Monasterio de los Jerónimos, Belém. Construido en el estilo manuelino, que se caracteriza por incluir motivos naturales y marítimos, que evocan la época de los descubrimientos. Se comenzó a contruir en 1501 para conmemorar la vuelta de Vasco de Gama.
The view from the first camp as you climb the Rwenzori Mountains. Go to bit.ly/RwenzoriM (case sensitive) to find out more about what there is to see, do, and experience in the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, or simply click the link in my bio. Photo taken by @little_red_curious on a trip sponsored by Kibira Safaris. Email Kibira Safaris at firstname.lastname@example.org to book your travels in and around Uganda.
Rani ni Vav or the Queen's Stepwell | 11tg century CE | Patan, Gujarat| . Rani ni Vav is believed to have been constructed by Rani Udayamati, consort of the Solanki ruler, Bhimadev I (1022-1064 CE) in late 11th century as a memorial to him. At that time, digging wells and building stepwells in the memory of a loved one was a much prevalent tradition in a region with water scarcity and deep groundwater levels. . Rani ni Vav is one of the largest stepwells in India measuring over 65 m in length and 20 m in width. The well is 29 m deep with a diameter of 10 m at the top, The stepwell is seven storeys deep with terraces or pavilions at each level. About 800 sculptures would have covered the inner walls of the Stepwell. . 1000 years on, one can't help but marvel at the vision of a queen and her team of artists who made it real. . #museumweek#heritagem#unescoworldheritagesite#womenmw#heritageofindia#architecture#incredibleindia#patan#gujarat #raninivav.