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Inspired by a thread in the german forum I would like to start this here:   Procedure is quite simple: - A picture is posted (I'll start on this) - Tell where this picture was taken - if you're right, post your picture   Rules are: - no detail photos - try to select a photo which shows for example a landscape that could be recognized by others - you have to recognize the previous photo if you want to post yours - if nobody is able to recognize your photo you should maybe give us a hin

Ok, here we go folks, sorry for the delay. Please name the statue, the building and the location it is in (Country and region). Good luck Hello guest! Please register or sign in to view the hidden content. Hallo Gast! Du willst die Bilder sehen? Einfach registrieren oder anmelden! Hello guest! Please register or sign in to view the hidden content. Hallo Gast! Du willst die Bilder sehen? Einfach registrieren oder anmelden!

Ok , yes, I'll take Guangzhou although technically we are at Xintang, "the denim capital of the world", about 50 minutes away.    Xintang produces 2/3rds of all blue jeans manufactured in the world (that's over 260 million pairs of jeans per year).  The entire area is now an industrial wasteland, with factories dumping their toxic waste (dyes mostly) into the many tributaries of the legendary Pearl river.   Look it up on Google and you'll come up with plenty of articles describing the economic

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Thank you.  Yes to Amsterdam, but I was alluding to the shipshaped building. It certainly has to do with technology, but has a public function.

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7 hours ago, otto.f said:

Kopenhagen?

Not Copenhagen, but the similarities in the gabled facades puts you in the right "league"

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7 hours ago, hillavoider said:

Somewhere near Amsterdam 😃

Not The Netherlands but the similarity of the facades puts them in the same "league" as the ones above.

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1 hour ago, stefans4 said:

... perhaps you're hinting at the "Hanseatic League"?

Exactly. That should narrow it down to fewer cities.

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11 hours ago, larsv said:

I have been there, but now I need to remember where.  I think Bremen or Hamburg.

This place is accessible from the Baltic rather than the North Sea.

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