15 Must See Historic and Cultural Monuments

BY Travel Writer

Plan your next historical getaway to one of these 15 world historic monuments recommended by TouristLink.  The 15 cultural and historic sites have shaped the world and have kept cultures alive for centuries. We’ve selected our top 3 historical monuments. To continue reading about the rest, Read Here.

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1. Colosseum of Rome, Italy
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is the largest amphitheatre in the World. Read More

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2. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the World. Angkor Wat combines two basic plans of Khmer temple architecture: the temple-mountain and the later galleried temple. It is designed to represent Mount Meru, home of the devas in Hindu mythology: within a moat and an outer wall 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi) long are three rectangular galleries, each raised above the next. Read More

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3. Chichén Itzá, Mexico
Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization. Located in the eastern portion of Yucatán state in Mexico. The northern Yucatán Peninsula is arid, and the rivers in the interior all run underground. There are two large, natural sink holes, called cenotes, that could have provided plentiful water year round at Chichen, making it attractive for settlement. Read More