Svalbard Global Seed Vault – Seed bank on the island of Spitsbergen

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Staffelter Hof – Oldest winery in Europe

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R. Durtnell and Sons – The oldest European construction company

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Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan – Traditional Japanese hotel – ryokan

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Kongo Gumi – Japanese construction company record holder

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Ellora – Religious complex – Largest temple in the world

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Kailasa – Monolith construction – Hinduistic temple

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