• Phrygian temple of Aslankaya, 7th century BC. Phyrigian Valley, Emre Lake, near Döğer, Turkey.<br />
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On the triangular roof over the facade are two sphinxes (winged figures with the head of a human and the body of a lion), facing one another, take place. In the main facade, below, the sphinxes in a niche, a cult statue of Kybele or the Great Mother (vandalised and destroyed) was flanked by two lions. This main facade is ornamented with relief geometrical patterns.
  • Sculptures on the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Aerial view of the Romanesque Duomo of Pisa
  • The 14th Century Gothic style eastern facade of The Doge's Palace on St Marks Square, Palazzo Ducale, Venice Italy
  • The Doges Palace  and Campinale of St Mark from the Saint Mark's Basin Venice
  • Venice gondola trip on the venetian grand canal at sunset
  • Venice gondola trip on the venetian grand canal at sunset
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • Panorama of Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Panoroana of Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Panorama of Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Panorama of Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Minoan North Lustral basin ,  Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • Minoan of the North Entrance Propylaeum with its painted charging  bull releif,  Knossos Palace archaeological site, Crete
  • The circular Delphi Tholos temple with Doric columns, 380 BC, Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi Archaeological Site,  Greece
  • Doric coloums of Delphi Temple of Apollo. and ruins of Delphi archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • Doric coloums of Delphi Temple of Apollo. and ruins of Delphi archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • The circular Delphi Tholos temple with Doric columns, 380 BC, Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi Archaeological Site,  Greece
  • The circular Delphi Tholos temple with Doric columns, 380 BC, Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi Archaeological Site,  Greece
  • The Tripod of Plataeans column and the Altar of the Chiots with the columns of the temple of Apollo behind, Delphi Archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • Ancient Greek Theatre of Delphi, Delphi Archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • Ancient Greek Theatre of Delphi, Delphi Archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • The circular Delphi Tholos temple with Doric columns, 380 BC, Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi Archaeological Site,  Greece
  • Doric coloums of Delphi Temple of Apollo. and ruins of Delphi archaeological site, Delphi, Greece
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
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The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Close up of Phrygian rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Close up of Phrygian rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Close up of Phrygian rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • The Unfinished rock monument of Midas, 8th - 6th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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This rock facade was planned but never finished and so little is known about the unfinished Monument. It is also known locally as the Kucuk Yazilikaya ( “little written rock”), since it appears to have been planned as a smaller version of the Midas Monument, also called Yazilikaya. It measures 7m x 10m and faces west, unlike the other monument at Midas whose facades face east. Since it was never completed, it was gives some idea of the construction techniques : first the rock was flattened and then the facade was carved from the top down. The architectural frame and the ornament were carved at the same time. About  2m below the monument are a smaller facade, to the left and a small cut altar to the right.
  • The Phrygian rock Monument known locally as Yazilikaya, ( written rock ) . 8th - 6th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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This is the largest Phrygian rock cut facade monument, measuring 17m x 16.5m. It represents the front of a Phrygian megaron type building with a low pitched roof. It is known locally as yazilikaya , which means “written rock”, because of the Paleo-Phrygian inscriptions carved above the rock above the roof outline, down the right side and in the niche. The upper inscription dedicates the monument to King Midas, and so it is also known as the “Midas Monument”. The niche probably contained an image of the Phrygian Mother  Goddess, and the word “Matar” (Mother) is inscribed inside. The monument was carved  around the 8th and  6th century BC.
  • The Phrygian rock Monument known locally as Yazilikaya, ( written rock ) . 8th - 6th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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This is the largest Phrygian rock cut facade monument, measuring 17m x 16.5m. It represents the front of a Phrygian megaron type building with a low pitched roof. It is known locally as yazilikaya , which means “written rock”, because of the Paleo-Phrygian inscriptions carved above the rock above the roof outline, down the right side and in the niche. The upper inscription dedicates the monument to King Midas, and so it is also known as the “Midas Monument”. The niche probably contained an image of the Phrygian Mother  Goddess, and the word “Matar” (Mother) is inscribed inside. The monument was carved  around the 8th and  6th century BC.
  • Phrygian and later rock tombs of the necropolis of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Phrygian and later rock tombs cut into the rocks faces protecting the citadel of Midas . From the 8th century BC . Midas City, Yazilikaya, Eskisehir, Turkey.<br />
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The earliest Phrygian settlement here began in the last quarter of the 8th century BC. Even after the Phrygian kingdom collapsed politically, the city was not abandoned and the Phrygian rock structures and tombs were conserved, with some additions and changes made.in the Persian, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods.
