Tuesday, September 1, 2009

September Theme Day: BIG

The Belém Cultural Center (CCB - Centro Cultural de Belém) is the largest building with cultural facilities in Portugal. Western Lisbon, 1992.
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29 comments:

Olivier said...

en effet il est immense, on dirait presque une petite ville

Dina said...

Big and beautiful.

Sharon said...

A very impressive Cultural center.

Jacob said...

Love this place, JM. It would be worth a trip to Portugal just to see it. Great photo, too!

brattcat said...

It's so big it has its own elevated gardens.

Vogon Poet said...

Big in any sense: please enlarge the image to appreciate it better!
Great choice, perfect shot.

Lois said...

Very nice Theme Day post JM!

Cezar and Léia said...

I remember this beautiful place full of students when I visited Lisbon.It's really BIG! Great post!
( você estava na torre de Belem quando tirou essa fotografia? Ficou muito boa!Parabéns)

God bless you
Léia

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

great idea and I remember the Belem center. A wonderful visit

Virginia said...

Well that's big alright! BTW, rumor has it that it's your first birthday around here. If so WhoooHOooo, congratulations for a great year of wonderful photos my friend. Here's to many more!
V

marley said...

Very big!!

Babzy said...

Huge indeed :)

Saretta said...

How wonderful to have such a big building just for culture!

Jilly said...

That's enormous. When you see the tiny cars, it make you realise just how big it is.

JM I adore your header.

cieldequimper said...

BIG and all culture, that's fantastic!

amatamari© said...

This cultural center is enormous: a real treasure for everyone!
Splendid photo!

Per Stromsjo said...

I agree with VP, this one should be enlarged.

A cultural center this size speaks well of the society which created it.

Anya said...

BIG BIG and its a BEAUTY :)

joo said...

It's huge indeed and lovely modern architecture!

Marie-Noyale said...

In the States this size of a center is dedicated to...shops and stores!!

Prospero said...

That's big. And attractive, too.

Leif Hagen said...

Looks like a SUPER BIG cultural center! You could land a 747 in there!

gogouci said...

My gosh, how many square feet in that building. Absolutely perfect post for today's theme.

Joan Elizabeth said...

Imagine having to walk around that place ... it's makig me exhausted just thinking about it.

Jim K said...

Looks like one of those small scale models that designers have for show what a completed project will look like.

Buenos Aires Photoblog said...

Wow, BIG is king! That's another BIG reason to travel to Lisbon. It makes me wonder what you had to climb up to find this gorgeous vantage point.

J Bar said...

Great BIG theme shot.
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Hilda said...

Big and sprawling! Very impressive and enviable!

ruma2008 said...

Lisbon is a town of the art.
It is very important value tradition.