TAG: Monuments

New York: African Burial Ground National Monument

New York: African Burial Ground National Monument
Slavery has survived in America for hundreds of years. After just half a century after the arrival of the first slaves in New York, almost half of the population had… READ MORE

Paris: Père-Lachaise Cemetry

Paris: Père-Lachaise Cemetry
The Père-Lachaise Cemetery is one of the most visited places in all of Paris. It's one of the world's most famous places, and the first civil cemetery built in the… READ MORE

Rome: the Tabularium

Rome: the Tabularium
 Within the Roman Forum you can find the remains of a building of central importance for the Roman administration and to maintain the documents that regarded the empire: it's the… READ MORE

Rome: the Great Arch of Tito

Rome: the Great Arch of Tito
The Arch of Tito is one of the few ancient Roman arches surviving in the city. It is located at the feet of the Palatine, one of Rome's seven hills… READ MORE

Rome: Arch of Constantine

Rome: Arch of Constantine
The Arch of Constantine is a massive monument located between Palatine Hill and the Colosseum. Its construction was ordered by the Roman Senate to celebrate Constantine's victory against Maxentius in… READ MORE

Istanbul, Galata Tower

Istanbul, Galata Tower
Galata Tower is one of the most magnificent monuments of Istanbul. It is located in Galata district, just to the north of the so-called Golden Horn, the inlet which separates… READ MORE

Barcelona, Torre de telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc

Barcelona, Torre de telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc
Torre de Telecomunicaciones de Montjuïc (also known as Montjuïc Communications Tower) is an important monument of Barcelona. It was projected by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava between 1989 and 1991.… READ MORE

Madrid: Royal Chapel of San Antonio of la Florida

Madrid: Royal Chapel of San Antonio of la Florida
The Royal Chapel of San Antonio of la Florida (also known as Real Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida in Spanish) is one of the three chapels that were… READ MORE

Rome: Rome's Famous Cats

Rome: Rome's Famous Cats
Felines have stood by humanity for thousands of years. Each one has used their symbiotic relationship to their convenience: cats have kept small animals away in exchange for a roof… READ MORE

London: Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square

London: Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square
Nelson's Column is a monument located right in the middle of Trafalgar Square. It was built between 1840 and 1843 to commemorate the victory obtained by Admiral Horatio Nelson during… READ MORE