The Winged Lion

Winged Lion Memorial (Prague, Czech Republic)

Dedicated to the Czechoslovak airmen who served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II, The Winged Lion Memorial was unveiled on 17 June 2014. designed by the British sculptor Colin Spofforth, the two metre high lion was

Crooked Forest in Poland

Crooked Forest (Gryfino, Poland)

Planted sometime around 1930, the grove of approximately 400 twisted pine trees known as the Crooked Forest is located near Gryfino, Poland. Each of the pine trees in the Crooked Forest bend just above ground

The Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon (Moscow, Russia)

The Tsar Cannon is a large artillery piece on the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow. A monument to the art of Russian artillery casting, the giant bronze was produced by Andrey Chokhov, a master craftsman in 1586. It

The Winter Palace in St Petersburg

The Winter Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia)

The official residence of Russia’s royal family from 1731 to 1917, the Winter Palace is now a popular tourist attraction and part of a large complex of buildings housing the State Hermitage Museum in Saint

St Basil's Cathedral

Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)

Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica in

Hungarian Parliament Building (Budapest, Hungary)

Completed in 1902, the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest is a shining example of Neo-Gothic architecture.  Construction began on the building in 1896 to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Hungary, the Parliament contains 601 rooms

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