Friday, March 29, 2019

The Peles Castle in Romania
By Seif Kamel
Situated at the bottom of the Bucegi Mountains, the Peles Castle is one
of the most distinguished monuments of Romania. Located in the town
of Sinaia, the Peles Castle was constructed by King Carol in 1873.
Today, the palace is one of the most popular historical places to explore
in Europe.
The Peles Palace is considerably huge. It contains more than 150 various
rooms, chambers, and halls. The Peles Castle hosts a marvelous blend of
German arts and designs. The things to watch in the castle include
chandeliers, wonderful German stained glass windows, and much much
The Peles Castle is the first establishment in Europe to be lit with the
usage of electricity. The furniture of the castle is also quite remarkable
with Turkish salons, paintings, and many other elements. There is also
the impressive Theatre Hall which hosted many renowned artists from
all over Europe.
Romania Link:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Palace of Achilleion in Greece
By Seif Kamel
Constructed in the Corfu Island in Greece, the Achilleion Palace was
constructed for the Empress Elisabeth of Austria. A visit to the
Achilleion Palace is commonly included in many travel packages to
There is in fact an interesting story behind the establishment of this
palace. When the empress grieved because of the death of her son in
1889, she ordered the building of this distinctive palace. The Achilleion
provides magnificent views of the city of Corfu and the Southern section
of the whole island.
The layout and design of the palace were set to mimic residents and
palaces in ancient Greece. Achilles, the famous ancient Greek Hero,
represents the main theme of the palace. Empress Elisabeth was quite
fond of Greece. This is why the palace was luxuriously constructed and
ornamented. Today, the Achilleion Palace serves as a museum that
welcomes hundreds of tourists every day.
Greece Link:

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Ubudiah Mosque in Malaysia
By Seif Kamel
The Ubudiah Mosque, situated in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar,
Perak in Malaysia, is one of the most marvelous pieces of Islamic
architecture. It is in fact one of the most beautiful mosques in the whole
Designed by Arthur Benison Hubback, one of the renowned architects of
Singapore credited with the building of the Ipoh Railway station, the
Ubudiah Mosque was constructed in 1913. It was erected by the orders
of Sultan Idris Murshidul Adzam Shah I who constructed this charming
mosque to thank god that he was healed from a dangerous disease.
Featured with its distinctive imposing golden dome, the magnificent
fa├žade, and marvelous internal decorations and ornaments. The mosque
of Ubudiah is commonly included in many tour packages to Malaysia.
Malaysia Link:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Royal palace of Casablanca
By Seif Kamel
The Royal palace of Casablanca is considered by many scholars to be
the architectural gem of Morocco. Situated in the amazing Habous
neighborhood of Casa, the whole area was mainly developed and erected
by the French around the 1930s.
The palace is a startling example of a marvelous blend between
Moroccan, Northern African, and French styles, layouts, and designs.
Perhaps this is among the reasons why a visit to the Royal Palace of
Casablanca is included in almost all tours to Morocco.
Despite the fact that this was only like the summer house of the King of
Morocco at the beginning of the century, the palace was richly decorated
with magnificent ornaments and decorations. This was why perhaps the
king used to welcome many important figures at the Palace of
Morocco Link:

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Huanglongxi Village in China
By Seif Kamel
The ancient village of Huanglongxi is one of the finest preserved
historical settlements in China. It is one of the oldest existing villages of
the country with a history that extends for more than 1700 years.
The inhabitants with the help of the government were able to preserve
the genuine atmosphere of the place including streets, temples, and
houses. Even the cultural elements and traditions of ancient China is
preserved in Huanglongxi which is included in many travel packages to
Huanglongxi also enjoys rich and diverse landscapes with various
elements. The town is where many arts and cultural events take place.
This is in addition to many historical sites like the Zhenjiang Temple,
Chaoyin Temple and Gulong Temple. This encourages many tourists
who visit China to go explore Huanglongxi.
China Link: