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 →

Roman Arena of Verona
c. 20-30 CE
Verona, Italy
Cassington Church
early 12th cent.
Cassington, England, UK
Roman Baths
60-70 CE
Bath, England, UK
Bath Abbey
c. 1500-35
Bath, England, UK
Chartres Cathedral
1140-1260
Chartres, France
Natural History Museum
1873-81
London, England, UK
Ben Youssef Medersa
14th cent.; 1560s
Marrakesh, Morocco
Antwerp Central Station
1895-1905
Antwerp, Belgium
Broadway Tower
1798-99
Broadway, England, UK
Troia Cathedral
1093
Troia, Italy
Conques Abbey
c. 1030-1120
Conques, France
Melrose Abbey
1136-46
Melrose, Scotland, 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 →

F. Scott Fitzgerald
1896-1940
American author
Elizabeth II
1926-
British
Adolf Hitler
1889-1945
German dictator
Paul the Apostle
c. 4 BCE-64
Henry VIII
1491-1547
Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865
American president

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 →