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 →

Cassington Church
early 12th cent.
Cassington, England, UK
Castle Howard
Henderskelfe, England, UK
Chartres Cathedral
Chartres, France
Conques Abbey
c. 1030-1120
Conques, France
Hannah and Eliza Gorman House
Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Melrose Abbey
Melrose, Scotland, UK
Peabody Hotel
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Troia Cathedral
Troia, Italy
c. 3000-2000 BCE
Wiltshire, England, UK
Antwerp Central Station
Antwerp, Belgium
Chesters Roman Fort
122 CE
England, UK
Bath Abbey
c. 1500-35
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 →

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 →