Monthly Archives: April 2015

360° The Neptune Pool, Hearst Castle, CA

April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Neptune Pool Hearst Castle is a National and California Historical Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States. It was designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947 for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, who died in 1951. The California Park Commission voted to approve its inclusion in the California State Park System, and that was approved by the California State Legislature in 1954. However, […]
360° Dubai Marina

April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubai Marina is a district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city, built along a 3km stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline. When the entire development is complete, it will accommodate more than 120,000 people in residential towers and villas. It is located on Interchange 5 between Jebel Ali Port and the area which hosts Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, and the American University in […]
360° Burj Al Arab, Dubai

April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been called “The world’s only 7 star Hotel” and is the third tallest hotel in the world. 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280m from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the […]
360° Interior of the Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul.

April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Suleymaniye Mosque, built on the order of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, by the architectural genius Mimar Sinan. The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558. This vast religious complex blended Islamic and Byzantine architectural elements. It combines tall, slender minarets with large domed buildings supported by half domes in the style of the Byzantine church Hagia Sophia. The design of the Suleymaniye also plays on Suleyman’s […]
360° Hagia Sophia & The Blue Mosque

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, “Holy Wisdom”; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its construction in 537 until 1453, it served as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted to […]
360° Istanbul City Wall

April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Istanbul from the City Wall Including Hagia Sofia, Suleiman Mosque, Galata Tower, The City wall, The golden Horn to name but a few sights. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, constituting the country’s economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 13.9 million, the city forms one of the largest urban agglomerations in Europe and is the second-largest city in the world by population within city limits. Istanbul is […]