Travel Photography Photos tagged as history and architecture
Victoria Memorial Hall was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. The building was conceptualised by Lord Curzon who was then Viceroy of India. This marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson. The design of the structure represents a fusion of British and Mughal architecture and was inaugurated in the year 1921.
of the old houses of one of the oldest ceramics districts in China, dating near 1500.
The city of Mendoza enjoys a rich history and many of the old buildings are still standing and have been well kept or restored to their original condition.
with flowers called Cemile by Turkish Cypriots
An ancient Greek inscription and the Library of Celsus in Ephesus. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city in the region known as Ionia during the Classical period. It lies beside Selcuk and Kusadasi in Asia Minor (Anatolia), Turkey. The Library of Celsus was built in the 2nd century AD to serve as a burial monument dedicated to Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the Roman senator and proconsul of Asia. The style of the library, with its ornate, balanced, well-planned facade, reflects the Greek influence on Roman architecture.
The Tower of the Winds (Aerides) or Horologion (timepiece) of Andronicos at Athens, Greece.
Olea Europaea or Olive tree (from Greek word elaion). It was purely a matter of local pride that the Athenians claimed that the olive first grew in Athens. In an archaic Athenian foundation myth, Goddess Athena won the patronship of Athens from Poseidon with the gift of the olive. The olive was sacred to Athena and appeared on the Athenian coinage.
A Mexican woman carving a statue from wood, sitting in the grounds of Chiche-Itza, Mexico
The historical site of pyramids, now converted in stones reminds us that nothing is permanent in this world.
Prague old town street at night
Prague Castle Hill view with red roofs