Welcome to Go Historic, an encyclopedic travel guide to history, architecture & art.

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Historic Places

Go Historic provides information on nearly 500,000 historic sites, buildings, landmarks and monuments around the world — including the National Register of Historic Places, the Listed Buildings of England, World Heritage Sites, and more. explore places →

Ben Youssef Medersa
14th cent.; 1560s
Marrakesh, Morocco
Castle Howard
1700-59
Henderskelfe, England, UK
Roman Arena of Verona
c. 20-30 CE
Verona, Italy
Antwerp Central Station
1895-1905
Antwerp, Belgium
Broadway Tower
1798-99
Broadway, England, UK
Chesters Museum
1895-1903
Humshaugh, England, UK
Natural History Museum
1873-81
London, England, UK
Chartres Cathedral
1140-1260
Chartres, France
Ruvo di Puglia Cathedral
13th cent.
Ruvo di Puglia, Italy
Peabody Hotel
1925
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Cassington Church
early 12th cent.
Cassington, England, UK
Royal Crescent
1774
Bath, England, UK

Historic Figures

Go Historic contains profiles of over 200,000 people, including famous historical figures like artists and emperors as well as non-famous folks of genealogical interest. Profiles include places lived, works, timelines, images, related people and more. explore people →

Charlemagne
747-814
F. Scott Fitzgerald
1896-1940
American author
Peter the Apostle
c. 1-64 CE
biblical figure, apostle, pope
John Adams
1735-1826
Charles Dickens
1812-1870
British author
Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865
American president
Martin Luther
1483-1546

Historical & Art Topics

All entries on Go Historic are tagged with a controlled vocabulary of topics that incorporates the high-quality content of the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus. explore topics & terms →