• Italy
  • Venice – the civic museums (Mocenigo Palace & Carlo Goldoni’s house)

    Following the previous posts about the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr, Ca’ Rezzonico and Ca’ Pesaro, this post will be about another two museums of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia (MUVE), that is to say, Mocenigo Palace & Carlo Goldoni’s house. If you have read my previous posts about Venice, please click here to jump […]

    Venice – the civic museums (Mocenigo Palace & Carlo Goldoni’s house) was last modified: August 7th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • Venice – the civic museums (Ca’ Rezzonico & Ca’ Pesaro)

    Following the previous posts about the Doge’s Palace and Museo Correr, this post will be about another two museums of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia (MUVE), that is to say, Ca’ Rezzonico and Ca’ Pesaro. If you have read my previous posts about Venice, please click here to jump directly to the main content of […]

    Venice – the civic museums (Ca’ Rezzonico & Ca’ Pesaro) was last modified: July 24th, 2019 by Dong
  • Italy
  • City of Verona – the city of Romeo and Juliet

    As the UNESCO comments: The historic city of Verona was founded in the 1st century B.C. It particularly flourished under the rule of the Scaliger family in the 13th and 14th centuries and as part of the Republic of Venice from the 15th to 18th centuries. Verona has preserved a remarkable number of monuments from […]

    City of Verona – the city of Romeo and Juliet was last modified: March 5th, 2019 by Dong
  • Spain
  • The Old Town of Segovia (2/2) – the Cathedral and Alcázar

    As the UNESCO comments: The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. A.D. 50, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the setting of the magnificent historic city of Segovia. Other important monuments include the Alcázar, begun around the 11th century, and the 16th-century Gothic cathedral. […]

    The Old Town of Segovia (2/2) – the Cathedral and Alcázar was last modified: October 28th, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – W. A. Mozart’s Birthplace and Residence & the Festival Halls

    In this post I’ll mainly focus on Salzburg’s role as a musical metropolis, or in other words, a “stage of the world“. The highlights will of course be the birthplace and residence of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Festival Halls, where the world-famous Salzburg Festival founded by Max Reinhardt together with a group of intellectuals and […]

    Salzburg – W. A. Mozart’s Birthplace and Residence & the Festival Halls was last modified: April 27th, 2018 by Dong
  • Spain
  • A Deeper Understanding of Gaudí by Exhibition and Modern Technology

    As the UNESCO comments: Seven properties built by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) in or near Barcelona testify to Gaudí’s exceptional creative contribution to the development of architecture and building technology in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These monuments represent an eclectic, as well as a very personal, style which was given free […]

    A Deeper Understanding of Gaudí by Exhibition and Modern Technology was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
  • Spain
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí (5/7) – Palau Güell

    As the UNESCO comments: Seven properties built by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) in or near Barcelona testify to Gaudí’s exceptional creative contribution to the development of architecture and building technology in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These monuments represent an eclectic, as well as a very personal, style which was given free […]

    Works of Antoni Gaudí (5/7) – Palau Güell was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
  • Spain
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí (3/7) – Casa Batlló

    As the UNESCO comments: Seven properties built by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) in or near Barcelona testify to Gaudí’s exceptional creative contribution to the development of architecture and building technology in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These monuments represent an eclectic, as well as a very personal, style which was given free […]

    Works of Antoni Gaudí (3/7) – Casa Batlló was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
  • Spain
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí (2/7) – La Pedrera (Casa Milà)

    As the UNESCO comments: Seven properties built by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) in or near Barcelona testify to Gaudí’s exceptional creative contribution to the development of architecture and building technology in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These monuments represent an eclectic, as well as a very personal, style which was given free […]

    Works of Antoni Gaudí (2/7) – La Pedrera (Casa Milà) was last modified: February 4th, 2018 by Dong