Architectural Masterpieces: Westminster Palace, London

Westminster Palace

The Westminster Palace is an outstanding example of Perpendicular Gothic style, of great historic and symbolic significance. Initially build as a royal palace in the eleventh century, the medieval building was ravaged by a disastrous fire outbreak in 1843, and needed massive reconstruction. Nowadays, it is used for housing the British Parliament exclusively, excepting the ceremonial purposes,when the palace retains […]