Europe Attractions

Famous places of interest, sights and landmarks in Europe

Canals of Venice
Venice, Italy, is known to be one of the most magical place on earth. Sitting in the Adriatic Sea like a vision (especially if one first approaches it ...>
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Acropolis of Athens
Greece is the home to a number of acropolises or 'high cities', yet no visit to Greece would be complete without taking in the ancient splendor of the ...>
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Alhambra
The jewel of Moorish Spain and still one of the country's national treasures, the palace of Alhambra is the reason that most visitors come to Granada. ...>
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Westminster Palace & Clock Tower
Few of the places in the world can be considered as more popular a tourist attraction than The London Clock Tower, also known as "Big Ben", and the Westminster ...>
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Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel in Rome is named for Sixtus IV della Rovere, who was Pope from 1471 to 1484. The interior walls of the chapel are covered in exquisite ...>
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Old Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela is located in northwest Spain. It has its own airport, approximately 11km southeast of the town. It is also accessible by walking ...>
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Stonehenge
There are many places in this world which receive a lot of visitors and are considered to be important tourist attractions. Some of the places are popular ...>
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Cinque Terre
Located in the Liguria region of Italy, the predominant portion of the Cinque Terre is located on the coast of Italian Riviera. It also comprises of five ...>
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Puente Nuevo Bridge
Puento Nuevo, also meaning the New Bridge in Spanish, runs across the Guadalevin River and the El Tajo gorge in the town of Ronda in Andalusia, Spain. ...>
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Puerta Del Sol Gate
The Puerta Del Sol surrounds the city since the 15th century and is one of the most popular and busiest locations, not just amongst tourists but also with ...>
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Barri Gòtic Medieval Quarter
The Gothic Medieval Quarter of Barcelona is part of the larger Old Barcelona, or Casc Antic district. Locally, the Gothic Medieval Quarter is called Barri ...>
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Villa Borghese
The Villa Borghese is a large natural park in Rome. It contains a few buildings, attractions and hosts the Galleria Borghese museum. It's main entrance ...>
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Pisa Tower, otherwise known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, really was a labor of love, taking well over a hundred and fifty years to build. This tower ...>
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Palace of Versailles
The "City of light" is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful and fascinating cities - you could spend a lifetime here and not see everything that ...>
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Roman Forum
The Roman Forum, the heart of Rome. The citizens of ancient Rome spent a good part of their days there. The great place was surrounded with temples and ...>
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Playa Mayor
Plaza Mayor reflecting monumental Madrid, Spain, is the center of the city. Originally known as Plaza Del Arabal, was redesigned after a series of fires. ...>
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Trevi Fountain
The Trevi Fountain is one of the most popular and photographed fountain in the world. This grand fountain, most likely the most beautiful one in Rome, ...>
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La Sainte Chapelle
A jewelry box. A light show. A diamond reflecting the light with its many facets. This is La Sainte Chapelle in Paris and more. It is best to visit ...>
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Florence's Duomo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore The skyline of Florence (Firenze), Italy wouldn't be the same without the stunning Cathedral or Duomo that so personifies ...>
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Musee d'Orsay
Musee d'Orsay in Paris, France, is a museum located in what used to be a railway station, the Gare d'Orsay. This museum boasts of a huge collection of ...>
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Museo del Prado
The Museo del Prado, or Prado Museum, is located on the Calle Ruiz de Alarcón in Madrid. It is arguably Spain's most famous art museum. To reach Museo ...>
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Centre Pompidou
The Centre Georges Pompidou is to be found at the Beaubourg area of Paris, France. It is near Marais and Les Halles at the IVe arrondissement. This controversial ...>
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Promenade de la Croisette
The first thing that comes to mind when you say Cannes is the Cannes Film Festival, with all its glitz and glamour. And yes, La Croisette is very much ...>
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Spanish Steps
The Spanish Steps is another very popular attraction that is located in the heart ("Centro Historico") of Rome. It is also one of Rome's favourite romantic ...>
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Piazza San Marco
The emperor Napoleon supposedly described it as "the finest drawing room in all of Europe" and if you visit Piazza San Marco in Venice, it's easy to agree ...>
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Parque del Buen Retiro
Parque del Buen Retiro is located in the heart of Madrid, Spain. It is best accessed through the Alcala Gate. You can reach it by taking the metro to ...>
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Montjuïc
Montjuïc is a large hill and wooded area located southeast of the center of Barcelona in Spain. Parts of Montjuïc overlook the Mediterranean Sea. Montjuïc ...>
