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Composer was a Finnish composer and violinist of the late Romantic and early-modern periods. He is widely recognized as his country’s greatest composer and, through his music, is often credited with having helped Finland to develop a national identity during its struggle for independence from Continue Reading

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The five-storey palace was constructed as a summer residence for Imam Yahya in the 1930s, but it seems that he was building atop a preexisting structure that was built in the 1700s by an Islamic scholar. The palace itself is built like a fortress, with Continue Reading

The sculptures were designed by sculptor Andy Scott and were completed in October 2013. Built of structural steel with a stainless steel cladding, The Kelpies are 30 meters high and weigh 300 tonnes each. The Kelpies are positioned either side of a specially constructed lock Continue Reading

It is one of the Palmerston Forts built between 1867 and 1880 after the recommendations of the 1859 Royal Commission. No Man’s Land Fort, is a sea fort in the Solent, near Portsmouth, England. The fort was designed by Captain E. H. Stewart, overseen by Assistant Continue Reading

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