Top 5 Historical Places Of The World


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Top 5 Historical Places Of The World

  1. 1. •1. Taj Mehal •2. The Pyramid of Giza •3. Petra •4. The Great Wall of China •5. The Parthenon
  2. 2. Taj Mahal was built in Agra, India by Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his wife. The Taj Mahal’s construction started in 1632 and completed by 1653. The whole structure is built with pure white marble and one of the seven wonders of the world. It was named a UNESCO world heritage site in 1983. Every year millions of visitor visit the Taj Mahal but now there is limitation of visitors because the air pollution destroying the white marbles of the Taj Mahal.
  3. 3. The Pyramid of Giza is located in Egypt and was built 3000 years ago. But no one knows how they were built. The largest Pyramid was built by the Pharaoh Khufu. In 2011 due to the Egyptian revolution the tourism is down till the revolution is over. Many fascinating theories have been offered to explain the mystery of the Pyramid. The Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders in the world.
  4. 4. Petra (petra meaning: rock) is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma’an that is famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourist attraction. It lies on the slope of Mount Hor in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of Arabah (Wadi Araba), the large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. Petra has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.
  5. 5. The Great wall of China is located in china and was made of stone, bricks, wood and other materials. Several walls were being built as early as 7th century BC by Chinese Emperor. It is built on east to west line across the northern border of china to protect the Chinese empire. It is one of the seven wonders of the world and the only thing that we can see with naked eye from the moon.
  6. 6. The Parthenon The Parthenon is located in Greece and it was created in 5th century BC. Now it is broken but one of the most famous historical place for visitors. The temple is used as a house of treasury and stands as a symbol of the power of Athens. Large part of it has been destroyed by wars but luckily the structure still stands.