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Architecture

Seoul hot spots: N Seoul tower Seoul hot spots: N Seoul tower


Seoul’s most happening place is hands down the sky crawling N Seoul also locally called the Namsan tower. The tower that has been functioning as a tourist spot since 1980 stands a charming icon catering to every kind of tourist imaginable. It has woven itself into the cultural experience that the country has to provide…
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Shirakawa-go Village, Japan Shirakawa-go Village, Japan


Shirakawa-go village,Japan ‘The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama’ Shirakawago village is one of the most scenic places to be that is to be visited in Japan.It is surrounded by pine tree covered mountains and it is located along the Shokawa river.They are famous for their traditional Gassho-zukuri farmhouses, out of which few are more…
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Culture and Architecture: Centre Pompidou, Paris Culture and Architecture: Centre Pompidou, Paris


Paris has always been known for its culture and architectural heritage work. One of them is the Centre Georges Pompidou which is also known as the Pompidou Centre. It is a complex in the Beaubourg area of Paris in the 4th arrondissement which falls near les Halles, Rue Montorgueil and the Marais. This architecture was…
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The Forbidden City – Palace of the Emperors The Forbidden City – Palace of the Emperors


Throughout their history Chinese have been known to be able to create thing which were larger than life such as paper, the Great Wall of China among others and among those creations the Forbidden City of Beijing is perhaps one of their greatest creations. The Forbidden City or Palace is the English name of the…
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A city with two cities: Bergamo, Italy A city with two cities: Bergamo, Italy


One of the richest and most elegant cities in Italy, Bergamo, is situated in the Alpine foothills just 50 km from Milan. The city is has its own two cities in it as it is structured in two levels, The Lower city and The Upper city. The Lower city is more modern and dynamic whereas…
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Heaven on Earth: Lviv, Ukraine Heaven on Earth: Lviv, Ukraine


Ukraine is known for its vivid and beautiful places and unforgettable experiences. There is a city, which is known as the centre of Ukrainian art and culture and boasts many of the country’s  brightest and best museums, art galleries and theatres. Yes, you guessed it right. It’s Lviv, the city of unique old charm, located…
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Sacred Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland Sacred Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland


Hallgrimskirkja popularly known as the church of Hallgrimur is a Lutheran parish church in the city of Reykjavik in Iceland. This church is also known as the church of Iceland and very much sacred. It is the largest church in the history of Iceland and the sixth tallest architectural construction in Iceland. The church is…
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Neuschwanstein Castle, The Fairy tale Land Neuschwanstein Castle, The Fairy tale Land


My sister always said that as a girl, you should love sleeping beauty, I used to laugh and i always said, why would you love sleeping beauty when you could be alladin? Well, I stand corrected. Neuschwanstein Castle, that served as the inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s castle(Magic Kingdom) has left me in awe. This architectural…
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The Pantheon, Rome, Italy The Pantheon, Rome, Italy


With its impenetrable wall and huge marble columns, the Pantheon is a monument in Rome, Italy. It is speculated that the original Pantheon built sometime in 25-27 BC, Marcus Agrippa, during the reign of Augustus. However, the exact construction date of the Pantheon remains uncertain. The inscription in the front reads “M- AGRIPPA-L-F-COS-TERTIVM-FECIT”, which in…
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Riding the urban pulse, Shinjuku Riding the urban pulse, Shinjuku


Resonating the digital pulse of the modern world, the district of Shinjuku is at the heart of Japan’s ultra-modern. This buzzing, aglow microcosm of colors and sub-cultures is one of the world’s most loved city squares. But we’re not new acquaintances with either of these places. Sure the name sounds unfamiliar, but we’ve seen it…
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