Promenades sentence example

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  • Since that year the ramparts have been levelled and their site occupied by public promenades and gardens.
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  • In addition, there are spacious promenades in the north-east of the town.
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  • A large proportion of the most prominent buildings are clustered round the spacious Schlossplatz, with its fine promenades.
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  • At Bridlington Quay there is excellent sea-bathing, and the parade and ornamental gardens provide pleasant promenades.
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  • The fortifications have been converted into promenades.
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  • The ceremonial clothing of the god on the occasion of festal processions, undertaken in Egypt by the `` master of secret things," may be compared with the well-known Babylonian representations of such promenades.
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  • Mostly they serve rather as beautiful promenades.
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  • The last form the chief remains of the ancient fortifications, the site of which is now mostly occupied by promenades.
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  • The main development of the city has been to the north of the river, which is crossed by numerous bridges and flanked by fine quays and promenades.
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  • Until 1886 Olmiitz was one of the strongest fortresses of Austria, but the fortifications have been removed, and their place is occupied by a town park, gardens and promenades.
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  • The town, with wide streets and picturesque promenades, is finely situated on a promontory, the base of which is washed on the south by the Cousin, on the east and west by small streams. Its chief building, the church of St Lazare, dates from the 12th century.
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  • Owing to a great fire in 1777, the town is almost entirely modern; and its fortifications have been transformed into promenades.
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  • The town consists of an old and a new part, and is surrounded by ramparts which have been converted into promenades.
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  • But, in 1822, some of the bastions were converted into promenades, while in 1849 the rest of the fortifications were pulled down so as to allow the city to expand and gradually assume its present aspect.
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  • The old fortifications have been dismantled and partly converted into fine promenades.
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  • He wrote Lettres sur l'Algerie (1877) and Promenades japonaises (1880), and also some musical compositions, including a grand opera, Tai-Tsoung (1894).
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  • The environs are laid out in pretty and shady gardens and promenades, the finest being in the park which surrounds the château of Prince Clary-Aldringen, built in 1751.
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  • The town commands a magnificent view of the Brecknock Beacons, and is noted for its promenades on the banks of the Usk, and in the priory groves.
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  • The only relics of the fortifications of the old town, whose place is now occupied by shady promenades, is the Florian's Gate and the Rondell, a circular structure, built in 1498.
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  • The city is well built, with straight and well-paved streets, numerous plazas, public gardens and shady promenades.
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  • Some damage was also inflicted on it in 1813, when Napoleon made it the centre of his operations; one of the buttresses and two arches of the old bridge were then blown up. The dismantling of the fortifications had been begun by the French in, 810, and was gradually completed after 1817, the space occupied by them being appropriated to gardens and promenades.
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  • Castelsarrasin, situated on the left bank of the lateral canal of the Garonne and about a mile from the right bank of that river, is surrounded by promenades occupying the site of the old fortifications.
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  • There are brine baths supplied from wells near Middlesbrough, a pier, gardens and promenades.
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  • Some of the old fortifications of the town remain, but the ramparts and ditches have been laid out as promenades.
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  • Belts of shrubbery may be placed round the slips outside the walls; and these may in many cases, or in certain parts, be of sufficient breadth to furnish pleasant retired promenades, at the same time that they serve to mask the formality of the walled gardens, and are made to harmonize with the picturesque scenery of the pleasure ground.
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  • Pleasant gardens and promenades extend on the north side of the town, together with a botanical garden.
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  • The ramparts of the old town have long been converted into beautiful promenades and gardens, the moats forming a chain of lakes.
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  • It is still surrounded in part by old walls and bastions, while other portions of the whilom fortifications have been converted into pleasant promenades.
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  • From it some pretty gardens and promenades (Kaiserin Augusta Anlagen) stretch along the bank of the Rhine, and in them is a memorial to the poet Max von Schenkendorf.
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  • Its fortifications were dismantled in 1703 and have since been converted into public promenades.
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  • Rostock was a fortress of some strength, but the old fortifications have been razed, and their site is occupied by promenades.
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  • The first houses of Biickeburg began to gather round the castle about 1365; and it was not till the 17th century that the town was surrounded with walls, which have given place to a ring of pretty promenades.
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  • It is built in the Dutch style, and lies in a sandy but fertile plain, surrounded by pleasant promenades which have taken the place of the old fortifications.
