Archive for January, 2014

Rila Monastery

The Rila Monastery is considered as the largest and the most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery located in the Rila mountains in Bulgaria. Also known as Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, it is considered as Bulgaria’s most important architectural and cultural monument. Named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rila Monastery has become a […]

Mole Antonelliana

The Mole Antonelliana is a towering building located in Turin, Italy. It is currently a museum for Italy’s National Museum for Cinema. It is noted for its 121-meter high dome and spire. It is also considered as the world’s tallest museum. Mole Antonelliana History The Mole Antonelliana was first conceived as a synagogue for the […]

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is an imposing twin tower complex located at the central business district of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It houses the 1,608-room hotel managed by Marriot International. Standing 355 meters or 1,165 feet tall, it is currently the world’s tallest hotel building. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai History The tower […]