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Aspendos is the best-preserved ancient theater in Turkey, accommodating up to 15 thousand spectators. It is an indispensable point of all excursion routes
On the first floor of Ataturk and Ethnographic Museum there is a collection of Turkish folk art and crafts. On the ground - a room where in time of arrival to Denizli stayed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - the founder of modern Turkey
The Fethiye Museum represents pieces of art and crafts of different epochs, founded in the vicinities of the city
Hagia Sophia is «The Eighth wonder of the world» and the main mosque of Istanbul. Reorganized in 15-century Byzantine sanctuary - the temple of St. Sofia
Hierapolis Archeology Museum is the ruins of the ancient city (17 km away from Denizli). The first buildings appeared here in II millennium BC
The history of city of Kadyanda has begun in V century BC. The main tourist’s attractions here are ruins of ancient tombs, temples, theater and stadium
Mersin breathes of an ancient history. The city was founded in V-VI cent. BC. There are a lot of historical sights to see and admire there
The area of ancient Olympos is state protected National Park today. The development of mass tourism is prohibited here. Among the most interesting monuments are ancient temple doors, antique theater and medieval city walls and towers
The ancient ruins are on a fairly large area in Perge, but they worth visiting. Among them: theater, stadium, Hellenistic gate, the Roman Baths, Agora and the column street
Having vacations in Turkey, do not forget to visit the ancient city of Pinara, which was already inhabited in V cent. BC. There are a lot of temple ruins and old tombs there
The oldest of archaeological finds discovered in Xanthos are dated from VIII cent. BC. The city, which was the capital of Lycia, illustrates the connection of Lycian traditions and Hellenic influences, especially in the art of burial
The Academics House, built in 1897-98 by well-known Viennese architects Felner and Gelmer in Neo-Baroque style, is one of the most famous architectural monuments in Lviv
Ivan Aivazovsky is a famous Russian artist of Armenian descent, most famous for his seascapes. With funds earned during his successful career as an artist he opened an art school and gallery in his home town of Feodosiya
Alexander Green museum, a small one-storey house, invariably attracts tourists with sea exotic - a ship's anchor near the entrance, a ship's lantern . . .
The Beer Museum at the legendary Lviv Brewery contains numerous unique exhibits, which cover the history of local brewing from old times till nowadays
Holiday in Yalta will be incomplete without a visit to the house-museum of Anton Chekhov. The number of exhibits is about 25 thousand units
The foundation of Church of the Tithes, the first in Kievan Rus' stone temple, in 13th century destroyed by the Tartar-Mongols, is a priceless historical monument
Furniture and Porcelain Museum is located in the Lubomirsky Palace, here are displayed European and Ukraine furniture, manufacture, chinaware, delftware of 16-20 centuries
If you spend a vacation in Yalta with children, be sure to visit "Glade of Fairy Tales" - an open-air museum
Alexander Green Museum is a popular tourist site of Staryi Krym. It is a small one-story house with an unusually decorated exposure
The Museum of the Great Patriotic War is a large memorial complex on the picturesque hills of Dnieper's right shore in the historical center of Kiev
The National Art Museum of Ukraine contains the world largest collection of Ukrainian visual arts from the times of Kiev Rus to present days
The Pharmacy Museum, located in the building of an old drugstore, consists of sixteens rooms, where fre displayed more than 3000 exhibits
Alexander Bell Museum in Baddeck is a monument to the great scientist, the founder of the National Geographic Society of USA, and the inventor who gave us telephone
Fort Edmonton Park is the largest museum in the open air, devoted to the history of the city famous in the times of the “Gold Rush”
French Jesuit mission is the reconstructed village of XVII century. It shows way of life of those days: houses with large vegetable gardens are filled with sprouting greenery
Hat Creek Ranch is the complex of historical buildings built in the times of fast development of cattle-breeding and agriculture. There are also a small archaeological museum
In Niagara Daredevil Museum one can see different dodges from self-made boats to ordinary barrels with the help of which bold spirits tried to descend down the waterfall
In the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology one can see skeletons of huge dinosaurs, living prehistoric plants of Canada, as well as fish, turtles and cockroaches
Upper Canada Village is an open-air museum, a renovation of 150 years old settlement. There are many houses with gardens, animals, furniture and tools, two churches and a school
The Acropolis is the main symbol of Athens, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The main temple of the Acropolis is the Parthenon
Akrotiri is the ancient Minoan town, with well-preserved buildings, dating from 1500 BC and amazing wall paintings
Archaeological Museum of Lefkada represents the collection of finds of excavations, dated from proto-Greek period until the Roman era
The Archaeological Museum of Pella exhibits artifacts from the palace of the Macedonian kings and rich local burial, wonderful restored frescoes and mosaics
In the Archaeological Museum of Delphi there are 6 thousand exhibits, including fragments of sculptures of Apollo and Artemis, made of ivory and gold, silver archaic bull and many others
Excursion to Zeus city of Dion offers an opportunity to examine a large archaeological complex, including ruins of the temples of: Dionysus, Hera, Demeter and Isis
Fragments of monastic buildings and frescoes belonged to the IInd century CE are preserved in Buddhist religious center of the Kara-Tepe Monastery
The magnificent building of Ulugh Beg Observatory was erected in 1428-1429. Those days there was not equal in the world. Round building accommodated a great tool - marble sextant for observation the Moon, the Sun and planets
The Brick and Terracotta Museum in Marsciano illustrates the history of an ancient craft that is still one of the sources of the region’s wellbeing.
