Travel Photography Photos tagged as plaza and de
The Plaza de España, designed by Aníbal González, was a principal building built on the Maria Luisa Park's edge to showcase Spain's industry and technology exhibits. González combined a mix of 1920s Art Deco and 'mock Mudejar', and Neo-Mudéjar styles. The Plaza de España complex is a huge half-circle with buildings continually running around the edge accessible over the moat by numerous bridges representing the four ancient kingdoms of Spain. In the centre is the Vicente Traver fountain. By the walls of the Plaza are many tiled alcoves, each representing a different province of Spain. Today the Plaza de España mainly consists of Government buildings. The Seville Town Hall, with sensitive adaptive redesign, is located within it. The Plaza's tiled 'Alcoves of the Provinces' are backdrops for visitors portrait photographs, taken in their own home province's alcove. Towards the end of the park, the grandest mansions from the fair have been adapted as museums. The farthest contains the city's archaeology collections. The main exhibits are Roman mosaics and artefacts from nearby Italica. The Plaza de España has been used as a filming location, including scenes for the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia. The building was used as a location in the Star Wars movie series — Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) — in which it featured in exterior shots of the City of Theed on the Planet Naboo. It also featured in the 2012 film The Dictator.
Santo Domingo, Cusco Plaza de Armas near time of Corpus Christi
Malaga - Plaza de Toros
Malaga, Plaza de Merced
Artists @ Plaza De Armas
Alcalá de Henares - Plaza de Cervantes
Alcalá de Henares, Plaza de Cervantes
This is an Eiffel original, the first prefab house ever built. Eiffel designed it for the World Fair of 1889, and it was bought and transported here by a so-called 'rubber baron'.
Madrid, Metrostation Plaza de España
plaza de armas
Another church in Cusco
Plaza de Espana ceiling in Sevilla
Sevilla, Plaza de España
Sevilla - Plaza de España
Madrid, Plaza de Cibeles