The Great Mosque in Xian, also known as the Huajue Xiang Mosque, is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China.
Kate Warne, the first female detective of America, saved the life of President-elect Abraham Lincoln by uncovering the plot of his assassination.
Located in Qingdao’s central business district, the May Fourth Square contains the May Wind, a huge iconic sculpture, resembling a burning flame..
Umberto D (1952), directed by Vittorio De Sica, is one of the most enduring masterpieces of Italian Neorealism, depicting the struggle for existence of an old.
Located in Szeged, the third largest city of Hungary, the Szeged Synagogue is the second largest synagogue in the country and is considered as the masterpie ...
Located on the top of a solitary rocky hill called Gopachal and dominating the city of Gwalior, the massive Gwalior Fort is considered one of the most impen ...
The Vienna State Opera, locally known as Wiener Staatsoper, was the first opera built in Vienna and the first major building on the Ringstrasse, opened on 2 ...
The Chauvet Cave, in Southern France, houses some of the best-preserved prehistoric figurative cave paintings in the world.
The Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania is home to the largest lion population in Africa and famous for the largest annual animal migration in the ...
Marilyn Monroe, universally accepted as the blonde bombshell, was one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s.
The grand edifice of the National Museum of Singapore, with its wide façade and a large dome, has been a prominent landmark on Stamford Road for over a cen ...
Romeo and Juliet, a play written by William Shakespeare, the famous English playwright, depicts the tragic love story of Romeo Montagues and Juliet Capulet, ...
Situated on the left bank of the Ishim River, the Ak Orda Presidential Palace is one of the striking buildings of Nur-Sultan, the new capital of the Republi ...
Sophie Marceau, one of the brightest French actresses, was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in a poor neighbourhood of elegant Paris on 17 November 1966.
Located by the lake Motia Talab, in the heart of Bhopal in India, the Taj-ul-Masjid or Taj-ul-Masajit is the largest mosque in India and one of the largest ...
For the people of Poland, the Katyn Massacre was an attack on the Polish nation, aimed to prevent the rebuilding of a sovereign Polish state.
Located in the centre of Bishkek, the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan, Ala-Too Square, the main square of the city, was built in 1984.
Gone with the Wind (1939) is an epoch making American film, reckoned one of the best known and most successful films of all time.
Built in 1901, as a place of worship for the Neologs, one of the two predominant Hungarian Jewish communities, Subotica Synagogue is the second largest syna ...
The little-known, forest-dependent, Sunda Clouded Leopard is the newest and the smallest big cat species, known to science.
Cradled in the Aravalli Ranges and located 84 km north of Udaipur in the wilderness, the Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second-largest and the most important citad ...
Grotta dei Cervi or the Deer Cave is a natural cave at the Salento coast, near the town of Porto Badisco in Italy.
Founded by Louis IV as the Académie d’Opéra, the Palais Garnier, also known as Opéra Garnier is one of the jewels of Napoleon III’s newly reconstruct ...
The Yellowstone National Park in the USA, contains the greatest concentration of geothermal features in the world, which include the famous Old Faithful Geyser
Born on 19 November 1962 in Los Angeles, Jodie Foster made her big screen debut in the Disney movie Napoleon and Samantha, when she was almost killed by a lion.
Considered the oldest and largest art museum in Japan, the Tokyo National Museum is located in Ueno Park in Tokyo.
The story of Heer and Ranjha, often compared to the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet, was originally written in 1766 by Waris Shah, a Punjabi Sufi poet.
The white-stone Livadia Palace, located at Baturyna St, 44-а, in the small town of Livadiya, in southern Crimea, not far from the city of Yalta
Halle Berry, the first woman of African American descent to win the Academy Award for best actress, was born Maria Halle Berry on 14 August 1966 in Cleveland.
Built between 1997 and 1999 and surrounded by Putrajaya Lake, the Putra Mosque with its magnificent pink domes is one of the popular landmarks of Putrajaya, ...