Best Historical Sites To Visit Around The World

When in a conversation with James from JH Contracting a couple days ago we were talking about historical places. So here is an interesting article I wrote!! We’ve read and heard of some historical sites. Some sound too mystical, and others feel like just stories. But it’s until you find the time and visit some of these sites that you would believe every word you hear about them. 

In this article, we’ll share the best historical sites that you should consider visiting. 

Let’s get started. 

The Great Pyramid of Giza

We start our list with the only surviving ancient wonder. The pyramids of Giza in Egypt are, by far, the most famous tourist ancient tourist attraction. They host some of the oldest and sacred sites the world has ever seen. 

It’s believed that the pyramids were burial sites for pharaohs and other prominent people of ancient Egypt. The mystery adds to the spiritual place for many Egyptians. This is why Giza is regarded as a spiritual destination by many modern people. 

Christian enjoy the pilgrimage journey that the children of Israel followed when they moved from Egypt to Israel. The pyramids of Giza acts as proof of whatever the Bible talks about Egypt. 

Since 1990, people have been allowed inside the pyramids. Even if you’re not a mystical adventure, you’ll be awed by the grand scale, great age, and harmonic geometry of the pyramids. 

Stonehenge

In the English county of Wiltshire, lies the prehistoric monument. It’s one of the famous destinations for historical lovers. 

Stonehenge is a circular setting of huge standing stones set on the ground. At its center are several hundreds of burial mounds. 

It’s believed that the iconic stone monument was set up around 3000BD.

In 1986 the site was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The English Heritage nationally protects it. 

Petra

Petra, which loosely translated means rock, is a historical site in the Ma’an, a Jordanian governorate. Petra is famous for its amazing rock-cut architecture. Here you’ll also find ancient water conduits system. 

Petra is believed to have been established back in the 6th century BC. Currently, it’s the symbol of Jordan and the most visited tourist attraction in Jordan. 

The site has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985. 

Colosseum

The Colosseum is the most famous landmark in Rome. It’s believed to have been built in the 1st century AD. It’s an amazing arena that can seat up to 45,000 spectators. 

It was the largest amphitheater in the world. 

In the ancient days, it hosted gladiatorial combats, execution of early Christians, and spectacles with wild beasts. 

During the Middle Ages, the Colosseum was believed to be a martyrdom place. And that’s why it was regarded as a sacred place. 

The fact that the Colosseum has been in existence for this long is amazing. And imaging in the 1st century AD people built such large amphitheaters is amazing. 

 Parting Shot 

From the ancient pyramids of Giza to the Colosseum in Rome, you’ll enjoy the experience of visiting such historical sites. You’ll be amazed by the designs and engineering that has lasted for so many years.

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