Tagged: Palace

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Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal

Pena Palace figures in the list of seven wonders of Portugal; one look at the flamboyant palace and we knew why! The bright colors and amazing stone carvings take you to a different world!...

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Nasrid Palace, Granada, History and Tour

Nasrid Palace History The first historical documents about the Alhambra date back to 9th century. In the year 889, Sawwar ben Hamdun had to seek refuge in the Alcazaba, a fortress. The castle of...

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Kathgola Palace, Murshidabad

It was a long hectic day of sight seeing. At 8 in the morning we set off from Mayapur to Murshidabad in West Bengal. 96kms in 2hrs approx. Why Murshidabad? My daughter had just...

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Hazarduari Palace, Murshidabad.

Murshidabad is rich in terms of history, historical events and even pre-historic excavations. It is one of the 18 districts of West Bengal, ruled by kings of pre-Mauryan era (6th century BC), followed by...

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Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad

Just a couple of pictures for this week’s Thursday challenge: CLEANING (Broom, Mop, Bucket, Vacuum Cleaner, Street Cleaner…). The interiors, this was taken in Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad. We were quite late that day when...

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Fontainebleau Palace, Paris

The most famous feature of the front of the Fontainebleau Palace is the grand horseshoe stairs, first built during the reign of Henry II. The present stairs date to the 17th Century. Napoleon gave...

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Napoleon’s Fontainebleau, Paris

Visit to Fontainebleau opened up a slice of French history! It was like stepping back into a time of grandeur and the associated interesting history. All these splendor funded by peasants and they revolting...

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Interiors of Fontainebleau Palace, Paris

60kms south of Paris is Fontainebleau, renowned for its most magnificent castle in the world! This palace was occupied by almost all kings from 15th century to 19th century. Wiki mentions “thirty-four sovereigns, from...