Photo gallery of cities of Haarlem and The Hague (Den Haag) in Netherlands.
A photo gallery of pictures in black and white taken around in Europe. In this gallery: The Pont Du Gard in France, the highest (50 mt.) Roman aqueduct. The statue of Marquis De Sade in the Château de Lacoste (France). Two pictures of Jaume Plensa’s sculpture. The Nomade (the biggest one) in harbour of Antibes, and one of the […]
Rotterdam is a very interesting city to visit in Netherlands for several reasons: architecture, history, museums, culture. Rotterdam has the largest cargo port in Europe, is the city of the famous Erasmus of Rotterdam, and was voted 2015 European City of the Year by the Academy of Urbanism. At difference of the others cities in Netherlands nowadays […]
One of the most fascinating example of Rotterdam’s modern architecture is the Kubuswoningen (Cube Houses). The city of Rotterdam asked at Dutch architect Piet Blom to design housing in the most historic section of Rotterdam’s port, so he decided to use the cubic houses idea, applying his earlier cube housing project in Helmond in 1970. The concept behind […]
The fairy-tale village Marken is on a peninsula in the Markermeer, in the North Netherlands, at only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. Marken is a well-known tourist attraction for its characteristic green and white wooden houses (usually painted yellow and blue inside) and for his harbour quarter. Houses here are built on little hills called werven, or on pilings to keep them […]
Last shots of windmills in Kinderdijk. Kinderdijk is a village in the Alblasserwaard polder of the Netherlands at 16 kilometers of Rotterdam, and a UNESCO World Heritage in Holland . The most important aspect of Kinderdijk is undoubtedly the collection of 19 windmills dating from the 1500s, which are considered a Dutch icon throughout the entire world. […]