Mausoleum of Hadrian
The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens was established in 1961. Basically, it’s the collection of more than 200 works by sculptor Albin Polasek
The Angel Mounds State Historic Site is a real living museum on the place of the large ancient (dating back to 1100 AD) settlement of Native American
Memorial in commemoration of 3600 soldiers, fallen in one of the most bloody battles of Civil War, which occured at the town of Sharpsburg on the Antietam Creek in september of 1867
Art Institute of Chicago - Art Gallery – is famous for the unique collection of Impressionist paintings and works of American artists
The Cyclorama in Atlanta Historic Grant Park illustrates the other Civil War battle, the Battle of Atlanta, which took place in July, 1864.
Ave Maria Grotto became a unique place owing to Brother Joseph Zoettl, who spent 30 years creating pocket models of the world’s greatest landmarks.
The Exhibition Coal Mine is a large museum complex, including Rahall Company Store, coal museum and even an underground mine 1500 ft deep
The Bragg Mitchell Mansion was constructed in 1855. This mansion is one of the most famous buildings in the city. It is open for visitors since 1987.
The California Academy of Sciences has dramatically changed in last 10 years. Now it is the real museum of the XXI century: interactive & innovative.
Canterbury is known for the Shaker Village consisting of 25 original Shaker buildings - a museum under the open sky acquainting with the sectarian's unique way of life
The Center for American Archeology is located in the nearest neighborhood of the Mississippi River, in the place named the "Nile of North America"
The Center for Puppetry Arts doors to the magical world of unique hand-made puppets and puppet plays have been open to visitors since 1978.
The Circus World Museum’s collection includes 210 circus wagons, about 10 000 posters, oceans of circus-related records and rare photos of artists
Colonial Spanish Quarter of St. Augustine is very much like a typical Spanish town. Windows with strong lattices, in every house - green inner courtyard with a light colonnade, fanciful balconies and roofs, with rich stucco ornaments
You believe history to be a dull science? Then, visit the Conner Prairie Interactive History Park and take part in history instead of studying it
Copper Harbor Lighthouse, built in 1866, is one of the oldest in the country. Today it is a museum presenting the history of Lake Superior shipping and lighthouse itself
Detroit Institute of Arts, the fifth largest art museum in US, possesses the richest collection of world art masterpieces from Ancient Egypt till present time
Travel back to the Dinosaur era in the Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum, which includes exhibition of Jurassic fossil tracks and several dioramas
The DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum opened its doors in 1995. Since that time its collection has grown up to 10,000 shipwreck and other marine artifacts.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad built in 1880-82 runs through the most scenic parts of the San Juan National Forest.
Ernest Hemingway Home is a cozy Spanish colonial style mansion, where the writer lived from 1931 until 1940. The exhibition, preserving the original interiors, represents personal belongings and some of his manuscripts
Field Museum of Natural History has the greatest zoological and anthropological collection - some 20 million specimens
The Forest Discovery Center mission is to emphasize the importance of preserving forests on our planet. The attraction will be interesting to all ages
The Fort Pulaski National Monument reminds visitors about the brief two-day battle of the Civil War, which Confederates lost due to the fort design.
