Category: Europe

Europe Landmarks UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with articles about landmarks, wildlife, famous historical monuments, places of interest, society. It is a area with legal protection by an international convention administered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance.

Europe is a landmass found totally in the Northern Hemisphere and for the most part in the Eastern Hemisphere. It involves the westernmost promontories of the mainland landmass of Eurasia, it shares the mainland landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Asia and Africa and is lined by the Arctic Ocean toward the north, the Atlantic Ocean toward the west, the Mediterranean Sea toward the south, and Asia toward the east.

Europe is normally viewed as isolated from Asia by the watershed of the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian Sea, the Greater Caucasus, the Black Sea, and the streams of the Turkish Straits. Albeit quite a bit of this boundary is over land, Europe is for the most part concurred the situation with a full mainland due to its incredible actual size and the heaviness of its history and traditions.

Orkney Stone, Heart of Neolithic Orkney
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Neolithic Orkney

Heart of Neolithic Orkney, in the Orkney Islands, 15km north of the coast of Scotland, United Kingdom, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1999 onwards.

Blaenavon Iron Works, Wales, UK
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Blaenavon Iron Works

Blaenavon Iron Works, or Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, located at the upper end of the Avon Llwyd valley in South Wales, United Kingdom, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2000 onwards.

Vianden Castle, City of Luxembourg Fortifications
Posted in Europe, Luxembourg

City of Luxembourg

The City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, is also famous for festivals, traditions, and culture.

Luxembourg History
Posted in Europe, Luxembourg

Luxembourg History

Luxembourg customs and traditions, Luxembourg culture facts, and Luxembourg history all originated in Luxembourg City, which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.

Amiens Cathedral France
Posted in Europe, France

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral, also called Notre-Dame d’Amiens or the Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Amiens, France, was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1981 onwards

St Marks Basilica Venice
Posted in Europe, Italy

Venice Italy

Venice Italy tourist attraction. Venice, Italy, which was founded in the fifth century and is spread across 118 tiny islands, rose to prominence as a significant naval force in the tenth century

Historic Centre of Florence Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Florence Italy

Florence Italy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built of an Etruscan settlement in the 15th–16th centuries under Medici family’s economic & cultural dominance.

Pantheon Rome, Pantheon Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Pantheon Rome

The Pantheon in Italy is one of the Roman buildings that has survived the best. Senator Marcus Agrippa built the Pantheon in 25 B.C.

Roman Colosseum or Colosseum Rome
Posted in Europe, Italy

Roman Colosseum

Roman Colosseum in Italy is an oval amphitheater that was built between 70 and 72 AD by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people.

Canterbury Cathedral
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey, and St Martin’s Church. It is in the administrative and historic county of Kent, in southeastern England.

Durham Castle Image
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Durham Cathedral

Durham Castle and cathedral are the largest and finest examples of Norman construction in England, and they attest to the importance of the early Benedictine monastic community.

Ironbridge England
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

Ironbridge Gorge England

Ironbridge is currently a British national monument. The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site includes the bridge, the town of Ironbridge and Ironbridge Gorge