Saddam Hussein's palace in Tikrit, Iraq. Some quotes from soldiers who have been in there:
-“It’s a stinking evil fairy tale castle,” said Colonel Mike Anderson, of the MWSG-37, from his tent near Tikrit, where he and a portion of his unit are currently located.
-“This guy had more money to waste than 10 billionaires,” he said in disgust....
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon rises on terraces some 400 feet above the level of the plain. This hanging gardens were built by Nebuchadnezzar about 600 B.C. to console his queen, who missed the mountains, trees and flowers of her native Media.
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.
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...
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
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....
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