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Budapest for architecture affectionado’s

Budapest for architecture affectionado’s

The way Budapest looks today has been strongly influenced by Baron Haussman, who was responsible for the city planning in Paris at the end of the 19th century, reason why it is sometimes nicknamed Paris of the East. Pest boasts the typical large boulevards with neo-classicist and art-nouveau facades. The Andreas’s Boulevard (Andrassy Ut) is … Lees verder

Bruges, a city of churches

Bruges, a city of churches

Visit: Walk in Bruges – Your private guide in Bruges If you like visiting churches, you will love Bruges! Most visitors visit the church of Our Lady and the Basilica of the Holy Blood, and you should definitely visit those two when coming to Bruges, but Bruges has more than 30 churches and even more … Lees verder

‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

‘A building should tell a story.’ Daniel Libeskind

January 21, 2018 And that is exactly what the Judische Museum in Berlin built by Daniel Libeskind does. The large grey building, made out of concrete and clad in zinc sheeting, commemorates the numerous lives lost in the holocaust. ‘How long would it take to recite the names of the 6 million people that died?’ … Lees verder