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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

what are some famous man mdae buildings or bridges in East Timor??

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    The Cassa Bridge in Ainaro is completed.

    Architecture

    Over four hundred years of Portuguese rule in East Timor has left a number of examples of Colonial architecture. In the capital, Dili, the ruins of a fort built in 1627 can be seen as well as some Colonial style houses. Baucau's old city also has Colonial architecture from East Timor's past.

    Following the (1999) UN-organized independence referendum, many buildings and homes were destroyed throughout East Timor by anti-independence troops and militias. Reconstruction of sacred buildings, Christian churches and indigenous "uma lulik", began soon after order was restored.

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