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Monumento aos Restauradores, Lisboa

Monumento aos Restauradores, Lisboa

The Ethiopian city of Axum has a series of 7 giant obelisks that date from perhaps 300 BC to 300 AD. They have details carved into them that represent windows and doorways of several storeys. The largest obelisk, now fallen, is in fact “the largest monolith ever made anywhere in the world”. It is 108 feet long, weighs a staggering 500 tons, and represents a thirteen-storey building.

The Ethiopian city of Axum has a series of 7 giant obelisks that date from perhaps 300 BC to 300 AD. They have details carved into them that represent windows and doorways of several storeys. The largest obelisk, now fallen, is in fact “the largest monoli

Obelisk auf dem Domplatz in Erfurt.

Obelisk auf dem Domplatz in Erfurt.

Miradouro de Nossa Senhora do Monte, Lisboa

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Braunschweig

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Foto da Praça dos Restauradores em Lisboa

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The Axum Obelisk in Tigrai northern Ethiopia 24-metres (78-foot)weighing 160 tonnes curved from one solid granite stone. They are 2000 to 3000 years oldOver 474,000 tourists visited Ethiopia during the first nine months of the current Ethiopian fiscal year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.  Public and International Relation Director with the Ministry, Aweke Tenaw told ENA that over 371.8 million US dollars revenue was secured from the visitors.

The Axum Obelisk in Tigrai northern Ethiopia weighing 160 tonnes curved from one solid granite stone. They are 2000 to 3000 years old

Obelisco del Vaticano, plaza de San Pedro

The Vatican obelisk was originally taken from Egypt by Caligula.

Aksum, Ethiopia - The ruins of the city of Aksum, dating from the 1st to the 13th century, mark the heart of ancient Ethiopia and what was the "most powerful state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia". It includes monolithic obelisks, giant stelae, royal tombs, and ruins of former castles.

Another obelisk: Ethiopia - The Stellae of Axum The Obelisk of Axum (today, especially in Axum, also called the Rome Stele) is a tall granite stele/obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes.

Cleopatra's Needle Obelisk, Central Park, New York City

Cleopatra’s Needle Obelisk, Central Park, New York City is an Egyptian obelisk…

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