• Wat Ratchaburana
    Thailand

    Wat Ratchaburana

    A Buddhist temple located in Ayutthaya Historical Park, Wat Ratchaburana was founded in 1424 by King Borommarachathirat II on the cremation site of his two elder brothers, who died in a duel for the succession of the throne.
  • Volubilis
    Morocco

    Volubilis

    A partially excavated Roman city founded in the 3rd century BC, Volubilis was originally a Phoenician settlement. The city was abandoned around the 11th century AD when Morocco’s seat of power was relocated to Fes.
  • Tulum
    Mexico

    Tulum

    Tulum is another pre-Columbian Maya site, known to be one of the last cities built by the Maya. The well-preserved walled city’s most famous buildings are El Castillo, the Temple of the Descending God, and the Temple of the Frescoes.
  • Tiwanaku
    Bolivia

    Tiwanaku

    Scholars consider Tiwanaku (also known as Tihuanaco) to be one of the most important pre-Incan civilizations in this region. The empire of which Tiwanaku was the capital flourished from 300 to 1000 AD.
  • The Colosseum
    Italy

    The Colosseum

    Found in Rome, the Colosseum is also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. The largest amphitheater in the world, it was built of concrete and stone from 70 to 80 AD.

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