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146 Monument in the Park of Glory Sukhum, Abkhazia / Soviet Union Photograph by Darmon Richter

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This stepwell in Rajasthan, India is over 1200 years old. It’s called Chand Baori. The air at the bottom of the well is 5-6 degrees cooler than at the surface, so in addition to being a water source, it was used as a community gathering place where locals could escape the heat.

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loughborough carillon ▴ loughborough, leicestershire, england when completed in 1923, loughborough carillon was the first grand carillon in england, the concept being associated with belgium where so many british servicemen lost their lives during the great war. it has 47 bells.

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