This is a unique photo of the Casa da Música (House of Music) building and area, at night. Why unique? Because the shot was taken from the highest point of a moving Ferris wheel temporarily placed last month at the center of the Boavista roundabout. Very tricky shot indeed, as the space was limited, it was hard to get a proper angle and, as the cabin stopped at the top for a few moments, it would start to swing. So this is not the best in terms of result, but I still like it very much anyway. 🙂
The São Bento train station in Porto is considered by some as one of the most beautiful in the world. “While the exterior is certainly beautiful—and brings to mind 19th-century Parisian architecture with its mansard roof and stone façade—it is the front hall that will make you gasp. The walls are covered with 20,000 splendid azulejo tin-glazed ceramic tiles, which took 11 years for artist Jorge Colaço to complete.” (from Travel + Leisure magazine). What is usually most notable are the tiles at the entrance hall, yes, but I enjoy going inside to the platforms late at night, when it’s peaceful.