Temple of Augustus, Barcelona, Spain
Roman columns from an ancient Roman temple dedicated to Emperor Augustus, 1st century B.C., Barcelona.
This temple is one of the city's best-kept secrets. Inside a small medieval courtyard, the four columns from the Temple of Augustus have survived despite the passing of the centuries. They are more than 2, 000 years old, like Barcelona itself
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August 1946: Gordon Castle at Fochabers, Scotland. The castle, seat of the Dukes of Richmond and Gordon, is set in 1, 300 acres of deer park between Banff and Elgin. The ancient tower of the Earls and Marquises of Huntly, known as the Bog of Gight, rises behind the modern mansion. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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The Romanesque church of St. Lawrence in Porto Venere, Italy
Erected in 1098 by the Genoese, it probably occupies the site of ancient temple dedicated to Jupiter. The church was damaged by a fire in 1340 and by the Aragonese attack in 1494, and was further restored in 1582
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