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paolocabral palácio de queluz, portugal 55min

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gretaattard After a #long #trip we ended up in #Russia, #StPetersburg. Yes as expected the security was tight but the #beauty of it's #Palaces and #riches was simply #astounding and #breathtaking. This is the #hermitagemuseum .... Do I need to add anything? #travel #summer 1h
  •   l1v The Hermitage was my favourite ahhhhhhh 1h
  •   gretaattard @l1v it was absolutely beautiful I loved walking around and looking at the art 55min
  •   l1v Yeah, honestly don't know which I preferred, the art or the architecture hahah x 47min

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weekendwayfarers Royalty for a day at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm. Inspired by Versailles, these grounds were first cultivated in the seventeenth century and remain a perfect place for a stroll on a sunny, Swedish afternoon.
#Travelblogging #TravelPhotography #Sweden #Stockholm #Swedish #Travel #Palaces #History #WeekendWayfarers #Gardens
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interiors_with_history Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

The original castle was owned by the Acaja line of the House of Savoy, Lords of Piedmont until 1418, and was sold to marquis Rolando Pallavicino in 1493. It was then acquired by Emmanuel Philibert in 1563, when the ducal capital was moved from Chambéry to Turin.

The new palace was designed by the architect Filippo Juvarra to be used as a palazzina di caccia ("hunting lodge") for Victor Amadeus II, King of Sardinia. Works started in 1729. Within two years construction was far enough advanced for the first formal hunt to take place.

Juvarra called upon a team of decorators, many of them from Venice, to carry out the decor of the palazzina interiors. In the reigns of Carlo Emanuele III and Victor Amadeus III the palazzina and its formal park continued to be extended, at first by Juvarra's assistant, Giovanni Tommaso Prunotto, then by numerous North Italian architects, such as Ignazio Birago di Borgaro, Ludovico Bo, Ignazio Bertola and Benedetto Alfieri. The final building has a total of 137 rooms and 17 galleries, and covers 31,050 square meters. Polissena of Hesse-Rotenburg, wife of Carlo Emanuele III also carried out improvements.

The original purpose of the hunting lodge is symbolized by the bronze stag perched at the apex of the stepped roof of its central dome, and the hounds' heads that decorate the vases on the roofline. The building has a saltire plan: four angled wings project from the oval-shaped main hall.

The extensions resulted in separate pavilions linked by long angled galleries and a long octagonal forecourt enclosed by wings, extended forwards in two further entrance courts.

Stupinigi was the preferred building to be used for celebrations and dynastic weddings by members of the House of Savoy. Here, in 1773, Maria Teresa, Princess of Savoy, married Charles Philippe, Count of Artois, brother of Louis XVI and the future Charles X of France.

Today the Palace of Stupinigi houses the Museo di Arte e Ammobiliamento, a museum of the arts and furnishings, some original to the palazzina, others brought from the former Savoia residences of Moncalieri and Venaria Reale.
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interiors_with_history Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

The original castle was owned by the Acaja line of the House of Savoy, Lords of Piedmont until 1418, and was sold to marquis Rolando Pallavicino in 1493. It was then acquired by Emmanuel Philibert in 1563, when the ducal capital was moved from Chambéry to Turin.

The new palace was designed by the architect Filippo Juvarra to be used as a palazzina di caccia ("hunting lodge") for Victor Amadeus II, King of Sardinia. Works started in 1729. Within two years construction was far enough advanced for the first formal hunt to take place.

Juvarra called upon a team of decorators, many of them from Venice, to carry out the decor of the palazzina interiors. In the reigns of Carlo Emanuele III and Victor Amadeus III the palazzina and its formal park continued to be extended, at first by Juvarra's assistant, Giovanni Tommaso Prunotto, then by numerous North Italian architects, such as Ignazio Birago di Borgaro, Ludovico Bo, Ignazio Bertola and Benedetto Alfieri. The final building has a total of 137 rooms and 17 galleries, and covers 31,050 square meters. Polissena of Hesse-Rotenburg, wife of Carlo Emanuele III also carried out improvements.

The original purpose of the hunting lodge is symbolized by the bronze stag perched at the apex of the stepped roof of its central dome, and the hounds' heads that decorate the vases on the roofline. The building has a saltire plan: four angled wings project from the oval-shaped main hall.

The extensions resulted in separate pavilions linked by long angled galleries and a long octagonal forecourt enclosed by wings, extended forwards in two further entrance courts.

Stupinigi was the preferred building to be used for celebrations and dynastic weddings by members of the House of Savoy. Here, in 1773, Maria Teresa, Princess of Savoy, married Charles Philippe, Count of Artois, brother of Louis XVI and the future Charles X of France.

Today the Palace of Stupinigi houses the Museo di Arte e Ammobiliamento, a museum of the arts and furnishings, some original to the palazzina, others brought from the former Savoia residences of Moncalieri and Venaria Reale.
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denaneer12 My great-great-grandmother, GKR Hemas (daughter of Hamengkubuwono VII in Yogyakarta and queen consort of Pakubuwono X of Surakarta) #javanese #java #grandmother #ancestors #royal #royalfamily #palace #palaces #queen #princess #old 7h

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varukrish It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.

#palaces #corridoors #walls #pose #modest with #words
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Nashville Brunella D'Andrea
daisywheel_ #holiday #trip #voyage #paris #france #boat #trip #sein #river #sky #clouds #sun #sunset #palaces #bridge #people #colours #lights #happiness #love #grat #emotions #8th #august #2015 #memories - -
Questa foto SEMBRA uguale a quelle che ho appena pubblicato, ma è molto diversa, davvero!
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Video Maria Subramanian
historyofromanovs The Gatchina Palace, home of the family of Tsar Alexander III of Russia. After Alexander's father was assassinated while living at the Winter Palace inside the city, the family was relocated to much safer Gatchina Palace during the 1880s. Photo credit (?) 17h

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jenovoromeo Do you have a need for a statue that was not made by the hands of men? Sure you do, but it costs 1.4m. It's a spiritual exchange too, money isn't that important but it exists somehow. Peace. 17h

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Brannan Flavio Marini

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