Ex luxury Hotel Villa Castiglioni****, now dormitory for squatters

Villa Castiglioni is a prestigious residence, built in the early nineteenth century from the Mannati, a noble family from Milan. In 1821 was bought by Ermenegildo Castiglioni, a rich man with liberal ideas. Despite having a beautiful palace in Milan, in the current Corso Venezia, he preferred the this house in Induno Olona, because it was surrounded by green and quiet. To decorate the villa, Ermenegildo Castiglioni called the founder of a cabinetmaker dynasty from Paris, the Ieanselme family, to decore the furnishing of the whole villa. Most of the…

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Latarnia Morska Niechorze – Niechorze Lighthouse, Poland

Height of Lighthouse: 45m The light ascends to the height of: 62,8 m of the sea level Light Range: 20 nautical miles (about 37km) The decision to build a Lighthouse in Niechorze (in polish Latarnia Morska Niechorze) has been taken in 1860, and was commissioned by the German Ministry of Shipping in 1863. The tower of this lighthouse has been built of face-bricks. In the lower part it has a quadrangular shape and in the upper one above the outhouse an octagan form. The corner of that tower have been…

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