Most of the Gothic churches in Poland are made of brick and characterized by the simplicity of form and the lack of rich décor. In the south of the country, there are a few examples of wood and stone constructions, but brick was usually the material used.
Tomar is a charming Portuguese city, filled with ancient churches, narrow cobbled streets, and traditional white houses. The city is set in a landscape of beautiful valleys, bending rivers, and gently rolling mountains swathed in pines and eucalyptus trees.
The Basilica of St. Mary of Health in Venice was erected in Baroque style in the 17th century to a design by the Italian architect Baldassare Longhena. The dome was an important addition to the Venice skyline and soon became emblematic of the city.
Naples is an incredible cocktail made up of great ingredients: long and glorious history, rich culture, warm Mediterranean climate, expressive character of the locals, delicious food, stories about mafia clans, excellent football, and so on.
The Bastion of the Defensive Wall (Lithuanian: Gynybines sienos bastėja), or Vilnius Artillery Bastion, is a Renaissance-style fortification in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, which now houses a museum of historical artifacts. It consists of three parts: a tower built in the defensive wall, an underground horseshoe-shaped room for cannons, and an underground tunnel connecting the tower and the cannon room.