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Jardins des Plantes
Visit the oldest garden in all of France – the Jardins des Plantes in Montpellier in the Languedoc-Rousillon region. It may come as a surprise to most ...>
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The Conciergerie is a fortress in Paris, France that used to house kings and subsequently prisoners. It served as the Royal Apartments prior to the completion ...>
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La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Família, or Church of the Holy Family, is located in central Barcelona. Take the metro line 2 or 5 to the Sagrada Família stop. Admission ...>
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Undoubtedly the most famous avenue in the world, Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, is blessed with a unique elegance and charm. That is also why it is ...>
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Mont Saint-Michel, France, as seen from afar, is mystical, imposing and magical. It stands majestic as it gazes down from its lofty heights. It stands ...>
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St. Mark's Basilica
The Basilica di San Marco ("St. Mark's Basilica" in English), right next to St. Mark's Square and near the Doge's Palace, is the most famous of Venice's ...>
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Basilique Sacre Coeur is a revered landmark in Paris, France. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart marks the city's highest point, on top of the hill of Montmartre. ...>
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Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, was constructed by Alexander-Gustave Eiffel in commemoration of the French Revolution, and completed in 1889 at a cost ...>
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The monument stands for triumph – the triumph of the human spirit against the odds. The Arc de Triomphe in Paris, stands proudly, a fitting memorial ...>
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Doge's Palace
One of the biggest attractions in Venice is the spectacular Doge's Palace, also known as the Palazzo Ducale. Much of the present building dates from the ...>
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The Massif des Calanques offer a unique experience. This geological formation shaped like fingers mark the rocky coastline between Marseille and Cassis ...>
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Editor's NoteWe are very, very saddened and repulsed about the attack that occurred on Las Ramblas on August 17th 2017. Please make sure to check with ...>
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What is a visit to Russia without a trip to the Kremlin in Moscow? This imposing site has stood witness to many tumultuous and victorious moments in Russian ...>
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Named after Pavel Tretyakov, the Tretyakov Gallery, in Moscow, is one of the most important art museums in the world. It houses a large collection of ...>
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The monument stands at the Decembrists Square, opposite the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is framed by St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Admiralty ...>
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The Barcelona Aquarium is located on Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell off the Ronda del Litoral in Barcelona, Catalonia, and directly on the waterfront. The ...>
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Seville Spring Fair
Come Spring and the air in Seville in Andalusia, Spain, is transformed into one of joy and rapture as the town starts preparing for the Seville Fair, ...>
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La Mesquita
The prime attraction of Cordoba in Andalucia, Spain is La Mesquita, also known as the Great Mosque. With architecture that has flavors of Egyptian, Syrian, ...>
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Rome Coliseum
The roman coliseum ("colosseum" or "colosseo") is probably the most ancient world renowned monument in Rome. It was one of the very first roman amphitheatres ...>
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The Marble Palace Mramornyi Dvorets or the Marble Palace is located in Saint Petersburg, in Russia. The Neoclassical palace is located between the ...>
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The Neuschwanstein Castle, located in the Bavarian region of Germany is the ultimate when you are thinking of fantasy castles. It is the quintessential ...>
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Along with the distinctive Duomo, or cathedral and the famous statue of David by Michelangelo, the Ponte Vecchio has become one of the symbols of the beautiful ...>
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Place de la Comedie is the "heart" of Montpellier in France. Although it is not its center in terms of geographical position, it is the center of Montpellier ...>
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The Columbus Monument is called Monument a Colom in Catalonian. It is located near the crossroads of Passeig de Colom and Rambla de Santa Mònica. It ...>
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Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona Fountain & StatuesFrom always, the Piazza Navona is synonymous with joy, festivities and popular entertainment. Today, Romans and tourists ...>
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The Castel Sant'Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, is located in the district of Borgo, in Rome. This cylindrical building was built on the ...>
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Contrary to popular misconception, the Red Square is not named "Red" because of the color of the square's bricks (although they are actually red) or as ...>
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During World War II, Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) underwent a 900-day siege by the Nazis. The people of Leningrad bravely defended their city, withstanding ...>