Gillette Castle State Park surrounds a real medieval castle. Although there are no ghosts in it, the castle still has something to shock its guests…
More than 3 million wooden matchsticks were used by Patrick Acton to create 60 amazing sculptures that are displayed in the Matchstick Marvel Museum.
One of the main attractions in Havre de Grace is the Decoy Museum with its unique collection of woodcarved decoy ducks, which hunters use for luring the real ones
Besides the largest collection of antique automobiles, in Detroit's Henry Ford Museum are presented steam-engines, airplanes, motocycles, bicycles and other old-time machinery
The old pottery, found in 1992 by a married couple in the house they bought, was turned into the Historic Bonaparte Pottery Museum. You are welcome!
In the Museum of Glass there is the Hot Shop. It is a place, where you can see how the state-of-the art statues born from mere pieces of glass.
Want to know, does a lighter-camera or a lipstick-gun really exist? There are more than 600 similar artifacts International Spy Museum in Washington.
Jamestown is the cradle of the American democracy. In 1607 this place near the James River became the first English settlement in America
Keystone Gallery visitors can not only see exhibitions of Kansas fossils and related paintings and photos but also take part in guided fossil hunts.
Long ago, when Lincoln was just a smart lawyer, he lived and worked in Springfield. A house, where he lived from 1844 to 1861, is now open to public
Visit to Lionel Trains Visitor Center, where are exhibited toy railways of Joshua Lionel Cowen's firm, will delight both children and grown-ups
On the Pea Patch Island you can take part in everyday activities of Americans, who lived at the time of the Civil War in the Living history museum.
The Mark Twain House & Museum is the Gothic-style 25-room building, where Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) lived with his family in 1874-1891.
In the permanent exhibition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art some two million works of art are represented
The Mid-America Windmill Museum is dedicated to the past, present and future of one of the most ancient and eco-friendly power plants created by men
The annual Midwest Old Threshers Reunion in Mount Pleasant is a chance to get acquainted with some old harvest collection and processing machines.
If you have never had a chance to see the famous Mardi Gras Carnival, you can make up for it in the Mobile Carnival Museum in the state of Alabama.
The Museum of Glass is the most popular in Tacoma. Here you can not only see the masterpiece of famous artists, but also try to create one yourself.
The Museum of Natural History - 25 buildings, connected between each other, where research laboratories, about 50 permanent exhibitions, and the famous library are placed
The Museum of Northern Arizona that houses about 5 million objects was established in 1928 to preserve and demonstrate beauties of Colorado Plateau.
The Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie is home to more than 10,000 artifacts which tell visitors about the history of farming in this region.
Musical Wonder House is a mechanical music box museum, containing a large collection of musical marvels like music boxes, pump orgas, musical birds, porcelains, clocks etc.
The Mystic Seaport - the largest American interactive maritime museum - is an ideal place for active kids and investigative parents.
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. holds the world’s largest collection of space and aircraft artifacts, including Wright models
The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park surrounds the tiny town and offers tourists a variety of sportive and sightseeing activities.
In six aquaria of The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium visitors can find specimen of flora and fauna of the great river
The National Model Aviation Museum has a fantastic collection of radio control and free flight aircraft models that amounts to about 9000 exhibits
The National Museum of American History is dedicated to the U.S. culture and the major historical moments from the War of Independence and until now
In 2004 The National Museum of the American Indian opened its doors for those who are interested in culture and history of the U.S. native population
The World War II Memorial has been constructed to commemorate soldiers that served in the U.S. army during the WWII and died in the name of peace
The exposition of New York City Fire Museum tells about the history of struggle with fire in the city from XVIII century to present days
Norman Rockwell Museum was founded in 1969. Its exhibition includes about 600 Rockwell’s paintings and 100 000 letters, photos and other artifacts
The oldest building of Idaho is located in the Old Mission State Park. The Sacred Heart Church is wattle-and-daub and was built without a nail.
The Old State Capitol, built in 1837-40, is popular among US presidents: both Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama made their candidacy announcements here
The OZ Museum exhibitions are totally dedicated to the magic OZ country, created by Frank Baum in 1900. It is home to about 2000 OZ-related artifacts.
