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Dome of The Rock Papercraft

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The Dome of the Rock, Masjid Qubbat As-Sakhrah, Hebrew : Kipat Hasela is an Islamic shrine which houses the Foundation Stone, the holiest spot in Judaism, and is a major landmark located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. It was completed in 691, making it the oldest extant Islamic building in the world. Its significance stems from the religious beliefs regarding the rock at its heart. The Dome of the Rock is located at the visual center of an ancient man-made platform known as the Temple Mount, which Muslims refer to as the "Noble Sanctuary". The platform, greatly enlarged under the rule of Herod the Great, is the site of the Second Jewish Temple which was destroyed during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE. In 637 CE, Jerusalem was conquered by the Rashidun Caliphate army during the Islamic invasion of the Byzantine Empire. [Wikipedia].Dome of The Rock

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Buddha at Borobudur Temple Papercraft

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Borobudur is a ninth-century Mahayana Buddhist monument in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The monument comprises six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, and is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. A main dome, located at the center of the top platform, is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues seated inside perforated stupa.

Buddha at Borobudur Temple

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Sebilj Fountain - Sarajevo Building Papercraft

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If you are in Sarajevo start your day at Sebilj (from Arabic depicting a kiosk-like public fountain) or as visitors frequently call it “the pigeon square". Sebilj is a wooden fountain built in the centre of Baščaršija square in the 1891 according to the architectural project of Czech architect Alexander Wittek. It is one of the symbols of Sarajevo. There is an interesting legend behind the Sebilj fountain in Sarajevo. It is said that once you drink its waters, you can never leave Sarajevo for too long. Sebilj comes from Arabic word "Sebil" which means "road." Built in a pseudo-Moorish style, Sebilj along with Vijećnica (the City Hall) represents one of the city’s most recognizable symbols.

There used to be another sebilj built in 1754 by Mehmed-pasha Kukavica, but it was burned down in 1852. [Wikipedia]

Sebilj Fountain

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