Michelsberg Synagogue

Wiesbaden, German Arson 1938 This synagogue was built by the architect Philipp Hoffman for the progressive Reform Jewish congregation of Wiesbaden, opening in 1869. It was burned down in 1939 as part of the Nazi Kristallnacht attack on Jewish communities throughout Germany. A memorial was erected on the site in 2011 that shows the outline […]

The Parthenon

Athens, Greece Damaged and looted 1803 I think the Elgin Marbles should be returned to complete the Parthenon.  Tobias C.   Also requested by Dillon C. The Parthenon was a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena located on the Acropolis in Athens. Construction took place between 447 BC and 438 BC, although decoration of the building continued afterwards. It […]

Temple of Bel

Disappointed Tourist: Temple of Bel, Palmyra, Syria

Destroyed 2015