Today, the winners of Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 were revealed by the contest’s international jury. Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition held each September; it aims to increase knowledge about the world’s cultural heritage sites, such as this year’s winners: Westerheversand Lighthouse, Sacra di San Michele, Hanover’s New Town Hall, and more. The contest has seen 231,431 files uploaded by 6,618 users from 33 countries; 41 users uploaded over a thousand each, and over ten thousand files were added from the countries of Ukraine, Germany, Armenia, Russia, Italy, and France.
See the stunning 14 winners below.
9th place: Wat phra mahathat woramahawihan nakhon si thammarat by Kosin Sukhum, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
11th place: مسجد الرفاعى والسلطان حسن ومدفع رمضان بقلعه صلاح الدين by Mohamed kamal 1984, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
13th place: Biserica Calvaria de la Cluj-Mănăștur, vedere sud-vestică, 2014 by Pan Ioan, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
14th place: 42 Apollo in bosquet Fächer, gardens of Schönbrunn 03 by Herzi Pinki, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.
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