After being discovered, many archaeological sites such as Machu Picchu, Pompeii and Tutankhamun tomb became the first customer attraction destination in the world.
Machu Picchu – Peru
Discovered in 1911 by the American historian Hiram Bingham, 15th century ruins of the Incas become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage in 1983, the city at an altitude of 2,430 m has been preserved intact to this day. Chris Moss, experts said South America Machu Picchu is located in humid subtropical forests, creating favorable conditions for many plant and animal species developed. Here, llamas graze on the ladder. Guests can choose to come here by walking trails on the mountain or take the train through the valley of the Urubamba River.
Tutankhamun – Egypt
Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in 1922. While the mask of the 18th pharaoh existing museum in Cairo, his mummy still in the tomb in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor.
Terracotta Army – China
It was discovered by accident in 1974 by peasants digging a well. Terracotta army consists of 8,000 soldiers, 130 vehicles, 520 horses and 150 cavalry, in the final years of the reign of Qin Shihuang – the first emperor of China. All were created to protect the emperor in the afterlife, which is located in Lam Dong District, Xi’an. Target populations are located in 3 vaults and all completely different.
Troy – Turkey
Used to be the focus of one of the most famous battles of history, located in Troy today Hisarlik, was found in the year 1860. Currently tourists can easily visit famous monuments northwest Turkey This period.
Shisr – Oman
When the desert in Oman is a group of archaeologists and explorers excavated in 1992, it was determined that the city was deprived of Ubar.
After the discovery of the artifacts from Persia, Rome and Greece, experts said that it served as an important trade center. This is not easily accessible places in Oman but visitors can start excursions to come here from the city of Salalah.
Caracol – Belize
Mayan city – currently located in Eastern Caracol Belize burned down in the year 950. Its ruins were discovered by loggers seeking mahogany in 1937, and currently is one of the important tourist spots Most of the country.
Along with Herculaneum – neighboring cities – Pompeii was destroyed in the Battle of Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 years in 1599 and 1748 discovery, the city is a UNESCO world heritage site now become very easy to find tourists.
Mary Beard, a classic study, said: “This is the only place in the world you can understand the way of life of the Romans in the first century, from the brothels, toilets to the elegant dining room, sumptuous bath facilities (including a modern spa, health club and gym).
Borobudur – IndonesiaPhoto: humansideofthings
Buddhist temple Borobudur is the largest ancient monument in the southern hemisphere. Built between a gap in the rainforests of Indonesia from the 8th century, but the temple was abandoned in the 15th century, when most people on the island to convert to Islam. Since then, the temple buried in ash and overgrown bushy until 1814.
The temple has 9 floors and paths between levels symbolize the path to enlightenment. There are about 2,000 reliefs and 500 statues of Buddha on the road.
Â Otzi – Italy
Ã–tzi is the nickname of a mummy was discovered in 1991 in the glaciers in the Alps Ã–tztal, Austria and Italy’s border. This man may die at about 3,359 and 3,105 years BC, and become natural mummies oldest man in Europe.
The analysis showed that the man may have died after being hit by the arrow in the shoulder.Ã–tzi are now exhibited at the Museum of Archaeology South Tyrol, Bolzano.
Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe
When explorer David Livingstone first Scotland see Victoria Falls in 1855, he described it as “a most amazing sights I saw in Africa”. Since then, over 100 m high waterfalls became famous in the West.