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University of Glasgow, Undercroft

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The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world,  established in 1451. The Undercroft (commonly known as The Cloisters) is one of the most photographed part of the campus and was designed and built by George Gilbert Scott in the 1870s.

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A: University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow by Mark Sutherland

摄影师Jon Mills, 距离此处40远

Designed by Sir J J Burnet in the Scots Gothic style this 1920's building is actually constructed wit...

University Memorial Chapel, Glasgow by Mark Sutherland

B: The Hunterian Museum #1

摄影师Gary Quigg, 距离此处70远

An eclectic collection of specimens and anatomy exhibits. Strangely wonderful and a great space to wa...

The Hunterian Museum #1

C: University of Glasgow

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University of Glasgow

D: Kelvingrove Park Bandstand

摄影师Billy Hepburn, 距离此处270远

The bandstand within Kelvingrove Park was built in 1924 and designed by James Millar. It was a popula...

Kelvingrove Park Bandstand

E: Kelvingrove Museum #2

摄影师Gary Quigg, 距离此处310远

A stunning skeleton of an extinct Deer (Elk?) in the "Creatures of the Past" exhibit in the West Wing...

Kelvingrove Museum #2

F: Kelvingrove Museum #1

摄影师Gary Quigg, 距离此处340远

A fantastic collection of natural history exhibits and art pieces in a magnificent building ... and i...

Kelvingrove Museum #1

G: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum by Mark Sutherland

摄影师Jon Mills, 距离此处350远

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is one of Scotland's most popular attractions. It's collectio...

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum by Mark Sutherland

H: Landsdowne Parish Church

摄影师Peter Stark, 距离此处730远

Landsdowne Parish Church in the west end of Glasgow was built to a design by the architect John Honey...

Landsdowne Parish Church

I: Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland

摄影师Scott Anderson, 距离此处820远

Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow, Scotland

J: Kibble Palace

摄影师Billy Hepburn, 距离此处820远

Kibble Palace is a collection of 19th century wrought iron framed conservatories, designed by archite...

Kibble Palace

此全景拍摄于Scotland, Europe

这是一个概述Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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