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Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun

Nubia, Sudan: the pyramids that pre-date the Egyptian pyramids . (Sudan - the black pharaohs by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr)

sudan - the black pharaohs The Meroe Pyramids. Nubia The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia.

If you are thinking about visiting Ecuador, these are the 10 most interesting places to visit and cover the highlights. The Viking Abroad, travel blogger.

Top 10 places to visit in Ecuador

10 amazing places to go when you visit Ecuador, starting with the Galapagos Islands of course!

Petra (Greek "πέτρα" (petra), meaning rock; Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ) is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans,[2] it is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourist attraction.[2

Facade of Al Khazneh, Petra, Jordan. The Treasury during the daylight. Photo by Bernard Gagnon

Chan Chan ruins, Peru. The largest Pre-Columbian city in South America. Chan Chan was built around AD 850.

The largest Pre-Columbian city in South America. The adobe city was built around AD 850 and lasted until its conquest by the Inca Empire in AD It was the imperial capital where people lived.

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey In retrospect, I wish we'd made the effort to go here during our cruise ship's stopover in Kusadasi back in '07. Sigh - those missed opportunities you always regret...

The Hercules Gate, Ephesus, Turkey.

Aspendos , Turkey - Travel Pedia

✿ ❤ Aspendos, Antalya Turkey - Aspendos was an ancient city in Pamphylia, Asia Minor, located about 40 km east of the modern city of Antalya, Turkey.

The Ring of Brodgar (or Brogar, or Ring o' Brodgar) is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland. Most henges don't contain stone circles; Brodgar is a striking exception, ranking with Stonehenge and Avebury among the greatest of such sites. The ring of stones stands on a small isthmus between the Lochs of Stenness and Harray.

The Mysterious Monuments of Orkney - The Egypt of the North

The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland among the greatest of such sites. The ring of stones stands on a small isthmus between the Lochs of Stenness and Harray.

10 Staggering Places From Around The World

10 Staggering Places From Around The World

The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.

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