Buildings which have a significant amount of Gold leaf on their external surfaces.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Gold Surfaces':
Agra Fort Golden PavilionAncient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains Golden Peak PalaceAncient Kyoto Kinkaju temple. Top 2 storiesAncient Nara Todaiji's golden horns on the main building roof.Anuradhapura Anuradhapura's Sacred Tree is protected by pure golden fenceAvignon Gilded statue of the Virgin of Notre-Dame des Doms d'AvignonAyutthaya Ayutthaya's half of the restored Suriyothai Pagoda is covered with gold leafBahá’i Holy Places Dome of the Shrine of the Bab Cordoba Gilded doors of MezquitaCostiera Amalfitana Facade of Amalfi Cathedral is illuminated by gilded and enameled mosaics. Cracow Sigismunds chapel in Wawel cathedralDamascus Golden mosaic facade of Umayyad Mosque courtyard Florence The famous gilded Door of Paradise Grand Place, Brussels Brussels Grand Place for its many gilded facades especially in the western side of the complexHiraizumi Chusonji's Konjikido Hall have gold leaf covered all inside and outside the building.Holy Trinity Column Golden statuesImperial Palace Imperial Palace for its famous gilded guarding lion statuesIndependence Hall The steeple's crown and ball including weathervane of Independence Hall are covered by gold leafItchan Kala Khiva's golden copula of Pakhlavan Makhmoud MausoleumKandy The Japanese donated golden roof of the temple of toothKathmandu Valley Swayambhunath and Bodhnath pagodasKazan Kremlin Golden dome of Annunciation Cathedral Kiev Dome and cupolasKremlin and Red Square Assumption Cathedral. Dome and cupolas.Luang Prabang The front wall of Wat Mai main buiding is covered with thick gold leafMedina of Fez Golden Doors of Fez Royal PalaceMount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha Golden Pavillion and statuesMount Wutai Bronze Pavillion, whole building covered with gold leafMountain Resort, Chengde Putuozongsheng Temple's golden roofNancy Place Stanislas stunning gilded iron gates and lanterns at its four cornersNikko Toshogu ShrineNovgorod Golden dome of Saint Sophia Cathedral in NovgorodNovodevichy Convent Golden domes of Our Lady of Smolensk CathedralOld City of Jerusalem Dome of the Rock. Dome. Originally "100,000 gold dinar coins were melted down". At other times has been covered by tiles and Aluminium/Bronze alloy (1960). "In 1998 the golden dome covering was refurbished following a donation of $8.2 million by King Hussain of Jordan who sold one of his houses in London to fund the 80 kilograms of gold required"Paris, Banks of the Seine Les Invalides. Dome - "6kg of gold leaf"Potala Palace Jokhang Temple's golden roofPotsdam Chinesisches Haus at SanssouciPrague
St. Vitus Cathedral's gilded window and golden mosaicRabat Golden door of royal palaceSiena Siena's golden mosaic at facade of Duomo St. Petersburg St Isaacs Cathedral - its "golden cupola, gilded with about 220 pounds (100 kg) of pure gold". Also - Admiralty Spire and Cathedral of SS Peter and PaulStatue of Liberty Statue of Liberty's torch is gold platingTemple of Heaven Temple of Heaven's golden pointTrinity Sergius Lavra Golden domes of Trinity Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral and Bell TowerVenice and its Lagoon St. Mark Cathedral gilded mosaics and facade decorations, Torcello Cathedral mosaicsVersailles 100,000 gold leave used in the restoration of the royal golden gateVienna Hofburg and gilded statue of Johan Strauss, SecessionWhite Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Vladimir's golden domes of Dormition Cathedral
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