Category: Architecture

Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall

Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall

The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is a striking example of European design located in Dusit Park in Bangkok. It was commissioned by King Rama V in 1906 and built by royal architects Mario Tamagno and Annibale Rigotti in the Neo-Classical style. This dome of the roof is typical of European structures at the time. Even …

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Brussels: Architectural Features Around the City

Brussels: Architectural Features Around the City

If you like architecture, Brussels has plenty of interesting buildings to see. But, it’s easy to miss some of the smaller details – all as stunning as the main counterpart! See the decorative exterior windows of St Michael and St Gudula Cathedral – built in the Brabantine Gothic style. Most people flock to see the …

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Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

One of the best places to visit in Bangkok is the Ancient City or Muang Boran Museum. Muang Boran is the brainchild of architect Lek Viriyaphant (1914-2000) who wanted to create a space where people can learn about Thailand’s past as well as keeping the culture of Thailand alive. Lek started his project in 1963 …

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