BEST HISTORICAL PLACESMan has the power of creation so he has created so many mind-blowing sites in the history by using his creating ability. Some creations of man are extra ordinary, heart touching and observer wonders that how is it possible to make that creation by the human being. World is full of historical and mind-blowing places and it is not possible that each place has same value for every viewer because every man has his own criteria to like or dislike a location. listed below sites are most visiting historical places and more than 99% people like and suggest to visit those places to history and wonders loving peoples.
The Pyramids at GizaThese Pyramids are greatest art of engineering. Man wonders from 4000 years that how is it possible to make these pyramids. Even Today's scientists and builders are not sure that how these pyramids built but they can learn a lot from this wonderful creation. A temporary city rich with resources was made for highly organized builders, workers and architectures. First great pyramid was built in 2550 B.C. by Pharaoh Khufu which is the largest pyramid in Giza having height 481 feet (147 meters) above the plateau. This pyramid is made of about 205 million stone blocks and average weight of each block is 2.5 to 15 tons. Second pyramid of Giza was built by Pharaoh Khafre who was son of Pharaoh Khufu in 2520 B.C. there is necropolis in the Center of this Pyramid which is made of mysterious limestone monument and have the body of a lion and a pharaoh's head. Great art in side these Pyramids explore the life style and history of Egypt before 4500 years. Researchers whose have interest in Pharaonic civilization, Egyptian grammar and language have a lot in art, Inscriptions and texts of Pyramid Walls. These pyramids were because Egypt's pharaohs expected to become gods in the afterlife and To get ready for the next world they erected temples to the gods and considerable pyramid tombs for themselves. These Pyramids were filled with all the belongings every ruler would require to lead and maintain himself in the next world.
The Great Wall of ChinaWho can delist the great china wall from best and Favorite historical places because Greatest Human Feat in History. . It is UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the " Seven Wonders of the World". It is the longest wall and greatest sight in the world and the most powerful tourists attraction in china. About 70000 people travel this great china wall daily and Badaling is the most visiting point which is just 47 miles from Beijing and takes less than 2 hours to reach. in the history of building construction it is the project of greatest cost and of longest duration. Different states built its different areas to protect different territorial borders. It is considered that First Emperor of Qin Shi Huang (ca. 259–210 BC) started to built the Great china Wall. It is 5 to 8 meters( 16 to 26) feet in height and is planned at least 3 times to the height of a man. It was built for defense point of view so it has fortresses for command posts and logistics, watchtowers for surveillance and beacon towers for communications. about 2000 kilometers which is about 30% of the great wall has been disappeared. Main reason for this damage is natural.
Taj MahalTaj mahal is the most beautiful building in the world which is standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built in 1600s in historical city of Agra in India. Emperor Shah Jahan built this white marble tomb as a memorial for his Wife Mumtaz Mahal so it is called "symbol of love". It is UNESCO World Heritage site from 1983 and is one of Seven Wonders of the World. Two to four million tourists visit the Taj Mahal annually. It was built in 17 years and was completed in 1753. It is the master piece of Mughal architecture. Reflection of Taj Mahal in Yamuna river gives dreaming view in the moon light. It was Ustad Ahmad Lahore who was the main architect collect a team of expert carvers, painters, masons, calligraphers, stone-cutters, dome builders, inlayers, dome builders and other artisans from Central Asia, Iran and whole Mughal Empire. Beauty of inlay work is at its top in Taj Mahal.
The ColosseumThis great historical place is situated in the east of the Roman Forum. It is one of the most tourist visiting historical destination of the world. Colosseum was the major amphitheater in the Roman world. This great building is made of stone and concrete. Seating capicity of Colosseum was more than 50000. Seats of spectators was arranged according to social ranking. Most important game played in the colosseum were hunts, wild animal fights and gladiatorial combats. Gladiators were usually slaves, condemned criminals or prisoners of war. two-thirds of the original Colosseum has been destroyed due to natural disasters, neglect and vandalism. In 1990 Restoration efforts began.
The AlhambraIt is called Alhambra due to its redish walls. In the beautiful city of granada on the bank of Darro river and on the top of the hill al-Sabika this mind-blowing castle is located. Alhambra was originally created for military purposes. It is a small city, a palace and a fortress at the same time. most glorious period of Alhambra was started in 13th century with the arrival of of the first king of the Nasrid dynasty, Mohammed ben Al-Hamar (Mohammed I, 1238-1273)when royal residence was established in the Alhambra. Finally Yusuf I (1333-1353) and Mohammed V (1353-1391) are responsible for nearly all constructions of this glorious and beautiful Alhambra that we can still admire today. Granada conquered by Catholic and became a Christian court In 1442. It is World Heritage site. Advance booking is best to visit Alhambra because of high demand and visitor restrictions.
Mohenjo DaroMohenjo Daro is one of the Oldest civilized city in the world that was flourished between 2600 and 1900 BCE. This site was discovered in 1920s. This site is located in Larkana district of Sindh province of Pakistan. excavatation of this place shows that ancient people of Mohenjo Daro have WELL-PLANNED STREET grid and successful drainage system. People of Mohenjo Daro were skilled in manufacturing the things of gold, ivory, carnelian, lapis, Pottery, copper and baked-brick. Trade system was tightly controlled by seals and weight. For the tourists from all over the world having true sense of historical places Mohenjo Daro is is the unique area to visit. People used the mud and baked bricks technology for construction of their buildings.
Machu PicchuThis UNESCO World Heritage site is also known as the “Lost City of the Incas,” and was discovered in 1911. Height of this city is 7970 feet from sea level. This ruined city is situated in Peru in south America on the top of mountain and is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. a tourist can reached to this city by a four day trek or by train from Cusco. this city was built from 1432 to 1472 AD.
Angkor WatThis is one of the most travelling historical point of the world. This ancient city is situated in Cambodia. Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Phrom, and Angkor Thom are main temples of this ancient city which always have a large number of tourists to visit these stunning temples. The best way to travel in this vast region is rent a tuk-tuk driver or a bike
Petra600,000 tourists of the world visited this wonderful historical city In 2107. It is considered that this city was settled in 9,000 BC. This famous city was built withen the mountains by using rock-cut architecture and because of Rose like color of stones out of which it is carved Petra is also called Rose City. Petra is one of the new seven wonders of the world and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985. UNESCO describes it as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage". Petra is at 3-hour drive from Amman. This city was discovered in 1812AD.
Chichen ItzaItza Was the incent Maya. It is famous for its well of sacrifice. Human and precious objects were tossed into the sinkhole as offering to chaak, the rain god. People had a blood debt to the gods and human blood was the most precious thing that could be scarified to them. Mayan civilization was not a unify empire but many independent. They did not have access to metal tools Stone and wooden tools were used to shape the building material. Itza is the second most visited archeological site in Mexico and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
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