Monday, November 18, 2019

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...

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...

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,...

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Enormous building of historic prestigious hotel, built in 1903. The building is designed in the Saracenic Revival style. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9217 N 72.8332 E Categories: Hotels and...

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,...

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...

Las de Paquimé

The most impressive ruins of the so called Casas Grandes monuments. Remnants of ancient settlement from 1130 – 1300 AD. Gradually evolved into multi-storied...

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Beautiful palace in Art Deco style, built in 1923 - 1943. One of the world's largest private residences with 347 rooms. Built by Jodhpur...

Hawa Mahal

Palace with unusual architecture, built in 1799. One facade resembles an enormous beehive with 953 small windows. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.9239 N 75.8269 E Categories: Palaces, country houses...