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The Winter Palace (or "Zimnyi Dvorets") was the main residence of the Russian tsars during winter. It is located in Saint Petersburg, at Millionnaya Ulitsa. ...>
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The Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropalovskaia Krepost) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was Peter the Great's answer to possible attack from the Swedish army. ...>
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Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi Gallery) is among the world's most celebrated, oldest and renowned art museums. It calls the Palazzo degli Uffizi in Florence, ...>
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When we say opera, there is probably none greater than the La Scala (or more formally known as Teatro alla Scala). Undoubtedly, it is one of the most ...>
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Castello Sforzesco in Milan, Italy is a splendid palace that holds a significant place in Italian history. This fortified palace is a much beloved landmark, ...>
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When it comes to luxury shopping in Milan, Via Montenapoleone is the street to be. This elegant street is lined with high-fashion stores, jewelry shops ...>
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Undoubtedly one of the best public squares in the world, Piazza del Campo is a sloping scalloped-shape area that stands as the heart of Siena, Italy. ...>
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When you speak of Genoa, Italy, the one predominant image is the tall lighthouse reigning over the harbor. Indeed, the Lanterna in Genoa is a city ...>
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The D-Day Beaches in Normandy, France, with its gentle sand dunes and coves, lay witness to one of history's greatest moments during wartime. This is ...>
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The Musee Rodin in Paris is, as the name suggests, a showcase of the works of the renowned French sculptor, Auguste Rodin. In addition, you will find ...>
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No other cemetery is so good at name dropping than Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise in Paris, France. It is the final resting place of many famous personalities. ...>
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Another landmark in Paris, a city filled with great landmarks, is the Palais Garnier, also called the Opera Garnier, Opera de Paris or the Grand Opera ...>
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With medieval ruins, a waterfall and a flower-filled garden, Colline du Chateau in Nice, France is a favorite, and a frequently visited site, not just ...>
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Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde (or Our Lady of the Guard Basilica) stands as one of the highest points in the city of Marseille, France. And rightly ...>
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One part of the eternal city that epitomizes the free willed spirit of Rome is the Piazza Campo de'Fiori. A large languid city square in the heart of Rome, ...>
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Dante's House (Casa Di Dante) in the 13th century was home to Alighieri families. This area stretched between church Piazza dei Donati and S. Martino in ...>
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Cathedral of Santa Eulalia
The Cathedral of Barcelona can be found in the Medieval Gothic Quarter of Barcelona (or Barri Gòtic). It is best reached by taking line 3 of the metro ...>
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Casa Batllo is located near the crossroads of Carrer d'Aragó and Passeig de Gràcia in central Barcelona. To reach it by metro, take line 3 to the Passeig ...>
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Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys is better known as Estadi Olimpic de Montjuїc. It is located inside of Montjuїc Park in Barcelona. You can ...>
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The National Museum of Catalonian Art is located near Parc de Montjuїc and the waterfront. It can be reached by a variety of bus lines and L1 and ...>
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The Picasso Museum is located in central Barcelona on Carrer de Montcada. It is well-connected by the Metro. You can take Line 1 to the Arc de Triomf ...>
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The largest Royal Palace in Western Europe spanned over 135000 m sq with approximately 2800 rooms, Palacio Real is the largest building and architectural ...>
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The Museo Arqueológico Nacional, or the National Archaeological Museum, is located at the corner of Calle de Serrano and Calle de Jorge Juan in Madrid, ...>
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The entrance to the Teleférico is located on Paseo del Pintor Rosales. It is accessible from the Arguelles metro stop. It is open every day from the ...>
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Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is on Paseo del Prado in Madrid. You can get there by a variety of bus lines, at the Banco de España stop on the underground, ...>
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Bilbao is a beautiful city to walk around especially in the old town area, Casco Viejo. This neighborhood, situated on the right bank of the river, is ...>
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Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, or the Cathedral of St. James, is located in the town that bears the same name on the northwestern coast of Spain. It ...>
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The Way of St. James, of Camino de Santiago, is a medieval pilgrimage route. There are paths originating all over Europe, but they all lead to the same ...>
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