Classic Facades

Copenhagen, Denmark

Det Gule Palæ

Holds the honor of being the first building of this style in the city.

Gdansk, Poland

The Long Market

One of Europe's grandest squares is actually a strip. Unlike Vegas, coins are not welcome here.

Épernay, Champagne, France

Champagne la Castellane

Is it a celebration without champagne? This starry drink is synonymous with life's happy moments.

Putrajaya, Malaysia

Palace of Justice

A young republic decided to construct a completely new capital city--and this gorgeous building is the star.

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

The Mob Museum

The museum that preserves many mobster memories.

Schwetzingen, Germany

Schwetzingen Palace

What Schwetzingen lacks for in size, it more than makes up for in amenities.

Munich, Germany

ORAG-Haus

Surviving a world war, this pink lady is back due to a city's decision to rebuild from the rubble.

Appin, Scotland

Castle Stalker

Before you know it, you’ve lost your clan’s castle in a drunken bet.

Stampa-Coltura, Switzerland

Palazzo Castelmur

Gone for centuries, a family returned back to its ancestral home.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Martinelli Building

This sunset pink structure was the tallest in Latin America. And just kept growing.

Angoulême, France

Angoulême Cathedral

This Cathedral has spiritual roots in pre-Christian France, both in location and architecture.

Coral Gables, Florida, United States

Biltmore Hotel

This grand hotel was the place to be in America's Jazz Age--and some patrons of that era have stuck around.

Warsaw, Poland

Wilanów Palace

This royal palace was renovated in the 18th century by one of Poland's most powerful noblewomen.

Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Iowa Judicial Branch Building

Although the Iowa Judicial Branch Building may not be the oldest marble halls in town, the branch’s history is stacked with stories that could fill up a library's worth of bookshelves.

Agra, India

Taj Mahal

An incredible love story behind a famed global site.

Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace

This palace was built by Peter the Great as a gift for his second wife Catherine.

Capannori, Italy

Villa Torrigiani

This Villa's history is entwined with a 16th century love story that could rival Romeo and Juliet.

Southwold, United Kingdom

Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel, and the brewery behind it, has a 600 year history of brewing ale.

Wimborne Minister, England

Kingston Lacy

This regal estate contained an Egyptian obelisk that helped decipher the Rosetta stone.

Potsdam, Germany

New Palace

A palatial retreat with over two hundred rooms that served as a hangout used to impress visiting dignitaries.

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