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

Explore historic sites, buildings, landmarks and monuments around the world by location, style, category, date, heritage list, and much more. go places →

Get to know historical figures like artists and emperors as well as local architects and some non-famous folks of genealogical interest. Profiles can include places lived, works, timelines, images, related people and more. Groups like companies, organizations, and bands are also included in this section. meet people →

A virtual museum of artworks, artifacts, relics, and other objects, both in their original settings and in museums. see things →

All entries on Go Historic are tagged with a controlled vocabulary of topics, creating an extensive glossary based on the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus, ICONCLASS, and other authoritative sources. learn terms & explore by topic →

Immerse yourself in photos and illustrations of historic places, destinations, architecture, art, and artifacts. browse gallery →