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Encyclopedia > Rotunda (architecture)
The famous Rotunda church in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The famous Rotunda church in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The attractive historic Band Rotunda in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia.
The attractive historic Band Rotunda in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia.
Rotunda in Starý Plzenec (Old Pilsen near Pilsen, Czech Republic), from the 10th century.
Rotunda in Starý Plzenec (Old Pilsen near Pilsen, Czech Republic), from the 10th century.
Beehive, Wellington, NZ
Rotunda - Öskü, Hungary.
Rotunda - Öskü, Hungary.

A rotunda is any building with a circular ground plan, often covered by a dome. It can also refer to a round room within a building (a famous example being within the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.). The Pantheon in Rome is a famous rotunda. A Band Rotunda is a circular bandstand, usually with a dome. Several cities have buildings referred to as "the Rotunda," among them: I took this myself File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... I took this myself File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 671 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Band Rotunda, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 671 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Band Rotunda, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia. ... Bairnsdale, Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Slogan or Nickname: Garden State, The Place to Be Motto(s): Peace and Prosperity Other Australian states and territories Capital Melbourne Government Constitutional monarchy Governor David de Kretser Premier Steve Bracks (resigning effective 30th July 2007) (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 37  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 457 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (490 × 643 pixel, file size: 65 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I took the picture in 2004 and release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 457 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (490 × 643 pixel, file size: 65 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I took the picture in 2004 and release it into the public domain. ... Plzeň (Czech name) or Pilsen (German equivalent, sometimes used in English) is a city in western Bohemia in the Czech Republic. ... Download high resolution version (766x916, 93 KB)Photo of the Beehive, Parliament Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand. ... Download high resolution version (766x916, 93 KB)Photo of the Beehive, Parliament Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 401 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (711 × 1063 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This picture ©Copyright Civertan Grafikai Stúdió (Civertan Bt. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 401 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (711 × 1063 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This picture ©Copyright Civertan Grafikai Stúdió (Civertan Bt. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - D.C. Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2... Facade of the Pantheon The Pantheon (Latin Pantheon[1], from Greek Πάνθεον Pantheon, meaning Temple of all the Gods) is a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the state religion of Ancient Rome. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... A bandstand built in 1912 stands in the grounds of the Horniman Museum in London Jedforest Instrumental Bandstand built in 2006 stands in the shadow of Jedburgh Abbey Scottish Borders Eastbourne bandstand opened in 1935 A bandstand is a circular or semicircular structure set in a park, garden, or pier...

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Religious buildings

Facade of the Pantheon The Pantheon (Latin Pantheon[1], from Greek Πάνθεον Pantheon, meaning Temple of all the Gods) is a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the state religion of Ancient Rome. ... Temple of Hephaestus, an Doric Greek temple in Athens with the original entrance facing east, 449 BC (western face depicted) For other uses, see Temple (disambiguation). ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... The eight planets and three dwarf planets of the Solar System. ... The term Roman religion may refer to: Ancient Roman religion Imperial cult (Ancient Rome), Sol Invictus Mithraism Roman Christianity Category: ... Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia. ... The Arch of Galerius (Greek: τόξο του Γαλερίου or Aψίδα του Γαλερίου) and the Tomb of Galerius (Τάφος του Γαλερίου) are neighbouring monuments in the city of Thessaloniki, in the province of Central Macedonia in northern Greece. ... Events July 25 - Constantine I proclaimed Roman Emperor by his troops. ... The St. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: , Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Government  - Mayor Boyko Borisov Area  - City 1,349 km²  (520. ... VyÅ¡ehrad is a castle located in the Czech Republic, built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. ... Nickname: Motto: Praga Caput Rei publicae Location within the Czech Republic Coordinates: , Country Czech Republic Region Capital City of Prague Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Pavel Bém Area  - City 496 km²  (191. ... Categories: Stub ... Mosta is a town situated in the middle of the island of Malta, to the north-west of Valletta. ...

Buildings for entertainment

An 18th century print showing the exterior of the Rotunda at Ranelagh Gardens and part of the grounds. ... The Stonemasons Yard, painted 1726-30. ... Wyatts Pantheon in Oxford Street, London The Pantheon is a building on Oxford Street in London. ... Michael Maddox (1747-1822) (also referred to as Medoks, Maddoksa, Maddocks, Mattocks) was an English entrepreneur and theatre manager. ... The Gate Theatre, in Dublin, was founded in 1928 by Hilton Edwards and Micheál MacLiammoir, initially using the Abbey Theatres Peacock studio theatre space to stage important works by European and American dramatists. ... The Spire at night WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Statistics Province: Leinster County: Dáil Éireann: Dublin Central, Dublin North Central, Dublin North East, Dublin North West, Dublin South Central, Dublin South East European Parliament: Dublin Dialling Code: 01, +353 1 Postal District(s): D1-24, D6W Area: 114. ... The Rotunda Hospital is one of the three main maternity hospitals in Dublin City, the others being The Coombe and Holles Street. ... The Roundhouse (under construction in 2005) The Roundhouse is an arts venue in London, England. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... A small turntable at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA. In rail terminology, a turntable is a device used to turn railroad rolling stock. ... Motive Power Depot, usually abbreviated to mpd is the name given, in Britain to places where locomotives are stored when out of use. ... Gin and tonic. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Albert Hall” redirects here. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total...

Houses

Ickworth House is a country house outside Bury St. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in East Anglia, England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total...

Buildings for learning

Jeffersons Rotunda, University of Virginia. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The British Museum Reading Room, situated in the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum, used to be the main reading room of the British Library. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Government buildings

The Beehive, Wellington This article is about the Beehive building. ... The Beehive (left) and Parliament House (right), Wellington New Zealand Parliament Buildings house the New Zealand Parliament and are on a 45,000 square metre site at the northern end of Lambton Quay, Wellington. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Marsham Street is a street in London, England, that now is home to the Home Office. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Office buildings

The Rotunda is an iconic, cylindrical tower block in Birmingham, England. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ...

See also

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The Rotunda is used for important ceremonial events as authorized by concurrent resolution, such as the lying in state of eminent citizens and the dedication of works of art.
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