The most beautiful sights of Europe

The most beautiful sights of Europe

The best of Europe's sights

Thanks to a number of powerful empires, you will find a huge number of beautiful monuments in Europe. From both the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages. Come and see the most beautiful of them

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Prague Castle
50.09, 14.4
255 m / 837 ft

#1 Prague Castle

The seat of Czech kings

The most famous Prague sight is undoubtedly the monumental complex of the Prague Castle, lying over the Vltava River. The Cathedral of St. Vitus, but you will find many other important buildings and probably the most famous street in Prague - the Golden Lane

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St Peter's Basilica
41.902, 12.454
27 m / 89 ft

#2 St Peter's Basilica

Center of the Vatican

St Peter's Basilica in Vatican is one of the largest churches in the world, and one of Rome's greatest landmarks.

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Colosseum
41.89, 12.492
22 m / 72 ft

#3 Colosseum

The largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire

The Roman Colosseum is the most famous amphitheater in the world. It is almost two thousand years old. It was unbelievable that at the time it was up to 50,000,000 sitting spectators. He was famous for gladiatorial games

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Athens Acropolis
37.972, 23.726
151 m / 495 ft

#4 Athens Acropolis

The most famous acropolis of the world

The Athens Acropolis was the center of the mighty ancient Greek Empire. Its dominant is the most important ancient Greek temple of Parthenon. Acropolis lies on a massive limestone rock with several caves. Apart from the Parthenon, there are many other important historical buildings.

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Mont Saint Michel
48.636, -1.511
42 m / 138 ft

#5 Mont Saint Michel

The second most visited place in France

Mont Saint Michel is located in Normandy. This building stands on a granite island, which is washed by the sea, but only at a time when the tide is (Normandy and Brittany beaches are known for their huge tides that reach up to 14 km into the interior of the country). It is actually a fortified town with an abbey and a monastery. This beautiful place is listed in UNESCO

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Carcassonne Castle
43.213, 2.352
108 m / 354 ft

#6 Carcassonne Castle

A monumental castle town

Carcassonne is actually more than a castle, it's all heavily fortified city in the former disputed border between France and Spain. It is to this day best preserved such a massively fortified city in Europe. It is listed as UNESCO

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Neuschwanstein Castle
47.558, 10.75
938 m / 3 077 ft

#7 Neuschwanstein Castle

The most famous castle in Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria in the area of Schwangau near Füssen, about 100 km from Munich. Although it resembles a medieval castle, it is a rather young castle. King Louis II. The Bavarian built it as his refuge and as a monumental opera scene for Richard Wagner. The castle was built from 1869, about 17 years. The construction was completed in a reduced version, the original plan was even more monumental. Perhaps the most beautiful room of the castle is the throne room.

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Castle Karlštejn
49.94, 14.188
305 m / 1 001 ft

#8 Castle Karlštejn

The most important Czech castle

Karlštejn Castle located in the heart of picturesque Czech Karst is considered to be the most important Czech castle. Because it is just a short distance from the capital city of Prague, a great number of tourists come here every year. It was built by the Roman Emperor and Czech King - Charles IV as a repository for Christian relics and imperial crown jewels. The most interesting part of the castle is beautifully decorated Chapel of the Holy Cross. The castle is really impressive

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St. Mary's Cathedral in Seville
37.386, -5.993
20 m / 66 ft

#9 St. Mary's Cathedral in Seville

The largest Gothic cathedral in the world

St. Mary's Cathedral in Seville is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. Even more than the exterior of this sanctuary, you will admire here mainly the interior. You will find here amazing columns, arches and gold covered altar. There is also the tomb of Christopher Columbus – you will easily find this place thanks to a number of tourists gathering around. Although there are many people in the cathedral, there is an amazing atmosphere. In addition, shaded patio and amazing Giralda tower are adjacent to the cathedral.  

