15 of the most famous historical places in the world

6. Stonehenge

Stonehenge
At first sight you may think that those are just stones in a circular setting in England however, their value is beyond more important. They were constructed a long time before Jesus and since they were revealed, numerous of scientists and researchers have studied their meaning. This site is also a UNESCO heritage site.

7. Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter Island
Next on the list of historical places is the Easter Island that is located in the Pacific Ocean West of Chile. This place is also an UNESCO heritage site and the most interesting thing about it is the fact that the statues are all made from volcanic ash and basalt.

8. The temple of Kukulkan

The temple of Kukulkan
This temple is dedicated to a Mayan Gods and it is located in Mexico. The greatest thing about this place is the fact that during spring and autumn a very intriguing shadows are being made. This place offers very unique type of experience.

9. The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is probably people’s favorite of all historical places on the Earth. Even though it is just a wall made out of stone, it is one of the Seven Wonders of the World that can even be seen from the moon. China made this wall in order to protect themselves in the war and they are very proud of it.

10. The Parthenon

The Parthenon

The Parthenon
Even though it is in a very miserable state, the Parthenon is one of the most famous historical places in Europe. This Greek temple is dedicated to the goddess of beauty Athena and it is a must visit whenever in Greece.
However in the sixth century this temple was dedicated to the Mother of God and it was converted into a Christian church. It is still a miracle how most of the temple remains in its unique shape after all these years.

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