Here are 10 of the most amazing historical places,which are one of the Wonders of the world and it does not need any introduction.
- THE TAJ MAHAL
- THE PARTHENON
- MACHU PICCHU
- THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
- ANGKOR WAT
- EUROPEAN CASTLES
It is a country in North Africa,it was founded in 3150 BC, Its capital city is Cairo. Egypt is famous for its ancient monuments, such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx. the word EGYPT means black land, likely referring to the fertile black soils of the Nile flood plains or “red land” of the desert. this country is rich in culture and one of the most ancient tourist spots around the world.
Rome is the capital city of Italy,it is known as the eternal city and it is also called as a home to some of the most beautiful architecture.it is founded about 753 BC.It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits.Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula.the most amazing thing is to visit the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, the Pantheon and the Arch of Constantine,after visiting these places you will come to know that, it is a sight to behold. The mere architecture literally blows you away.
PETRA was built around 100 BC,Petra is believed to have been settled as early as 9,000 BC, it was possibly established in the 4th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataean Kingdom. this city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Petra is also called the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved.
THE TAJ MAHAL
It was built between 1632 and 1653.it is one of the most amazing structure from the ancient times, the story behind it is just as beautiful as Taj Mahal. The man behind the structure is Emperor Shah Jahan who built it as a monument to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. around twenty thousand workers were employed in the construction of TAJ MAHAL,and many marbles and precious stones were used in the structure of it. The Taj Mahal is in Agra, India.
It was built by Pericles in the 5th Century BC as a temple to the Goddess Athena. It was used as the treasury for the Delian League as well.its construction began in 447 BC , It was completed in 438 BC although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. Parthenon does not represent the Ancient Greece only,it is also a symbol of democracy. the building referred to as marbles that removed were many sculptures in it.
Many people know this place as ‘The Lost City of the Incas’. This is the most amazing piece of legacy left by the Incas Empire and was built around 1462 AD.Hiram Bingham rediscovered this place in the year 1911.
There are three structures primarily that are named as ;
- Temple of the Sun,
- Room of the Three Windows
- The Intihuatana Stone.
If you ever happen to go to MACHU PICCHU then must visit these structures.
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
It is an ancient wall in China.This happens to be one of the Wonders of the world. this wall is such a remarkable piece by the engineers.It began in the 5th century BC and was built to protect the Empire of China from Xiongnu attacks. The wall is made of cement, rocks, bricks, and powdered dirt. It is the longest structure humans have ever built. It is about 21,196 kilometres (13,171 miles) long, 9.1 metres (30 feet) wide and 15 metres (50 feet) high. the wall has been well preserved and is a popular tourism spot.
ANGKOR WAT is the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum.It is the most famous temple in Cambodia and also one of the most beautiful ones. It was built in the twelfth century under King Suryavarman II.
Angkor Wat combines two basic plans of Khmer temple architecture:
- the temple-mountain
- the later galleried temple.
The uniqueness of this particular temple lies in the fact that it is the only temple of its sort that is oriented towards the west.
The most famous theory is that it was built as an astronomical observatory and others state that it had some religious purpose.
Stonehenge was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. it consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet (4.0 m) high, 7 feet (2.1 m) wide and weighing around 25 tons. Stonehenge is regarded as a British cultural icon.
Europe is the birthplace of the castle, and is home to the vast majority of ‘
The castles in Europe are truly a marvel with a beautiful architecture.Some of the best castles to visit would be Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Palace of Versailles in France, Prague Castle in Czech Republic and Leeds Castle in England.
If I ever visited Europe in future i must visit countries with famous castles.