Category Archive: Sights

Views of the skyline (New York)

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Architecture tour by day & night (Vienna)

Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera) – Opernring 2, 1010 Wien Hofburg – Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) – Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) – Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s… Continue reading

Villa del Este (Rome)

This is not the first thing you think about when you go to visit Rome, yet Villa del Este really deserves a detour to Tivoli, a charming small town located one-hour drive from… Continue reading

MAXXI – Museo nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo (Rome)

MAXXI museum, Via Guido Reni, 4A, Rome The MAXXI not only consists of two museums – “MAXXI art” and “MAXXI architecture” – but it also features an auditorium, a library and media library… Continue reading

La Coulée Verte (Paris)

  Located in the 12th district, the “coulée verte” or “green corridor” has been smartly built along the Vincennes old railway line and is a true breath of fresh air away from the din… Continue reading

Escadaria Selarón (Rio de Janeiro)

These famous stairs are running from Joaquim Silva street and Pinto Martins street, officially known as Manuel Carneiro street, straddling both the Lapa and Santa Teresa neighbourhoods. Their conceptor, Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón, said it… Continue reading

Petronas towers (Kuala Lumpur)

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur Being gone in KL, I couldn’t not mention the Petronas Twin Towers, the ultimate symbol of the city. One understands why, as the architectural… Continue reading

St. Katharine Docks (London)

St. Katharine Docks, 50 St Katharine’s Way  London E1W 1LA I bet you imagine this Marina is situated in a quiet town of southern Europe? You are wrong. Incredible but true, we are in the… Continue reading

Marina Bay Sands (Singapore)

What an astonishing architecture for this ultra-modern building opened in 2010 : the Marina Bay Sands. At the top sits a luxury hotel with a 50-metre-long infinity pool overlooking Singapore’s city skyline and Marina… Continue reading

The Hungarian Parliament Building (Budapest)

One of the two tallest buildings in Budapest with 96 m, which boasts the Gothic revival style 

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