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Stowe Landscape Garden, Palladian Bridge

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Stowe Landscape Garden, Palladian Bridge
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England
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Stowe Landscape Garden is a true treasure of England's past. I love it! One of the main features of the garden is the collection of intriguing classical monuments and follies. Of these, one of my favourites is the Palladian Bridge. Palladianism is a school of architecture named for Andreas Palladio, an Italian who created designs based on classical Roman and Greek style. The bridge is adorned with classical ornamentation, among which is this carved head on the entrance portico. I had to be quick to photograph the bridge, because it was crowded with other visitors, so I nipped in front of the entrance to take this shot hand-held.

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