The church of the 'Holy Wisdom', built in the Byzantine Empire, had been one of the largest religious buildings until 1935, when it was converted into a museum.
Located in the Grand Mosque of Makkah, the Kaaba shrine is the most sacred site of Islam.
Visit the workshop of the Renaissance polymath and his most influential inventions and works of art.
Typical settlements of the Norsemen were not only established in Scandinavia, they appeared on distant areas as well.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.
The French Montgolfier brothers were the first pioneers of flying.
A wooden church built in the 12th-13th centuries, the best preserved of Norway´s stave churches.
The animation shows five outstanding works in the history of sculpture.
The ancient Inca city, located in present-day Peru, is a World Heritage Site.
Designated as the first National Treasure of South Korea, the Namdaemun was one of the major gateways of Seoul's Medieval city walls.
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.
The Buddhist pagoda of the six Harmonies is located in China, by the River Qiantang.
Located close to Osaka, the Japanese castle is also called the White Heron because of its white exterior.
Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his first, landmark voyage.
Medieval townhouses were built from stone or brick and were several storeys high.
The 900 years old Benedictine abbey is situated in Melk, on the right bank of the Danube.
This Pacific island is famous for its unique monolithic human figures.
The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine abbeys for centuries.
The Emperor of the vast Far-Eastern empire was the lord of life and death.
The Aztec Empire was a despotic, militaristic state ruled by the tlatoani.