Last Updated: Jan 8, 2012
- History of Europe
No matter how knowledgeable you are about European history, there's always more to learn! Get an in-depth look at European history in these articles.
- Maps of Northern Europe
Maps of Northern Europe show the location of countries and regions in Northern Europe. Check out our interactive maps of Northern Europe.
- Maps of Southern Europe
Maps of Europe show the location of countries and regions in Europe. Check out our interactive maps of Europe.
- History of Europe Videos
European history videos cover the overall history of Europe, European countries and European leaders. Read more information on European history.
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Some of the most recognizable landmarks in the world are situated in Europe. Learn about the Eiffel Tower, Stonehenge and the many other famous landmarks.
- Big Ben
Big Ben is a historic bell in London in the Clock Tower of the House of Commons.
- Chartres Cathedral
The Chartres Cathedral is one of Europe's Gothic masterpieces in the city of Chartres, France.
- Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron skeleton structure on the Champs de Mars in Paris, France.
The Escorial is a monastery and historic royal palace in Madrid province, Spain.
- Kew Gardens
The Kew Gardens is the popular name for the Royal Botanic Gardens, situated on the Thames River in London.
- London Bridge
London Bridge, the name given to several bridges across the Thames, connecting the City of London with the borough of Southwark.
- St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter's is in Vatican City and was given the honor of the term "basilica" by the Roman Catholic Church.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric ruin in southern England, near Salisbury.
- The Parthenon
The Parthenon was a temple of ancient Greece that stood on the Acropolis of Athens.
- The Tower of London
Tower of London is a 900-year-old fortress in London, England that is now used as a museum.
- Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey is the most famous church in Great Britain.
- Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle is a residence of the British sovereigns for nearly 900 years.
- More Landmarks
- Parthenon's Optical Illusions (Video)
Watch this NOVA video podcast to learn more about how the Parthenon was built. In its day, the Parthenon was the largest marble structure ever built. See how the Greeks used optical illusions to compensate for construction imperfections.
- The Most Leaning Tower...Not in Pisa Anymore (Video)
Watch this Reuters video to see where the new "most leaning" tower is located. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the tower in the village of Suurhusen in northwestern Germany leans more than the famous tower in Pisa in Italy by 1.1 degrees.
- Building Tulip Island (Video)
Watch this Reuters about a plan to create an artificial island called "Tulip Island". The Dutch engineers that helped to build Dubai's Palm Island are now discussing plans for a 30-mile-long, tulip-shaped island off the coast of the Netherlands.
- Economics Guide
Learn more about how the world of money works and economic fundamentals. Find answers to your questions about recessions, what an economy is, how money is made, budgeting and saving, credit, types of businesses and more.
- Earth Science Guide
Earth Science is a wide, scientific discipline covering all facets of how the earth works. Learn about weather, global warming, natural disasters and how the world’s oceans function.