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Picture of the day
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Alexandrino Manor, the estate of Ivan Chernyshyov, in Saint Petersburg  
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Wrought iron cross on Blassenstein mountain (Lower Austria), with fog over Erlauf valley and Danube

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English : Wrought iron cross on Blassenstein mountain (Lower Austria), with fog over Erlauf valley and Danube

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Two Rhaetian Railways ABe 4/4 III multiple units with a local train traversing the spiral viaduct near Brusio, Switzerland.

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English : Two Rhaetian Railways ABe 4/4 III multiple units with a local train traversing the spiral viaduct near Brusio, Switzerland.

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Old diesel locomotive TEM2M-063 in Vinnitsa railway station, Ukraine.

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English : Old diesel locomotive TEM2M-063 in Vinnitsa railway station, Ukraine.

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Cow at Flumserberg (near Walensee, Switzerland)

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English : Cow at Flumserberg (near Walensee, Switzerland)

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Forest bug (Pentatoma rufipes) at a cherry leaf.

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English : Forest bug (Pentatoma rufipes) at a cherry leaf.

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White female crab spider (Misumena vatia).

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English : White female crab spider (Misumena vatia).

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Conical cereal silos near Acatlán, Hidalgo, Mexico.

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English : Conical cereal silos near Acatlán, Hidalgo, Mexico.

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Interior view of St Peter's church in Teruel, Aragón, Spain. The church, of mudéjar style was built in the 14th century and was declared World Heritage in 1986. The decoration, performed between 1896-1902, is a neo-mudéjar style.

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English : Interior view of St Peter's church in Teruel, Aragón, Spain. The church, of mudéjar style was built in the 14th century and was declared World Heritage in 1986. The decoration, performed between 1896-1902, is a neo-mudéjar style.

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In the foreground the baroque style St Michael fountain, located in the Main Square of Puebla, dates from 1777. In the background the spectacular Cathedral, build in 1649 and of Herrerian style, Puebla, Mexico.

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English : In the foreground the baroque style St Michael fountain, located in the Main Square of Puebla, dates from 1777. In the background the spectacular Cathedral, build in 1649 and of Herrerian style, Puebla, Mexico.

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Sunrise in morning mist near Dulmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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English : Sunrise in morning mist near Dulmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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The baroque church of Our Lady of the Sign in Dubrovitsy Estate to the South of Moscow, Russia

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English : The baroque church of Our Lady of the Sign in Dubrovitsy Estate to the South of Moscow, Russia

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Panoramic view of the middle-age town of Albarracín, Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

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English : Panoramic view of the middle-age town of Albarracín, Teruel, Aragon, Spain.

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Municipal Theatre of São Paulo is a theatre in São Paulo, Brazil. It is regarded as one of the landmarks of the city, significant both for its architectural value as well as for its historical importance, having been the venue for the Week of Modern Art in 1922, which revolutionised the arts in Brazil.

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English : Municipal Theatre of São Paulo is a theatre in São Paulo, Brazil. It is regarded as one of the landmarks of the city, significant both for its architectural value as well as for its historical importance, having been the venue for the Week of Modern Art in 1922, which revolutionised the arts in Brazil.

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Waterfall over the Basaltic Prisms of Santa María Regla, Huasca de Ocampo, Hidalgo, Mexico.

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English : Waterfall over the Basaltic Prisms of Santa María Regla, Huasca de Ocampo, Hidalgo, Mexico.

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Way over a pond to reach the Khmer temple of Neak Pean, an artificial island that belongs to the Angkor temple complex, located today in Cambodia. The buddhist temple Neak Pean, part of the temple Preah Khan was erected by order of Jayavarman VII in the 12th century.

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English : Way over a pond to reach the Khmer temple of Neak Pean, an artificial island that belongs to the Angkor temple complex, located today in Cambodia. The buddhist temple Neak Pean, part of the temple Preah Khan was erected by order of Jayavarman VII in the 12th century.

