The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.
The Trulli houses of Alberobello in the Puglia region of Italy were built by settlers from limestone and not much else. An impressive dry stone building technique meant the houses could be collapsed simply by pulling out a keystone.
Sorano, Tuscany, Italy ~ Sorano is a town and comune in the province of Grosseto, southern Tuscany. It as an ancient medieval hill town hanging from a tuff stone over the Lente River. This extraordinary Italian hill-top town, is known as città del tufo.