Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Changdeokgung

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

Bessastaðir

Historical manor house, built in the site of royal stronghold. Since 1944 – residence of the President of Iceland. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.1060 N 21.9955 W Categories: Palaces,...

Hằng Nga Guesthouse

Unusual hotel building which resembles a giant tree with many other elements in expressionist forms. Guesthouse was designed by Đặng Việt Nga and...

Glaumbær Turf Houses

TOne of the best representatives of traditional Icelandic turf houses – a group of carefully restored turf houses in Skagafjordur Folk Museum. The site...

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...

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...

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,...

Ruins of a house in Hafnir

Remnants of the earliest settlement in Iceland – a cabin which was abandoned in the time between 770 and 880 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9345 N...

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...

Tu Duc Tomb

Large and ornate imperial tomb (in fact - complex of many buildings), built in 1864–1867 for emperor Tự Đức. Emperor used this structure as...