El Escorial has been the burial site for most of the Spanish kings of the last five centuries, Bourbons as well as Habsburgs. The Royal Pantheon contains the tombs of the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V (who ruled Spain as King Charles I), Philip II, Philip III, Philip IV, Charles II, Louis I, Charles III, Charles IV, Ferdinand VII, Isabella II, Alfonso XII, and Alfonso XIII. VI (1746–1759).

El Escorial has been the burial site for most of the Spanish kings of the last five centuries, Bourbons as well as Habsburgs. The Royal Pantheon contains the tombs of the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V (who ruled Spain as King Charles I), Philip II, Philip III, Philip IV, Charles II, Louis I, Charles III, Charles IV, Ferdinand VII, Isabella II, Alfonso XII, and Alfonso XIII. VI (1746–1759).

Duomo di Milano The Duomo is constructed entirely of marble is a Blossomed Gothic style. It has 3400 statues, is 158 meters long and 93 meters wide, and reaches 108 meters in height. In 1774, on the highest spire a gold statue of the Madonna was placed to protect the city.

Duomo di Milano The Duomo is constructed entirely of marble is a Blossomed Gothic style. It has 3400 statues, is 158 meters long and 93 meters wide, and reaches 108 meters in height. In 1774, on the highest spire a gold statue of the Madonna was placed to protect the city.

The tomb of Empress Maria Theresa in the Crypt of the Capuchins, Vienna

The tomb of Empress Maria Theresa in the Crypt of the Capuchins, Vienna

El Escorial (Madrid, Espanha) Localizado em San Lorenzo de El Escorial, na comunidade autónoma de Madrid, este mosteiro-palácio foi mandado construir pelo rei Filipe II de Espanha, em 1563, para celebrar a vitória sobre os franceses na batalha de San Quintin, em 1557.

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El Escorial (Madrid, Espanha) Localizado em San Lorenzo de El Escorial, na comunidade autónoma de Madrid, este mosteiro-palácio foi mandado construir pelo rei Filipe II de Espanha, em 1563, para celebrar a vitória sobre os franceses na batalha de San Quintin, em 1557.

Sphinx de Gizeh, Harmakhis, - 2500 Le Caire, Egypte

Sphinx de Gizeh, Harmakhis, - 2500 Le Caire, Egypte

The ancient walled city of Avila sits in the scorched meseta of central Castile, an hour north west of Madrid.  It's an ancient redoubt, one of a number encircling Spain's capital. Toledo is possibly my favourite.

The ancient walled city of Avila sits in the scorched meseta of central Castile, an hour north west of Madrid. It's an ancient redoubt, one of a number encircling Spain's capital. Toledo is possibly my favourite.

Entrada principal del Palacio Real de Oriente de Madrid.

Entrada principal del Palacio Real de Oriente de Madrid.

1455-1460 Coronation of Marie de Brabant. Grandes Chroniques de France, enluminées par Jean Fouquet

1455-1460 Coronation of Marie de Brabant. Grandes Chroniques de France, enluminées par Jean Fouquet

Romanesque Architecture - Mainz Cathedral

Romanesque Architecture - Mainz Cathedral

Ingres, Napoleon I Crowned, 1806

Ingres, Napoleon I Crowned, 1806

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