hills.
Jordan
Petra
 Rock carved structures with the Nabatean step design.
Jordan
Petra
 The Triclinium.
Jordan
Petra
 The Urn Tomb was converted to a Byzantine church in 447 AD.
Jordan
Petra
 Nabatean rock carved structures with later Roman free standing arches.
Jordan
Petra
 The Silk Tomb with vivid rock formations.
Jordan
Petra
 Uneishu Tomb.
Jordan
Petra
 A series of tombs.
Jordan
Petra
 The Obelisk Tomb with tall pyramidal motifs.
Jordan
Petra
 Carved cliff face.
Jordan
Petra
 Hadrien Gate dating from Roman times.
Jordan
Petra
 Much of the free standing Roman city has been destroyed by earthquakes.
Jordan
Petra
 Free standing Roman structure.
Jordan
Petra
 Ancient carvings.
Jordan
Petra
 Virtually every cliff face contains carved structures.
Jordan
Petra
Monastery
 Carved from solid rock, the Monastery is 50m high and 45m wide.
Jordan
Petra
Monastery
 The Monastery is the highest point of the site.
Jordan
Petra
Beida
 Beida is a settlement dating from 7000 BC near Petra.
Kazakhstan
Zharma
 Islamic cemetary north of Zharma. The steppe is dotted with many examples.
Kazakhstan
Almaty
Panfilov Park
 War memorial commemorating the death of 28 Kazakh soldiers against Nazi Germany.
Kazakhstan
Almaty
 A Zhezkhobiz in the Museum of Kazakh Musical Instruments.
Kazakhstan
Targhan
 Tomb at Targhan.
Kosovo
Prizren
 The Gazi Mehmet Pasha Baths were built in 1563 and were used as a brothel during WW2.
Kosovo
Prizren
 A single minaret is all that remains of the Arasta Mosque.
Kosovo
Prizren
 The 14th century Church of Christ the Saviour.
Kosovo
Prizren
 The fortress sits 500m above the old city. It has been used by Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, Serbs and NATO.

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