Repainted in a different colour
Major monuments within the core zone of a WHS, that have been over the course of history repainted in a different colour.
|Lumbini||the site with Buddhas remains and footprint was terra cotta in the past and is now white|
|Melaka and George Town||Melaka: Originally, the Stadhuys like the other Dutch administrative buildings in South East Asia was painted white. However, after Melaka was handed over to the British, it was re-painted terra cotta by the British in 1911.|
|Struve Geodetic Arc||Tartu Observatory in Estonia: from bright yellow to white|
|Trinity Sergius Lavra||Repainted in much more bright colours: Gate Church of St John the Baptist which is now technicolor|
|Upper Middle Rhine Valley||Mouse Tower in Bingen and the Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, both were recently painted in white with red elements|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Repainted in a different colour?
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- Not be "self evident"
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- Be explained, with reference to a source