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592    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/12/2020
Although named as a tower, the Azadi Tower or Freedom Tower is the western gateway of Tehran, built in an architectural style that combines modern and tradi ...
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December, 2020
815    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/12/2020
Located at the foot of Moran Hill in Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea, the Arch of Triumph was constructed in 1982 to commemorate the Korean resis ...
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December, 2020
1029    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/11/2020
Although the triumphal arch in Castel Nuovo is single-faced, it was originally planned to construct a free-standing arch for the Piazza del Duomo with two f ...
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November, 2020
1356    Dibyendu Banerjee    09/11/2020
Although the concept of the triumphal arch is completely European, the Victoria Arch, officially known as the Swords of Quadisiyag, the pair of triumphal ar ...
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November, 2020
823    Dibyendu Banerjee    18/10/2020
Overlooking the Tiananmen Square the Meridian Gate, known as Wumen in Chinese, is the southern and the largest gate of the Forbidden City, the Imperial Pala ...
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October, 2020
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805    Dibyendu Banerjee    03/10/2020
Located next to the Tower of David, one of the best-known sites of the old Ottoman city of Jerusalem, Jaffa Gate was inaugurated in 1538 as part of the rebu ...
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October, 2020
1444    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/09/2020
Located on a hilltop, around 46 km northeast of Bhopal, the Great Stupa at Sanchi with its four ornamented gateways or toranas, is one of the Buddhist archi ...
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September, 2020
928    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/09/2020
Located at the end of Lan Xang Avenue, in the centre of Vientiane, the capital and the largest city of Laos, Patuxai is a massive war memorial and a triumph ...
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September, 2020
804    Dibyendu Banerjee    21/08/2020
Located in the heart of Seoul, Sungnyemun is one of the eight gates of the 18.2 km long and 20 feet tall fortress wall
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August, 2020
728    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/08/2020
Located around 523 km (325 miles) southeast of the Acropolis, the Arch of Hadrian, resembling in some respect a Roman triumphal arch, spanned an ancient road.
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August, 2020
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664    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/07/2020
To commemorate the Russian victory over Napoleon Bonaparte, the wooden structure of the Narva Triumphal Arc, designed by the Italian architect Giacomo Quare ...
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July, 2020
672    Dibyendu Banerjee    12/07/2020
The Gates of Cairo, locally called Bab, were the fortified gates installed from time to time at the portals in the four-sided wall surrounding the medieval ...
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July, 2020
2073    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/06/2020
Although the Arch of Caracalla is not architecturally outstanding, it is definitely one of the most distinctive sights of Volubilis.
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June, 2020
1033    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/06/2020
Located near the Mount of Olives and the Via Dolorosa, the Lion’s Gate was built during the 16th century by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
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June, 2020
622    Dibyendu Banerjee    26/05/2020
The Washington Square Arch that stands at the northern end of the Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village, near Lower Manhattan in New York City.
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May, 2020
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1492    Dibyendu Banerjee    10/01/2019
Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a weighted catenary arch, the 630 feet (192 m) tall Gateway Arch monument in St Louis, Missouri in the US.
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January, 2019
2135    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/12/2018
When London was a walled city and entry to the city was restricted through the gateways. Today only the Temple Bar Gateway remains intact.
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December, 2018
1732    Dibyendu Banerjee    05/12/2018
Considered as an iconic landmark of Mexico City, the Revolution Monument, is located on Plaza de la Republica between downtown Reforma and Insurgentes.
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December, 2018
1592    Dibyendu Banerjee    22/11/2018
a wooden Triumphal Arch was built beside the Tver to commemorate the victorious Russian troops returning from West Europe.
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November, 2018
1753    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/11/2018
Damascus Gate is the most impressive among the eight unique gates of the city. In Arabic it is called Bab al-Nasr, meaning gate of victory.
