World History

From renowned sites which trace step changes in the fate of civilizations to lesser-known spots that harbour remarkable individual stories, our urban, rural and natural landscapes have borne witness to all manner of extraordinary stories.

The World History category recognises sensational photographs of historic sites around the world.

To enter the World History category, share your shots of places which have witnessed fascinating moments from the past.

To qualify for this category, your associated comment must highlight the relationship between the location and a moment in history. They must also be from outside of England.


All photographs must be submitted in high resolution JPEGs, with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and a maximum size of 3000 x 3000px. No photograph uploaded may be larger than 15 MB.