The most beautiful sights of Europe

The best of Europe's sights

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The most beautiful sights of Europe
Inserted: 30.09.2018
Author: Petr Liška ©

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

Prague Castle

The most famous castle in the Czech Republic

| Altitude: 255 m / 837 ft

The most famous Prague sight is undoubtedly the monumental complex of the Prague Castle, lying over the… continue reading

St Peter's Basilica

Center of the Vatican

| Altitude: 27 m / 89 ft

St Peter's Basilica in Vatican is one of the largest churches in the world, and one of Rome's greatest… continue reading


The largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire

| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

The Roman Colosseum is the most famous amphitheater in the world. It is almost two thousand years old. It was… continue reading

Athens Acropolis

The most famous acropolis of the world

| Altitude: 151 m / 495 ft

The Athens Acropolis was the center of the mighty ancient Greek Empire. Its dominant is the most important… continue reading

Mont Saint Michel

The second most visited place in France

| Altitude: 42 m / 138 ft

Mont Saint Michel is located in Normandy. This building stands on a granite island, which is washed by the… continue reading

Carcassonne Castle

A monumental castle town

| Altitude: 108 m / 354 ft

Carcassonne is actually more than a castle, it's all heavily fortified city in the former disputed border… continue reading

Neuschwanstein Castle

The most famous castle in Germany

| Altitude: 938 m / 3 077 ft

Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria in the area of Schwangau near Füssen, about 100 km from Munich.… continue reading

Karlštejn Castle

The most important Czech castle

| Altitude: 305 m / 1 001 ft

Karlštejn Castle located in the heart of picturesque Czech Karst is considered to be the most important Czech… continue reading

St. Mary's Cathedral in Seville

The largest Gothic cathedral in the world

| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

St. Mary's Cathedral in Seville is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. Even more than the exterior of… continue reading

Castle Castelo de Óbidos

The most famous portuguese castle

| Altitude: 65 m / 213 ft

Óbidos is a really beautiful town, where is a really strong castle and miles of walls. The houses are either… continue reading

Eiffel Tower

Famous icon of Paris

| Altitude: 34 m / 112 ft

The Eiffel Tower was built between 1887 and 1889 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the French… continue reading

Palace of Grandmasters of the Order of Johann

A huge castle in the city of Rhodes

| Altitude: 21 m / 69 ft

In Rhodes city, on the island of the same name, you will find a really powerful castle, which at the same… continue reading

Hluboká Castle

The most beautiful Czech chateau

| Altitude: 411 m / 1 348 ft

Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle is one of the most visited chateaus in the Czech Republic. It is located near… continue reading

Spiš Castle

The largest castle in Slovakia

| Altitude: 583 m / 1 913 ft

It is the largest castle in Slovakia. Since 1993 it has been listed at UNESCO. It is located about 1.5 km… continue reading

Jerónimos Monastery

The largest portuguese monastery

| Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

Monasterio de los Jerónimos – The Jeronimos Monastery is situated in the suburb of Lisbon in Belém. It is an… continue reading

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Colorful temple at the southern end of Red Square

| Altitude: 147 m / 482 ft

In the places where the southern side of the Red Square decreases to the Moscow River, there are the colorful… continue reading

Westminster Palace

The most beautiful monument of London

| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Westminster Palace, or House of Parliament, is the seat of the United Kingdom Parliament. Its most famous… continue reading

Castle Alcazaba in Granada

The oldest part of the Alhambra

| Altitude: 753 m / 2 470 ft

Alhambra Palace is one of the most famous buildings in Spain. Its oldest part is the massive Alcazaba… continue reading

Pont du Gard

A unique aqueduct from the time of the Roman Empir

| Altitude: 31 m / 102 ft

Pont du Gard is a historic aqueduct dating back to ancient Rome (1st century AD). It is a system of three… continue reading

Trevi Fountain

The most famous fountain of the world

| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

The Baroque Trevi Fountain is one of the most visited Roman monuments. It is considered to be the most… continue reading


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