Monday, October 14, 2019

Historic Herbig Tree

River red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.) of unusual cone form, circumference 15.28 m, height just 14.0 m. The enormous hollow in the tree was...

Tranby House (Peninsula Farm)

Farmers cottage, one of oldest buildings in the Western Australia. Constructed in 1839. Preserved authentic interiors and furniture. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9428 S 115.9104 E Categories: Family houses,...

Taehungsan Fortress

An enormous castle - fortress with some 10 km of stone walls, built several millenia ago. Major part of walls collapsed and in ruins. Location,...

Gyeongbokgung

Royal palace complex, first built in 1395 and rebuilt in 1867, when 330 buildings with 5,792 rooms were constructed. One of the symbols of...

Changgyeong Palace

The former summer palace of Goryeo Kings, originally built in the middle of the 15th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5788 N 126.9954 E Categories: Palaces, country houses and...

Changdeokgung

Royal palace complex of Joseon Dynasty, outstanding achievement of Korean architecture. Palace complex was built in 1405 - 1412 and currently there are 13...

House of Columbus in Vila Baleira

A house where Christopher Columbus and his wife lived at the end of the 15th century, before Columbus discovered America. Now here is a...

Luis Barragán House and Studio

One of the most influential works in contemporary architecture, three story concrete house built in 1948. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4111 N 99.1924 W Categories: Family houses, villas Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Chapultepec Castle

Often called the only real castle in North America, this castle is built in 1785 – 1863. It has served also as a residence...

Casa de los Azulejos (Mexico)

Urban palace from 1793 with three walls covered with beautiful blue and white tiles, hosts restaurant with unique interior. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4343 N 99.1401 W Categories: Palaces,...