lizabethbennett:

Interiors of Topkapi PalaceIstanbul - August 2013

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everythingroyalty:

Get to Know Me Meme || (1/5) favourite royal palaces: Château de Versailles (France)

Château de Versailles is a palace located in the city of Versailles. It was the home for the royal family of France from 1682 to 1789.

The Baroque style of architecture characteristic of Versailles Palace impresses people by its luxury, with colossal murals, rows of monumental statues, and an immense collection of fine furniture inside the palace. The stunning geometric design of the garden and the great fountain outside in the yard. The scale and style of the place shows the world without doubt about the power, the glory, and the wealth of the French monarchy in that period of French history. Mark Twain said of it, “You gaze, and stare, and try to understand that it is real, that it is on the earth, that it is not the Garden of Eden…” (x)

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The Music Room
Esfahan, Iran | by _skynet
Dusk at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria
submitted by: thescepteredisle, thanks!
Pagodenburg - Nymphenburg palace garden, Munich
submitted by: pyritesoulfox, thanks!
Catherine’s Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia | by ahvalj

muggleotter:

lavendersummers:

englishsnow:

{ St. Petersburg }

I’ve been to almost all of the places in these pictures! And just this summer, too!

when I was 16 I got to visit most of the places in these pictures. its one fo the coolest places I have been. 

Golden Spires
Catherine’s Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia | by Pat Lubas
Ali Qapu - Music Room
Isfahan, Iran | by Pedram Veisi
The Antiquarium of the Royal Palace - Munich, Germany | by mbell1975
The Palace of Winds - Jaipur, India | by Melinda
pornoholicyo:

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Opaque  by  andbamnan