The Palace of Fine Arts, that stands on shores of an artificial lagoon, is one of the most beautiful and monumental buildings in San Francisco.
The Pilgrim Hall Museum was founded in 1824. This museum tells the story of the Pilgrims, who dared to build a new world completely on their own
Robie House - an outstanding monument of architecture. It was designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright (1908-1910), under the influence of Japanese architecture
William Faulkner's house "Rowan-Oak" was purchased by Mississippi University in 1972 and everything there is carefully preserved as it was during the writer's lifetime
Russian Village of Ninilchik was formed back in 1820th by members of Russian-American Company. Today their descendants live here
RV/MH Hall of Fame is home for thousands of artifacts connected with Rv's. Recreational vehicles from 1913 till nowadays are on display here
The rich collection of paintings, prints, books and photos of the master is represented in Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg
The SFMOMA is more than a museum. Here you have a chance to get in touch with the art and feel no more borders between you and an artist.
The durable Indiana limestone has been used by a talented sculptor Charles Schiefer since 1970. His works are on permanent display at his Stone Garden
Scotty`s Castle- a big house in the style of Spanish ranchero became a hotel back in 1930-ies. It is one of the most important tourist centers in Death Valley
Shea's Gas Station Museum and its owner, Bill Shea, tell the story of American gas stations, showing what they were about half a century ago
The mission of the Smithsonian Institution, founded by a British scientist James Smithson in 1846, is to "increase and diffuse" any knowledge possible
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is considered to be one of the best collections of modern art in the world and is able to represent art of entire civilizations. For example, «Art of the African continent» or «Aztec Empire»
The collection of the Submarine Force Museum includes 50 000 of submarine-related documents and photos and, of course, about 30 000 artifacts
Although the Teton Flood Museum has been originally dedicated to the tragic occurrence of dam bursting, it tells the whole story of the area
Thomas Edison's laboratory, opened in Menlo Park in 1876 and named "the inventions factory" was the first in the world large scientific-research center
The USS Arizona Memorial created in 1962 commemorates all the American soldiers, who were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor
The Covered Bridge Museum is located at the Bennington Center for the Arts. Here you can take a virtual trip and see all such bridges in Vermont
The Vermont Granite Museum of Barre is a place for those, who love history and politics. Exhibitions are dedicated to granite mining and trade
The Wadsworth Atheneum established in 1842 is the oldest art museum in America that was open to public. Now it houses about 45,000 masterpieces.
The Willits House is known to be the first building designed in the Prairie style, which has later become the most popular one in Midwestern U.S.
The Winterthur is more than just a museum of decorative arts. The country estate also includes a 60-acre garden and one of the best libraries in U.S.
Centre Georges Pompidou was built in the style of high-tech architecture. There are the Musée National d'Art Moderne – an outstanding collection of modern art, a vast public library and IRCAM - a centre for music and acoustic research
Connoisseurs and lovers of military history should not miss an excursion to the D-Day museum, located in a German blockhouse of the Second World War
Louvre is the largest art museum in the world - about 300 000 exhibits. Here are kept artistic and historical relics of France from ancient times until today and masterpieces of various civilizations, eras and cultures
Musée d’Orsay is a Museum of Fine and Applied Arts, one of the world's largest collections of French paintings and sculptures from 1848 to 1914. The core of the collection is works of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists
The Panthéon was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve. During the French Revolution it was turned into a mausoleum - a famous burial place of Voltaire, Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola and many others
Splendid Alexandrinsky (or Neskuchny) Palace, erected in the middle of 18th century, is the main building of the Neskuchny Garden, one of the most romantic places in Moscow
Arseny Morozov Mansion (widely known as "Moorish House"), built in the end of 17th century, is a unique for Moscow architecture example of exotic neo-Moresque stylization
Averky Kirillov Chambers is an outstanding monument of Russian architecture of 17th century; the only one large Old-Moscow manor, still preserving its original appearance
On Bartenevo Field took place the legendary victorious battle of the Tver principality host against the Golden Horde army; at present time a memorial complex is to be found here
Children's Museum Center contains a variety of interesting expositions, giving an idea of history, culture and art of the Vladimir-Suzdal land
