Travel Photography Photos tagged as landmarks
Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. After the demise of Her Majesty, the idea of building a memorial hall in her name was first thought of by the then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon who left India at the end of 1905. This exquisite marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson and was opened in 1921, 5 years ahead of its schedule opening ..
The General Post Office, Kolkata is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India and the chief post office of West Bengal. During the British rule, this building was designed by Walter B. Grenville(1819-1874), who acted as consulting architect to the government of India from 1863 to 1868. This majestic building has two wings supported by Ionic – Corinthian pillars and is crowned with a towering dome. The GPO is situated at the heart of the business area in Calcutta which is referred to as Dulhousie Square. This building has become one of the famous landmark of the city
Gateway to India, Nariman Point Mumbai
Flinders Street Station is on the corner of Swanston and Flinders Street in the heart of Melborne. Steeped in history, this icon is a popular meeting place.
Taken from the San Fransisco side of the "Golden Gate"
You should have seen us trying to make it look like we were leaning against it or kicking it - we must have looked so ridiculous!
Gardens at the Palace built by Louis XIV in 1682.
The Palace built by Louis XIV in 1682. It is currently being restored, hence the fresh paintwork and shiny new gilding. When you're actually there, it's blindingly reflective.
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Our last day in Rome, and we ate lunch with our feet hanging over the edge of what was once the Circo Massimo. Now a favourite for joggers and dog-walkers...
Robyn on the Spanish steps. If you've watched 'Roman Holiday', we figure this is almost exactly where Audrey Hepburn once stood. :-D
Flinders Street Station is on the corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets.
View while entering Piazza del Campo in Siena, Italy.