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 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.
Built centuries ago, these palatial homes in Genoa have only got better with age. No wonder they’re now on the World Heritage List.
The cathedral in the Italian city of Modena is the perfect harmony of art and architecture. It’s a tribute to designers who thought beyond just structure.
The city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ferrara in Italy is pretty tough. You won’t believe what it’s survived over the centuries!
No history of Sri Lanka is complete without looking at the influence of the Europeans. The walls of the Old Town of Galle represent it so perfectly.