Part of Shrewsbury Town, Shropshire

Part of Shrewsbury Town, Shropshire

'Port Isaac doesn’t sound like a Cornish name, but it’s a corruption of Issick, meaning corn, which was exported from here in large quantities from medieval times onwards.

'Port Isaac doesn’t sound like a Cornish name, but it’s a corruption of Issick, meaning corn, which was exported from here in large quantities from medieval times onwards.

Historic York. England. Don't you just love the street name, "Little Shambles". Anyone out there know what happened there to merit it's name?

Historic York. England. Don't you just love the street name, "Little Shambles". Anyone out there know what happened there to merit it's name?

Castelo de Óbidos in Obidos, Portugal

101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part IV)

#JunagadhTour - #Junagadh was the capital of the #Junagadh state under the Muslim rulers of #BabiNawabs. In Gujarati, "#Junagadh" means an ancient fort. The word "#Junagadh" is made up of two words, #Juna and #Garh where #Juna means old and #Garh means a fort. The town of #Junagadh takes its name from the fort that enclosed the medieval town. #Junagadh is situated in the #Saurashtra region at the foothills of the sacred hill, the #MountGirnar and occupies a special place in the history of…

#JunagadhTour - #Junagadh was the capital of the #Junagadh state under the Muslim rulers of #BabiNawabs. In Gujarati, "#Junagadh" means an ancient fort. The word "#Junagadh" is made up of two words, #Juna and #Garh where #Juna means old and #Garh means a fort. The town of #Junagadh takes its name from the fort that enclosed the medieval town. #Junagadh is situated in the #Saurashtra region at the foothills of the sacred hill, the #MountGirnar and occupies a special place in the history of…

LUCCA, ITALY - Lago di Vagli. This Tuscan lake hides a 13th century town that is still visible when the water recedes. Th name of the submerged medieval town is Fabbriche di Careggine.

LUCCA, ITALY - Lago di Vagli. This Tuscan lake hides a 13th century town that is still visible when the water recedes. Th name of the submerged medieval town is Fabbriche di Careggine.

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in the town of the same name in the English county of Kent. It was founded in the 12th century and has bee...

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in the town of the same name in the English county of Kent. It was founded in the 12th century and has bee...

Outside Aix-en-Provence, in the Var region in the south of France, is a medieval town named Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume. Its basilica is dedicated to Mary...

The Skull and Bones of Mary Magdalene

Outside Aix-en-Provence, in the Var region in the south of France, is a medieval town named Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume. Its basilica is dedicated to Mary...

Gruyeres, Switzerland.  Famed for producing the cheese of the same name, Gruyeres is a medieval gateway to the Swiss Alps where the only traffic jam you’ll encounter is the one created by cows on their way to alpine pastures. Check out 40 of the last storybook town in Europe.

40 of the last storybook towns left in Europe

Gruyeres, Switzerland. Famed for producing the cheese of the same name, Gruyeres is a medieval gateway to the Swiss Alps where the only traffic jam you’ll encounter is the one created by cows on their way to alpine pastures. Check out 40 of the last storybook town in Europe.

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