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An Amazing Well In Portugal E-mail
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An Amazing Well In Portugal

The well is located in the estate of Initiation Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra in Portugal. This is a miracle created by human hands, contains a downward spiral staircase that leads to a variety of outlets. The well was so named because according to rumors, it held initiation rites of Masons.

At the bottom of the well is a compass drawn on top of the cross of the Knights Templar. Initiation pit 30 meters deep, consists of nine levels in 15 steps each. Nine levels symbolize the nine circles of Hell, Purgatory and the nine circles of the nine circles of paradise, described by Dante. At the bottom of a well laid out cross of the Templars in an eight-star emblem Monteiro.

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Amazing Circular Pedestrian Bridge In Lujiazui, China E-mail
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Amazing Circular Pedestrian Bridge In Lujiazui, China

Sometime last year, a new pedestrian bridge was unveiled in Lujiazui in the Pudong district of Shanghai. This large scale circular pedestrian overpass enables pedestrians to avoid traffic at the round-about terminus of Lujiazui Rd. The bridge provides access to the Oriental Pearl Tower connecting financiers to leisure areas such as shopping malls and cafes, a transit station and office buildings. The bridge sits almost 20 feet above the street, with numerous escalator stairway entrances and exits. The very contemporary design and long spans between columns provides a pleasant street level experience. Visitors enjoy the walkway for its privileged views of the city as well as its introduction of clean and easy foot transportation. At night the structure is illuminated to great dramatic effect. The walkaway is 5.5 meter high and can fit 15 people walking side by side. Since itís opening, it has become quite a tourist attraction.

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