  • Phrygian temple of Aslankaya, 7th century BC. Phyrigian Valley, Emre Lake, near Döğer, Turkey.<br />
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On the triangular roof over the facade are two sphinxes (winged figures with the head of a human and the body of a lion), facing one another, take place. In the main facade, below, the sphinxes in a niche, a cult statue of Kybele or the Great Mother (vandalised and destroyed) was flanked by two lions. This main facade is ornamented with relief geometrical patterns.
  • Close up of two sphinxes relief scul[ptures of the Phrygian temple of Aslankaya, 7th century BC. Phyrigian Valley, Emre Lake, near Doger, Turkey.<br />
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On the triangular roof over the facade are two sphinxes (winged figures with the head of a human and the body of a lion), facing one another, take place. In the main facade, below, the sphinxes in a niche, a cult statue of Kybele or the Great Mother (vandalised and destroyed) was flanked by two lions. This main facade is ornamented with relief geometrical patterns.
  • Sebasteion sanctuary building ruins and relief panels,  Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman theatre of Aphrodisias dedicated to Aphrodite and the people of the city by Julius Zoilos in the  2nd half of 1st century BC. Seats over 8000 people. Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman theatre of Aphrodisias dedicated to Aphrodite and the people of the city by Julius Zoilos in the  2nd half of 1st century BC. Seats over 8000 people. Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman theatre of Aphrodisias dedicated to Aphrodite and the people of the city by Julius Zoilos in the  2nd half of 1st century BC. Seats over 8000 people. Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • The Temple of Aphrodite at the centre of Aphrodisias. All that remains of the ancient temple consists of fourteen of the over forty Ionic columns that once surrounded it and the foundations of the cellar section. building started in the 1st century BC completed during the reign of Augustus. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • The Temple of Aphrodite at the centre of Aphrodisias. All that remains of the ancient temple consists of fourteen of the over forty Ionic columns that once surrounded it and the foundations of the cellar section. building started in the 1st century BC completed during the reign of Augustus. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Close up of the pediments of the Tetrapylon monumental gateway to  the Temple of Aphrodite. The Tetrapylon consisted of four rows of four columns and It connects the major street to the sacred way heading toward the sanctuary of Aphrodite. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Tetrapylon monumental gateway to  the Temple of Aphrodite. The Tetrapylon consisted of four rows of four columns and It connects the major street to the sacred way heading toward the sanctuary of Aphrodite. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Tetrapylon monumental gateway to  the Temple of Aphrodite. The Tetrapylon consisted of four rows of four columns and It connects the major street to the sacred way heading toward the sanctuary of Aphrodite. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Greek Theatre remodelled in 225-200 BC & again in 175 BC, 68 AD & 299 AD to a width of 139.8 meters to seat 18,500 people. <br />
Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • Roman Great Harbour Monument opened by the city of Miletus either in honour of the achievements of Pompeius in his war against the pirates (67 BC) or for the victory of Augustus over Mark Antony and Cleopatra in the battle of Actium (31 BC). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • Roman Baths of Faustina established by Faustina the Younger, wife of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatilia, Turkey.
  • Roman Baths of Faustina established by Faustina the Younger, wife of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatilia, Turkey.
  • Close up of the Crown Gate of the Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • Close up of the Crown Gate of the Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • Close up of the Crown Gate of the Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • The Gökmedrese or Gök Medrese built in 1271 by Vizier Ata Faahreddin Ali. Above the crown door are two minarets with a bow and single cone decorated with glazed bricks and tiles. Sivas, Turkey
  • The Gökmedrese or Gök Medrese built in 1271 by Vizier Ata Faahreddin Ali. Above the crown door are two minarets with a bow and single cone decorated with glazed bricks and tiles. Sivas, Turkey
  • Royal rock tombs of Pontus including Mithridates I, died 266 BC. Amasya, Turkey
  • Ottoman villas of Amasya along the banks of the river Yeşilırmak, below the Pontic Royal rock tombs and mountain top ancient citadel at sunset, Turkey
  • Ottoman villas of Amasya along the banks of the river Yeşilırmak, below the Pontic Royal rock tombs and mountain top ancient citadel, Turkey
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Nuvolau  mountain above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Nuvolau mountain at sunset above the Giau Pass (Passo di Giau), Colle Santa Lucia, Dolomites, Belluno, Italy
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Last Judgment by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • 14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted decotative twisting pillar on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted pillar on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • C.ose up of a gable of the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of the typanuim of the main door depicting St Mary and the Apostles , the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for December with an animal being killed and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture of a scene of the life of St Martin on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture of St Martin becoming a monk on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Close up of a13th century Romaesque sculpture of a Lion of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Fresco on the Interior  of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical dragon on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Romanesque frescoes inside the dome of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • West entrance and exterior of the octagonal  Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Frescoes on the interior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical half human creatures on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • West portal lunette relief sculptures depicting Christ giving a blessing with angels on one side and the Cross on the other on the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • door pillaster relief sculptures on the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • door pillaster relief sculptures on the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • door pillaster relief sculptures on the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical cattle on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Medieval relief sculptures of mythical half man half dragon creature on the exterior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Frescoes on the interior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Frescoes on the interior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Frescoes on the interior of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Romanesque frescoes inside the dome of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Romanesque frescoes inside the dome of the Romanesque Baptistery of Parma, circa 1196, (Battistero di Parma), Italy
