Zwinger Palace - the epitome of Baroque beauty in the world!
Zwinger Palace was built in Dresden, the capital of Saxony, during the reign of Augusts the Strong in the year 1709, and has been famous ever since for it's stunning baroque architecture. I was exposed to baroque style of architecture in person only when visited the city and this quickly became one of my most favourite parts in the city.
Francesco Borromini, San Carlo alle Quattro Fontaine (church) 1638-1646, Rome, Italy. Baroque art and architecture.
Joseph Hubert, Abbaye d'admont, 1074-1776, Autriche.
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Belonging to the noble family that shares its name, the Liechtenstein City Palace is a case study in over-the-top Baroque architecture, Rococo Revival interiors, and mirrored staterooms.
Palais Garnier - Opéra national de Paris Charles Garnier - 1875 561311_454723191224829_715307295_n_large
Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, which depicts classical figures in sumptuous detail. This example of late Baroque, or almost even Rococo, architecture, is lighter in many ways. It's not as formal as earlier Roman Baroque architecture, as it conveys its grandeur less strictly with more free-flowing opulence.
Frauenkirche, Dresden -- Baroque architecture
Monasterio de la Cartuja (Granada), una de las obras cumbres de la arquitectura barroca española / La Cartuja Monastery (Granada), one of the masterpieces of Spanish Baroque architecture