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Category: Palace

  • Grand Ducal Palace

    Grand Ducal Palace

    The Grand Ducal Palace of Luxembourg. The head of state of Luxembourg has the title Grand Duke, and his palace is called the Grand Ducal Palace. It’s hard to get a good photo of the palace (or to get a good view of it, for that matter), as the street is too narrow to get […]

  • Photo Friday: Soestdijk Royal Palace

    Photo Friday: Soestdijk Royal Palace

    A photo impression of Soestdijk Royal Palace, in the Dutch town Baarn. The palace was originally a hunting lodge. In the early 19th century, the lodge became the property of the Dutch royal family. They extended it into the palace that we can still see today. The palace was used as a summer residence by […]

  • Wordless Wednesday: Royal Palace Amsterdam

    Wordless Wednesday: Royal Palace Amsterdam

  • Wordless Wednesday: Royal Palace Noordeinde

    Wordless Wednesday: Royal Palace Noordeinde

  • Photo Friday: Binnenhof

    Photo Friday: Binnenhof

    The Binnenhof (litt. Inner Court) was once the court of the palace of the counts of Holland. It is dominated by the former palace of the counts, the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights). Most buildings are in use by the Dutch government or parliament. The Ridderzaal is mostly used for official receptions by parliament, and the […]

  • Photo Friday: Noordeinde Palace

    Photo Friday: Noordeinde Palace

    Four photos of the royal palace Noordeinde in Den Haag (or The Hague) in the Netherlands. The first two photos show the palace, the other two the statue of William of Orange (a.k.a. William the Silent) in front of it. See more photos from The Hague on my Images of The Hague blog.

  • A palace in Tacloban

    A palace in Tacloban

    Former first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos, who has her roots in Tacloban City, had a small palace built, for herself and for her husband, President Marcos. The palace was built, but she never got the chance to use it. When Marcos was ousted, the palace was opened to the public, under the name Santo NiƱo […]