5 Cities With The Richest Ancient History

Himanshi singh        Nov  23 , 2022

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Gregorian Calendar. Several are home to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites. 

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All of the cities on this list fit the bill of cultural significance and outstanding universal value and are popular tourist haunts for the inquisitive at heart,   

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Historians date the caves’ artwork from around 600-1000 CE, and the art and architecture contain a mixture of Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain temples and monasteries.  

#Ellora, India

Carved out of mountains in Maharashtra in India are over one hundred stone caves, thirty four of which can viewed by the public. 

#Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Built as a religious “mega-city” in the twelfth century by the Khmer Empire, Angkor Wat in Cambodia covers approximately 500 acres within Angkor Archeological Park. 

#Rome, Italy

The Metropolitan City of Rome is densely populated with nearly four and a half million residents and is the capital city of Italy, making it a perhaps surprising addition to our list. 

#Beijing, China

Beijing is another example of the modern mixed with the ancient. Like Rome, Beijing boasts capital city-status of The People’s Republic of China and hosts a whopping population of twenty one million residents. 

#Machu Picchu, Peru

8,000 feet into the Andes lies an Incan citadel completely hidden from the outside world until the year 1911.  

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