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Tuğrul Tower – The polygonal structure from the medieval era in Shahr-e Rey
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Tuğrul Tower – The polygonal structure from the medieval era in Shahr-e Rey

The 20 meters tall brick tower was built in the 12th-century. It is the tomb of Tuğrul Beg, the founder of the Seljuk Empire who died in Rey in 1063. Originally, like other monuments of its time, it was capped by a conical dome, which would have added to ...
Trakai Island Castle – The home to all the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Trakai
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Trakai Island Castle – The home to all the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Trakai

The Castle was built in the 14th and 15th centuries on one of many islands of Lake Galvė. The construction of the Castle was started by Grand Duke Kęstutis of Lithuania and finished by his son Vytautas, who died in this castle in 1430. The castle was rebu...
Sistine Chapel – One of the world’s most famous painted interior historic spaces in the Vatican City
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Sistine Chapel – One of the world’s most famous painted interior historic spaces in the Vatican City

A chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480. Since that time, the chapel has served as ...

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