  • Maison Carrée, a ancient Roman temple built around 4-7 AD and dedicated to Julius Caesar, the best preserved example of a Roman temple,  Nimes, France
  • Interior of the Arena of Nemes, a Roman Ampitheatre built around 70 AD during the reign of Emperor Augustus, Nimes, France
  • Arena of Nemes, a Roman Ampitheatre built around 70 AD during the reign of Emperor Augustus, Nimes, France
  • Facade of the Maison Carrée, a ancient Roman temple built around 4-7 AD and dedicated to Julius Caesar, the best preserved example of a Roman temple,  Nimes, France
  • Round window  of  the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Round window  of  the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Sculptures on the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Sculptures on the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Sculptures on the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Sculpture of a man with two cows on the 12th century Romanesque facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro extra moenia (St Peters), Spoletto, Italy
  • Plutone or Neptune statue with a small dolphin in his hand , commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Sculture of an elephant with a castle on its back a popular Renaissance icon of power recalling Hanibals victories, commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Venus staue, commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Casa Pendente, a leaning house  commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, in The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Sculture of an elephant with a castle on its back a popular Renaissance icon of power recalling Hanibals victories, commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Casa Pendente, a leaning house  commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, in The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Statue of the head of Proteus, son of Neptune, the globe and castle on its head symolises the castle of Orsini and its rule over the world, commissioned by Piaer Francesco Orsini c. 1513-84, The Renaissance Mannerist statues of the Park of Monsters or The Sacred Wood of Bamarzo, Italy
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik columns at the  ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik column drums fallen at Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Fallen column drums of Greek Dorik Temple ruins  Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Fallen column drums of Greek Dorik Temple ruins  Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • The desert canyon near the Sahara oasis of Mides, Tunisia, North Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • The Sahara desert sand dunes of Erg Oriental near the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia, Africa
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • Sassolungo Mountain range, 3081m high, from the Sulla Pass between the Val Gardena and Val di Fassa, the Western Dolomites, Southern Tyrol; Trentino, Italy.
  • Detail of the Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster work of the Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) an Italian Renaissance courtyard (1540-72) , Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Detail of the Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster work of the Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) an Italian Renaissance courtyard (1540-72) , Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Moorish architectural detail on the old mosque tower, now the bell tower of the Cathedral of Seville, Spain
  • Gothic architectural detail with flying butresses of the Seville Cathedral, Spain
  • Gothic architectural detail of the Door of the Prince, Seville Cathedral, Spain
  • Statues of The Gothic Puerta de Campanilla entrance door of the Cathedral of Seville, Spain
  • 14th century Zellige tile panel from the Reala Alcazar of Seville in the time of Peter I of Castile. Seville Alcazar Museum, Seville.
  • 16th century Spanish Mudjar tiles from the Pavillion of Carlos V, Selivve Alcazar, Seville, Spain
  • 16th century Spanish Mudjar tiles from the Pavillion of Carlos V, Selivve Alcazar, Seville, Spain
  • 16th century Spanish Mudjar tiles from the Pavillion of Carlos V, Selivve Alcazar, Seville, Spain
  • The Baths of Dona Maria de Padill, part of the original Almohad garden that is now below the Alcazar, Alcazar of Seville, Spain.
  • Arabesque Mudjar plasterwork of the 12th century roof of the Salón de Embajadores (Ambassadors' Hall or Throne Room). Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plasterwork of the 12th century Patio de las Muñecas (Courtyard of the Dolls), . Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plasterwork of the 12th century Patio de las Muñecas (Courtyard of the Dolls), . Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plasterwork of the 12th century Patio de las Muñecas (Courtyard of the Dolls), . Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plasterwork of the 12th century Patio de las Muñecas (Courtyard of the Dolls), . Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plaster work and Zillige tiles inside the Vestibule of Don Pedro's Palace, completed in 1366. Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudjar plaster work of the entrance to Don Pedro's Palace, completed in 1366. Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster workof the  Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Detail of the Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster work of the Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) an Italian Renaissance courtyard (1540-72) , Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) an Italian Renaissance courtyard (1540-72) with Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster work, Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) an Italian Renaissance courtyard (1540-72) with Arabesque Mudéjar style plaster work, Alcazar of Seville, Seville, Spain
  • 4 x4 Landrover Defnder on the Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi at sunset , Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara parabolic sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • The 12th century Romanesque Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame of Senanque ( 1148 ) set amongst the flowering lavender fields of Provence near Gordes, France.
