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Old Medicine School of San Carlos

The Old Medicine School of San Carlos is a building located in Madrid, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1997.

                                               

Oratory of the Caballero de Gracia

The Oratory of Caballero de Gracia is a neoclassical church located in Madrid, Spain. It is named after Jacobo de Grattis who was known as the Caballero de Gracia. Juan de Villanueva drew up plans for the reconstruction of an existing church. The ...

                                               

Palacio del Dean Ortega, ubeda

Palacio del Dean Ortega is a palace in ubeda, in the Province of Jaen, Spain. It was founded in the 16th century and was constructed by Fernando Ortega Salido. In 2003 it was declared a Bien de Interes Cultural site.

                                               

Pantheon of Illustrious Men

The Pantheon of Illustrious Men is a royal site in Madrid, under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional. It was designed by Spanish architect Fernando Arbos y Tremanti, and is located in Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Atocha in the Retiro s ...

                                               

Praza do Obradoiro

The Praza do Obradoiro is main square of the Santiago de Compostela old town, although not placed at the real centre. It lies to the West of the main façade of the Santiago de Compostela cathedral, and thus the Portico da Gloria must be crossed t ...

                                               

Puerta Bab al-Mardum

The Puerta Bab al-Mardum, or Puerta de Valmardon, is a city gate of Toledo, Spain. It was built in the 10th century and is one of the oldest gates in the city. Its name mardum is Arabic for blocked up. Perhaps because its function was taken over ...

                                               

Puerta de Alcantara

The Alcantara Gate is a city gate located in Toledo, in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It gives access to the interior of the historic center of the city, passing through its eastern side the surrounding wall. It is in front of the bridge called Puent ...

                                               

Puerta de Toledo

The Puerta de Toledo is a gate located in Madrid, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1996. Construction began in 1812, and was not completed until 1827. It was one of the nineteen city gates that had the Walls of Philip IV.

                                               

Puerta del Sol, Toledo

Puerta del Sol is a city gate of Toledo, Spain, built in the late 14th century by the Knights Hospitaller. The medallion above the arch of the gate depicts the ordination of the Visigothic Ildephonsus, Toledos patron saint. The name of the gate c ...

                                               

Real Hospicio de San Fernando

The Royal Hospice of San Fernando is a former hospice located in Madrid, Spain. The building now houses the Museo de Historia de Madrid. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1919. Among the boys from poor families living there in the 19th ...

                                               

Roman arch of Medinaceli

The Roman arch of Medinaceli is a Roman Triumphal arch located in Medinaceli, in Castile and Leon, Spain. It is constructed in stone using a technique called Opus quadratum. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1930.

                                               

Roman baths of Toledo

The Roman baths of Toledo or Roman thermae of Amador de los Rios are ruins of Roman thermae located in the city of Toledo in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. The baths can be seen as part of the system of supplying clean water to the city. From the scal ...

                                               

Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation

The Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation is a legal institution based in Madrid. It has a unique position as an independent and privately funded institution led by eminent international jurists mainly in the Hispanic area; its purpose i ...

                                               

Royal Academy of Pharmacy building

The Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia is located in Madrid, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1997.

                                               

San Lazaro Roman aqueduct

The San Lazaro Roman aqueduct is a Roman aqueduct located in Merida, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1912.

                                               

Sierra Nevada Observatory

The Sierra Nevada Observatory is located at Loma de Dilar in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, in the province of Granada, Spain; established in 1981. It is operated and maintained by the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia and contains two Nas ...

                                               

Spa of Nuestra Señora de la Palma y del Real

The Spa of Our Lady of Palma and the Royal is a spa located in Cadiz, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1990.

                                               

Torre de Francia

Torre de Francia is a residential skyscraper in Valencia, Spain. Completed in 2002, has 35 floors and rises 115 metres. This is the second tallest building in Valencia, after Hilton Valencia.

                                               

Torre del Arroyo del Lobo

Torre del Arroyo del Lobo is a ruined medieval defensive tower near Algeciras, Spain. It is located in the cove of Getares, and monitored the stretch of coast from Punta Carnero to Punta de San Garcia between the cities of Algeciras and Tarifa as ...

                                               

Torre Ladrones

Torre Ladrones is a tower on the Puerto de Cabopino beach in Marbella, Spain. It is part of the coastal fortification line along the Andalusian Mediterranean coast. Both the architecture and the materials used, indicate that Torre Ladrones was bu ...

                                               

Torre PwC

The Torre PwC, formerly Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso, is a 52-floor, 236-metre-tall skyscraper, completed in 2008, located in Madrid, Spain. Torre PwC is one of four buildings in the Cuatro Torres Business Area. It was designed by Carlos Rubio Carvaj ...

                                               

Torre Werfen

Torre Werfen is a skyscraper in LHospitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain. Completed in 2009, the building has 25 floors and rises 107 meters. The tower is on the Plaza de Europa 21. It is the head office of the Werfen Group, a medical equipment ...

                                               

Tower of Alvar Fañez

The Tower of Alvar Fañez is a tower located in Guadalajara, Spain. The medieval structure, formerly part of the citys defences, is named after Alvar Fañez, "Conqueror of Guadalajara for Christianity". It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1921.

                                               

Tower of San Dionisio

The Tower of San Dionisio is a tower located in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1978.

                                               

Tower of Villañañe

The Tower of Villañañe is a tower located in Villanañe, Valdegovia, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1984.

                                               

Villa Winter

Villa Winter is a villa situated near the village Cofete, on the peninsula Jandia in the southwestern part of the island of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. The villa was realised by Gustav Winter, a German engineer born in 1893 in the Black Forest ...

                                               

Wall of Tarragona

The Wall of Tarragona is a wall located in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1884.

