Tag Archives: Baroque

Strasbourg… Les lumières de la capitale Alsacienne

       

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Springtime in Vienna… When the sky is blue!

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Vienna, Palais Kinsky

The Palais Daun-Kinsky is located on Freyung square in Vienna. It was built between 1713 and 1719 by the architect Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt and today is one of the most impressive examples of historical architecture in the city. It … Continue reading

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Vienna, Am Graben…

In spite of the pretty long construction period of the famous Viennese monument The “Pestsäule”, the additional aspects of the design and the large number of sculptors involved, the monument appears quite homogeneous. During the period of construction, it changed from … Continue reading

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Springtime in Vienna… Schloss Schönbrunn

Schönbrunn Palace is a World Cultural Heritage site and Austria’s most-visited palace. The baroque total work of art consisting of palace and gardens was for centuries the property of the Habsburgs and is today largely in its original condition. At … Continue reading

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Dolmabahçe Sarayı – Sultan Abdülmecid’s Palace

Dolmabahçe Sarayı was built by Sultan Abdülmecid I (1839-1861) who was the thirty first Ottoman Sultan. The palace, whose construction commenced on June 13th, 1843, was brought into use on June 7th, 1856, upon the completion of the surrounding walls. Sultan … Continue reading

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