Discover the 10 must-see destinations for architecture fans
Are you passionate about architecture and design decoration and do you like to travel? Modern, antique or simply incredible, the architecture of certain places seduces and leaves us speechless. Discover the 10 must-see destinations that will blow your mind with Imaggo. Travel in and out of time!
When adventure rhymes with architecture
1- The Taj Mahal: a jewel of Indo-Islamic art (India)
An architectural masterpiece, this white marble mausoleum combines arches, domes and the play of light and shadow.
2- The Mayan temples of Yucatan (Mexico)
Discover the Mayan civilisation with the imposing ruins of the pyramid temples.
3- Antiquity meets Baroque in Rome (Italy)
The centuries blend perfectly in the Eternal City: from the Colosseum in Ancient Rome to St. Peter's Basilica dating from the Renaissance.
4- Barcelona and the work of Gaudi (Spain)
Barcelona is the birthplace of Antoni Gaudi's works (Parc Güell, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlò), renowned for their curves, columns and colours.
5- Paris and its multitude of architectural visions (France)
In Paris, the charm of Haussmannian buildings mixes with more modern monuments such as the Louvre Pyramid, the Pompidou Centre and the Fondation Vuitton.
6- Moscow's Red Square (Russia)
Emblematic square of the Russian capital, it presents an unusual and colourful architecture with the Kremlin and the Basil the Blessed cathedral.
7- The Alhambra in Granada (Spain)
Discover Andalusia and linger in the city of Granada to discover the Alhambra, a major monument of Islamic architecture.
8- Byzantine and Ottoman inspiration in Istanbul (Turkey)
Visit the sumptuous Hagia Sophia Church for a meeting of Byzantine dome and Islamic inscriptions.
9- The beauty of the Cyclades (Greece)
The islands of Santorini, Paros and Mykonos offer an idyllic landscape thanks to the stained white and blue of the Cycladic houses.
10- Miami and the Art Deco style (USA)
Hundreds of buildings with pastel colours and geometric shapes, inspired by the 1930s.
So, have you chosen your next destination? Have a great holiday!
Also check out our article on the TOP 10 most original architects' houses in the world, to dream a little more!