Top 10 Most Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites In The World.. Preferring history is not for all travelers… to travel to places and explore ancient history and beauty. There are 911 World Heritage Sites all over the world, laces which are protected by UNESCO World Heritage Sites; each and every one of them is unique in several ways, sites one day where important for humanity. As these exist they carry the story of outstanding cultural and traditions where one day or still resent.
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This Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean is one of the most Most Remote Places on the Planet, showing a fascinating 887 extant monumental statues carved into head-and-torso figures from solid basalt known as moai scattered across the entire volcanic island created by the early Rapa Nui people around 300 AD. But unfortunately no written and little oral history exists on the island, so it’s impossible to be certain about this lost culture, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995.
Bagan is an ancient city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). There are about 2,230 from 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries built from the 10th to the 14th centuries AD, covering an area of 16 square miles on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwady in central Myanmar. Several of these temples of Bagan are still highly visited by devotees and pilgrims from all over the country, particularly at festival times.
They are included among the Seven Wonders of the World. Giza is the location of the three Pyramids and The Sphinx, named Khufu (also known as the “Great Pyramid”), Khafre the relatively modest-sized Pyramid, and Menkaure the smallest- correspond to the kings for whom they were built. Beside them a number of smaller satellite edifices known as “Queen’s pyramids”. Built around 4500 years ago, and are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. The question of how the pyramids were built is still a mystery has not received a wholly satisfactory answer.
“The Lost City of the Incas” is one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world. Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472) located 2,430 above sea level on a mountain ridge above the Sacred Urubamba Valley in Peru. Machu Picchu is a citadel of hundreds of stone structures fit together without mortar so tightly that its cracks still can’t be penetrated by a knife blade. Machu Picchu was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
Mont Saint-Michel is a rocky tidal island approximately 0.6 miles off the coast in commune Normandy, France, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Super tide of the century, Over twenty times in 2015, there will be an amazing natural show as the exceptionally high tides- water could equal the height of a four-story building-fully surround the Mont-Saint-Michel for the first time since 1879.
Great Wall of China was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in since 1987. The entire Great Wall with all of its branches stretches for 6,300 km long from east to west winding among mountains and across deserts and grasslands of China. This amazing wall was built in Qing Dynasty (221-206 B.C.) to protect China against invasions on the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from the attacks of nomadic tribes.
Acropolis Of Athens is an ancient citadel was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in since 1987. It is the most important Acropolis in Greece, located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and constitutes one of the most e monuments of the world.
Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in since 1983. Taj Mahal is a giant mausoleum of white marble, built between 1632 and 1653 by a Muslim, Emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife.
It is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian built by the Maya people in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in since 1988 and is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.