The Rock of Gibraltar. The rock has been used for centuries as an invaluable defensive position. Its clear view of the Western entrance to the Mediterranean makes it a strategic stronghold.The Colosseum in Rome, Italy. This spectacular arena could host up to 80,000 spectators, all of whom came to see the fighting of exotic beasts, gladiators and much more.

A memorial on the banks of the Danube in Budapest, Hungary. The memorial is dedicated to the Jews who were shot on the edge of the river during the Second World War. As many as 20,000 Jews were killed; before being shot, they were ordered to take off their shoes.

A statue of Napoleon in Ajaccio, Corsica. The statue was erected to commemorate the life of revolutionary leader Napoleon Bonaparte, who was born on the island on the 15th of August 1769.

A statue of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Vienna, Austria. The famous composer lived from 1756 to 1791, writing beautiful pieces such as ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’ and ‘Requiem’.

An individual piece of ‘Die Berliner Mauer’ in Berlin, Germany. The infamous wall divided the East and the West of the city for almost thirty years. Its destruction in 1989 has been seen as a symbol, in many eyes, as the end of the Cold War.

A memorial to the Royal Marine Commandos near Spean Bridge, Scotland. The memorial is in memory of those Commandos who lost their lives during the Second World War. The surrounding area of the statue was regularly used as a training ground for these expert soldiers.