In the distant 1475 Gritti Palace was built Pisani, and later, 50 years later, settled here Andrea Gritti – the Doge of Venice. For many years the Palazzo has lived a large number of eminent people, such as the Pisani family. In the first half of the NINETEENTH century Gritti Palace was sold and converted into a hotel, combined with the Grand hotel. So they existed until 1948, Gritti Palace passed from hands to hands from one owner to another, and then became independent.
The hotel Gritti Palace can please its guests 82 rooms, 21 rooms with designer – suites. The company Donghia Associates became the owner of these apartments. The hotel restoration was carried out, through which some elements of the old Palace have been restored, but more fundamental changes, improving the structure.
Visit Gritti Palace, you will be delighted with all the elegance of its interior. Here are the best samples of Girandole mirrors, the entrance – original wooden ceilings, the lighting fixtures of the EIGHTEENTH century and many other works of art. Of course, not without innovation. Continue reading
That can attract fans of the unknown and the supernatural more than medieval castles?
That can attract fans of the unknown and the supernatural more than medieval castles? Only locks with ghosts! Don’t believe in ghosts? Perhaps, visiting these places will change your view.
1. Warwick castle in England
Built in the eleventh century by William the Conqueror, the castle saw more battles than any other in Europe – so much of the violence took place in its halls. The most mystical place recognized as the “Ghost tower”, which has become home to the Ghost of sir Greville Fulke of. He was murdered by his own servant in 1628, and now each night emerges from his portrait hanging on the wall in the tower. Dungeon – another habitat of ghosts in the castle. Many complain of nausea and weakness when touching rusty lattice and devices for torture. Continue reading
Hotel-legend Hotel de Paris is located in the heart of the capital of Monaco, next to “Cafe de Paris” and the oldest casino “Monte Carlo”. Built in 1864, the Hôtel de Paris is the first hotel complex in Monte Carlo, “business card” and are the heart of this amazing and luxurious world where time has stopped in the “beautiful era” – the Belle Epoque.
For the marvelous Palace façade, decorated with marble colonnades and bas-reliefs, lies not less luxurious interior: great hall, where reigned the equestrian statue of Louis XIV, the legendary hall of the Empire, which since the late nineteenth century is considered an architectural monument and the famous suites – the triumph of the Empire style. In decorated with gold, crystal and marble, original artwork and antique furniture, combined with ultra-modern comforts and impeccable service, creates an incomparable atmosphere that distinguishes the Hôtel de Paris from all other famous hotels.
The best room is the Churchill Suite is known because its walls are decorated with watercolors Prime Minister of great Britain Winston Churchill. Continue reading