Europe holds a collection of the world’s most wonderful architecture. Due to its vast and turbulent history and intermingling of different cultures in a small area, makes European cities very popular. The amazing mix between new and old architecture had made people quite excited about it. Europe has numerous well preserved architecture to offer to tourists visiting every year.
Here we are mentioning some beautiful buildings which are marvelous and need you to visit them for sure.
The Cologne Cathedral is Germany’s main tourist attraction. It is largest Gothic church in North Europe and one of the outstanding architecture. Internally it consists of windows of stained glasses and domed roof with big organ and high alter. Its spires are only surpassed by the singular spire of Ulm Cathedral, making it the second tallest church in the world, with 157 meters in height.
St. Basila was built between 1555 and 1561 and designed by Postnik Yakolev. It is constructed in the Red Square of Moscow. This cathedral is colorful and made up with 9 separate chapels; each symbolizes a successful assault on Karzan. Its interior is exterior is more impressive than the interior. Build up with small chapels and close-fitting corridors with vibrant, delicate flowered paintings covering the walls. It is recognized for its beautiful colors and domes. The scheme of color used changed over time. However, all the colors are perfectly seen during night when it is properly lighted.
Antonio Gaudi, famous architect had designed it. There are huge 18 towers where the 4 representing the Evangelists, 12 Apostles, one for the Virgin Mary and, the highest one is for Jesus Christ. Its height is 170 meters which is kept one meter shorter than a neighboring hill. The whole design is found as a mix between Art Bouveau and Gothic architecture.
Located in central London and known as the Houses of Parliament or Palace of Westminster. These were constructed in 1800’s, but again rebuilt after some years due to damages occurred by fire. The arrangement and architecture is Gothic, making it outstanding amongst the River Thames and London. Tourists are allowed to enter from the street located diagonally across it.
Winchester Cathedral is one of the biggest cathedrals and the longest Gothic cathedral in Europe which is dedicated to the sacred Trinity of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Swithun. It is quite popular tourist destination. Her tomb is present in the north aisle .It has been used as film set for the movie The DA Vinci Code. [Read more…]