Patuxay, which means “victory monument,” is a memorial for the soldiers who died fighting for the independence of Laos from the French. It is in the center of Vientiane, the capital of Laos.
The Garuda Pancasila is the national emblem of Indonesia and features plenty of symbolism. This Golden Garuda can be found at the Independence Room of the Monas in Jakarta.
Kapitan Keling Mosque is perhaps the most recognizable mosque in Penang. It was believed to have been established in 1801.
What I liked best about Berlin, Germany was the vibrant and open culture. This wall I passed by on the streets of Berlin probably best embodies that city’s vibrant spirit.
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam was originally built to be the Town Hall. It is now used by Queen Beatrix for official functions during state visits and other official receptions.
Wat Phra Si Sanphet was built in 1448 by King Borommatrailokanat in the ancient Siamese kingdom of Ayutthaya.
9 August is Singapore's National Day. At last year’s celebrations, Marina Bay Sands was lit up in Singapore’s colors, red and white, as well as the crescent and five stars seen on the national flag.
Along the waterways of the canals of Hamburg are old buildings and warehouses that have been preserved through the years.
Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in the Gothic style. It is one of the world’s largest churches, and for four years after its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world. In 1996, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Singapore’s Old Supreme Court Building was designed by Frank Dorrington Ward. The building is slated to be converted into the National Art Gallery of Singapore.
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building was designed by A.C. Norman. It currently houses the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia.
Masjid Istiqal (also known as Istiqal Mosque) is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Located in Jakarta, Indonesia, it was built to commemorate Indonesia’s independence from the Netherlands; “Istiqal” is an Arabic word that means “Independence.”