When wandering around Ljubljana, you will stumble on some fascinating buildings designed by famous Slovene architect Jože Plečnik. He reshaped the Slovenian capital, built many beautiful buildings and made urban designs for the city, making Ljubljana one of the prettiest European capitals. It’s with no surprise Plečnik’s masterpieces in Ljubljana got to the UNESCO heritage list in 2021. Read this article to learn more about Jože Plečnik and his architecture in Ljubljana.
Le Corbusier is one of the most famous architects of all time and a vital figure in Modernist architecture. He designed buildings worldwide, in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. With most of his architecture located on the Old Continent, here is the Culture Tourist’s guide on where to see Le Corbusier’s buildings in Europe. Keep on reading to learn more about this fascinating architect and his work.
Europe is home to numerous beautiful buildings designed in different styles, from the early medieval edifices to some very modern ones. I especially love the European churches because they were built in various historical styles. Still, you can also see numerous regional characteristics in them. To boost your wanderlust a bit, here are 2o most iconic churches in Europe.
Here are some good news for all Art Nouveau admirers! That spectacular architectural style is well represented in Saint Petersburg. And you can spend weeks studying its finest examples in the city and its surroundings. Today we’re taking you to an exciting virtual walk along the main avenue of the city, Nevsky Prospect. This is where you can find some of the earliest examples of Art Nouveau in Saint Petersburg.
Rotterdam is a young vibrant city with a perfect combination of a street art and a stylish modern architecture, a great food scene and a cool young vibe. It’s probably my favourite city in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is very beautiful, unique and classy, but Rotterdam is definitely its cooler younger brother.
When thinking of Paris’ architecture some of the first things coming to our mind are usually Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral and St. Chapelle or Haussmann’s boulevards with the same historical buildings on them. But, what often slips our mind is the 20th century and its Modern architecture that pretty much shaped Paris as we know it today. I wanted to learn more about it, so during my last visit to Paris I joined the Modernist Architecture walking tour organised by Context Travel. Modernist Architecture in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement At the beginning of the 20th century Paris is becoming one of the…