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Great Zimbabwe National Monument (UNESCO/NHK)

Great Zimbabwe, a medieval city, showcases the architectural prowess of the Shona people. Its stone structures, built without mortar, reflect a complex society from the 11th to 15th centuries. The city's artifacts reveal trade connections with places as far as China and the Arabian Peninsula.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/364/.

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