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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cathedral of St. Florian's in Warsaw, Poland
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Poland, Warsaw

The Cathedral of St. Florian, more formally known as the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel and St. Florian the Martyr, is a Roman Catholic church, located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

The church was built in 1897–1904, in the style of the Neo-Gothic by the Polish architect Józef Pius Dziekoński (1844–1927). It was ceremonially consecrated in 1901. The two towers are about 75 m (250 ft) high.


The Cathedral of St. Florian's, was destroyed by the Germans as they withdrew from Poland in 1944 after the Warsaw Uprising, and rebuilt to the original plans between 1952–1972.


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene in Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland

The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene is a Polish Orthodox cathedral, located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

The church was built in 1867–1869, in the style of the Byzantine by Russian architect Nikolai Sychev. It was ceremonially consecrated in 1869. The building had an area of 776 m² (8.352.794 sq ft) and a capacity for 800–1000 people in a service.



The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalene is one of two Orthodox churches to survive a demolition campaign in the 1920s.


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Luxembourg Garden in Paris, France
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France, Paris Garden

The Luxembourg Garden is a 23 hectares (56 acres) garden, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.

The Garden was designed in the 17th century by the Florentine hydraulics engineers and garden designers Tommaso Francini (1571–1651), in the French garden style. He also built the Medici Fountain in 1630s. More than 2,000 elm trees were planted and large flower beds were laid out.



The garden is also home to more than 100 statues. The most unusual statue in the park, placed there in 1906, is arguably that of the Statue of Liberty donated by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.

Today, as in the 17th century, it is a good place to savour the cosmopolitan atmosphere of a rich palace gardens. There is plenty of stuff for people to enjoy from all ages and all interests.


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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Zoo and Botanical Garden in Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary Zoo

The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is a garden, located in Budapest, Hungary. It is the oldest zoo park in Hungary and one of the oldest in the world.

The zoo was opened in 1866. It covers about 18.4 hectares (45 acres), it is home to over 10354 animals representing more than 1072 species; it also maintains a large number of invertebrates.



The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is an accredited member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The garden has 1–1.1 million visitors every year.







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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Tuileries Garden in Paris, France
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Paris, France

The Tuileries Garden is a 22 hectares (55 acres) garden, located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.



It was the first royal garden to be open to the public in 1667. The garden was designed by the French landscape architect André Le Nôtre (1613–1700), in the French garden style. It is home to a wide and varied array of plants, including more than thirty-five species of tree. Statues were installed in the early 18th century.

Since 1914 as a protected French National Historical Site, it has also been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991 as part of the “Banks of the Seine” site.


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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Church of St. Augustine in Paris, France
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France Paris

The Church of St. Augustine is a Roman Catholic church, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the capital of France.

The church was built in 1860–1868, in the style of the Eclecticism by the French architect Victor Baltard (1805–1874). Its size is 91 m (300 ft) long, 73 m (240 ft) wide, and the dome height (outer) is 61 m (200 ft).



The chapels, which surround the nave up to the choir, are progressively more finely crafted and monumental.


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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Paris, France
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Paris, France

The Church of St. Mary Magdalene is a Roman Catholic church, located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the capital of France.

The church was built in 1806–1828, in the style of the Neo-Classical by the French architect Pierre-Alexandre Vignon (1763–1828). Its size is 108 m (354 ft) long, 43 m (141 ft) wide, and the columns are 20 m (65.6 ft) high.



It was designed to look like a temple, commemorating Napoleon victories. After the fall of Napoleon, King Louis XVIII made the decision that it would become a church. It was ceremonially consecrated in 1842.


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Monday, May 28, 2018

Montmartre Cemetery in Paris, France
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France Paris

The Montmartre Cemetery, located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, France, is the third largest necropolis in the city.

The cemetery was opened in 1825 as a burial ground for all religious backgrounds. It is estimated that there are around 20,000 graves. The cemetery covers an area of about 11 hectares (27 acres).



This popular tourist destination – Montmartre Cemetery – is the final resting place of many famous people: Stendal (writer in the realist style; 1783–1842), Hector Berlioz (composer; 1803–1869), Alexandre Dumas, fils (novelist, playwright; 1824–1895), Edgar Degas (Impressionist painter, sculptor; 1834–1917). Dalida (singer and actress, singing diva; 1933–1987).


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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Great Market Hall in Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest Hungary

The Great Market Hall or Central Market Hall is the largest and oldest indoor market in Budapest, Hungary. The market is located in front of the Szabadság híd, or Liberty Bridge, on the Pest side of the Danube river.



The building was designed by the Hungarian architect Samu Pecz (1854–1922) and opened in 1897. The area size of the building is 10,000 m²  (107,639,104 sq ft), which is covered by steel structure.

Although the Central Market Hall was pretty damaged during the World Wars, it has been restored perfectly in the 1990s.

The building was awarded with FIABCI Prix d’Excellence in 1999. The Central Market Hall is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city.


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