Abu Simbel (Egypt), Great Rock Temple (built under Ramses II 1290-1224 BC). Exterior view.
Watercolour, 1838/39, by David Roberts (1796-1864). Engraved by Louis Haghe
From the ascent to Arthur’s Seat we have a remarkably fine and varied prospect of the Scottish capital Edinburgh.
The view of Edinburgh from the ruins of St. Anthony’s Chapel will give a correct idea of the relative situations of the Castle and Calton Hills.
Today’s Old Royal High School, also known as New Parliament House, is a 19th century neoclassical building located on Calton Hill in the city of Edinburgh.
The view of the city from the top of this monumental column is truly wonderful.
The most comprehensive view of Edinburgh, and, we may add, one of the grandest and most remarkable scenes in any city of Europe, is the view from the Calton Hill.
The view here given is taken from the south side of the Grass-Market. It exhibits that portion of the Castle which contained the Royal Apartments.
Jaffa, the ancient Joppa, and now called by the Arabs Yafa, rose into early importance, as the chief harbour of Judaea.
The Damascus Gate or Bab al-Amud, is one of the main gates and the largest city gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
View of Jerusalem from a distance. The city is called by the Arabs, El-Kuds (the Holy); and also by Arabian writers, Bek El-Mukaddas (the Sanctuary).