Paris, by Randy Wang
Outstanding photos illustrated by poetry and quotes. There are separate links to more of Paris and to the Eiffel Tower.
The Atget Rephotographic Project
Pictures then and now.
Black and white photos
Web Museum, Paris: Paris tours
Take the guided tour or walk around on your own.
Small stock images; several are of Florence.
Travel Italy's Rome page
Links to photos
The Christian Catacombs of Rome
Forty photos with descriptions
Small stock images; four are of Rome.
Roman Empire, 27 BC-1453 AD
With outlines and maps
This is all text about Rome