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Stockholm Palace

The Stockholm Palace is the royal castle in Stockholm in Sweden. It was built in the 18th century, after a fire in 1697 destroyed the old castle Tre kronor.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market is a market in Bangkok. In the past, it was in Sanamluang. In Buddhist Era 2521, the government wanted this place to be the park for relaxing and exercising. Thailand’s government authorities train gave Pahonyothin area c ...

301 Deansgate

Beetham Tower is a landmark 47-storey mixed use skyscraper in Manchester, England. Completed in 2006, it is named after its developers, the Beetham Organisation, and was designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners. The development occupies a sliver of ...

The Bartons Arms

The Bartons Arms is a pub in the Newton neighborhood of Aston, Birmingham. It is in the country of England. The pub was built in 1901. It had special walls built that let middle class people drinking in the bar see the working class drinkers on t ...

Boscobel House

Boscobel House is a house on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border, near Wolverhamptonand Albrighton, England. It was built around 1632 when landowner John Gifford of White Ladies Priory turned a farmhouse into a hunting lodge. Charles II famousl ...

Cambridge Science Park

The Cambridge Science Park was started by Trinity College, Cambridge in 1970. It is the oldest science park in the United Kingdom. It has many science and technology related businesses, and has strong links with the nearby University of Cambridge.

Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park is a house and park owned by the National Trust. It is located 4 miles east of Stratford-upon-Avon, and 6 miles south of Warwick on the B4086 Stratford / Banbury road. The house and park were owned by the Lucy family from the 13th ...

CIS Tower

The CIS Tower is an office skyscraper on Miller Street in Manchester, England. It was completed in 1962 and rises to 387 feet in height. The Grade II listed building, which houses the Co-operative Banking Group, is Manchesters fifth-tallest build ...

Exeter Hall

Exeter Hall was a hall on the north side of The Strand, London, England. It was built between 1829 and 1831. The hall could hold about 3.000 people. It was used for religious and philanthropic meetings.

Hill Top

Hill Top is a 17th-century Lakeland farm once in the possession of childrens author Beatrix Potter. She bought the farm house as a retreat from London in 1896 at a time when she was making a significant amount of money from her stories. She used ...

Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower

The Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower is a clock tower in the campus of the University of Birmingham, England. It is the tallest freestanding clock tower in the world. It is either 110 metres, 99 metres, or 100 metres tall.

Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock is a parish centred on a country estate and mansion in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The parish lies south of the town of Bodmin and is bounded to the north by Bodmin parish, to the south by Lanlivery parish and to the west by Lanivet pari ...

Leeds Kirkgate Market

The Leeds Kirkgate Market, often known as the Leeds City Market or simply the Kirkgate Markets is a large market hall in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The original markets was the birthplace of Marks & Spencer. The markets opened in 1822 and moved to th ...

Manchester Arena

The Manchester Arena is an indoor arena in Hunts Bank, Manchester, England. It is just north of the city centre, and is above Manchester Victoria station. The arena has the most seats of any indoor venue in the United Kingdom, and second largest ...

Osborne House

Osborne House is a former royal residence East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, England. It was in purchased by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1845. The solent reminded by Prince Albert of the Gulf of Naples, but the old house was too small for t ...

Pentagon Shopping Centre

The Pentagon Shopping Centre is a shopping centre in Chatham, Kent. The shopping centre is next to the Waterfront bus station which replaced the Pentagon bus station in 2011.

Royal Lodge

Royal Lodge is a house in Windsor Great Park, half a mile north of Cumberland Lodge and 3 miles south of Windsor Castle. It was the Windsor residence of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother from 1952 until her death there in 2002. Since 2004 it has b ...

Abbotsford House

Abbotsford House near the town of Melrose in Roxburghshire in Scotland was the house of the writer Sir Walter Scott, where he lived from 1812 to 1832. He wrote a lot of historical adventure stories, many of which have been filmed for the cinema a ...

Clyde Wind Farm

The Clyde Wind Farm is a proposed 548 megawatt wind farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. When completed, it will be Europes largest onshore wind farm. The 152-turbine project by Scottish and Southern Energy, which was approved by the Scottish Par ...

Leslie House

Leslie House is a historical structure in the town of Leslie in Scotland. It was built between 1667-1674 for John Leslie, the 7th Earl of Rothes and the second of that name, he died in 1681 after having the house for 7 years, it was used by the E ...

Pierhead Building

The Pierhead Building is a building in Cardiff, Wales, UK. It was designed by William Frame, built in 1897, and is owned by the National Assembly for Wales. It is one of Cardiffs most famous landmarks.

Dungeness Nuclear Power Station

Dungeness nuclear power station refers to two nuclear power stations located at Dungeness in Kent, England. Dungeness A is an old Magnox power station. It began to operate in 1965. It has reached the end of its life and is no longer in use. Dunge ...

Bagshot Park

Bagshot Park is a royal residence. It is eleven miles south of Windsor. It is located in Bagshot, Surrey, and is the current home and official residence of Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex. Bagshot Park is a few mi ...

