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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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...
Qasr al Hallabat
36°21′59″E / 32.06528°N 36.36639°E / 32.06528; 36.36639Qasr al Hallabat is a town in the Zarqa Governorate of north-western Jordan. The town is named after the Umayyad castl...
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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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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...
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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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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Qasr Tuba
36°34′15″E / 31.32556°N 36.57083°E / 31.32556; 36.57083Qasr Tuba is a castle in the Amman Governorate of northern Jordan. Like Qasr Mshatta, it was built using a combination ...
Woodstock Palace
Woodstock Palace was a royal residence in the English town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire.Henry I of England built a hunting lodge here and in 1129 he built 7 miles (11 km) of walls to create the firs...
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Eltham Palace
Eltham Palace is a large house in Eltham, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich, South East London, England. It is an unoccupied royal residence and owned by the Crown Estate. In 1995 its management w...
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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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Qasr Amra
Qasr Amra (Arabic: قصر عمرة‎ / ALA-LC: Qaṣr ‘Amrah), often Quseir Amra or Qusayr Amra, is the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan. It was built early in th...
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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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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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Palace of Lausus
The Palace of Lausus or Lausos, also known as the Lauseion (Greek: Λαυσείον), was a 5th-century building located in Constantinople that was acquired and owned by the eunuch Lausus.
Lausus, who...
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Palace of the Porphyrogenitus
The Palace of the Porphyrogenitus (Greek: τὰ βασίλεια τοῦ Πορφυρογεννήτου), known in Turkish as the Tekfur Sarayı ("Palace of the Sovereign"), is a late 13th-century Byzantine palace in the north-...
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