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Here’s the round-up of this week’s #TTOT talk about “Architecture Travel!”
Q1 via bevshemaine: What is your favorite architectural style & which country represents it best?
PollyEJHolidays: I love Art Deco, particularly in New York. It’s sleek and impressive
AdelaideTrip: I love the Parisian Gothic. Gargoyles anyone?
toffeebugs: Japan has nice architectural structures especially the old houses in Kyoto and Nara
- sudhamathew: In India, I love Rajasthani havelis and old Kerala wooden houses
SaraKateTravel: I really like Baroque & Gothic, & both Prague and Krakow have stunning examples of such styles. Can wander their streets for days
- cookiesound: The architecture of Angkor Wat in Cambodia fascinates me every time I’m there
- NvGtravels: I’ve got a passion for Islamic architecture and have seen the most incredible examples in Uzbekistan
- TheAlexLop: Gaudi, Barcelona. You feel like you’re walking through gingerbread houses made of dragon bones
Q2 via christinahegele: Which city is best for marrying architectural style with surrounding landscape?
- mapthegap: It’s not a city – but the Great Wall of China is beautiful in the surrounding landscape
- Roopunzel: The architecture of Petra definitely has been able to marry into its surroundings well
monaibra: Amalfi coast in Italy does this beautifully! Especially Positano!
TendToTravel: Bali. No doubt. Those cool green paddy fields with the thatched rood. Vernacular architecture at its best
theridingdutch: Kuala Lumpur also blends nice with the hills and the rainforest, there’s green everywhere you walk
ElleninTurkey: Amsterdam. The architecture and the canals are a perfect match. Every step brings another photo op
- JauntingKerrs: Love the heavy wooden alpine structures in the Alps — they look so sturdy and cozy
Q3 via LizJarvisUK: What is the most breathtaking/memorable building you’ve seen on your travels?
chowandchatter: Has to be Taj Mahal
- roniweiss: La Sagrada Familia is pretty nuts, right?
- bpmojo: It’s not a building, it’s a group of building, but hey! Machu Picchu
MalloryOnTravel: The monansteries of Meteora took my break away
nomadicchick: Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Hands down!
- TheMinuteTour: I’ve never seen it, but have always wanted to see the Burj Al Arab
- traveldudes: The Hong Kong skyline seems a bit like one huge building
whereisyvette: That would be the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Just jaw-dropping
EuroTravelog: Brunelleschi’s Dome in Florence, Italy
Q4 via christinahegele: Show us your best example of architecture travel in a picture!
|Sedlec Ossuary in Czech Republic, easyJetHolidays|
Q5 via HotelPRGuy: Which hotel has the most unique architectural style?
- MyDestination: Underwater hotel in Fiji!
- cookiesound: Gibbon tree house in Laos. Sleeping 60m above ground is not for faint hearted
- waegook_tom: I’d have to say the cave hostels in Goreme, Cappadocia, are pretty unique – even if a bit damp
kymri: The Zhiwa Ling in Paro, Bhutan
- dogjaunt: My vote = dangling tree house “orbs” on Vancouver Island
And there you have it, “Architecture Travel”!
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