City estate of Dolgoruky-Bobrinsky, built in the end of 18th century, is one of the most integral Moscow architectural ensembles in the pure Classicism style
The ensemble of Usachevs-Naidenovs city estate, created in 1829-1831 under the project of architect Zhilardi, is an excellent example of the mature classicism architectural style
Myshkin Ethnographical Museum under the open sky contains different traditional folk structures: houses, barns, forges, bath-houses, wind-mills
Exhibition of Noble Family Life in the Palaty (the building of the Gubernia's administration) is dedicated to history and culture of Vladimir manors of 18-19 centuries
The elegant building of Sokolniki Fire and Police Department with slender lookout tower, built in the end of 19th century is one of the best examples of pseudo-Gothic style in Moscow
Gogol House-Museum is located in the Tolstoys mansion in the Nikitsky Boulevard, where the great Russian writer spent last four years of his life and where he died
Golden Gate (1164), a combination of battle tower, overgate church and triumphal arch, are considered a remarkable monument of Russian fortification architecture
The true pride of Torzhok is the only one in Russian Federation Helicopter Museum, where are exhibited almost all models of domestically constructed aircrafts of this kind
The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia is one of the largest museums in the world, with 3 million works of art
Unique exposition of Stoletovs' House-museum acquaints visitors with the way of life of ordinary merchant family
Muravyov-Apostol mansion is a two-storey wooden house in Moscow Classicism style, one of the few wooden structures in the city, miraculously spared by the destructive fire of 1812
International Center of the Roerichs is the largest scientific-educational center, engaged in the popularization and research of artistic and philosophical heritage of the family
Izmaylovo Estate, a royal country residence, is a superb palace and park ensemble of 17th century, situated on the Izmaylov Island, surrounded by the Silver and the Vine ponds
Nekrasov Literary Museum-Reserve in Karabikha village is the only one in the oblast country manor, which hasn't lost its original architectural appearance
Kizhi, the world famous ensemble of wooden architecture, is a State Historical-Architectural and Ethnographic Museum
The Kremlin Armoury Museum, located in the building by architect K. Thon, possesses a large collection of weapons and masterpieces of decorative and applied arts
The Kremlin Arsenal is an ounstanding monument of military architecture of Peter the Great epoch, meant to glorify the valour of Russian nation and the strength of Russian weapon
Krutitsy Metochion is an impressive palace ensemble with two churches and unique tiled Teremok, an architectural monument of 17th century, a branch of the State Historical Museum
The exposition of Kuskov House and Museum acquaints with the life and activities of famous Totma seafarer, the founder and governon of Fort Ross in California
In the museum "Lenin's Study and Apartment in the Kremlin" on the second floor of the Senate building is recreated an atmosphere, in which lived and worked the eminent politician
Mannerheim Line is a unique military-historic monument of Russia - a reminder of Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940
The monumental ensemble of Batashev's manor, consisting of main building with two wings, several outhouses, church and garden, is an outstanding monument of the Classicism epoch
The Memorial Museum of Astronautics, located in the base of the grandiose Space Explorers Monument, presents a large exposition, acquainting with the history of space exploration
Mouse Museum, the only one in the world, was opened in 1990. It contains over 1000 exhibits dedicated to the heraldic symbol of the town - the Mouse
In Museum of Lace operate exhibitions of European and Vologda lace, study class in lace-weaving, lace shop, creative workshop, children's museum center
In the Museum of Russian harmonic of A.Mirek, dedicated to history of the most popular instrument in Russia, is presented all variety of harmonics from 18th century to our days
Today in the precincts of Spaso-Andronikov Monastery is located the Central Museum of Old Russian culture and art, named after the great icon painter Andrey Rublev
Moscow Museum of Urban Passenger Transport possesses a large collection of historical buses,trolleybuses, trams and utility transport vehicles of different model years
Museum of Water housed in the former pumping station in Krutitsy acquaints with history of Moscow water supply and sewerage systems from ancient times to our days
In the Museum of Wooden Architecture are presented wooden structures, moved here from neighbouring villages: churches, peasant houses, windmills, barns, sheds, wooden wells
In the museum under the open sky in Kolomenskoye one can find authentic monuments of wooden architecture of 17th-18th centuries, transported here from different regions of Russia
The Water-Tower, redbrick psedo-Gothic utility structure typical for the end of 19 c., presently is occupied by interesting museum exposition named "Old Vladimir"
Museum-Panorama «Borodino Battle» is entirely dedicated to the Great Patriotic War of 1812; the panorama is the brilliant example of battle-scene painting of the beginning of 20th cent.
