The colour and movement of Piccadilly Circus, London.
Looking southwest across Paris towards the Eiffel Tower from the dome of the Basilica du Sacré-Cœur. Paris, France.
The pock-marked facade of the Pantheon. Its dome was the world’s largest for close to two thousand years.
The baldacchino and immense dome of the largest church in the world. St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Palace remain the ultimate symbols of the incredible heights of opulence, wealth and waste that the Roman Catholic Church reached during the 16th century.
An Evzone soldier stands guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, Greece. The Scots did not have a monopoly on going to war in skirts. The ceremonial uniform of the Evzones is derived from that of the Greek bandits and guerillas that resisted Ottoman Turkish occupation prior to independence in the early 19th century.
One of the last masterpieces of classical Ottoman architecture, it is popularly known as the Blue Mosque, for the blue tiles on its inside walls.