Emperor Constantine built this ancient church. He loved Sofia so much, he wanted to make it the capital of the Byzantine Empire. The church is surrounded today by all these buildings because during the Communist era there was an attempt to hid religious sites from public view, so I am told.
The sculpture of Moses by Michelangelo in the Church of St. Peter in chain in Rome, commissioned by Pope Julius II for his tomb.
The wearing of a mask at the Venetian carnival goes back to the 12th century. Real Venetian masks are either made of leather, porcelain, or gold. It is an art form.
A Chinese garden in the heart of Sydney, Australia
Let’s go Scottish. Why not a Haggis? A savoury pudding containing sheep’s pluck, seasonings, and encased in the animal’s stomach. A delicacy that is quintessentially Scot. Where the Scot goes, there the haggis also.