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  • Along the Elbe, however, extend fine promenades, the Fiirstenwall and the Fiirsten Ufer.
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  • Since the abolition of the old walls in 1863 and the conversion of their site into promenades, the town has rapidly assumed a modern appearance.
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  • The streets are wide and its promenades and fine plane-trees make the town attractive; but the public buildings, the chief of which are the church of St Jean, a heavy building of the 18th century, and the citadel, which serves as barracks and prison, are of small interest.
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  • The right bank of the Moselle is bordered for some distance by pleasant promenades, and an extensive park surrounds the ruins of an old stronghold which dominated the Grande Ville from an eminence on the east.
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  • Havana is famous for its promenades, drives and public gardens.
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  • The former ramparts between the Trave and the old town ditch have been converted into promenades.
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  • Portions of the old walls survive, but the greater part of the former circumvallation has been converted into promenades and gardens, outside which a modern town has sprung up. The finest of its squares are the market-place and the so-called Sand.
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  • It consists of the town proper, which is regularly built and surrounded with promenades on the site of the old ramparts, and of three suburbs.
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  • In the promenades are monuments to Moltke, Bismarck and Karl Wilhelm, the composer of the Wacht am Rhein.
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  • Its fortifications were destroyed by the French in 1807, and are now replaced by beautiful promenades.
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  • The town is surrounded by walls, and outside these again by ramparts, now in great measure turned into promenades, and has extensive suburbs partly lying on the left bank of the river.
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  • The town is surrounded by pleasant promenades, on the site of the old fortifications, and has numerous narrow and picturesque streets.
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  • The old fortifications (Schanzen) have been converted into promenades, which command wonderful views of the snowy Alps of the Bernese Oberland.
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  • One portion, acquired by the municipality, has been turned into promenades and gardens, the Steffens Park, outside the Olivaer Tor, fifty acres in extent, occupying the north-western corner.
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  • It is surrounded by pleasant promenades occupying the site of the former engirdling fortifications.
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  • To the north-west of the town are the Allees Marines, fine promenades which border the Adour for a mile and a quarter, and the Allees Paulmy, skirting the fortifications.
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  • Other features of the town are the pleasant promenades and gardens on West Cliff, the antiquarian and geological museum, and an excellent golf course.
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  • Its fortifications were destroyed by the French after Marengo (1799); the ramparts are now turned into shady promenades.
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  • It is a railway centre, has two Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, two bridges across the Neckar, handsome streets in the modern quarter of the town and fine promenades and gardens.
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  • The town is surrounded by promenades occupying the site of the old fortifications; it contains in addition to the medieval market square, many old-fashioned houses and quaint narrow streets.
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  • It is an old-fashioned town with a pronounced Dutch aspect, and has pretty gardens and promenades.
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  • Apart from its commerce Stettin is comparatively an uninteresting city, although its appearance, owing to its numerous promenades and open spaces, is very pleasant.
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  • Both sides of the river are bordered by fine promenades, planted with trees.
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  • Until far on in the 18th century the malarial jungle and paddy fields closely hemmed in the European mansions; the vast plain (maiddn), now covered with gardens and promenades, was then a swamp during three months of each year; the spacious quadrangle known as Wellington Square was built upon a filthy creek.
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  • The main part of the town, on the right bank, is surrounded by shady promenades, the Ringstrasse and the quay.
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  • With the exception of those in the older portion of the town, the streets are handsome and spacious, and the beautiful gardens and promenades between the suburbs and the castle add greatly to the town's attractiveness.
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  • The old inner town is surrounded by pleasant promenades, occupying the site of the old fortifications, and it is beyond these that industrial Chemnitz lies, girdling the old town on all sides with a thick belt of streets and factories, and ramifying far into the country.
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  • Gardens and promenades have now taken the place of the old ramparts, the last of which was levelled in 1853.
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  • The promenades and drives are extensive, and there is an inclined tramway leading from summit to foot of the South Cliff.
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  • Benidorm offers a party atmosphere centered on the seafront; while Alicante is a very Spanish town with top-rate historical buildings and bustling promenades.
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  • The beach at Playa Blanca is divided into at least four separate Playa Blanca beaches with pleasant seafront promenades.
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  • Choose between deserted coastal marshes or promenades and candy-floss, seaside picnics or cozy riverside pubs, and shingle beaches with exhilarating views.
