Want to tour the world for some good old ruins? Come on board as we take you through seven sites you need to have on your checklist.
You must have heard so much about the Roman bath built with an impressive roman technology that is used for our modern day baths and hot tubs. You can take out your time and visit a prototype of this bath in England.
The bath used to be a Celtic shrine for the worship of the goddess Sulis. From here it became a favorite meeting point for Roman socialites. Stop by here and peruse through this ancient ruin.
Easter Island, Chile
Stop by at Chile and seen some of the best works of sculptures from history. The Moai are carved from quarry rocks, these beautiful works of art are said to represent the ancestors of the Rapanui people.
The mode of transportation used to move the sculptures from the quarry to the hills remains a subject of debate for many archeologists. Many of them argued that the statues were tied with ropes and moved up the hills, but the Rapanui people claim the statues made their way to the hills.
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
Do you want to find out what the pre-Colombian society? Visit the Tikal National Park in Guatemala. The Tikal park is filled with ancient temples, palaces and other housing structures for the people who existed around A.D 800.
You should explore these structures and wander through what used to be an organized community of the ancient people from Central America. You can explore the temple tops for a better view of the surrounding rainforest.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico
Visit the southwestern parts of New Mexico and explore the ruins of Pueblo Bonito. The venue is located at the meeting point between New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Colorado. You will find breath-taking great houses that represent the pre-historical era of the Pueblo people. The old houses have over 350 ground floor rooms, ceremonial rooms, and Kivas.
Machu Picchu Aguas Calientes, Peru
The Aguas Calientes is the best way to learn about the ancient Incan culture. You can see this fantastic near destruction site by climbing up the Peruvian Citadel call the lost cities. You can get here by hiking through the Inca Trails that lead to the Machu Picchu where you will enjoy a view of the ancient civilization of the Incan people. Learn about their culture and religion as you explore the history of the old.
You cannot talk about old ruins without mentioning Greece, from the ancient temples to statues of various Greek gods. You can’t just get enough of them. But you can visit the Delphi; the ruins seat beautifully on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. This place is not very far from Athens, so you catch up with other parts of the city as you tour around the city.
Montezuma Castle, Camp Verde, Arizona
If you are in the United States, then you should endeavor to ride down to Arizona for the Montezuma Castle. The castle is a clear reminder of the Indian Culture of the Americans from the south.