Hagia Sophia – Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia is the most important Byzantine structure and one of the world’s great monuments. This incredible structure has been a church for 916 years, a mosque for 482 years and now a museum for for over 82 years!

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Sultanahmet Mosque – Istanbul, Turkey

Commonly, it is known as the Blue Mosque, The Sultanahmet Mosque is on the must see list of any good site-seeing tour of Istanbul. It is a true marvel and a testament to builders of another age. The complexities of its vaults and tiling is a site to behold.
Visible from many spots around Istanbul, the Sultanahmet Mosque dominates the skyline.

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Iparművészeti Múzeum – Budapest, Hungary

(above photo © Jaime Silva) Iparművészeti Múzeum (Museum of Applied Arts) (36) 1 – 456 5100 1092 Budapest, Hőgyes Endre utca, Budapest, Hungary www.imm.hu. OPEN HOURS: 2:00 pm – 6:00pm    Tuesday 10:00am – 6:00pm    Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 10:00pm  Thursday In 1872 the Hungarian Parliament decided to purchase “industrial Vienna’s” 1873 World Exhibition and in 1890 a contest was held… Read More

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Glastonbury Tor – Somerset, England

Just hearing the name- Glastonbury- brings images to mind: Arthurian England, magical druids, hordes of young people covered in mud listening to music. In life, Glastonbury Tor truly is a magical place.

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Lacock Village – Wiltshire, England

About two hours from London you find the most picturesque village in the West Country. The village dates back to the 13th century, although the stone cottages where built in 18th century, and it looks like it!