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Castle Castelo de Óbidos
39.363, -9.157
65 m / 213 ft

#10 Castle Castelo de Óbidos

The most famous portuguese castle

Óbidos is a really beautiful town, where is a really strong castle and miles of walls. The houses are either snow-white or yellow or blue.

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Eiffel Tower
48.858, 2.294
34 m / 112 ft

#11 Eiffel Tower

Famous icon of Paris

The Eiffel Tower was built between 1887 and 1889 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution and the World Exposition. Named after its designer Gustav Eiffel. Previously hated by local people, today it is one of the most sought-after monuments on the planet. People have it as a symbol of romance and love. This is to be seen both in the day and especially at night, where people meet underneath.

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Palace of Grandmasters of the Order of Johann
36.446, 28.224
21 m / 69 ft

#12 Palace of Grandmasters of the Order of Johann

A huge castle in the city of Rhodes

In Rhodes city, on the island of the same name, you will find a really powerful castle, which at the same time served as a palace for the Grand Master of the Johanite Order. The thickness of the fortification and the mighty castle bastion will surely take your breath away

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49.051, 14.442
411 m / 1 348 ft

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Spiš Castle
48.999, 20.768
583 m / 1 913 ft

#14 Spiš Castle

The largest castle in Slovakia

It is the largest castle in Slovakia. Since 1993 it has been listed at UNESCO. It is located about 1.5 km east of Spišské Podhradí. Construction commenced during the 12th century. In 1241, as one of the few castles, he resisted the Tatar invaders. After this act the castle received further modifications to strengthen the fortifications. Today it is the largest castle ruin in Central Europe.

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Jerónimos Monastery
38.698, -9.206
14 m / 46 ft

#15 Jerónimos Monastery

The largest portuguese monastery

Monasterio de los Jerónimos - The Jeronimos Monastery is situated in the suburb of Lisbon in Belém. It is an impressive building in the Renaissance Manuele style, which is one of the most important attractions of Portugal. There is also the tomb of the Portuguese kings in the monastery

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Saint Basil's Cathedral
55.753, 37.623
147 m / 482 ft

#16 Saint Basil's Cathedral

Colorful temple at the southern end of Red Square

In the places where the southern side of the Red Square decreases to the Moscow River, there are the colorful domes of the Saint Basil's Cathedral - unique monuments of Russian architecture built by Ivan Hrozny to celebrate the conquest of Kazan in 1552. The interior of the temple is atypically divided into eight more or less separate churches, which symbolize the days of crucial struggles for Kazan.

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Westminster Palace
51.501, -0.125
6 m / 20 ft

#17 Westminster Palace

The most beautiful monument of London

Westminster Palace, or House of Parliament, is the seat of the United Kingdom Parliament. Its most famous part is the high clock tower Elisabeth Tower with the bell of Big Ben. Thanks to its location right on the banks of the River Thames, it is beautifully visible from all sides

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Castle Alcazaba in Granada
37.177, -3.592
753 m / 2 470 ft

#18 Castle Alcazaba in Granada

The oldest part of the Alhambra

Alhambra Palace is one of the most famous buildings in Spain. Its oldest part is the massive Alcazaba fortress built by Moors. From the castle tower there is a great view of the city of Granada

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Pont du Gard
43.948, 4.535
31 m / 102 ft

#19 Pont du Gard

A unique aqueduct from the time of the Roman Empir

Pont du Gard is a historic aqueduct dating back to ancient Rome (1st century AD). It is a system of three standing arcades above the River Gard. It served to bring water to the city. In the 18th century there was a reconstruction where the lower floor was opened - it is now possible to walk through it. Since 1985, it has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Trevi Fountain
41.901, 12.483
18 m / 59 ft

#20 Trevi Fountain

The most famous fountain of the world

The Baroque Trevi Fountain is one of the most visited Roman monuments. It is considered to be the most beautiful fountain in the world. Built in the 18th century.

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