A balcony is a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade, usually above the ground floor.
Lisbon balconies from Iolanda near Porto in Portugal.
Typical Maltese balconies from Nastya
and from Thomas
Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
The city fountain and a house with balconies and frescoes at the picturesque town hall square.
Balconies in Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria from me to me :)