With so many places having such rich histories it’s hard to choose where to learn and experience next. Below are Nightly.travel‘s top picks for cities based on their history.
Stories don’t get much more famous than that of the Boston Tea Party in 1773. This is only one of many historic events to happen in Boston. The American city is a prime example of a city adapting to modern changes and these changes are documented and remembered throughout the city.
There are a variety of monuments that the general public can see and learn about, as well as a plethora of tours that guide you through Boston whilst an experienced tour guide explains the history of each area.
Most of Athens history can still be seen. The Greek city has various ruins and remains throughout the city. Take a guided tour or just simply visit the sites to see the history for yourself.
It’s certainly worth reading up on the ruins before you visit them to ensure you really take in how historic they really are.
Possibly the most beautiful past (to look at) is situated in Rome. The Colosseum is one of many famous architects that forms part of the Italian city’s rich history.
Fantastic stories of Gladiatorial times are told throughout Rome and it’s certainly worth visiting the city to learn all about them.
Beijing’s history dates back over 3000 years and almost every part of it is documented. China is seen as one of the more modern countries in this day and age, however, many forget that the country also has a rich past of its own.
Beijing is a prime example of this and for all it’s modern experiences it’s certainly worth visiting the Chinese capital for its historical experiences.
When most hear of Berlin’s history they only think of the Berlin Wall, however, the city also has a fantastic history within the art industry.
The modernisation of many art techniques have flowed through Berlin and the city’s plethora of museums display these. From graffiti art to classic paintings, the Germa city has it all.
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