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Abu Simbel: The great temple of Egypt

The Great Temple of Ramses II was rediscovered two hundred years ago, carved out of a mountain on the Niles’ banks. The structure is a shrine to the pharaoh and primeval Egyptian gods.
Read more… 05 August 2010

Beijing's once Forbidden City

The former home of China’s emperors, which houses the best-preserved collection of ancient architecture in the country, still exerts a powerful pull on the nation’s psyche.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Berlin's flourishing world of art

Creative synergies, a free-spirited climate and cheap rents have turned Berlin into a major magnet for artists from around the globe.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The infamous architecture of Chicago

The devastation of the Great Chicago Fire gave the city a chance for a new life, and some of the most innovative structures the world had ever known emerged from the ashes.
Read more… 03 August 2010

A tour of Loire Valley châteaux

Picture-perfect turrets and atmospheric ruins abound in the region, so it is important to be discerning among so many stellar options.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Art and architecture in Germany

From the Saxon courts at Weimar and Dresden to the Bauhaus movement in the 20th century, for the new generation of German artists, inspiration is close at hand.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The art of Washington

Politics is full of history, drama and theatrics, but the nation's capital also offers these and more in its theatres, museums and galleries.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Barcelona's surreal world of art

Barcelona is a city that has embraced art like no other and it is reflected in the buildings, across the streets and in its many famous galleries.
Read more… 03 August 2010

The dark side of Rome

Rome has some eccentric hot spots–from macabre rooms lined with bones to the massive burial grounds along Appian Way.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Contemporary creative Moscow

The Russian capital is a hotbed of creative energy, as artists are enjoying unprecedented freedom.
Read more… 03 August 2010

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