The Elephanta Island, locally known as Gharapurichi Leni or the city of caves, located 10 km east of Mumbai or Bombay in Maharashtra.
The Pont du Gard, a magnificent example of Roman Engineering works, was constructed shortly before the Christian era, probably in the first century AD.
Located along the sides of River Ayeyarwady. The ancient city of Bagan was the capital of the Pagan Empire from the 9th to 13th centuries.
Located to the east of Leshan in China, the 233 feet (71 m) tall statue of Maitreya Buddha is regarded as the largest and tallest stone statue of Buddha in ...
The Diocletian Palace was built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian between 295 and 305 AD in the Roman province of Dalmatia near the town Salona.
Located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh in India, Khajuraho is a small town famous for the country’s largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain t ...
Located between the rivers Catarrhactes and Cestrus, 19 km east of Antalya, on the southwestern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, Perge was an ancient and impo ...
Taxila, also known as Takhkhasil in Sanskrit, is a significant archaeological site situated about 35 km northwest of Rawalpindi, in Pakistan, and said to be ...
Tikal was once the capital of a conquest state that became one of the most powerful kingdoms of the ancient Maya and was probably called Yax Mutal.
Located at the edge of the Judean Desert, high on a rocky plateau near the southwest coast of the Dead Sea lies the excavated ruin of the royal citadel of M ...
Located about 50 miles south of Bagdad, Babylon was built around 2300 BC along the River Euphrates, by the ancient Akkadian people of southern Mesopotamia.
In east-central Anatolia, southeast to the city of Ankara, the moonscape region of Cappadocia in Turkey is famous for geological features called fairy chimneys.
Located around 290 km northwest of Bagdad and about 110 km southwest of Mosul, Hatra was an ancient caravan city between the Roman and Parthian empires.
Once upon a time, there was the city of Tiwanaku or Tiahuanaco, the capital of a pre-Inca civilization, located near the southern shore of Lake Titicaca in ...
Located two miles east of Al Khums in Libya and 81 miles east of Tripoli the spectacular site of Leptis Magna contains ruins of the Roman Empire
Located in hilly terrain formed by granite boulders, Hampi is a subset of the widespread ruins of Vijayanagar, the last great Hindu kingdom in South India.
Considered as the largest Mahayana Buddhist temple, as well as one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world, Borobudur is located in Kedu Valley.
Located in Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and occupying a huge area of 4 sq miles, Chichen Itza is the ruined ancient Maya city, which has a history of 1500 yrs.
Abu Simbel refers to an enormous ancient temple complex, comprising of two temples in Southern Egypt, constructed at the second cataract of the River Nile.
Timgad, a Roman colonial town in Algeria was founded by the Emperor Trajan around 100 AD, as a military colony. It was populated by the Roman veterans.
The word Mandu is believed to be a Prakrit corruption of Mandapa-Durgo. According to the inscriptions of the Paramara kings, beginning from Jayavarman II
Located 12 kilometers south of Luoyang in Henan province of China, the Longmen Grottoes are one of the three most famous grottoes in China.
The Bayon Temple in Cambodia is typically distinguished by the multitude of its massive and smiling faces carved on many of the towers with one facing outward.
Situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Iran, Persepolis was once the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is derived from two Greek words.
Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979, the El Jem Amphitheatre is an incredibly large and well-preserved Roman amphitheatre in Africa.
Konark Sun Temple standing on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, 35 km from Puri and 65 km from Bhubanshwar. It is an example of architecture in India.
It is said that the ancient city of Carthage was founded by the Phoenicians of Tyre on the north coast of Africa, now a suburb of Tunis, in Tunisia.
Often wrongly mentioned as the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu is the most familiar icon of Inca Civilization, as a summer retreat for the Inca Emperor ...
The grand ancient temple of Baalbek, located in the ancient Phoenician city of Baalbek in Lebanon Beqaa Valley, about 85 kilometers northeast of Beirut.
Palmyra, also known as Tamur, is an ancient city in south-central Syria, about 215 km northeast of the capital city Damascus. Tamur, the pre-Semitic name.
A city located in a central position between the Indus River and the Ghaggar-Hakra River, known to the world as Mohenjo-Daro is near to Larkana in Pakistan.
Considered as one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, Ellora is located around thirty kilometers away from the city of ...
Designed by the Roman architect Vitruoya, the Celsus Library in Ephesus was built on a nine stepped podium, leading up towards the three huge front entrances.
Built in the Bayon style largely in the late 12th and early 13th centuries, Ta Prohm is the name of the temple at Angkor in the Siem Reap Province of Cambodia.
Located between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea and regarded as an iconic symbol of Jordan, Petra is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan.
Located about six kilometers north of Siem Reap in Cambodia, Angkor Wat is a massive temple complex, like the Luxor temple complex in Egypt.
Considered as one of the largest forts in India, the Chittor Fort, also known as Chittorgarh, is located on the top of a180 m hill in Rajasthan state of wes ...
Jerash is the capital and the largest city of Jaresh Governorate in Jordan, located 48 Km north of Amman, the capital of Jordan.
The ancient city of Ctesiphon was located on the eastern bank of River Tigris, approximately 32 km southeast of modern Bagdad in Iraq.
Located in the modern city of Luxor, close to the east bank of the River Nile, Luxor Temple is actually a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex.
Once renowned for its pomp, prominence and magnificence, Ani fell to successive invasions and was devastated in a 1319 earthquake.
Located near modern Naples in Italy, Pompeii can be termed as a ghost city. This prosperous trade centre on the Bay of Naples was cruelly obliterated.
Built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles that dominates the hill of the Acropolis in Athens and known as the Parthenon, was dedicated to the cit ...
Located in the east of the Roman Forum, in the heart of the city of Rome, the Colosseum is said to be the largest amphitheater ever been built in the Roman ...
Concealed from the human eyes for thousands of years, the Ajanta Caves in India, were accidentally discovered by an Army Officer of the British Army