TAG: Towers

Istanbul, Galata Tower

Istanbul, Galata Tower
Galata Tower is one of the most magnificent monuments of Istanbul. It is located in Galata district, just to the north of the so-called Golden Horn, the inlet which separates… READ MORE

Barcelona, Torre de telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc

Barcelona, Torre de telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc
Torre de Telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc (also known as Montjuïc Communications Tower) is an important monument of Barcelona. It was projected by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava between 1989 and 1991.… READ MORE

Prague: Powder Gate

Prague: Powder Gate
Powder Gate is located in the old part of Prague, and it represents one of the thirteen doors that surround the ancient city centre. Its original name is Prašná brána,… READ MORE

Valencia. The Tower of Miguelete

Valencia. The Tower of Miguelete
The Tower of Miguelete of Valencia is one of the most significant monuments of the city. Built between 1381 and 1429, is silhouetted against the sky with about 51 meters high and its wonderful… READ MORE

Venice. Scala Contarini del Bovolo

Venice. Scala Contarini del Bovolo
Have you ever seen Venice? Many of you will say: "Sure." Ok, I rephrase the question: have you ever really seen Venice? The most famous Italian city in the world, in addition to… READ MORE

Venice: Piazza San Marco's bell tower

Venice: Piazza San Marco's bell tower
"El Paron de Caxa" (“the landlord” in Venetian dialect), so the Venetians call affectionately the Bell Tower in Piazza San Marco, which is a true symbol of Venice. Its origins… READ MORE

Budapest: the Fishermen's Bastion

Budapest: the Fishermen's Bastion
In Budapest, Fisherman's Bastion is certainly one of the prettiest spots in town. Mixture of styles between Gothic and neo-romantic, this bastion with towers were built between 1895 and 1902.… READ MORE

Lisbon: Belém, the neighbourhood on the edge of the world

Lisbon: Belém, the neighbourhood on the edge of the world
Located in the suburbs of the city, the district Belém is one of the most scenic areas of Lisbon. It is dominated by the tower and is the area from… READ MORE

London, the St. Augustine tower

London, the St. Augustine tower
London is an immense city, a city of many faces and, in many ways, elusive in its essence. Perhaps because London is a mixture of many species, making it impossible to… READ MORE