Upper Levels of Garrick Inn, the Oldest Pub in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Which Happens To Be Haunted
No doubt you’ll come across this building when visiting Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The Garrick Inn is reputedly the oldest pub in town, dating back to the 14th century. Some claim that the pub is haunted, but that’s usually the case with buildings as old as this one, isn’t it?
Looking Up at One Canada Square Skyscraper in Canary Wharf, East London
One Canada Square is a 50-storey skyscraper located in the heart of Canary Wharf - London’s financial centre. It was the tallest building in the UK from 1990 until 2010, when it was surpassed by The Shard.
Stonehenge, the Ancient Ring of Standing Stones Near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England
Stonehenge is one of world’s most famous prehistoric monuments dating back as far as 3000 BC. It is comprised of massive upright stones arranged in a circular layout. The biggest stones, known as sarsens, stand 9 metres tall and weight up to 50 tons each.
Christmas Tree and St Paul's Cathedral in London, UK
Illuminated St Paul's Cathedral and trees decorated for the Christmas season. A church dedicated to Paul the Apostle existed here since 7th century and the present cathedral, which was designed in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren, dates back to 17th century.
Inside-Out Architecture of Lloyd's Building in the City of London, UK
Lloyd's building at 1 Lime Street is a very interesting, 88 metres tall structure located in the City of London. It has an inside-out design with all staircases, lifts and pipes on the exterior to maximise the inner space. This style of architecture is known as Bowellism.
A Church and Two Old Buildings Connected With an Archway in Wroclaw, Poland
Hansel and Gretel are two medieval buildings in the centre of Wroclaw, Poland. The buildings are connected with an archway, on which there is an inscription in Latin that reads ‘Death is the gateway to life’. The gate formed by the two buildings once led to a church cemetery.
Casa Terracota on the Outskirts of Villa de Leyva in Colombia
On the outskirts of a popular tourist town of Villa de Leyva in Colombia you'll find Casa Terracota, a sculptural house built entirely from clay. It's the biggest piece of pottery in the world that took almost 12 years to complete.
The British Library and St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, UK
Brick walls of the British Library and St Pancras Renaissance Hotel on a sunny day in London. The hotel, designed by George Gilbert Scott, was first opened in 1873 and is a great example of Gothic Revival architecture.
The Gherkin and St Andrew Undershaft in The City of London, UK
A night shot of 30 St Mary Axe, the so-called Gherkin, which is a 41-storey building opened in 2004 in the City of London. In front of it is St Andrew Undershaft, a church that has existed on the site since the 12th century. The combination of old and new is a very characteristic feature of London's cityscape.