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Historical Places to Visit in Turkey

1. Acropolis of Athens
2. Colosseum
3. Leaning Tower Of Pisa
4. Eiffel Tower
5. Versailles Palace
6. Hagia Sophia Mosque
7. Pantheon
8. Neuschwanstein Castle

Europe is known for being home to many historic castles, palaces, and museums. Get a chance to go back in time and explore the best historical places to visit in Europe. Rich in culture and historical significance, these places offer a peek into Europe’s interesting past. If you are planning to visit this exotic continent, you must include a tour of the most popular historical attractions to your Europe travel packages.

Visit the Leaning Tower Of Pisa in Italy, which is more than 180 feet tall. The tower is more than 800 years old and is considered to be among the most interesting monuments in Italy. Did you know? It took around 200 years to complete the construction of the tower. Yes! And this is why it is one of the best historical places in Europe. People enjoy striking funny poses while clicking amazing pictures with it.

You can explore the Versailles palace and take a walk in its lush green gardens. Admire more than 350 statues and 550 water fountains in the garden area. You can also see the Royal Halls which once were capable of hosting around 5,000 people at a time. Get a chance to admire the classic architecture of the 'Hall of Mirrors'.

Admire the Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, which is also known as 'the castle of the fairy-tale king'. It is considered among the best historical places to visit in Europe. You can visit many interesting areas inside the castle, including the King's Bedroom, the Singer's Hall, and more.

Here are some of the best historical places in Europe:

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Acropolis of Athens

Acropolis of Athens was built during the 5th century and welcomes almost a million tourists every year. It is an ancient citadel which is listed among the most historical places in Europe. You can explore many buildings within the complex such as the Parthenon, Temple of Athena, and more. Don't forget to take a look at the 6 iconic maiden statues at the Porch Of The Maidens.

Location: Athens, Greece
Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: INR 2850/- (Approx)

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The Colosseum is known to be the biggest amphitheater in the world. The building has around 80 entry points and can seat more than 50,000 people. Did you know? Back in its time, the Colosseum was used to host Gladiator Fights! That's another reason why it's counted as one of the best historical places in Europe to visit.  

Location: Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Italy
Timings: 8:30 AM to 7:15 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: 
INR 1,000/- (Approx) (Adults)
INR 600/- (Approx) (Ages between 18 to 25 years)
Free of Cost (Ages under 18 years)

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Leaning Tower Of Pisa in Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, is located in the Square of Miracles, locally known as 'Piazza dei Miracoli'. The 180 feet tall tower is popular for how it tilts to a level of approximately 4 degrees. Despite the tilt, the tower has managed to survive 4 earthquakes, which gets a special mention among the top historical places in Europe. Get to the top of the tower via the spiral staircase and enjoy the views of the Square of Miracles.

Location: Piazza del Duomo, Pisa, Italy
Timings: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: INR 2,300/- (Approx)

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Eiffel Tower

Visit one of the most loved tourist attractions on the planet, the Eiffel Tower. Designed by Gustave Eiffel around 130 years ago, it maintains its position among the famous historical places in Europe. Can you guess for which other monument he designed the metal framework? For the Statue of Liberty! It's recommended that you admire the stunning views from the top of the Eiffel Tower. 

Location: Av. Gustave Eiffel, Paris, France
Timings: 9:30 AM to 10:45 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: 
Second floor (with lift access): INR 1,620/- (Approx) (Adults) 450/- (Approx) (Kids)
Second floor (with stairs access): INR 990/- (Approx) (Adults) 270/- (Approx) (Kids)
Top Floor (with lift access): INR 2610/- (Approx) (Adults) 720/- (Approx) (Kids)
Second Floor (with stairs access) + Top Floor (with lift access): INR 1980/- (Approx) (Adults) 540/- (Approx) (Kids)

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Versailles Palace

The Versailles Palace is locally known as 'Château de Versailles'. Get a chance to admire the huge 'Hall of Mirrors' which features more than 300 mirrors. You'd be amazed to know that the 'Treaty of Versailles', which ended World War I, was signed in the same hall. It is the perfect place to explore if you're searching for some of the most historical places to visit in Europe.

