Through the years many cultures left their art and construction, so we could know about how they were part of their existence, there are many statues that are known all around the world but also there are other that we do not know too much about. These pieces of architecture are located in places where people do not go too often, and that’s why these pieces of art are interesting and worth going for a little adventure to all those places.
On the other hand, the modern buildings have been surpising us for the last years but old constructions are also pretty interesting and surprising because of its history, so we can learn how everything happened.
Borobudur, Java, Indonesia
This temple is the largest temple in the world amnd is located in Indonesia. There are nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. The temple was built in the 9th century.
El Mirador, Guatemala
El Mirador is located in Peten, Guatemala just 7 km south of the mexican border. It was considered the greatest Maya city of the preclassic era.
Biet Ghiorgis, Ethiopia
Church of Saint George in Amharic is one of the eleven monolithic churches that are composing the whole settlement of Lalibela. As the other churches of Lalibela, Biet Ghiorgis is hewn from th eliving rock of monolithic blocks that form its primitive form and the details of the doors.
Petra was originally known as Raqmu, this place is a historical and archaeological city located in southern Jordan. This city is very famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.
Knossos is considered as the oldest city in Europe and also is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. the palace was abandoned at some unknow time and the reason why is unknow but one of the many disasters that befell the palace is generally put forward.
Derawar Fort, Pakistan
Delawar Fort is a large square fortress in Ahmadpur East Tehsil, Punjab, Pakistan. Delawar Fort was built by Rai Jajja Bhatti in the 9th century as a tribute to Rawal Deoraj Bhatti.
The Leshan Giant Buddha, China
The Leshan Giant Buddha is a tall stonce statue built many years ago. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowin below its feet. This statue is the largest Buddha in the world.
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Iran
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the most architectural masterpieces of iranian architecture that was built during the Safavid Empire. The constrution started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.
Chand Baori, India
Chand Baori is one of the oldest and most attractive places in Rajasthan. King Chanda was the one who wanted it to be built and was dedicated to Hashat Mata, Goddess of Joy and Happiness upon completion.
Palmyra is an ancient Semitic city in present day Homs Governorate, Syria. Archaeological finds date back to the Neolithic period, and the city was first documented in the early second millennium BC.
This is a town and an urban commune in the Inland Niger Delta region of central Mali. The commune includes ten of the surrounding villages and in 2009 had a population of 32,944.
One of the most important things that were discovered at the place, has been the cuneiform royal archives, consisting of official correspondence and contracts, as well as legal codes, procedures for cult ceremony and literature of the ancient Near East.
Wat Rong Khun, Thailand
Wat Rong Khun is also know as the White Temple, is a contemporary art exhibit in the style of Buddhist temple in Chiang Ri Providence, Thailand.
Ziggurat of Ur, Iraq
The ziggurat was built by King Ur-Nammu who dedicated the great ziggurat of Ur in honour of Nanna/Sîn. The ziggurat was a piece in a temple complex that also served as an administrative center for the city.
It was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire.Persepolis is located in Iran. The place is near a small river which flows into the Kur River.
is an archaeological site located in Greece. From the hill on which the palace was located, people can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.
the mysterious City of Midas, Turkey
There are no houses nor buildings whatsoever. Even though the “City of Midas” is often called a fortress, there is not even a strip of wall to justify such a claim.
According to the islamic mythology, this temple complex was said to have been a place of solomon's.
Monte Albán, Mexico
This is a site of ruins located in Oaxaca, Mexico. There's a evident influence of the Teotihuacan architectural style.
The site is located in Cusco, Peru. Sacsayhuaman was added to the UNESCO World heritage List for recognition and protection in 1983.