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Skyscrapers
A very tall building.
Tower
A building or structure typically higher than its diameter and high relative to its surroundings that may stand apart (such as a campanile) or be attached (such as a church belfry) to a larger structure and that may be fully walled in or of skeleton framework (such as an observation or transmission tower).
Palace
The official residence of a chief of state (such as a monarch or a president).
Modern Architecture
A structure of contemporary art representing some ideological current.
Public Transport
The transportation of large numbers of people by means of buses, subway trains, etc., especially within urban areas.
Taxi
Public transport service for people more quickly and comfortable.
Port
A harbor town or city where ships may take on or discharge cargo.
Airport
A place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and maintenance facilities and often serves as a terminal.
Travel
It is a trip that was already planned in advance.
GPS
A navigational system using satellite signals to fix the location of a radio receiver on or above the earth's surface.
Botanical Gardens
A garden often with greenhouses for the culture, study, and exhibition of special plants.
Park
Area maintained in its natural state as a public property.
Green walls
They are constructions designed with the purpose of having a green area in a reduced space, in vertical form.
Recycling
To process (something, such as liquid body waste, glass, or cans) in order to regain material for human use.
Market
A place where supplies are sold wholesale
Station Of Police
The local office of the police in a town or part of a city.
Petrol Station
A place where fuel is sold for road vehicles, often with a small shop.
City
An inhabited place of greater size, population, or importance than a town or village.
Town
A compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city.
Motorways
A wide road for fast-moving traffic, especially in the UK, Ireland, and some other countries, with a limited number of places at which drivers can enter and leave it.

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