A winter morning in Vigeland park, Oslo

Oslo’s Vigeland Park, is the largest sculpture park in the world by a single artist, boasting over 212 pieces made from bronze and granite by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland.  The sculptor's stone statue is also crafted in the immediate south of the park. Vigeland lived and worked at his studio until his death and his ashes are still... Continue Reading →

Manneken pis, Brussels

Manneken Pis has become the symbol of Brussels, like Eiffel tower for Paris.The name means in Dutch as "Little man Pee". It is a  small bronze sculpture (61 cm), depicting a naked little boy urinating into a fountain's basin. It was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder in 1618. It is not very far from the town hall,  take the left lane next to... Continue Reading →

Le Botanique, Brussels.

  The history of Le Botanique, the old  Botanical Garden of Brussels  dates back to 1826 . Designed by architect Tilman-François Suys, at least partially, the main orangery (Le Botanique) is composed of a central rotunda with a dome, and two side aisles with windows at the ends. Though it was once the city’s botanical garden, today it is a cultural... Continue Reading →

Kungliga Slottet: the royal palace, Stockholm

The Royal Palace of Sweden is  situated in Stockholm in the old town, Gamla stan. The area is Stadsholmen meaning island of the city. In fact five different islands together form Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, among them Stadsholmen holds the Kungliga slottet  or the king's castle. It has four different facade and the blue... Continue Reading →

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