The Best Historical Travel Destinations in the World
People who love traveling and history have a lot of places to choose from when it comes to vacations and trips. There are hundreds of historical sites that are worth visiting. However there are few destinations that should be visited by every traveler, not just the ones that are interested in history.
Egypt has a history that reaches thousands of years in the past. Even people that lived in Ancient Greece and Rome loved to travel there because of all the things that can be seen there. Of course the most famous buildings are the pyramids but there is plenty more to see here like Luxor, Abu Simbel, Karnak and lots of museums that will show you an authentic picture of how people lived in those ancient times.
When we are talking about buildings, it is hard to find another city in the world that has such fascinating structures from different historical periods. Starting from the Colosseum and the Pantheon and ending with the medieval and baroque churches, travelers will have to spend more then just few days to explore the Eternal City.
-The Taj Mahal
This place is ideal for both history and romance lovers. You probably know that this impressive building was built to honor the Shah’s wife that dies too young. While you are there you can visit some other historical sites from the medieval period, which can be found close to the Taj Mahal.
Machu Picchu was once an important city for the Incas – founders of one of the most famous South American empires. The ruins from the city that are located on a really picturesque place witness about the greatness of that empire that was destroyed by the Spanish invaders.
If you want to take a trip back to Neolith, then there is no better place other than Stonehenge. This rocky structure is still a mystery and historians still speculate about its purpose although it is supposed that it was used as a religious site.
-The Great Wall of China
The only manmade structure visible from the space is even more spectacular when you see it from the ground. Traveling to China and finding accommodation is easy and cheap and definitely worth no matter how far you are from China. Take a walk on the famous wall that once defended the Chinese territory from the Mongolian warlords.