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Via Gallica

View of the Roman road Via Gallica.

The Via Gallica was an ancient road of northern Italy which connected the Roman municipia of the Pianura Padana. It started from the Via Postumia next to Verona, and connected Brescia (Brixia), Bergamo (Bergamum) and Milan (Mediolanum), passing near Lake Garda.

In the first section of the road in Verona, existed a Christian necropolis, on which later the Abbey and the Basilica of San Zeno were erected. Read more about Via Gallica


View of the ancient city of Syracuse.

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world.  Read more about Syracuse


Ancient Roman city of Aquincum, in Budapest, Hungary.

Aquincum was an ancient city, situated on the northeastern borders of the Pannonia province within the Roman Empire. The ruins of the city can be found today in Budapest, Hungary. It is believed that Marcus Aurelius may have written at least part of his book Meditations at Aquincum. Read more about Aquincum

Potala Palace

View of the Potala Palace.

The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Chinese invasion of Tibet. It is now a museum and World Heritage Site. Read more about Potala Palace


Hagar Qim

View of Hagar Qim, Malta

Ħaġar Qim or "Standing/Worshipping Stones") is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta, dating from the Ġgantija phase (3600-3200 BC). The Megalithic Temples of Malta are among the most ancient religious sites on Earth, described by the World Heritage Sites committee as "unique architectural masterpieces." In 1992 UNESCO recognized Ħaġar Qim and four other Maltese megalithic structures as World Heritage Sites. Vere Gordon Childe, Professor of Prehistoric European Archeology and director of the Institute of Archaeology in the University of Lond Read more about Hagar Qim

Taj Mahal

View of the Taj Mahal, India.

The Taj Mahal or the "crown of palaces", is a mausoleum. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658) to house the tomb of his favorite wife of three, Mumtaz Mahal. Read more about Taj Mahal



View of the Parthenon in Greece.

The Parthenon was a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its power. It was completed in 438 BC although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered the zenith of the Doric order. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high points of Greek art. Read more about Parthenon



View of Stonehenge, the ancient monument found in England.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located near Salisbury, England. Stonehenge is unargubly one of the most famous sites in the world.

Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Agemonuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds. Read more about Stonehenge


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