Isn’t it true that the most beautiful creations have been the most aged landmarks in the history? Almost everyone in their locality has been through some of their local historical places and must have wondered how other popular historical places be look like.
Well, it turns out that you don’t need to crack a bank in order to know the best historical places, instead you can check out this article in order to mark all the places that you think you would want to visit.
Also, if you are a lover of historical places, then take out your notepad and jot down these popular historical places:
Machu Picchu – Peru:
Built around 1450–1460, Machu Picchu is famous for its mysterious nature, and beautiful scenery. This place looks as if it’s made straight for the historical movie. Machu Picchu is located in the Eastern Cordillera of Southern Peru, on a ridge 2,430 metres above the sea level. A four day hike or a local train are the only two options that will make you reach this mysterious mountain.
Apart from the difficult journey, this place is one of the popular tourist destinations, where recently limitations have been set for the number of people in order to help maintain the possible destruction.
The Pyramids at Giza – Outside Cairo, Egypt
One of the best historical places to visit has to be The Pyramids. It is such a popular and the most talked about topics in history classes that by now people must have an idea about The Pyramids. Although, till today there is no written prove on how it was built yet there are some theories that conveys an idea of Pyramids being built by moving the huge stones from a deep pit and dragging and putting them into one place.
Petra – Jordan
If you are one of those people who loves to see the rock-cut architectural places, then this place will be hands down the best historical places to visit for.
Since 1985, Petra has been the UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been named one of the New Seven Wonders of The World. This symbol of Jordan, Petra is also famous for knowing as the Rose City. This Rose City is incredibly well preserved from the day of its initial construction. Anyone who loves brick red or orangish stone carved places should really make a visit to Petra, to see the history and to fall in love with this natural beauty.
Hagia Sophia – Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia is a beautiful historical place that was built in 537 CE in a time period of six years. Originally built as a basilica for Greek Orthodox Christian Church, now the place has turned into a mesmerizing and outstanding museums of all time. Also, the most beautiful part of Hagia Sophia is its night view from the far. The night view of this place will give you such a peace of a mind that you would want to visit this place every time.
Angkor Wat – Cambodia
Originally established for the Hindu, dedicating to their god Vishnu, Angkor Wat slowly transformed from a Hindu centre of worship to Buddhism towards the end of the 12th Century.
Once the heart of a Khmer Empire, this temple is now one of the largest religious monuments in the world covering more than 400 acres of land. No wonder why this temple’s scenic beauty and the history of this place gives a breath of a fresh air to any traveller looking for some peace in this world of chaos.
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