10 Of The Greatest Landmarks From Around The Globe That Should Be Seen Right NOW. #6 Looks EPIC
Mysterious places, wonderful sights, amazing spectacles… our world has them all! We are not short of places to visit and things to experience, especially when it comes time to enjoy a holiday into the unknown. Each new place we visit is brimming with hundreds or even thousands of years of history to entice the brain, smells to tickle the nose, tastes to satisfy even the most adventurous food connoisseur and sights to dazzle your eyes beyond belief.
Below is a short but good list of just ten of the amazing places you can visit that will without a doubt provide experiences you dream of when planning a holiday.
Which stunning landmark from this list would you most like to visit the most?
This 15th-century Inca site is situated on a mountain ridge above Peru’s Sacred Valley. Archeologists believe it was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti.
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This is the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest mosque in the world. It was constructed between 1996 and 2007, and is the country’s key place of worship.
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This marble mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor Sha Jahan in memory of his late third wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1632.
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This medieval Islamic mosque dates back to the year 784, and was converted into a Roman Catholic cathedral in 1236. It is one of the most renowned works of Moorish architecture.
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St. Peters is the largest church in the world, and a renowned work of Renaissance architecture.
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6. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
This Buddhist (formerly Hindu) temple complex is the largest religious monument in the world. Khmer King Suryavarman II built the temple in the 12th century.
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This Khmer temple was built at the end of the 12th century, and is known for its massive stone faces on the temple’s many towers.
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This church was built between 1883 and 1907 on the site of Tsar Alexander II’s assassination and dedicated in his memory.
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This national park includes the Gettysburg Battlefield, many of the battle-related support structures and non-battle areas associated with its aftermath and commemoration.
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These defensive stone walls have surrounded and protected the city of Dubrovnik since the city’s founding prior to the 7th century.
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