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View of the small village of Moros, province of Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. The whole village of Moros lies on a hill, with the most relevant buildings in the top (church and former town hall), the residences in the middle and the sheep pens at the bottom. The current population of Moros is 441 people (35% of the population one century ago, that's why many houses are abandoned).

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English : View of the small village of Moros, province of Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. The whole village of Moros lies on a hill, with the most relevant buildings in the top (church and former town hall), the residences in the middle and the sheep pens at the bottom. The current population of Moros is 441 people (35% of the population one century ago, that's why many houses are abandoned).

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The Macedonian Orthodox church of Saint John at Kaneo, located on the cliff over the Kaneo Beach at the Ohrid Lake nearby the city of Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, is a pilgrimage iman in the country. The age of the cruciform-shaped temple is uncertain but it was probably erected in the middle of the 14th century.

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English : The Macedonian Orthodox church of Saint John at Kaneo, located on the cliff over the Kaneo Beach at the Ohrid Lake nearby the city of Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, is a pilgrimage iman in the country. The age of the cruciform-shaped temple is uncertain but it was probably erected in the middle of the 14th century.

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Winter scene of the watching tower, dam and Mavrovo Lake, Mavrovo National Park, Republic of Macedonia. The park, founded in 1949, is the largest (of the three existing) in the country with 780 km2, while the lake has a length of 10 km and a width of 5 km.

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English : Winter scene of the watching tower, dam and Mavrovo Lake, Mavrovo National Park, Republic of Macedonia. The park, founded in 1949, is the largest (of the three existing) in the country with 780 km2, while the lake has a length of 10 km and a width of 5 km.

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Art Pavilion, Zagreb, capital of Croatia. The building was finished in 1898 and is located in the heart of the city, in the Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square, opposite to the Central Station. The pavilion, oldest gallery in the Southeast Europe, is used for exhibitions of contemporary art.

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English : Art Pavilion, Zagreb, capital of Croatia. The building was finished in 1898 and is located in the heart of the city, in the Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square, opposite to the Central Station. The pavilion, oldest gallery in the Southeast Europe, is used for exhibitions of contemporary art.

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Alexandrino Manor, the estate of Ivan Chernyshyov, in Saint Petersburg

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English : Alexandrino Manor, the estate of Ivan Chernyshyov, in Saint Petersburg

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Church of Santiago Tlatelolco, host of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco (first European school of higher learning in the Americas), Mexico City, Mexico.

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English : Church of Santiago Tlatelolco, host of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco (first European school of higher learning in the Americas), Mexico City, Mexico.

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View of Teruel at dusk from the tower of the Church of St. Salvador, Aragón, Spain.

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English : View of Teruel at dusk from the tower of the Church of St. Salvador, Aragón, Spain.

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Roque Agando (Agando rock) belongs to the Garajonay National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and is not far from San Sebastián de la Gomera, capital of the island of La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain. This 1251 m high volcanic plug is one of the landmarks of the island and has a prominence of 180 m (220 m from the south side).

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English : Roque Agando (Agando rock) belongs to the Garajonay National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and is not far from San Sebastián de la Gomera, capital of the island of La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain. This 1251 m high volcanic plug is one of the landmarks of the island and has a prominence of 180 m (220 m from the south side).

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Night view of the illuminated fountain in front of Teatro Principal, Puebla, Mexico.

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English : Night view of the illuminated fountain in front of Teatro Principal, Puebla, Mexico.

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The Hill of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage near Šiauliai, in the north of Lithuania. It is believed that the first crosses were placed after the November Uprising, in the first half of the 19th century. According to an estimation the amount of crosses and crucifixes reached 100,000 back in 2006.

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English : The Hill of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage near Šiauliai, in the north of Lithuania. It is believed that the first crosses were placed after the November Uprising, in the first half of the 19th century. According to an estimation the amount of crosses and crucifixes reached 100,000 back in 2006.

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