Historic monuments are famous for their concerned events. The top 10 historic monuments are famous for their charm and beauty that blow the minds of tourists.
Here’s the list of top 10 historic monuments:
10: The Colosseum, Rome, Italy:
It was built about 2000 years ago. It gives a marvelous depiction of Roman architecture and was first opened in 80 AD.
9: Tikal, Guatemala:
It gives the artistic and human intellect of Mayan Civilization. It is a stunning monument comprising of palaces, shrines, residences, game courts and roads.
8: Easter Island:
It is situated more than 3,500 kilometers off Chile’s west coast. It has thousands of monumental statues.
7: Machu Picchu:
It was built in the 15th century and situated at a height of about 2500 meters.
6: Petra, Jordan:
It is one of the most significant monuments in the world. The history has it that it was once the center of the Nabataean kingdom till AD 106 when the Roman Empire came into power.
5: Taj Mahal, India:
It was built in the 17th century and took 20 years for its completion. It is a blend of Indian, Islamic and Persian architectures.
4: The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt:
It was constructed about 3000 years ago. It is a marvelous masterpiece that cannot be replaced by the most sophisticated technology.
3: Angkor Wat, Cambodia:
It stands as a classic illustration of the magnificent Khmer architecture. It covers almost 400km area.
2: Parthenon, Greece:
It reflects Doric- style architecture. It was built in the 5th century BC.
1: The Great Wall of China:
It covers the 6400km area. It is the longest man-made monument in the world. It was mainly built as a defense to safeguard the Chinese empire from the attack of northern invaders.
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