Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milan, Italy. This 4-story, glass-domed arcade was built during the 1870s during Italian unification and is a symbol of the establishment of Italy as an independent country.
Hofburg Palace Vienna Austria. Hofburg palace was the favorite winter residence of the Hapsburgs who ruled over the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It now houses 3 museums & is the residence of the preident of Austria. This photo was taken on the 7 night Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise on the AMAPrima Nov 2013. Photo Vic Doyno
The Parthenon, Athens Greece, was built as a temple to worship the goddess Hera. It is 31m wide, 70m long and 10.5m high. It was built between 447 and 438 B.C. This is the most important monument of the ancient Greek civilization.
Primacial Palace Bratislavia, Slovakia. The Palace, built in 1778 and located in the centre of Old Town. It is considered as one the most beautiful building in Bratislava. Its pale pink and white exterior is topped with various marble statues and a large cast iron cardinal’s hat. The hat is a symbol of the Archbishop, for whom the palace was built, and of the various cardinals who lived here throughout the years.
Sintra National Palace, Sintra Portugal. For centuries the Palácio Nacional de Sintra was the favorite summer residence of the Portuguese kings. The palace was built in the 14th century and is decorated with beautiful ceramic tiles. To see more pictures of this really interesting palace, please visit our Sintra National Palce board.