Top 10 Greatest Architectural Wonders Of Ancient World

The geoglyphs of Nazca in Peru

In the Nazca Desert, dating from 800 to 300 BC J.C, we still do not know exactly what these gigantic geometrical lines are very clearly visible from the air.

Newgrange in Ireland

One of the most famous archaeological sites in Ireland north of Dublin, this prehistoric burial mound, a tomb built in 3,200 BC. J.C. has an orientation that allows the sun to enter each year on the day of the winter solstice, directly in the central chamber for 15 minutes.

Punk puma in Bolivia

This imposing structure was built in 600 BC, with stones over 100 tons!

Petra in Jordan

Created in Antiquity towards the end of the 7th century BC. J.C, gigantic facades are cut directly into the rock in a monumental and unique. it was rediscovered in 1812 by the Swiss explorer Jean Louis Burckhardt.

St. George's Church, Bet Giyorgis, Ethiopia

One of the oldest Christian communities in the world has officiated in remarkable churches. Build on a cruciform plan.

Göbekli Tepe

Turkish archeological site, the oldest part date from the tenth millennium BC. J.C, for reasons still unknown, all these hills are artificial.

Leshan Big Buddha in China

It is the largest Buddha in the world with a height of 71 meters high and 28 meters wide, cut in the cliff of Mount Lingyun, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996.

Chand Baori, India 

sacred places, they are characterized by a water recovery system on one side and stairs to reach the water, has 3,500 steps!

The Pantheon in Rome

Ancient religious building in the first century BC. J.-C, the Pantheon was a temple dedicated to all the deities of the ancient religion. it was converted into a church in the seventh century and is today, it is the largest ancient Roman monument.

Sacsayhuamán in Peru

is located at 3700 m altitude, two kilometers from the city of Cuzco in Peru, this immense fortress, was erected at the initiative of Inca Pachacutec, it is estimated that more than 20 000 men worked for 50 years in his construction.
Top 10 Greatest Architectural Wonders Of Ancient World Top 10 Greatest Architectural Wonders Of Ancient World Reviewed by Unknown on octobre 21, 2017 Rating: 5

1 commentaire:

  1. Have only seen the Panthenon but also want to see Petra :)



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