I visited the Real Alcazar in Sevilla for the second time last Summer and I couldn’t be happier! It is the oldest royal palace that is still in use in Europe and truly one of the prettiest palaces I’ve ever seen. If I ever get rich, I would like to have the same mosaic tiled walls and decorated doorways. I simply adore the Mudejar architectural style!
Casa Andalusi wasn’t on my bucket list of things to visit during my day in Cordoba. But at lunch I was looking on my map for monuments I could still visit in the afternoon (most of them are closed after 3pm) that were at a short walking distance. Casa Andalusi met those requirements. So after eating my tapas, I headed to this typical Andalusian house, not reallly knowing what to expect.
The Mezquita in Cordoba must be one of the most remarkable pieces of architecture of all times. It unites religious features of christianity and islam. Where else do you see Jesus hanging on the cross in between those typical islamic arches?
Casa de Pilatos is one of those places you fall in love with instantly. Its architecture is the perfect blend of Italian Renaissance, Mudejar (Spanish-Islamic) and Gothic styles. As soon as you enter the palace’s main courtyard, you’re captivated by its overwhelming gloriousness and it’s hard to leave!
Diocletian’s Palace forms an important part of Split’s old city center. It’s not just a building that is a palace. It’s rather a town within a town. The palace consists of Diocletian’s living quarters, temples to worship the gods, a cathedral, cellars, the peristyle and many narrow alleyways. Everything is surrounded by the old city walls containing 4 gates.
Exploring the ruins of the abbey of Villers-La-Ville is the perfect day trip activity. Whether you live in Belgium or visiting Brussels on a
Chichen Itza in Mexico is probably one of the most mysterious and fascinating places I’ve ever visited! I can’t describe the feeling I had
The Topkapi Palace with its Harem in Istanbul was definitely one of the highlights of my trip. This palace used to be the residence of