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 →

Vicksburg National Military Park
1862-63
Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Bath Abbey
c. 1500-35
Bath, England, UK
Melrose Abbey
1136-46
Melrose, Scotland, UK
Bertrand Russell House
1911-16
London, England, UK
Roman Arena of Verona
c. 20-30 CE
Verona, Italy
Roman Baths
60-70 CE
Bath, England, UK
Chartres Cathedral
1140-1260
Chartres, France
Castle Howard
1700-59
Henderskelfe, England, UK
Stonehenge
c. 3000-2000 BCE
Wiltshire, England, UK
Broadway Tower
1798-99
Broadway, England, UK
Troia Cathedral
1093
Troia, Italy
Chesters Museum
1895-1903
Humshaugh, 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 →

Peter the Apostle
c. 1-64 CE
biblical figure, apostle, pope
Ludwig von Beethoven
1770-1827
German Classical composer, pianist
Henry VIII
1491-1547
Elizabeth II
1926-
British
Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865
Paul the Apostle
c. 4 BCE-64
John Lennon
1940-1980

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 →