The church of the "Holy Wisdom," built in the Byzantine Empire, had been one of the largest religious buildings until 1935, when it was converted into a museum.
The round tower of the largest fort in the Arabian Peninsula had an ingenious defense system.
The name of this magnificent palace complex originates in Arabic and means 'the red one'.
Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only redrawn maps, but also had a truly diverse impact.
The center of the Indian mausoleum complex is a white marble tomb built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife.
This Pacific island is famous for its unique monolithic human figures.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.
The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental conditions of the desert.
The Benz Patent-Motorwagen is widely regarded as the first vehicle propelled by an internal combustion engine.
The Parisian prison became legendary after the Revolution of 1789.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionized technology.
Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military commanders in history.
The first commercially successful technique of photography was invented by the French Louis Daguerre.
The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.
A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.
The French Montgolfier brothers were the first pioneers of flying.
The American inventor presented his invention revolutionizing telecommunication at New York University in 1837.
A dynamo converts mechanical energy into direct current.
The Wright Flyer was the first successful powered, heavier-than-air aircraft, designed and built by the Wright brothers.