Welcome to Go Historic, the encyclopedic travel guide to history, art, & architecture.

Explore historic sites, buildings, landmarks and monuments around the world by location, style, category, date, heritage list, and much more. go places

Get to know historical figures like artists and emperors as well as local architects and some non-famous folks of genealogical interest. Profiles include places lived, works, timelines, images, related people and more. meet people

A virtual museum of art, artifacts, relics, and other objects, both in their original settings and in museums. see things

All entries on Go Historic are tagged with a controlled vocabulary of topics, creating an extensive glossary based on the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus, ICONCLASS, and other authoritative sources. learn terms & explore by topic

Immerse yourself in photos and illustrations of historic places, destinations, architecture, art, and artifacts. browse gallery