Bangkok Grand Palace

Bangkok Grand Palace

The Grand Palace in Bangkok is actually a collection of buildings in a walled complex. including Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

One of Thailand’s most famous tourist attractions is also the Thai King’s home, houses the Royal court and is the administrative seat of government.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

During World War II, the world’s first deployed atomic bomb was dropped from an American B-29 bomber flying high above the Japanese city of Hiroshima, on 6th August, 1945.

The most recognisable symbol of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima is the skeletal remains of the Atomic Bomb Dome.

Designed by Czech architect Jan Letzel, in 1915, the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall was one of the city’s best-known sights.

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial was declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996.

Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where he called for a ‘world without nuclear weapons’ during his remarks at the city’s Peace Memorial Park; on Friday 27th May, 2016.

Brunei Mosque

Brunei Mosque

The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque dominates the skyline of Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei.

Built in 1958, the mosque is named after the 28th Sultan of Brunei. If you can’t remember his name though, most people will know what you mean if you say the ‘Brunei Mosque’.

Surrounded by an artificial lagoon the mosque’s most distinguishable feature is its golden dome; which reflects nicely in the pool of water.