From crumbling Persian empires to colossal Roman cities, here are some of our favourite ruined civilisations from around the world.
“Ooh look, a rhombicuboctahedron!”
From ancient UNESCO sites to stunning mountain ranges and lagoon beaches, this little-visited region has it all.
Love it or hate it, Subotica’s architecture is this Serbian town’s greatest draw.
The hills of Fruška Gora in Vojvodina are dotted with architectural masterpieces.
Discover our favourite sights along one of the most important trading routes in history.
From painted mosques to gilded minarets.
With infrastructure and trade routes dating back thousands of years, it comes as no surprise that Oman has claimed five inscriptions on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
From Senegal to Ghana, West Africa is known for its fantastic mosques – each an architectural masterpiece in their own right.
How many have you visited?
The Kazakh capital is packed with architectural delights.
Uzbekistan captures the imagination like nowhere else.
Those with a penchant for history will not be short of places to visit in this part of Italy.
A forest of sandstone pillars, iron grey and water scarred, rise straight up from the valley floor.
The county is blessed when it comes to impressive manor houses.