Norwich City - the most complete medieval city in Britain  The historic city of Norwich is dominated by its magnificent Norman cathedral, boasting the largest cloisters in England, the second tallest spire in the country and an amazing 1,200 carved stone roof bosses – one of the greatest art treasures of medieval Europe. Norwich is proud of its past and present status. Its ancient buildings and city wall remains make it the most complete medieval city in Britain. In medieval timesNorwich was…

Norwich City - the most complete medieval city in Britain The historic city of Norwich is dominated by its magnificent Norman cathedral, boasting the largest cloisters in England, the second tallest spire in the country and an amazing 1,200 carved stone roof bosses – one of the greatest art treasures of medieval Europe. Norwich is proud of its past and present status. Its ancient buildings and city wall remains make it the most complete medieval city in Britain. In medieval timesNorwich was…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

Tynemouth, UK,  Tynemouth Priory on the coast of North-East England  Once one of the largest fortified areas in England, this ancient building and the adjacent castle overlook the North Sea and the River Tyne.

Tynemouth, UK, Tynemouth Priory on the coast of North-East England Once one of the largest fortified areas in England, this ancient building and the adjacent castle overlook the North Sea and the River Tyne.

Tarr Steps, Clapper Bridge, across the River Barle, Exmoor,  by Matthew Bristow. The bridge is thought to date from 1000 BC which would make it the oldest bridge in England

Tarr Steps, Clapper Bridge, across the River Barle, Exmoor, by Matthew Bristow. The bridge is thought to date from 1000 BC which would make it the oldest bridge in England

The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, southern France; it is one of the best preserved Roman temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. It was built c. 16 BC.

The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, southern France; it is one of the best preserved Roman temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. It was built c. 16 BC.

St. Govan's Chapel, Pembrokeshire, Wales - and what made me think of "Grandmother and the Priests"

St. Govan's Chapel, Pembrokeshire, Wales - and what made me think of "Grandmother and the Priests"

5 Shockingly Advanced Ancient Buildings That Shouldn't Exist | Cracked.com

5 Shockingly Advanced Ancient Buildings That Shouldn't Exist | Cracked.com

Ajanta & Ellora Caves: Cave Hindu temples of India. In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ajanta & Ellora with incredible Temples carved into the mountain Charanandri by ancient Indian architects & engineers. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 27 Hindu temples built during the 100BC – a sign of Hindu religious harmony that has prevailed in India.

Ajanta & Ellora Caves: Cave Hindu temples of India. In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ajanta & Ellora with incredible Temples carved into the mountain Charanandri by ancient Indian architects & engineers. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 27 Hindu temples built during the 100BC – a sign of Hindu religious harmony that has prevailed in India.

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