World's best ancient sites

World’s best ancient sites


The Pyramids of Egypt

The pyramids of Egypt

flickr image by Charlesjsharp

The pyramids of Egypt , located on the west bank of River Nile in Giza, Egypt , were one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World and they are the only one that stands today.

The Colosseum of Rome

The Colosseum of Rome

flickr image by Never House

The Colosseum in Rome was built during the period 70 AD to 82 AD, at the height of the Roman Empire. Built by Flavius, this spectacular construction was designed for entertainment.

The Chichen Itza

The Chichen Itza

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In the Yucatan peninsula, you will find some of the best preserved ruins in the South Americas, the Chichen Itza.

The Qin Terra Cotta Warriors

The Qin Terra Cotta Warriors

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The Qin Terra Cotta Warriors were widely considered to be the most important discovery of the archeologists in the 20th century.

Stonehenge – Salisbury Plain, England

Stonehenge - Salisbury Plain

flickr image by comicpie

Stonehenge is shrouded in mystery and is a Druidic stronghold.

The Valley of the Kings – Luxor, Egypt

The Valley of the Kings

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The Valley of the Kings area is steeped in legend and lore and is the final resting place for many of the Pharaohs that ruled Egypt such as Ramses I and Tutankhamen.

The Parthenon, Athens, Greece

The Parthenon

The Parthenon is located on the acropolis in Athens. This is the temple of Athena Parthenon, the virgin goddess of Greece mythology.

Tikal

Tikal

flickr image by side78

Tikal is located on the north of Peten and it is 65 kilometers from Flores city. This is where you can find the Mayan Biosphere reserve.

Petra

Petra

flickr image by Seetheholyland.net

Petra is a Nabataean caravan city that is located between Dead Sea and Red Sea in Jordan.

Jerusalem Old City

Jerusalem Old City

flickr image by Christian Haugen

Jerusalem Old City is a holy city for three major religions; Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.

Date posted: 15th March, 2016

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