The Farnese Palace of the sixteenth century, dominates the homonymous square in Rome. It is the current embassy of France.
The original project of the palace is due to Antonio de Sangallo the Younger, commissioned by Cardinal Alejandro Farnesio (future Pope Paul III), who between 1495 and 1512 bought the Ferriz palace and other buildings that are in the area. The works, begun in 1514, were interrupted by the sack of Rome in 1527 and were retaken in 1541, after access to the papacy of Cardinal Farnese with changes to the original project by Sangallo himself.
Iran, whose official name is the Islamic Republic of Iran (in Persian, جمهوری اسلامی ایران, transliterated Ŷomhuri Eslāmi Irān, and pronounced Yomhurí-e Eslamí-e Iran:), is a State of the Middle East and Western Asia. From the 1st millennium a. C. until 1935 was known in the West as Persia, although today this name is still valid and accepted along with that of Iran. It borders Pakistan and Afghanistan in the east; Turkmenistan to the northeast, the Caspian Sea to the north and Azerbaijan and Armenia to the northwest; Turkey and Iraq to the west and finally to the coast of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to the south.
The Uffizi Gallery (in Italian: Galleria degli Uffizi) is a palace and museum in Florence, which contains one of the oldest and most famous art collections in the world. It is considered one of the most visited tourist attractions in Florence.
El Marina Bay Sands es un complejo de edificios de Singapur, localizado frente a Marina Bay y desarrollado por Las Vegas Sands que está considerado como el casino independiente más costoso del mundo (valorado en US$ 5700 millones, incluido el coste del solar).
El conjunto cuenta con tres torres hoteleras con 2.560 habitaciones, un centro de convenciones y exposiciones de 120.000 m², un centro comercial, un museo de Arte y Ciencia, dos teatros Arenas, seis restaurantes de cocineros de prestigio (celebrity chef), dos pabellones flotantes y un casino con 500 mesas y 1.600 máquinas tragamonedas.
Angkor Wat (in Khmer Ângkôr Vôtt / ɑŋkɔr vɔt /), also sometimes written Angkor Vat, is the largest temple and also the best preserved of those that make up the settlement of Angkor. It is considered to be the largest religious structure ever built, and one of the most important archaeological treasures in the world.
The National Assembly of Quebec (in French: Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the legislative body of the province of Quebec in Canada. The legislators are called ENM (members of the National Assembly, French: députés). The Lieutenant Governor and the National Assembly make up the Legislative Assembly of Quebec, which operates in a manner similar to that of other British-style parliamentary systems.
Mount Vernon is located near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The farm is located on the shore of the Potomac River and belongs to Prince George’s County, Maryland.
In Mount Vernon George Washington lived for a time until his death in 1799, and that is where his tomb is located. Today the place belongs to the National Registry of Historic Places of the United States.
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The Great Wall of China (traditional Chinese: 長城, simplified Chinese: 长城, pinyin: Cháng Chéng, «Long fortress», or simplified Chinese: 万里长城; traditional Chinese: 萬里長城; pinyin: Wànlǐ Chángchéng; literally «the long wall of 10 000 Li (里) «; 10,000 li = 21 196 km.2 In China, 10,000 li represent» infinity «) is an ancient Chinese fortification built and rebuilt between the 5th century BC. C. and the XVI century (Modern Age) to protect the northern border of the Chinese Empire during the successive imperial dynasties of the attacks of nomadic xiongnu of Mongolia and Manchuria.
Prague (Praha in Czech) is the capital of the Czech Republic, as set out in the country’s Constitution. Before it was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and Czechoslovakia. It is also the capital of the Bohemian region.
Located on the banks of the Vltava River, it has approximately 1.2 million inhabitants, which makes it the most populated city in the country. The metropolitan area of Prague has a population of 1.9 million inhabitants.