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • The 12th century Romanesque Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame of Senanque ( 1148 ) set amongst the flowering lavender fields of Provence near Gordes, France.
  • The 12th century Romanesque Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame of Senanque ( 1148 ) set amongst the flowering lavender fields of Provence near Gordes, France.
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Camel rides on the Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi at sunset, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Foot steps in the Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • 4 x4 Landrover Defnder on the Sahara sand dunes of erg Chebbi, Morocco, Africa
  • Statue of the Madonna and Child in the cloisters of the 12th century Romanesque Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame of Senanque ( 1148 ). Provence near Gordes, France.
  • The 12th century Romanesque Cistercian Abbey of Notre Dame of Senanque ( 1148 ) set amongst the flowering lavender fields of Provence near Gordes, France.
  • View of Danby Dale and and moors farm with heather flowering.  North Yorks National Park, North Yorkshire, England
  • View of Danby Dale and Botton Village with heather flowering.  North Yorks National Park, North Yorkshire, England
  • Architectural details of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Architectural details of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Architectural details of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Courtyard of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Courtyard of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Courtyard of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Minarete of the Mosque of the 18th Century Ottoman architecture of the Ishak Pasha Palace (Turkish: İshak Paşa Sarayı) ,  Ağrı province of eastern Turkey.
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Trulli whistle shop La Botega die Finchietti, interior.  Alberobello, Puglia, Italy.  Pictures, photos, images & fotos.
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Capital of a Greek Dorik Column - Selinunte Sicily . Selinunte, Sicily travel photos & pictures available as stock photos, pictures & images & also to download as photo art prints. Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik columns at the  ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 70
  • Greek Dorik column drums fallen at Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 65 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Fallen column drums of Greek Dorik Temple ruins  Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 62 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Fallen column drums of Greek Dorik Temple ruins  Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 60 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 57 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 44 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik columns at the  ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 41 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik columns at the  ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 37 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik columns at the  ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 36 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 35 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Doric column drums - Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 30
  • Greek Dorik column drums Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily 21
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 16 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Greek Dorik Temple ruins of Temple F at Selinunte, Sicily photography, pictures, photos, images & fotos. 7 Greek Dorik Temple columns of the ruins of the Temple of Hera, Temple E, Selinunte, Sicily
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Trulli of Alberobello - Puglia - Italy
  • Trulli of Alberobello - Puglia - Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Trulli of Alberobello - Puglia - Italy
  • Stone Trulo house with beehive shaped conical roof, traditional Turlli houses of Alberobello, Apulia, Italy
  • Detail of Baptistry carving  - Piazza Del Duomo - Parma Italy.
  • Detail of Baptistry carving - Piazza Del Duomo - Parma Italy.
  • Detail of Baptistry Door  - Piazza Del Duomo - Parma Italy.
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower sunset, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of top of the astrological clock tower of Torre dell' Orologio, Saint Marks Square, San Marco, Venice,
  • Sunset view of gondolas at St Mark's Square with the island of San Giorgio Maggiore behind , with its church front designed by Andrea Palladio and begun in 1566.  Venice Italy
  • Arial view form St Mark's Campinale of St Mark's Square and the Doges with the island of San Giorgio Maggiore behind , with its church front designed by Andrea Palladio and begun in 1566.  Venice Italy
  • The Grand Canal from Ponte dell'Accademia at sunset; in the foreground Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti
  • Arial view form St Mark's Campinale of St Mark's Square and the Doges with the island of San Giorgio Maggiore behind , with its church front designed by Andrea Palladio and begun in 1566.  Venice Italy
  • Venice gondola trip on the venetian grand canal at sunset
  • Venice gondola trip on the venetian grand canal at sunset
  • The Grand Canal from Ponte dell'Accademia at sunset; in the foreground Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti
  • Venice gondola trip on the venetian grand canal at sunset
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • Aerial view of the Romanesque Duomo of Pisa
  • View of the Romanesque Duomo of Pisa at sunset
  • Exterior view of the Bapristry and Duomo cathedral of Pisa, Italy
  • Exterior view of the Bapristry and Duomo cathedral of Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy
  • View of the Romanesque Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell tower, Piazza del Miracoli , Pisa, Italy

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