                                               

Walls and gate of Villa de Monteagudo de las Vicarias

The Walls and gate of Villa de Monteagudo de las Vicarias is a gate located in Monteagudo de las Vicarias, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1931.

                                               

Walls of Salinillas de Buradon

The Walls of Salinillas de Buradon are walls located in Labastida, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1984.

                                               

Walls of Vejer de la Frontera

The Walls of Vejer de la Frontera refers to the town walls of Vejer de la Frontera, Spain. Constructed for defensive purposes, the walls were declared Bien de Interes Cultural in 1993.

                                               

Arena Arctica

Arena Arctica is a hangar in Kiruna Airport for fixed-wing aircraft and events in Kiruna, Sweden. The arena hosted the Second chance round of Melodifestivalen 2008.

                                               

Augerum House

Augerum House is a manor house in Blekinge, Sweden. It is located in Augerum north of Karlskrona. The manor house has two main buildings, the older one built about 1720 by pharmacist Johan Eberhard Ferber ; the newer one, called Stora Hus, in 181 ...

                                               

Belvederen

Belvederen is a building in Linkoping, Sweden. It is located on Kjettilberget in the center of the town. The hill reaches 45 m over the lake Roxen and is the second highest point in Linkoping. The building is 22 m high and was built in 1881. This ...

                                               

Birgittas udde

Birgittas udde is situated on the south shore of lake Boren, Motala, Sweden. Medieval ruins of the Ulvåsa Manor House where St Birgitta lived most of her life. Next to the point, lies the modern Ulvåsa Castle.

                                               

Blomsholm

Blomsholm is a mansion and gardens in Bohuslan, Sweden. It is located in the parish of Skee, north of Stromstad. There are several prehistoric tombs near the manor.

                                               

Brudaremossen masts

The Brudaremossen mast is a 331 metres high mast in Delsjon in eastern Gothenburg, Sweden, built in 1980 to replace the overloaded, 20-year-old TV tower. Brudaremossen TV tower is a 70-metre 230 ft high concrete tower with a guyed lattice steel m ...

                                               

Elleholms House

Elleholms House is a manor house located in Blekinge County, Sweden. It is situated on the islet of the Morrumsån river in the parish of Elleholm in Karlshamn Municipality.

                                               

Embassy of Iran, Stockholm

The Embassy of Iran in Stockholm is Irans diplomatic mission to Sweden. It is located at Elfviksvagen 76, Vastra Yttringe gård, on Lidingo. Until 1971, the embassy was located in the Villa Gumælius mansion in Diplomatstaden, Stockholm. The curren ...

                                               

Enånger Old Church

The Enånger Old Church is a well-preserved medieval stone church built in the second half of the 15th century, located in Enånger, Sweden. The interiors are decorated with frescoes painted by the Tierp school in 1485. The pulpit was constructed b ...

                                               

Gårda Business Center

Gårda Business Center, also known as the Canon building, is a high-rise office building in the Gårda district in Gothenburg. The 17-floor, 59 meters high building was completed in 1989. The building is the 28th tallest building in Sweden.

                                               

Goholms House

Go is mentioned for the first time during 1241 in the Danish Census Book of Valdemar II of Denmark Danish: Kong Valdemars Jordebog. Swedish Admiral and naval hero Johan Puke 1751-1816 bought the Gjoholm estate in 1790. Puke built a stately stone ...

                                               

Gorvaln House

Gorvaln House is a manor house at Jarfalla Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden. Gorvaln House is located at Gorvaln, a bay of lake Malaren. The manor is now owned by Jarfalla Municipality and since 2008 has been used as a hotel and restaurant.

                                               

Gothenburg City Hall

Not to be confused with the nearby Bourse Gothenburg which is also sometimes translated as "City Hall". The Gothenburg City Hall is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. It was designed in the Beaux-Arts style and was used primarily as a law court until ...

                                               

Gothenburg Mosque

Gothenburg Mosque is a mosque located at the foot of Ramberget on Hisingen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The mosque is built by Saudi Arabia and run by the Swedish Muslim Foundation. It was inaugurated 16 June 2011. The mosque cost 67 million Swedish kr ...

                                               

Grand Hotel (Lund)

Grand Hotel in Lund, Sweden is one of the citys oldest and most noteworthy hotels and restaurants. Constructed according to the design of Alfred Hellerstrom and inaugurated in 1899.

                                               

Jarntorgsbrunnen

Jarntorgsbrunnen, or using the artists title, De fem varldsdelarna, is a sculpture by Tore Strindberg, inaugurated October 12, 1927 at Jarntorget, Goteborg, Sweden. The sculpture consists of a granite fountain with five naked, female, bronze scul ...

                                               

Kastellet, Stockholm

The first fortification on the location was built in 1667 designed by Erik Dahlbergh. It exploded in June 1845 and subsequently a new was built 1846-1848 to the design of architect Fredrik Blom. It consists of a round tower with red brick walls a ...

                                               

Kvesarum Castle

Kvesarum Castle or Qvesarum Castle is a castle and an estate in Sodra Rorum in Horby Municipality, Scania, Sweden. It is first mentioned in 1388, then spelled Quixarum. The current building was completed in 1865. The current owner is Christina Fe ...

                                               

Liberiet

Liberiet is a building in central Lund, Sweden, south of Lund Cathedral. Originally used as a library, the building was built in the 15th century. Today it serves as a Pilgrim Center.

                                               

Lina gård

The property which is one of the oldest in Sodermanland are referred to already in 1276 and was owned by Gustaf Lilliecrona and Johan von Engestrom. Gillis Bildt 1820–1894 acquired the property in 1861. The estate remained within members of the B ...