Teatro Scientifco Bibiena Mantova, in Mantua, Northern Italy. Mozart played there at age 13. Photograph by Candida Höfer.

Candida Höfer's best photograph – an 18th-century theatre in Mantua

Candida Hofer, 'Teatro Scientifico Bibiena Mantova III,' of an theater in Mantua, Italy, WSJ magazine

Hallgrimskirkja, Iceland

The Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran Church in Reykjavík, Iceland. At metres ft), it is the largest church in Iceland and the sixth tallest architectural structure in Iceland. ~ by Trey Ratcliff

Castell Coch, near Cardiff, Ceiling design by William Burges.

Detail of the drawing room ceiling of Castle Coch, near Cardiff, Wales (photo by The Green Album)

'Reggia di Portici Portici I 2009' by Candida Höfer

Candida Hofer at Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong

'Reggia di Portici Portici I 2009' by Candida Höfer

Dom Bosco Sanctuary, Brasilia, Carlos Alberto Naves, 1963. Stained glass by Hubert Van Doorne. View this on the map

Blue building: Dom Bosco Sanctuary, Brasilia, Carlos Alberto Naves, Stained glass by Hubert Van Doorne.

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is where emperor Shah Jahan put the remains of his cherished wife. The Taj Mahal had to be rebuilt after being knocked down. It took two decades to build.

Historic Architecture on the Amalfi Coast | photography by awanderingheart.com/

Sunshine on the Amalfi Coast

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Templo Meenakshi Amman em Madurai, Índia.

India full of color! Colorful architecture at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, India (by robotsergio)

St. Mary's Altar. Kraków - I am always   amazed and saddened by the wealth of the churches and the coincidal poverty of the people where these majestic edifices are built.

Mary's Basilica, Kraków, Poland - It holds the Altarpiece of Veit Stoss, the largest Gothic altarpiece in the world.

THE OPERA / the opera house. :) on we heart it / visual bookmark #28759484

Grand Staircase Palais Garnier (Paris Opera House) the detail is amazing! Reminds me if phantom of the opera! (Um, yeah, that's because it's where the Phantom took place.

Candida Höfer Palazzo Ducale Mantova I 2011

Candida Höfer's photographs of grand and empty Italian theatres, palaces, opera houses and libraries are at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London from 12 February

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