Birkhall

Birkhall is a 53.000 acre estate on Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is alongside the River Muick to the southwest of Ballater. The Queen Mother lived here for a while.

Clarence House

Clarence House is the home of Charles, Prince of Wales in London. It is part of St Jamess Palace, and is on The Mall, close to Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales lives with his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall there. The Prince of Wales off ...

Coppins

Coppins is an English country house in the village of Iver in Buckinghamshire. It was changed for Princess Victoria, a daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. After her fathers death, Princess Victoria stayed with Queen Alexandra at Sand ...

Fort Belvedere, Surrey

Fort Belvedere is a country house on Shrubs Hill in Windsor Great Park, England, very near Sunningdale, Berkshire, but actually over the border in the borough of Runnymede in Surrey. It is a former royal residence - from 1750 to 1976 - and is mos ...

Gatcombe Park

Gatcombe Park is the private country home of Anne, Princess Royal. It is in England between the Gloucestershire villages of Minchinhampton and Avening. It is five miles south of Stroud and around six miles north of Highgrove, the country residenc ...

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London. The British royal family have not lived there since the 18th century. The palace is 11.7 miles south west of Charing Cross and upstream of Centr ...

Highgrove

Highgrove House is the country home of HRH The Prince of Wales, in Gloucestershire, England. It is at Doughton, near Tetbury. Highgrove House was bought in 1980 by the Duchy of Cornwall. The Duchy also manages the estate surrounding the house.

Hillsborough Castle

Hillsborough Castle is an official government residence in Northern Ireland. It is the residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. It is also used by Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British Royal Family when they visit t ...

Holyrood Palace

The Palace of Holyroodhouse, also known as Holyrood Palace, founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128, has served as the main home of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the fifteenth century. The Palace stands in Edinburgh, at the ...

Marlborough House

Marlborough House is a mansion in Westminster, London, England. It was built for a royal favourite, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, in 1711. Following her death, it passed to the hands of successive Dukes of Marlborough. In 1817, it beca ...

Nonsuch Palace

Nonsuch Palace was a Tudor royal palace, built by Henry VIII in Surrey, it stood from 1538 to 1682-3. It was extremely grand but the smallest of all of Henrys palaces.

Norfolk House

Norfolk House, at 31 St Jamess Square, London, was built in 1722 for the Duke of Norfolk. It was a royal residence for a short time only, when Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III of the United Kingdom, lived there 1737-1741, aft ...

Sandringham House

Sandringham House is in Norfolk, England. It has been in the British royal family since Albert, Prince Consort bought it for Edward VII of the United Kingdom. Like Balmoral, it is the private property of the monarch of the United Kingdom, not an ...

Sunninghill Park

Sunninghill Park was a country house and estate of about 665 acres directly north of Cheapside. The early 19th century house burned down in 1947 and a replacement was built in the grounds during the final years of the 1980s to be the official res ...

Thatched House Lodge

Thatched House Lodge is a royal residence in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in London, England. It was the London home of Dwight D. Eisenhower in World War II. Since 1963 Thatched House Lodge has been the residence of Princess Alexand ...

Palace of Whitehall

The Palace of Whitehall was the main home of the English kings and queens in London, from 1530 until 1698, when all except Inigo Joness 1622 Banqueting House was destroyed by fire. Before the fire, it was the largest palace in Europe, with over 1 ...

Woodstock Palace

Woodstock Palace was a royal residence in the English town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The title of "palace" was first used to refer to it during the twelfth century, when it was favoured by King Henry I of England. In about 1120 he created a zoo ...

York Cottage

York Cottage was the home of King George V and Queen Mary when they were Duke and Duchess of York. It is currently used as the Estate Office for Sandringham House. Some of the building is also used as flats for estate employees and holiday accomm ...

Katrina cottage

Katrina cottages are small houses designed and marketed in the United States in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. They were designed as a response to the inadequacies of the trailers issued to flood victims by the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

Bob Andras

Robert Knight "Bob" Andras was a Canadian politician. He was a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada from 1965 to 1980. He was a part of the Liberal Party during this time. He represented two electoral areas in Ontario. They were ...

Rob Ford

Robert Bruce "Rob" Ford was a Canadian politician and businessman. He was the sixty-fourth Mayor of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Before he was elected mayor, Ford was a city councilor. He was first elected to Toronto City Council in the 2000 Toronto ...

Jack Layton

John Gilbert "Jack" Layton was a Canadian politician and the Leader of the Official Opposition. He was the leader of the New Democratic Party from 2003 to 2011, and previously sat on Toronto City Council. He was the Member of Parliament for the r ...

Mary of Teck

Mary of Teck was the queen consort of King George V of the United Kingdom, who was also Emperor of India. By birth, she was a member of the House of Teck in Germany, and through her mother, she was a distant member of the British Royal Family. Wi ...

Betty Grable

Betty Grable was born Elizabeth Ruth Grable in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an American actress, dancer, singer, and model, famous for her legs. She insured her legs for Betty Grable 18 December 1916 – 2 July 1973 was born Elizabeth Ruth Grable i ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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