THE TOWER OF BABEL: The spiral minaret of the Great Mosque of Samarra (also known as the Malwiya Minaret) in Samarra, Iraq. The word "malwiya" translates as "twisted" or "snail shell". The minaret is approximately 171 feet or roughly 17 stories) tall.
This green "Eye" is formed by a tall spiral staircase in a brick tower, reaching toward the bell inside the Lamberti Tower, Verona Italy. (You are looking upward into the bell tower:) By Davide Lombardi
GORKY’S HOUSE: Entrance to writer MAXIM GORKY’S home from which is open to the public NATIONAL TRUST style. Other palatial features include intricately formed stained glass windows, and floral mosaic and stucco decorations throughout. by Vincent Levy