The famous Sistine ceiling depicts scenes from Genesis in dramatic and moving detail, and The Last Judgment on the chapel's end wall is striking and powerful.
Maramures in a remote region in Northern Romania. Because it is so isolated, the people here have a strong community, with unique traditions.
Known also as "Temple of the Holy Family", it is considered to be the master-work of renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. It is a bold project, which became one of Spain's main attractions.
Hidden between the tall buildings in the centre of Bucharest, this small church was built by a Greek monk and it is regarded by art historians as a synthesis, on a small scale, of Brâncoveanu architecture and decoration.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, Austria's most eminent Gothic edifice, houses a wealth of art treasures, some of which can only be seen during a guided tour.
Notre Dame Cathedral is considered one of the best examples of French Gothic architecture in Europe.
The most well kept and the strongest medieval church in Eastern Europe, a UNESCO site since 1999.