Mosques, mausoleums and madrasas: our favourite Silk Road sights

Discover our favourite sights along one of the most important trading routes in history.

The Registan

Among the most iconic sights on the Silk Road, this central square is one of the world’s greatest examples of medieval Islamic architecture

The best art cities in Friuli Venezia Giulia

FVG is jam-packed with beautiful art and architecture. Find out which sites have made it into our top five. 

Campanilismo Friulano

Friuli Venezia Giulia is a land of traditions, and its bell towers are amongst its most iconic. 

Star city

Friuli Venezia Giulia is home to numerous UNESCO sites, but one of the best is the star city of Palmanova. 

The best mosques in West Africa

West Africa is renowned for its unusual Islamic architecture.

Nineteenth-century timber churches

You’ll find no ancient architectural monuments on the Faroes; only timber churches.

Top five Classical sites in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese has so many impressive ruins that it is difficult to pick which ones to visit, so we’ve drawn up a list of our favourites.

Prehistoric Malta: what not to miss

Malta’s temples are unique – here’s our pick of what not to miss.

King of the Goths

Buckinghamshire was the home of Sir George Gilbert Scott, the leading architect of Gothic revivalism.