Art Masterpieces of Musée d’Orsay in Paris

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Apr 242017
 
Musée d'Orsay; Paris; France; museum; indoor; uasatish; painting; Chrysanthemums; Claude Monet;

Chrysanthemums (Monet)

Museum d’Orsay is on the left bank of River Seine, 2.1 km from Notre Dame Cathedral. The nearest metro station is Solférino – Musée d’Orsay. Louvre Museum is across River Seine, a walk of 1.1 kmWe had booked Continue reading »

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My Visit to Louvre Museum in Paris

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Apr 102017
 
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Portrait de Baldassare Castiglione

Our TGV high-speed duplex train from Strasbourg reached Paris on a Monday. It was 1:30 pm when the train reached Gare de l’est station in Paris. Louvre Museum remains closed on Tuesdays. So we quickly checked into our hotel and proceeded forthwith to Louvre Museum by Continue reading »

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Two Days in Lucerne, Switzerland

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Dec 052016
 
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Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful town on the shores of Lake Lucerne in the centre of Switzerland. The nearest airports are Zurich (68 km) and Basel (104 km). Lucerne is connected by trains to Continue reading »

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Vatican Museums

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Nov 212016
 
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Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums contain an enormous collection of priceless art.The immense collection was built up by the popes, starting from Pope Julius II in early sixteenth century. The popes were among Continue reading »

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Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican

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Oct 242016
 
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St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest church in the world. Italy’s greatest architects built it in the Vatican over a period of a hundred years. The church was built during the period 1506–1626. Saint Peter, the chief apostle of Jesus Christ, Continue reading »

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Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

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Oct 172016
 
Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva; Rome; Italy; church; architecture; travel; uasatish;

Interior of the Basilica

Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva is a major Roman Catholic church in the historic centre of Rome. It is built at the site of an ancient temple of the Roman goddess Continue reading »

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Top Six Attractions of Florence

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Jul 182016
 
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Il Duomo

Florence is a romantic town with narrow streets and heritage buildings. It is thronged by visitors who are treated to masterpieces of Continue reading »

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A Visit to Accademia Gallery in Florence

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Jun 272016
 
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A Crowd Around David

Accademia Gallery is an art museum in Florence, Italy. The star attraction in the museum is the original Michelangelo’s sculpture, David.  There are other Continue reading »

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