Palace of Facets, built in 1491 by architects Solari and Ruffo as a throne room for state receptions at Tzar's court, today is used as the official representative hall of Russian government
Palace of the Facets of the Novgorod Kremlin - was the first building on the territory of ancient Russia built in the Byzantine style. Now it is a museum
The Patriarch's Palace, which Russian masters have built by order of Patriarch Nikon, is one of the best monuments of civil architecture of the middle of 17th century in Moscow
Polytechnical Museum, opened in 1872, is one of the oldest and largest science museums in the world; contains about one hundred collections, many of which are absolutely unique
Pushkin House Museum on Arbat is located in former house of Hitrovo family, where the poet rented rooms from December 1830 till May 1831; an important cultural center of the capital
Pushkin Museum is located in Wulfs memorial estate in the village of Bernovo; literary exposition "A.S. Pushkin in Staritsa uyezd", restored interiers of nobleman's country house
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is one of largest in Russia museums of European and world art from antiquity up to the present day, containing more than half a million exhibits
The only one place of interest in Pominovo village is recently restored Putin family house, where lived grandparents of Vladimyr Vladimyrovich and his mother was born
In the Sandarmokh forest near the town of Povenets is located a memorial cemetry, the largest in the North-Western Russia burial place of victims of Stalin's terror in 1937-1938
Grandiose high relieves from the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, destroyed by bolsheviks in 1931, are the part of exposition of Shchusev Architectural Museum
V.A. Serov Memorial Museum in Domotkanovo, the only one house-museum of the great artist in our country, is a branch of Tver Regional Art Gallery
Excursion to Staraya Ladoga - is an acquaintance with monuments of an ancient Russian city built in 862 on the trade route “from the Varangians to the Greeks”
Uniquely large and diverse collection of the State Historical Museum on the Red Square, acquaints one with history and culture of multiethnic Russia from ancient times to our days
State Pushkin Museum is a largest scientific-educational center in Moscow; more than 200 thousands historical-cultural monuments, unique library collected by I.N. Rozanov
The Museum of Oriental Art possesses the richest collections of art of Asia, Caucasus and Transcaucasia, Russian North and Siberia, and also collections of Roerichs' works
New Eltsy, the old estate house of Tver landlords Tolstoy, located on the picturesque peninsula of Lake Seliger, has been fully restored and opened as Palace Hotel Seliger
The State Tretyakov Gallery has one of the largest in the world collections of Russian art, that contains more than 130 000 exhibits dating from eleventh century to the present day
In Vladimir Art gallery are exhibited icons by Andrei Rublev and Simon Ushakov, paintings by Shishkin, Savrasov, Venetsianov, Vasnetsov, Aivazovsky and others
On the basis of Vasilevo estate, an architectural ensemble of 18-19 centuries, there was established the Ethnography Museum presenting masterpieces of wooden architecture
The magnificent complex of Znamenskoye-Rajek estate, built in the second half of 19 century, is probably the best work of the well-known Russian architect N. A. Lvov
In Palaty Museum Complex one can find art gallery presenting icons and works of Russian artists of 18-20 c., Exhibition of Noble Family Life, various expositions for children
Сottage in Alexandria never was an official palace of the Romanov’s dynasty. It used to be a personal, private ownership of the family of Nicholas I
Crystal Museum is quartered in Georgievsky cathedral, a magnificent architectural monument of the end of 19 c., built in pseudo Russian style by the design of L. Benua
The ruins of Alvastra monastery near the of village of Odeshog in Ostergotland, the most ancient monastery in Sweden, is a popular tourist attraction
Foteviken is a large replica Viking village, an open-air museum, where one can get acquainted with history, religion, culture and traditions of the early medieval Scandinavians
On the state-protected territory of Gamla Uppsala operates an ethnographic museum with an exposition, dedicated to traditions and culture of the ancient Vikings
Gothenburg Museum of Art at Götaplatsen, Gothenburg, is renowned for its brilliant collection of Scandinavian and European paintings from 17th century to present days
The famous Falun mine, or the Great Copper Mountain, is an important monument of industrial past of Sweden, popular tourist attraction and UNESCO World Heritage Site
