Rooms of porcelain and a private church – Madrid, Spain

The royal palace of Madrid is a huge palace in the center of the city and one of the city’s top tourist attractions. It’s officially the residence of the royal family, but they only use it for ceremonies and live in another palace in the outskirts of Madrid. Because of that, us tourists can visit the inside of this beautiful building!… Read More Rooms of porcelain and a private church – Madrid, Spain

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The Valencia cathedral explained by a local – Valencia, Spain

I went to Valencia with a group of art history students and we met up with some art history students from the University of Valencia. They showed us around in the city and one student even gave us a private tour through the Valencia cathedral!… Read More The Valencia cathedral explained by a local – Valencia, Spain

The biggest aquarium of Europe – Valencia, Spain

Right next to the famous Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias in Valencia, there’s a building in the same style, designed by Félix Candela, called l’oceanogràfic. The white and blue building has a sparkling fish on the facade and it’s the entrance to a huge aquarium. In fact, L’oceanogràfic is the largest aquarium complex… Read More The biggest aquarium of Europe – Valencia, Spain

The budget of this architectural project got completely out of hand – Valencia, Spain

The ciudad de las artes y las ciencas is one of the main tourist attractions of Valencia. It was designed by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava in the 90s and the last building was finished in 2009. It’s a cultural and architectural complex and it’s also one of the 12 treasures of Spain. … Read More The budget of this architectural project got completely out of hand – Valencia, Spain