Location: Place d'Armes, Versailles, France
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Everyday)
*Mondays are closed
*Hours may differ on Thursdays (Ascension Day)
Entry Fee: INR 1,700/- (Approx) (Adult)
*Additional fee of INR 2,500/- (Approx) (Adult) for the Musical Fountain Show

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Hagia Sophia Mosque

Hagia Sophia Mosque is one of the most historical places in Europe. It's located in Istanbul's old town and is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The place was first a church, then a mosque, and eventually a museum. You can admire the Norse carvings on the walls made of marble. You'll notice that the 4 minarets are of all different sizes. It's because their construction happened at different times.

Location: Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya Meydan?, Fatih/?stanbul, Türkiye
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee: INR 2,200 (Approx) 

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The Pantheon is one of the most well-preserved historical places in Europe. You can check out the stunning dome at Pantheon, which is known as the biggest concrete dome on the planet. Take a look at the tombs of various kings and artists like Raphael, Baldassare Peruzzi, and more. You will fall in love with the natural pattern of the marble floor at the Pantheon.

Location: Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, Italy
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: INR 500/- (Approx)

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Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

Located in Germany, it’s one of those historical places in Europe which will remind you of castles from fairytales. That being said, the castle is also known by the name ‘the castle of the fairy-tale king’. Did you know? Walt Disney once visited the castle with his wife and took the design inspiration from the Neuschwanstein Castle!

Location: Neuschwansteinstraße, Schwangau, Germany
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Everyday)
Entry Fee: INR 1,700/- (Approx)

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People Also Ask About Greece

  1. What is the most historical place in Europe?

    It is recommended that you include at least 4-5 best historical places in Europe in your itinerary. You can visit the Hagia Sophia Mosque, and admire its beautiful architecture. Explore the Pantheon and take a look at its grand dome made of concrete. You can also visit the Neuschwanstein Castle, which looks like the Disney Castle.
  2. Which is the most visited historical place in Europe?

    The Acropolis of Athens tops the list of the famous historical places in Europe. It witnesses tourists from around the globe throughout the year. You’d be surprised to know that approximately 20,000 tourists visit the Acropolis every day. Explore the ancient citadel and get a chance to learn more about Greek history.
  3. Which European city has the most historical place?

    Newgrange, located in Ireland, is one of the best historical places in Europe. You'd be amazed to know that it is older than the Egyptian Pyramids. It is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Did you know? Its construction goes back to a period of time as old as 3,200 BC.
  4. How to reach Europe from India?

    Flights are the most accessible way to reach Europe from India. You can choose to book from a variety of direct and connecting flights for your trip to the historical places in Europe. Direct flights are available from Delhi Airport to European Airports like Frankfurt, Heathrow, and Munich. A direct flight usually takes approximately 12 hours to reach Europe. Whereas, connecting flights take around 18-20 hours to reach, mostly with a layover in Paris. Some of the airlines functional on the route are Air France, Lufthansa, Swiss International Airline, and more.
  5. What are the most famous historical places to visit in Europe?

    You can choose from a variety of historical places in Europe to visit. Each of these places offers a unique experience:
    1. Colosseum: Get a chance to see where the strongest warriors fought Gladiator matches. You’d be amazed to know that back in the days, Romans used to temporarily flood the Colosseum to enjoy Naval matches.
    2. Leaning Tower Of Pisa: Enjoy clicking amazing photos as you post to support the Leaning Tower of Pisa. You can even get to the top of it and enjoy amazing views all around.
    3. Eiffel Tower: Admire the scenic views of Paris’ skyline from the Summit Level of the Eiffel Tower. The Summit Level is located at a height of more than 900 feet.
    4. Versailles Palace: Visit the Versailles Palace and take a walk in the grand gardens surrounding it. You can also spend some time at the Hall of Mirrors which features more than 300 mirrors.
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