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Famous Landmarks & Sights

When you think about Europe, you think about the places that always come first to your mind. Those images of places and objects that always appear in books, magazines, movies and television. Throughout Europe you’ll see iconic landmarks & monuments, which identify the exact destiantion where certain historical events occurred or are remembered. The man made […]

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Ancient Sites & Ruins

Because of the many great civilizations, notably Greece and Rome, Europe today has many remnants of those cultures. Fascinating concepts of engineering and building that these civilizations created are still used today in the construction of buildings, roads, cities, etc. One can only wonder how such feats of construction were accomplished so perfectly without the […]

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Museums

Europe has some of the world’s greatest museums and there are plenty to choose from in all of the countries. When European countries colonized across the globe their archaeologists discovered many of the of the ancient sites in Egypt, China, India, Mesopotamia, etc. They uncovered ancient cites, tombs and civilizations  all but lost centuries ago. The artifacts they […]

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Castles / Châteaus / Palaces

For centuries Europe lived under the rule of Emperors, Kings, Nobles and Lords whose power dominated the people within their fiefdoms and sphere of influence. After the fall of the Roman Empire much of Europe was ruled by hundreds of small and sometimes isolated kingdoms. Each one had a King or ruler who ruled over […]

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Cemeteries

Because of the many wars over the centuries, Europe is littered with cemeteries of the fallen. With the two world wars being that last large conflict in Europe, many cemeteries dot the landscapes for both Axis and Allies countries. The two world wars only took a total of  approximately 15 to 18 million in WW […]

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Battlefields / Fortifications

Europe’s history over the centuries is littered with conflict in which great battles were fought. the struggle for power through the ages, religious intolerance, conquering empires and kingdoms would eventually determine what europe is today. Some of those so dramatic that it would have a direct impact on the rest of the world and its […]

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Cultural Routes

Cultural routes have gained popularity because of the significance they represent to many people. They are a re-enactment of a route taken by a historical person of importance, a route of migration or pilgrimages of certain ethnic and religious groups, a route that played a role in the development of European commerce or societies. The […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Neues Palace Potsdam, Germany

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Homes & Mansions

There are many homes of the famous one can visit in Europe. They can be places of birth, where they conducted there lives work, or historical events occurred.  Those of not just royalty but, writers, composers, artists, rulers, scientists, inventors, poets, explorers, the influential rich, religious,  military and political figures. Many of these locations also […]

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Industrial Heritage

In the mid 18th century the Industrial Revolution started in England and swept across Europe and onto other parts of the world. The Industrial Revolution started the production method of manufacturing things by machine instead of by hand. There was also with advances in energy that impacted many aspects of the industrial period such as transportation. […]

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War & Remembrance Memorials

Through the centuries Europe has had great turmoil with warring fractions that have led to horrific wars of great destruction and death. As small kingdoms would create alliances with other kingdoms their adversaries would do the same in fear that they wouldn’t be secure against their adversaries. This would lead to a very competitive environment […]

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Religious Sites

Religion has had a large influence in most of Europe’s civilizations since recorded history. The Greek and Roman civilizations had their many Gods and the activities of their societies reflected those beliefs. After the Romans laid siege to Palestine christians spread the teachings of Christ throughout Asia Minor and southern Europe. Once Emperor Constantine became a […]