Linnaean Garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Europe, it was badly damaged in the Uppsala city fire of 1702 and later restored by world-famous botanist Carolus Linnaeus
Maritiman marine museum consists of twenty naval vessels (including one German submarine), moored at Packhuskajen Quay in central Göteborg
Nationalmuseum, located on the peninsula Blasieholmen in central Stockholm, is the largest in Sweden fine arts museum, based on the painting collection of Swedish king Gustav Vasa
Nordic Museum (Nordiska museet), located on Djurgården island, is dedicated to the cultural history of Scandinavian countries from 16th century to present days
In the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg one can find the largesi in Sweden permanent exhibition of Swedish design covering the period from the early 20th century to present day
Rök Runestone contains the longest known runic inscription in stone, it dates back to 9th century and now can be seen by the church in Rök, Östergötland
The magnificent City Hall, built in National Romanticism Style, is a symbol of Stockholm, a political center and the main attraction of Sweden's capital
Tanum rock carvings - a large complex of petroglyphs (about 3000), discovered in 1972 at the town of Tanum on the shore of Scagerrak Strait; an object of UNESCO World Heritage
Located on the island of Djurgården, the Vasa Museum displays the almost intact wooden warship "Vasa" that sank in Stockholm Harbor during her maiden voyage in 1628
Ancient Nubia, which occupies the northern part of modern Sudan, attracts tourists with unique monuments of the times of Ancient Egypt
National Museum of Sudan maintains a unique collection of ancient art of the Kingdom of Kush, ancient Egypt and ancient Nubia
If you have never been to Egypt, then a trip to Sudan will fill this gap. Nubian pyramids are similar, but the smaller size
The Killing Fields – the places of mass graves. During massive repressions under regime of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia was destroyed nearly a quarter of the population
In this house during the Second World War, a girl from a Jewish family hided from deportation and wrote her diary. The original diary can be seen in Anne Frank House Museum
Excursion to Gassan Diamond factory always excites a delight of tourists, because Amsterdam jewelers have mastered diamond cut already 400 years ago
The excursion to Rijksmuseum will be especially interesting to admirers of the great Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). There are 21 of his best works in the museum
The collection of Van Gogh Museum consists of 500 drawings, 200 paintings and 700 letters of eminent Dutch painter. There are also kept pictures of his friends
Zaanse Schans Windmills is the museum under the open sky – the reconstruction of Dutch village of XVII century. Here one can see five old windmills
Robben Island prison, located on the island with sparse vegetation, 12 km away from Cape Town, is an open-air museum today. Excursion tours here are very popular
Santa Pola Archaeological Museum illustrates different periods of town's history: from Roman times to construction of the Castle in XVI century.
Barcelona Museum’s of Contemporary Art collection embraces the period from 1920-s and till nowadays. There are mostly Spanish artists represented.
Calatayud archaeological site of the Roman town Bilbilis and findings displayed in the Museo de Calatayud attract those who are interested in history
The most well-known historical monuments of Cuenca are: the Cuenca Castle (X c.), Mangana Tower (XVI c.) and the old Saint Paul convent (XVI c.)
Cuenca is home to Diocese's Museum of religious art, Museum of Abstract Art located in the picturesque Hanging Houses, Cuenca Museum and others.
It is a museum of the artist Salvador Dali in his home town of Figueres, in Catalonia and one of the Spanish State’s most frequently visited museums.
Ecomuseo-Forno-do-Forte tells about the traditional lifestyle of a Spanish potter. Visitors can try to use the lathe or to make something from clay.
Medina Azahara is a X century palace in Cordoba. It was one of the most luxurious buildings in Europe of those times. Now it is under reconstruction.
The exhibition of the unique Museo-Del-Bandolero in Ronda, Spain includes about 1300 items, connected with famous bandits. Not for the faint-hearted!
Museo-del-Prado posesses an internationally recognized collection of masterpieces by Spanish, Itallian, Flemish and other European artists.
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Nationalpark Salinas de Santa Pola got its official status in 1988. There are 2.570 hectares of dunes, beaches and salt-mining sites.
