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There are many reasons to visit Benicia, including the fact that it hosts the only one of the Golden State’s early capital buildings to survive – others in Monterey, San Jose and Vallejo no longer exist.
No other town in the Golden State has such a high concentration of historic homes and businesses; aficionados of Victorian architecture will be in love with Pacific Grove.
The Big Goose Pagoda is also an example of how the old in China segues into the modern, and is worth a few hours if you travel to Xi'an.
Foreign influences aside, the Bund offers an incredibly eclectic collection of architecture, and is a visual reminder of how Shanghai’s global status rivals other great cities.
Built by famed Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, the construction of Casapueblo took almost four decades and is a highlight of visiting the Punta del Este area.
The grounds of the Great Mosque date back to the 8th century, when Islam first arrived in China, are worth a visit while you visit Xi'an's Muslim district.
Xi'an's Muslim District is a must if you travel to see the city known more for its nearby iconic terracotta warriors.
Tian Yi Ge, founded by Fan Qin during the 16th century, offers a perfect respite from the urban bustle and congestion in Ningbo, China.
Green design and architecture are becoming the norm across building sectors around the world, and for good reason.
St. George Cathedral in Addis Ababa is a staunch and vibrant reminder of the presence the Orthodox church has in the Ethiopia’s daily life.
St. Raguel Church in Entoto, a short drive outside of Addis Ababa, is well worth making the time during your travel within Ethiopia. Don't miss the interior paintings!
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fasiladas’ Palace and the surrounding imperial buildings are the main draw to Gondar, 450 miles north of Addis Ababa.