Amsterdam the Venice of the North. The drawbridge, the barges, the church tower, all combine to form a scene which is peculiarly Dutch.
The Gorge of Pfäfers is one of the most extraordinary places in Switzerland. The source of the hot springs is at the extremity of the gorge.
There is perhaps no spot in the world that can surpass the Yosemite Valley in the grandeur of its mountain and forest scenery.
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Tomb of Antonio Canova (1757-1822) sculptor. He is considered one of the main representatives of Italian classicism.
Lake Lucerne. For grandeur and sublimity of scenery the Lake of the Four Forest Cantons is unrivaled by any lake in Europe.
The large figure is one of two figures evidently placed to guard each side of the approach to the beautiful temple of Singa-Sarie (lion flower) which is close at hand.
Alpine scenery, Mer de Glace! – one of the most strange and beautiful of all the wonderful spectacles of Nature.
River scene, Java. The most beautiful and interesting plants of a tropical landscape.
The Alcázar of Seville is the medieval royal palace of Seville.
Cairo is considered the best school of ‘Arabic literature; and there is no other place in which we can obtain such a complete knowledge of the Arabs.