Culture in the City

City Guides for Archaeology & History Buffs

With over 6,000 years of history Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Often said to be the cradle of western democracy, it was here that Political thought, drama, art, philosophy, science and architecture came together during the ‘Golden Age of Pericles’. Over the centuries since numerous conquerors have occupied the city and left their mark. And the contemporary urban setting reflects this exciting often turbulent history. Visit Athens >>
 
Theatre of Dionysus and the Acropolis Museum

With over 6,000 years of history Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Often said to be the cradle of western democracy, it was here that Political thought, drama, art, philosophy, science and architecture came together during the ‘Golden Age of Pericles’. Over the centuries since numerous conquerors have occupied the city and left their mark. And the contemporary urban setting reflects this exciting often turbulent history. Visit Athens >>

Theatre of Dionysus and the Acropolis Museum

Berlin is a city of international culture and world-changing history, popular for contemporary architecture, art and music. Extraordinary Prussian heritage and moving monuments and memorials associated with the time of the Third Reich and World War II aside, Berlin has some of the world’s finest collection of museums, themselves a UNESCO listed World Heritage site, with artefacts and objects from all corners of the globe. Visit Berlin >>
 
The Quadriga on top of the Brandenburg Gate

Berlin is a city of international culture and world-changing history, popular for contemporary architecture, art and music. Extraordinary Prussian heritage and moving monuments and memorials associated with the time of the Third Reich and World War II aside, Berlin has some of the world’s finest collection of museums, themselves a UNESCO listed World Heritage site, with spectacular artefacts and objects from all corners of the globe. Visit Berlin >>
 

The Quadriga on top of the Brandenburg Gate

Exeter started out as a Roman legionary fortress in 55 AD, known as Isca. There followed a period of rapid growth in the Middle Ages. By the 1700s Exeter was a very wealthy city, largely due to the cloth industry helped significantly by the port. And here you will find the first use of Egyptian revivalism in a British cemetery. Despite many bombing raids by the German Luftwaffe during World War 2, there is still much to see and do. Visit Exeter >>
 
Remains of the 13th Century bridge over Exe River

Exeter started out as a Roman legionary fortress in 55 AD, known as Isca. There followed a period of rapid growth in the Middle Ages. By the 1700s Exeter was a very wealthy city, largely due to the cloth industry helped significantly by the port. And here you will find the first use of Egyptian revivalism in a British cemetery. Despite many bombing raids by the German Luftwaffe during World War 2, there is still much to see and do here. Visit Exeter >>

Remains of the 13th Century bridge over Exe River

From prehistory to the present, the Romans to royalty, London has a fascinating past much of which is still accessible to the millions of visitors who come to the capital city each year. World class museums and art galleries tell the many and varied stories of how the city has long been an integral part of events that have shaped society and politics around the globe.
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London’s iconic landmark, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

From prehistory to the present, the Romans to royalty, London has a fascinating past much of which is still accessible to the millions of visitors who come to the capital city each year. World class museums and art galleries tell the many and varied stories of how the city has long been an integral part of events that have shaped society and politics around the globe. Visit London >>

London’s iconic landmark, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

Paris is known for culture and cuisine, museums and monuments – traditions and landmarks built on over 6,600 years of history. From the Neolithic canoes unearthed on the banks of the Seine to memorials for the city’s darker past during World War 2, it is not surprising Paris is one of the World’s most popular cities. And there is so much of France to see on a day trip from Paris, Monet’s Garden in Giverny or Mont Saint Michel, battlefields of WW1 or WW2 D-Day Beaches. Visit Paris >>
 
The iconic glass pyramid at the Louvre Museum

With over 6,000 years of history Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Often said to be the cradle of western democracy, it was here that Political thought, drama, art, philosophy, science and architecture came together during the ‘Golden Age of Pericles’. Over the centuries since numerous conquerors have occupied the city and left their mark. And the contemporary urban setting reflects this exciting often turbulent history. Visit Paris >>

The iconic glass pyramid at the Louvre Museum

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