The Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Merced is also known by the locals as just “Iglesia de la Merced.” The building is a Catholic temple dedicated to the Virgen de las Mercedes and has a neo-Gothic architecture. It stands out as the main tower has a German Gothic style, with a wonderful view to Braulio Carrillo Park (La Merced Park), where it is located.
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Wilmington Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church, Wilmington, Delaware was built in the 1880s. It is a traditional English Gothic structure that features beautiful stained glass windows. The exterior walls are made of rough, dressed Avondale stone, and the church has a high, steeped roof. The church’s tower and spire were added in 1925. Twelve bronze bells in the tower chime the hour.
Clock Tower Chowmahalla Palace
At Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad, India stands the tall clock tower, endearingly called as Khilwat Clock. This clock has been in action since past 250 years and the locals still use its time to correct their watch. An expert family of clock repairers who operates from Lad Bazaar winds the mechanical clock every week to ensure its seamless functioning.
At the Top of Tor
At the top of Glastonbury Tor (in England) is a 14th-century roofless St Michael’s Tower, it is one of the most famous landmarks in Somerset. Excavations on the Tor have revealed some Neolithic flint tools and Roman artifacts, indicating use since ancient times.
City Plaza Light Tower
City Plaza is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina and features four glass retail pavilions, an interactive fountain, 50-foot programmable light towers and three sculptures from N.C.-based artists. It’s where celebrations and civic pride are demonstrated year round.
Charlotte – Looking Up To You
Fifth Third Center, formally known as the IJL Financial Center and 201 North Tryon, is a 447 feet building in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was completed in 1997 and has 30 floors.
Here is a view from the plaza looking up to the tower.
Moon Through the Transmission Towers
A rising moon viewed through the electrical lines and transmission towers. The lamp on the pole pales in comparison to the moon!