La sagesse des anciens fait qu’il est difficile de croire aux gens aujourd’hui. Le monde antique se demande que les anciens laissés derrière, traversant des milliers d’années sont encore magnifiques.
En regardant ces structures, les gens modernes ne peuvent s’empêcher de se demander: “Je ne comprends pas comment les anciens les ont construits?” Explorons les 23 merveilles du monde antique ci-dessous!
1. Machu Picchu (Peru)
In the 15th and 16th centuries, Machu Picchu in Peru was the royal garden and the sacred religious site of the Inca chiefs. A century later, the Spanish invasions put an end to the Inca civilization. In 1911 he was found here saved over 3000 steps and 150 buildings.
2. The buried city of Pompeii (Italy)
Pompeii is a ruin of a partially buried Roman city-state near Naples, Italy, today located in the Campania region of the commune of Pompeii. In AD 79, the Vesuvius volcano erupted, killing more than 2,000 people and the entire city covered in ash. Until 1784, this ancient citadel was discovered.
3. Stonehenge Stone Circle
Stonehenge ancient stone wonders located in Wiltshire, England. Each year this wonder attracts millions of visitors to visit. It is made up of 100 giant stone blocks. The evolution of Stonehenge in many phases of construction lasted for at least 1,500 years.
4. The wonders of Chichen Itza
This is the pyramid of Chichen Itza in Mexico. Chichen Itza is a pre-Columbian archaeological site built by the Mayans, located in the northern center of the Yucatan peninsula. Historically, it has been on the Mayan Yucatan Peninsula for nearly a thousand years.
5. Ruins of Angkor temple
Located in Cambodia, Angkor has an area of approximately 1,036 km2. From 9 to 15 AD, it has always been the capital of the Khmer Empire. In the 12th century, his image even appears on the imperial flag.
6. Colosseum Colosseum
In 70-72 AD (AD is the year of God or the era of Christ), Emperor Vespasian built this arena in the city of Rome as a place of entertainment for the people.
7. Mycenaean Mausoleum (Greece)
In the early and mid-Bronze Age, inhabitants of the Greek city of Mycenae appeared and many works of art were also found in these ancient tombs.
8. Easter Island (Chile)
Easter Island is located approximately 3,700 km west of the Chilean coast. On this island there are more than 900 stone statues, the weight of each statue is about 13 tons. Regarding the use of these statues, it is still a mystery which has not been solved.
9. Wonder of Cappadocia (Turkey)
The wonder of Cappadocia in Turkey rests on the foundations of the Hittite Empire. On the other hand, we can find out that there were humans living in the 6th century BC. The peculiarity is that the houses or temples are built from the rocky mountains in the shape of a chimney.
10. Citadel of Petra
Located between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea in Jordan, the ancient city of Petra connects Saudi Arabia and Egypt to the Phoenician. The citadel is surrounded by mountains and has many red stone statues
11. Roman Baths (United Kingdom)
The Roman bath is today one of the most famous British heirlooms. Roman baths played an important role in the daily bathing ritual of ancient peoples. Besides admiring the bath, visitors can also visit the tunnel below.
12. Temple of Artemis (Turkey)
The Turkish city of Ephesus was once the colony of many empires, such as the Greeks, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans. In the second century AD, the population here reached 300,000 people.
13. Wonders of Maharashtra (India)
In Maharashtra, India includes 34 temples and monasteries built on a cliff, it is formed of many caves. This place was built from 600 to 1000 AD in order to pay homage to Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism.
14. Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan (Mexico)
The holy city Teotihuacán has many giant works such as the Quetzalcoatl temple, the pyramids of the moon and the sun. The name of this city means “where the gods were born”.
15. Egyptian pyramids
This wonder is located in northern Egypt, including Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure along the banks of the Nile. These are also the names of the three gods. This wonder of the ancient world was built around 2575-2454 BC.
16. Old Roman business district
This ancient monument is located in Rome, Italy. In the 7th century, this place was the burial place of the Etruscan people. It later became the economic, political and cultural center of ancient Rome.
17. Ajanta Cave (India)
Ajanta Cave is located in the state of Maharashtra, India. It consists of 29 caves, of which 5 are temples and 24 are monasteries.
18. Wonders of Mesa Verde National Park, United States
This village is located under a cliff in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, United States. It was once inhabited by Indians.
19. Wonders of the ancient world in Bagan (Myanmar)
It is known as the city of the temple. It consists of 2,000 temples scattered over an area of 41 square kilometers. In the 9th century, King Anawratha made this place the center of the country.
20. Hadrian’s Wall (England)
Hadrian’s Wall was the largest Roman monument in England. It is 130 miles long, the highest point is 6 meters. It was built by 15,000 people in 6 years.
21. The wonders of Tulum (Mexico)
Tulum is located in Yucatán, Mexico, in addition to the beautiful beach where there are ancient Mayan relics built in 564 AD. Tulum in the Yucatec language means “wall”.
22. Borobudur Buddhist Temple (Indonesia)
The temple is located in the middle of the island of Java, Indonesia. Borobudur Buddhist Temple was built between the 8th and 9th century, a three-story building consisting of 72 statues.
23. Carthage (Tunisia)
Located in Tunis, Carthage was formed in the 9th century BC. It is a central business empire. But in 146 BC, due to Roman invasions, it was destroyed. After that, a new Carthage was built on the basis of the old city.
If possible, come to these places to visit and explore with your own eyes to admire the beauty of these wonders!