The Royal Armoury, a part of the Royal Palace of Madrid, houses an enormous collection of weapons and armor suits of kings and the royal family.
You can't live without meat? Then you will love the Sausage Museum (Museu de l'Embotit), which tells the history of 150 years of sausage making
Arctic Circle Centre presents works of art, as well as marble sculptures of polar animals and stuffed animals. Here is a stuffed polar bear, the largest in Europe
In BMW Museum, located in bowl-building by Karl Schwanzer near the "four-cylindered" BMW Headquarters, are displayed all models of cars and motocycles, ever produced by BMW
Those who interested in history should visit the residence of Napoleon at Longwood, where he spent his last days
The ancient city of Butrint keeps secrets of generations of its inhabitants of three millenniums - from the ancient Greeks to the Venetians
Matenadaran is the Research Institute, which study, store, and restore ancient books and manuscripts. The collection is constantly enriched by new acquisitions, findings and gifts
Chichen Itza - unique historical monument of Mayan epoch, one of "New Seven Wonders of the World": El Castillo, 7 stadiums for mesoamerican ballgame, statues of deities.
The true monuments of antiquity in Mexico are pyramids, comparable in size with those of Egypt. The most known are situated in Teotihuacán, Cholula, Uxmal, Chichén Itzá
Tulum is an ancient city of the Maya civilization, founded in 12 c. AD, probably a large trade port of the time. Temple of the Frescoes; cave and cenote systems.
Uxmal - ruins of ancient Mayan city; political and cultural centre in past; Magician pyramid; House of the Doves; The Governor's Palace; Temple of the Tortoises.
Many sights worth attention in Djemila: the temple of Septimius Severus and his wife, the forum, the Christian basilica, the Triumphal Arch of Emperor Caracalla
The most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world is the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. It has 120,000 items.
Travel to Egypt is incomplete without a visit to the Papyrus Institute. It displays the various stages of the papyrus-making process.
Pharaonic Village is surrounded by trees which hide the bustle of the crowded city and provides the background for an ancient Egyptian village.
The Pyramids of Giza are one of the most tremendous architectural achievements in the history of mankind.
Synagogue and the cemetery are major monuments of Jewish antiquities belong to the Prague Museum of Judaica. Observing the museum exhibits is not separable from an excursion trough Jewish Ghetto
Architectural ensemble of the Loreto Monastery, a brilliant example of Baroque style, is one of the most interesting among a great many of Prague's historic-cultural monuments
Villa Tugendhat is a masterpiece of German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built in 1930 in Brno for Fritz Tugendhat and his wife Greta, the villa soon became an icon of modern architecture - it is a paradigmatic example of functionalism
The former home of Jim Thompson serves as a museum showcasing Thai architecture and art. It is an example of the finest Thai residences on display in Thailand today.
The Ancient City is a park in the shape of Thailand. Historic temples and palaces are accurately recreated and placed to their corresponding geographic position in Thailand.
The building of Residenzgalerie was constructed in the early XVIII century for the Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raytenau. Luxury interiors were designed by Lucas von Hildebrandt in 1727
Rich maritime history of the Boko-Kotor Bay and the Montenegrin coast is widely represented in the collection of famous Maritime Museum of Montenegro in Kotor
Especially interesting among Lima's museums are the National Archaeological Museum with its large collection of pre-Columbian art works and the famous Museum of Gold
The most popular among fifty odd Zurich's museums is the Swiss National Museum, which offers a grandiose review of Swiss history and culture from early times till nowadays
Documents, sculptures, documentaries, displays, slide shows and installations in the Red Cross Museum tell about history of the legendary Organisation, which appeared in Geneva
Persepolis - the ruins of the magnificent palace complex, built in 512 year BC. The excavations have began here in the early 30th
There are more than 4 thousands of archaeological objects and pieces of art in State Museum of San Marino
Suyab (Ak-Beshim) was an important point on the Great Silk Road. Thanks to the excavation, one can see the ruins of ancient fortress (X-XII cent), numerous burial mounds
Tash Rabat is the unique archaeological monument of X century AD. It seems to belong to «One Thousand and One Nights» fairy tales
Discovered in 1944, the tomb is dated about the end of IV cent. BC. The painting in the tomb is the most well-preserved works of art of the Hellenistic period in Bulgaria