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November, 2018
2479    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/10/2018
Located at the heart of India's capital city, New Delhi, the India Gate is a war memorial dedicated to honour the 82,000 soldiers of the Undivided Indian Army.
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October, 2018
1607    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/10/2018
Designed by John Nash in 1827, the Marble Arch in London is a white marble faced triumphal arch, built as the royal gateway to the Buckingham Palace.
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October, 2018
3087    Dibyendu Banerjee    15/09/2018
Situated at the centre of the Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, Belgium, Arcade du Cinquantenaire built in celebration of the Belgium Kingdom’s golden jub ...
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September, 2018
1246    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/09/2018
Located on Ataturk Boulevard and leading into the Kaleici, the historic city centre of Antalya, the stunning Hadrians Gate is a typical Roman triumphal ...
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September, 2018
4178    Dibyendu Banerjee    16/08/2018
Located at Apollo Bunder in the bustling Colaba area of Bombay (now Mumbai) and facing the wide Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India with its regal arches is t ...
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August, 2018
2813    Dibyendu Banerjee    31/07/2018
Located at the end of Curetes Street in the Celsus Library Court of Ephesus, the Gate of Augustus was built in 40 A.D by the slaves Mazeus and Mythridates.
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July, 2018
1629    Dibyendu Banerjee    17/07/2018
Like the famous Arc de Triomphe, this arch was also commissioned by Emperor Napoleon in 1806 to commemorate his victory at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805.
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July, 2018
2779    Dibyendu Banerjee    04/07/2018
Rua Augusta Arch or Arco da Rua Augusta is one of the main spots of tourist attraction and important landmark of the central part of Lisbon, the capital of ...
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July, 2018
3887    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/06/2018
Located in the heart of the old city of Hyderabad, the Charminar stands regally tall amidst the colourful bangle shops in the heart of the winding and rambl ...
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June, 2018
4776    Dibyendu Banerjee    04/06/2018
The Tower of London, the historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, was basically built to provide additional royal ac ...
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June, 2018
2891    Dibyendu Banerjee    21/05/2018
In the same year, Titus brother and successor, Domitian commissioned the construction of the Arch of Titus to posthumously honor his late brother and to com ...
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May, 2018
3534    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/05/2018
The Golden Gate was closed by the Muslims in 810, reopened by the Crusaders in 1102, and then walled up again by Saladin, the first sultan of Egypt and Syria.
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May, 2018
15374    Dibyendu Banerjee    25/04/2018
It is only one of the four proposed grand gateways due to the death of Alauddin in AD 1316. The Alai Darwaza is the first Islamic architectural style buildings.
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April, 2018
1242    Dibyendu Banerjee    11/04/2018
Located at the end of the old route from Amsterdam to Haarlem, the Amsterdamse Poort is an old city gate of Haarlem in the Netherlands.
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April, 2018
1732    Dibyendu Banerjee    23/03/2018
The German phrase Arbeit macht freia, meaning work sets you free, is the title of a novel by German philologist Lorenz Diefenbach
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March, 2018
2385    Dibyendu Banerjee    17/03/2018
The Arch of Triumph, was a Roman ornamental archway built in the 3rd century in Palmyra, Syria during the reign of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus.
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March, 2018
3320    Dibyendu Banerjee    21/02/2018
There is a deep well to the left, outside the giant steps of the Buland Darwaza. The gigantic Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri is accessible by 42 steps.
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February, 2018
4010    Dibyendu Banerjee    20/02/2018
Construction of the Ishtar Gate was also a part of the beautification plan of King Nebuchadnezzar II. The excavated material was used for reconstructing the ...
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February, 2018
1724    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/02/2018
Located at the end of Unter den Linden, a grand boulevard that cuts through the center of Berlin, the majestic Brandenburg Gate are the most famous and impo ...
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February, 2018
2731    Dibyendu Banerjee    18/02/2018
Standing at the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Elysees in Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, is perhaps the most artistic ...
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February, 2018
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