Cut off from the rest of Japan by large mountains, the residents of Shirakawa-go developed a unique way to build their village and survive the winters.
The ruins of Hadrian’s epic compound in Tivoli show an insight into the wealth and power of the Roman Empire in the second century.
Built more than 400 years ago, this villa in the Italian town of Tivoli is one of the finest examples of renaissance architecture and gardens in the world.
The Krumbach bus stops are more than just somewhere to wait. These shelters in the Austrian village are each a unique piece of art.
When Napoleon’s family was forced to flee France and find refuge, it ended up here. What was created is just as beautiful today.
The Italian city of Vicenza is a tribute to the work of architect Andrea Palladio. His buildings all through the streets have influenced many since!
The cultural capital of Chile in Valparaiso is one huge explosion of colour. It’s a city you can explore for days and getting lost here is a pleasure!
The boom times hit Riga just as the Art Nouveau movement was sweeping across Europe. More than a century later, the style still defines the Latvian capital.
These little white houses with their odd conical roofs have been here for centuries but have some surprisingly innovative design elements.