Placidia Palace
The Placidia Palace was the official residence of the papal apocrisiarius (the ambassador from the Pope to the Patriarch of Constantinople), and the intermittent home of the Pope himself when in resid...
Khirbat al-Minya
Khirbat al-Minya (also known as Ayn Minyat Hisham) is an Umayyad-built palace in the eastern Galilee, Israel, located about 200 meters (660 ft) west of the northern end of the Lake Tiberias. It w...
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Collections of the Palace Museum
The art collections of the Palace Museum (Chinese: 故宫博物院; pinyin: Gùgōng Bówùyùan), a national museum housed in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, are built upon the imperial collection of ...
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Royal Palace of Sukhothai
The Sukhothai Historical Park (Thai: อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์สุโขทัย (Pronunciation)) covers the ruins of Sukhothai, which literally means "Dawn of Happiness", capital of the Sukhothai kingdom in the 1...
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Hieria
Hieria (in Greek variously Ἱερεῖα, Ἱερία, Ἡρία), modern Fenerbahçe, was a suburb of Byzantine-era Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey). It is prominent in the city's history as the site of an impe...
Kuai Xiang
Kuai Xiang (Chinese: 蒯祥; pinyin: Kuǎi Xiáng; 1398–1481) was a Chinese architect and engineer widely known as designer of the Forbidden City and originator of the Xiangshan Carpenters. He was b...
Pella Palace
Pella Palace (Пеллинский дворец) was a summer residence built during the reign of Catherine II of Russia for her grandson, future emperor Alexander. It was situated on the left bank of the Neva River,...
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Hall of Mental Cultivation
The Hall of Mental Cultivation (Chinese: 养心殿; pinyin: yǎngxīn diàn), is a particularly significant building in the inner courtyard of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Built originally in the Min...
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History of the Forbidden City
The History of the Forbidden City begins in the 15th century when it was built as the palace of the Ming emperors of China. It is located in the centre of Beijing, China, and was the Chinese imperial ...
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Clarendon Palace
Clarendon Palace is a medieval ruin near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. The palace was a royal residence during the Middle Ages, and was the location of the Assize of Clarendon which developed the C...
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Al-Sinnabra
Al-Sinnabra or Sinn en-Nabra, is the Arabic place name for a historic site on the southern shore of the Sea of Galilee in modern day Israel. The tell upon which al-Sinnabra was situated, Khirbet Kerak...
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Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum
Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum (aka the Al Ain Palace Museum) is a museum in the city of Al Ain, within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.The museum is based in the palace of the former UAE P...
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Qasr Kharana
Qasr Kharana (Arabic: قصر خرّانة‎), sometimes Qasr al Harrana, Qasr al Kharanah, Kharaneh or Hraneh, is one of the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan, abo...
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Heian Palace
The Heian Palace was the original imperial palace of Heian-kyō (present-day Kyoto), the capital of Japan, from 794 to 1227. The palace, which served as the imperial residence and the administrative ce...
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Rova of Antananarivo
The Rova of Antananarivo /ˈruːvə/ (Malagasy: Rovan'i Manjakamiadana [ˈruvn manˌdzakəmiˈadə̥n]) is a royal palace complex (rova) in Madagascar that served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingd...
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Great Palace of Constantinople
The Great Palace of Constantinople (Greek: Μέγα Παλάτιον, Latin: Palatium Magnum, Turkish: Büyük Saray) — also known as the Sacred Palace (Latin: Sacrum Palatium, Greek: Ιερόν Παλάτιον) — was ...
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King Narai's Palace
The King Narai's Palace (Thai: พระนารายณ์ราชนิเวศน์) in Lopburi was built by King Narai the Great, the king who ruled Ayutthaya from 1656 to 1688. He ordered the palace built in 1666 in the same a...
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Kotowski Palace
Kotowski Palace (Polish: Pałac Kotowskich) was a 17th-century palace in Warsaw, Poland. It served as a main cloister building for sisters of Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
It was ...
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Heijō Palace
Heijō Palace (平城宮, Heijō-kyū) was the imperial residence in the Japanese capital city Heijō-kyō (today's Nara), during most of the Nara period. The palace, which served as the imperial residen...
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Qasr Mshatta
Qasr Mshatta (Arabic: قصر المشتى‎, "Winter Palace") is the ruin of an Umayyad winter palace probably commissioned by caliph Al-Walid II (743-744). The ruins are located approximately 30...
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Gate of Divine Might
The Gate of Divine Might or Gate of Divine Prowess (Chinese: 神武门; pinyin: Shénwǔmén) is the northern gate of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. It faces Jingshan Park. A tablet above the do...
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Mrigadayavan Palace
Mrigadayavan Palace (Thai: พระราชนิเวศน์มฤคทายวัน, sometimes spelled Maruekatayawan, rtgs: Maruekkhathayawan) is a former royal residence and tourist attraction in Cha Am, Phetchaburi Provinc...
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Curtea Nouă
Curtea Nouă (Romanian for "New Court") was the residence of the Princes of Wallachia between 1776 and 1812.Located near the Mihai Vodă Monastery, on Dealul Spirii in Bucharest, it was built between 17...
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Al Qastal, Jordan
35°56′8″E / 31.74694°N 35.93556°E / 31.74694; 35.93556Al Qastal (Arabic: القسطل‎)is a town in the Amman Governorate of northern Jordan. Originally established as a...
Ruzhany Palace
Ruzhany Palace (Belarusian: палац у Ружанах) is a ruined palace compound in Ruzhany village, Pruzhany Raion (district), Brest Voblast (province), Western Belarus. Between the 16th and 19th centuri...
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Palace of Tranquil Longevity
The Palace of Tranquil Longevity (Chinese:寧壽宮), literally, "peaceful old age palace," also called the Qianlong Garden, Qianlong Palace, Qianlong District or the Palace of Tranquility and Longevity, is...
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