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|When Saddam Hussein rose to power in Iraq, he conceived a grandiose scheme to rebuild the ancient City of Babylon -- Hussein said that Babylon's great palaces and the legendary hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) would rise from dust. Like the powerful King Nebuchadnezzar II who conquered Jerusalem 2,500 years ago, Saddam Hussein would rule over the world'...||07/01/2006||3,008|
|Mariyinsky Palace is a Baroque palace and the official residence of the President of Ukraine for ceremonial purposes. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the palace was completed in 1752.||03/23/2006||1,130|
|The Brejoeira Palace, in Portuguese Palácio da Brejoeira. It is a palace in Monção, Portugal.|
Tha Palace was constructed in the 18th century according to a project from the architect Carlos Amarante.
|Strömsholm Palace, sometimes called Strömsholm Castle (Swedish: Strömsholms slott), is a Swedish royal palace. The baroque palace is built on the site of a fortress from the 1550s, located on an island in the Kolbäcksån river at the west end of Lake Mälaren. The palace has interiors from the 1700s and an important collection of Swedish paintings.|
|Frederiksborg Palace in Hillerød, Denmark was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV. It is the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia. The palace is located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake and is adjoined by a large, baroque formal garden.||09/10/2005||438|
|Chitralada Palace is known by the Thai people as the new palace in Bangkok. It is a primary palace of King Rama IX and other Thai royals.||08/24/2005||807|
|Schoenbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn)is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria. Generations of Habsburg monarchs called the palace home until their downfall in 1918. The newly founded Austrian Republic took ownership of the palace and preserve it to this day as a museum. The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) placed Schönbrunn Palace on the World...||02/17/2007||1,147|
|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...
|The Seteais Palace is a neoclassical palace located in Sintra, Portugal. The palace is nowadays a luxury hotel, restaurant and a tourist attraction included in the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO||05/11/2010||841|
|Charlottenburg Palace today is the largest residence of the Hohenzollern in Berlin. Originally built by Elector Frederick III as a summer residence for his wife Sophie Charlotte in 1699, the palace was later extended into a stately building with a cours d`honneur.|
The magnificent palace is surrounded by a baroque garden, in which diverse architectures melt into a unique ensemble....
|First opened as “The People’s Palace” in 1873, the first public television transmissions were made from here in 1936 by the BBC. Alexandra Palace once had its own railway line and race course.||01/16/2006||369|
|Frederiksberg Palace was constructed in Italian Baroque between 1699 and 1738. Since 1869 the palace has been used as the base of the Danish Royal Military Academy.||03/22/2006||453|