Pavlovsk Palace a book by Anatoli Michailovich Kuchumov website design by Bob Atchison
  Temple of Friendship
Temple of Friendship at Pavlovsk
The Temple of Friendship at Pavlovsk
Designed and built by Cameron
1780-82

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Alexander Palace Time Machine

Virgin and Child in the Apse of Hagia Sophia

Here's a page dedicated to this famous mosaic in the apse sem-dome of the great cathedral church of old Byzantium.  It dates from the original redecoration of the church after iconoclasm ended.

Room over the Vestibule Mosaics in Hagia Sophia

The mysterious mosaics of the room over the vestibule.  Why is no one permitted access? Have these 9th century mosaics been destroyed?