Taking the subway in Moscow is a lesson in Russia’s history and architecture. The extravagant beauty of the underground train stations range in design from Baroque to Art Deco to Futurism, with marble and granite structures to modern iron and glass.
Vatican City is the sovereign territory of the Holy See, ruled by the Bishop of Rome – the Pope.
The Renaissance Architecture inside this walled enclave has some of the most famous cultural properties in the world.
Ållonö is an exclusive family castle mansion located near Stockholm, Sweden. This exquisite residential palace has over 11,000 square feet of living space. The property was originally built in 1670 by Baron Gustav Kurck designed by Nicodemus Tessin. Ållonö was previously owned by many famous families including Kurck, Lilliehook, Oxenstierna, Hamilton, Sperling & Flach. The most recent owners completely renovated the castle, restoring and preserving its original architecture.
Perched high on the hill in Positano on the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Palazzo Positano was originally a 17th century Monastery and Episcopal residence. The property has been completely renovated and is now a luxury villa. Baroque architecture and interior decorations such as painted ceilings, lacquered doors, wood furniture and stucco-works have been carefully restored, even the original altar in the private chapel was kept. The sunny terraces have breathtaking panoramic views of the picturesque town and the Mediterranean sea. The villa also has a private spa with heated pool and Turkish Bath making it the ultimate retreat.