The Olivo Train was sent to make by the general Plutarco Elías Calles to the company Pullman, in Illinois, the United States. He arrived in Mexico City on May 2, 1927 and took his name from the color of his wagons: olive green. It was a means of transport but also a space where the leaders made official meetings, offered elegant banquets and signed important treaties. It was a «Presidential Residence» on rails.
Casa Batlló is a building designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí, the greatest representative of Catalan modernism. It is a complete remodeling of a previously existing building on the site, the work of Emilio Sala Cortés. It is located at number 43 Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona, the wide avenue that crosses the Ensanche district (Eixample), in the so-called «Manzana de la Discordia», because it also houses other works of modernist architects: the Amatller house, that adjoins with that of Gaudí, the work of Josep Puig i Cadafalch; Casa Lleó Morera, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner; Casa Mulleras, by Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia; and the Casa Josefina Bonet, by Marcel·lià Coquillat. The construction was carried out between 1904 and 1906.
The Palace of Versailles (in French: Château de Versailles ‘castle, mansion of Versailles’) is a building that served as a royal residence in past centuries. The palace is located in the municipality of Versailles, in Île-de-France. Its construction was ordered by Louis XIV, and is one of the most important monarchical architectural complexes in Europe.
The Villa Farnesio or Palazzo Farnesio is an important example of a Renaissance residence in Italy built for the Roman family of the Farnese in Caprarola, Lazio.
The villa was one of the many stately homes built by the Farnese in their own domains. The project for a defensive fortress was originally prepared by Antonio de Sangallo el Joven. In 1559, by the will of Cardinal Alejandro Farnesio, the project was modified, although maintaining the pentagonal plan, and the direction of the work was entrusted to Vignola. The works finished in 1575.
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.
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.
The Holocaust Museum has incorporated a 360-degree virtual tour in which each person can follow their own journey and visit the rooms where thousands of Jews died 70 years ago. The panoramic photographs are accompanied by historical information, eyewitness accounts and descriptions of the places.
Visit part of the spaces of the Louvre Museum. Tours only for Windows and Mac
This virtual tour allows users of a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to make a virtual room-by-room tour of the entire museum. You can even see a list of past exhibitions, which is included in the ground floor map (see map buttons top right). The visitor can navigate from one room to another by clicking on locations on the map or following blue arrow links on the floor that connect the rooms. The desktop version includes camera icons to indicate access points where the visitor can get a close-up view of a particular exhibit object or panel.