Palais de Justice de Paris in Paris, Île-de-France
Founded in 1768, the Royal Academy is best known for its summer exhibition, which as been an annual event for over 200 years and comprises a rewarding mix of around 1,200 new works by established and unknown painters. During the rest of the year, the gallery shows prestigious touring exhibitions from around the world, and the courtyard in front of Burlington House, one of the West End's few surviving mansions from the early 18th century, is often filled with people waiting to get in. Quite…
Supreme Court of the United States in Washington DC, D.C.
Palazzo Barberini. A wonderful little museum which includes one of my five favorite paintings in the whole world, Raphael's La Fornarina. It was empty when we went so I was able to basically hang out with the painting for a good 15 minutes. Opportunities like that are blissful. A masterpiece by one of the greatest artists ever and I had it all to myself for as long as I wanted.
s-Graveland in Noord-Holland
Covent Garden Market in London Great place to shop, grab a bite to eat, and watch street entertainers
The sumptuous Queen's Chapel was designed by Inigo Jones for the Infanta of Spain, the intended bride of Charles I. Work started in 1623 but ceased when the marriage negotiations were shelved. The chapel was finally completed in 1627 for Charles's eventual queen, Henrietta Maria. It was the first church in England to be built in a Classical style, with a coffered ceiling based on a reconstruction by Palladio of an ancient Roman temple.