Obelisk

An obelisk is a tall, narrow, four-sided, tapering monument which ends in a pyramidal top.

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Connected Sites


Aranjuez: In the Island Garden
Bourges Cathedral: In the garden
Byblos: Temple of the Obelisks
Chavin: The obelisk now is in a Lima museum
Cienfuegos: Pedro Modesto Hernández, Paseo del Prado. 37th Street (nom file)
Florence: 2 in front of Santa Maria Novella
Heritage of Mercury: In the town center of Idrija, to remember 17 miners who died in a fire
Medici Villas and Gardens: At the Boboli Gardens
Naples: Guglia dell'Immacolata
Old Havana: At Cabana fortress
Potsdam: Obelisk in Sanssouci Park
Prague: 3rd court of the castle
Regensburg: Obelisk for Karl Anselm von Thurn und Taxis, 1806
Struve Geodetic Arc: Struve Meridian Obelisk, Hammerfest
Studley Royal Park: Studley Obelisk
Vatican City: In the middle of St Peter Square
Villa d'Este: At the Rometta Fountain: in a small pool floats a boat with a mast in the shape of an obelisk, illustrating the Tiber island (AB ev)

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