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  • This station, which was built in 1883-1888 and has replaced the three stations belonging to private companies, which formerly stood in juxtaposition on the Anlagen (or promenades) near the Mainzer Tor, lies some half-mile to the west.
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  • A monument in the Bockenheim Anlage, dated 1837, preserves the memory of Guiollett, the burgomaster, to whom the town is mainly indebted for the beautiful promenades which occupy the site of the old fortifications; and similar monuments have been reared to Senckenberg (1863), Schopenhauer, Klemens Brentano the poet and Samuel Thomas Sommerring (1755-1830), the anatomist and inventor of an electric telegraph.
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  • A fine park more than 80 acres in extent lies to the south of the city, which is rich in open spaces and promenades, the latter including the botanical garden and the Promenade de l'Arquebuse, in which there is a black poplar famous for its size and age.
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  • Dismantled since 1816, and now largely converted into promenades, the fortifications give the city an irregular pentagonal contour, modified at the north-west corner by the addition of a citadel also pentagonal.
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  • The environs are laid out in pretty and shady gardens and promenades, the finest being in the park which surrounds the château of Prince Clary-Aldringen, built in 1751.
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  • She not merely avoided all external forms of pleasure--balls, promenades, concerts, and theaters--but she never laughed without a sound of tears in her laughter.
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  • This could include village greens, market squares and seaside promenades, for example, on which many cultural and traditional events take place.
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  • Numerous restaurants and lounges, elegant promenades and other traditional cruise ship amenities are included as well.
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  • There are pleasant promenades and good golf links, also a small spa which has fallen into disuse.
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  • The city consists of the old inner town, the former ramparts of which have been converted into promenades, and the newer outer town and suburbs.
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  • Kampen is surrounded by beautiful gardens and promenades in the place of the old city walls, and has a fine river front.
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  • Hanoi resembles a European city in the possession of wide well-paved streets and promenades, systems of electric light and drainage and a good water-supply.
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  • Its streets are narrow and irregular, and, away from the promenades which border it on the south, there is little animation.
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  • Below it are covered promenades, and from it steps descend to the lower town, the oldest part of which (the so-called Marina), sloping gradually towards the sea, is probably the nucleus of the Roman municipium, while the quarter of Stampace lies to the west, and beyond it again the suburb of Sant' Avendrace.
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  • It has wide and regular streets, flanked by numerous gabled houses, and is surrounded by pleasant promenades on the site of its old ramparts.
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  • Around the outer lake are grouped the suburbs Harvestehude and PBsseldorf on the western shore, and Uhlenhorst on the eastern, with park-like promenades and villas surrounded by well-kept gardens.
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  • The streets enclosing the Binnen Alster are fashionable promenades, and leading directly from this quarter are the main business thoroughfares, the Neuer-Wall, the Grosse Bleichen and the Hermannstrasse.
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  • A few streets south of that is a monument to Lessing (1881); while occupying a commanding site on the promenades towards Altona is the gigantic statue of Bismarck which was unveiled in June 1906.
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  • There are handsome promenades along the sea front, which command fine views.
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  • The old town, surrounded by arms of the Ill, has narrow and irregular streets, while to the south, on the canal, lie the handsome villas and promenades of the new town.
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  • The river is bordered by fine quays, and in places by the shady promenades which are a feature of Besancon.
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  • To compensate for the narrowness of its streets and its lack of fine promenades Sydney possesses a number of grand parks, surpassed in few other capitals.
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  • It consists of an old town, surrounded by pleasant, shady promenades, and several wellbuilt suburbs.
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  • On the opposite bank of the Isar, above and below the Maximilianeum, extend the Gasteig promenades, commanding fine views of the town.
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  • The so-called" new town" (Neustadt), added in 1333, extends to the Anlagen, the beautiful gardens and promenades laid out (1806-1812) on the site of the 17th century fortifications, of which they faithfully preserve the general ground plan.
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  • The line of the ancient ramparts, demolished in 1830, is now only marked by the Singel, or outer canal, which surrounds the oldest part of the city, with pleasant gardens and promenades laid out on the inside.
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  • Gardens and promenades have taken the place of the old ramparts, and on the south the city is bounded by the Frederiks and the Flora parks, between which runs the fine avenue called the Dreef, leading to the Haarlemmer Hout or wood.
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  • Facing the sea there are gardens and promenades over 1 m.
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  • It has fine promenades along the bank of the Vistula.
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