art & architecture Tag

MYANMAR / 11.08.2012

 Dedicated to Princess Hsinbyume, the white pagoda in Mingun stands out from other Burma temples for its peculiar style, making it very different from the other religious buildings. [pullquote]The Hsinbyume Pagoda was one of my favorite Temples in Burma[/pullquote] The architectural design, with its seven terraces shaped like waves, is deeply linked to the Buddhist cosmology, and generated a...

ITALY / 17.05.2011

Whether you want to treat yourself with a special night like an Earl in a beautiful historical mansion, or you are wild about art and in search of hidden gems, Villa di Corliano is well worth a visit.[caption id="attachment_4781" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Villa di Corliano, Frescoes[/caption]Ideally located between Pisa and Lucca - an overlooked area of Tuscany...