Category: Architecture

  • ‘Which city in Europe is the oldest?’

    ‘Which city in Europe is the oldest?’

    Which city is the oldest in Europe? The title of the oldest city in Europe is held by Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The city is located in the south-central part of Bulgaria and has been inhabited for over 8000 years. The first residents of Plovdiv settled here around 6000 BC. Next in line as the oldest city…

  • ‘In which city is the oldest subway located?’

    ‘In which city is the oldest subway located?’

    Which city has the oldest metro in the world? The oldest metro was built in London. Its opening took place on January 10, 1863. The second oldest metro in the world is located in the capital of Hungary – Budapest. It is over 30 years younger as it was officially opened on May 2, 1896.…

  • ‘Top 10 Longest Highways in the World’

    ‘Top 10 Longest Highways in the World’

    What are the longest highways in the world and where are they located? We have gathered the top 10 longest highways along with their location and length. They are listed below: 10. Interstate 80 Length: 4,666 km Interstate 80 connects the east and west coasts of the United States. It stretches from San Francisco and…

  • ‘The Tallest Monument in the World’

    ‘The Tallest Monument in the World’

    Which monument is the tallest in the world? The Statue of Unity in India is the tallest monument in the world. The height of the statue is 182 meters, which is twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty in the United States, which stands at 93 meters including its pedestal. The Statue of Unity…

  • ‘How tall are the pyramids in Egypt?’

    ‘How tall are the pyramids in Egypt?’

    The three largest pyramids in the Egyptian city of Giza – the pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinos – date back to the Old Kingdom period and were built over 4500 years ago. They serve as tombs for the pharaohs of the Fourth Dynasty. The largest and oldest among them is the pyramid of Cheops,…

  • What is the largest city in the world?

    What is the largest city in the world?

    If you count in terms of population, the largest city in the world currently is Tokyo. Along with its metropolitan area, the Japanese capital has an impressive population of 37.468 million people, which is only about half a million less than the entire population of Poland. However, if we don’t consider the metropolitan area, but…

  • What are the characteristics of rustic style?

    What are the characteristics of rustic style?

    Rustic style is also known as country style. It is associated with the rural charm of this aesthetic. Can you imagine images of a fireplace with a warm fire, and family members wrapped in blankets, enjoying a hot cup of tea? That is the essence of rustic style. A characteristic feature of this aesthetic is…

  • “What are the characteristics of Provencal style?”

    “What are the characteristics of Provencal style?”

    Provencal style originates from the southeastern region of France, renowned for its picturesque lavender fields. The beauty of Provence was immortalized on canvas by impressionist painters such as Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cezanne. It is due to these paintings that Provencal style gained international fame. But what are its characteristics? The basis lies in…

  • What is the tallest building in the world?

    What is the tallest building in the world?

    The tallest building in the world currently (2021) is the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) in Dubai, which was built in 2009. It measures an impressive 828 meters, with a significant portion being occupied by the spire – the height of the building up to the roof is 621.3 meters. The building has 163 floors and…

  • ‘The Tallest Lighthouse in Poland’

    ‘The Tallest Lighthouse in Poland’

    Which lighthouse is the tallest in Poland? The tallest lighthouse in Poland, and also in the entire Baltic Sea region, is the lighthouse in Świnoujście. It has a tower height of 68 meters. Built in the mid-19th century, it was constructed with brick in just 3 years, making it the tallest brick lighthouse in the…

  • ‘The Tallest Skyscrapers in Warsaw [TOP 8]’

    Today we are in Warsaw where I would like to show you a comparison of the eight tallest skyscrapers in this city. By the way, did you know that Warsaw is home to as many as 29 buildings over 100 meters high? Varso Tower In first place is Varso Tower, part of the Varso Place…