When it comes to the history of mankind, it is spread over thousands of years. In this old history, there are many places which are dated back to old civilization but still, they are standing tall and strong till date. They are beautiful man-made historical sites which are eye-catching monuments. Many historical sites are present all over the world. But if you are confused from where to start, here are the top historical sites that one should surely visit it in their lifetime.
1. Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer is said to be a statue which represents Jesus Christ. This beautiful statue is located in Rio, Brazil. As per the researchers, Christ the Redeemer was built between 1922 to 1931. The height of this statue is of 39.9 meters.
This gigantic statue is located at the peak of 700 meters on mount Corcovado in Tijuca forest national park. This statue is the most beautiful statue in South America.
2 The Kremlin
The literal meaning of Kremlin is “fortress inside a city.” This was built during the year 1482-1495. This is a massive beautiful structure, and it is the residence for the ruler of Russia. Apart from this thing, one can also witness other historical buildings near the Kremlin.
Location It is located at the heart of Moscow. To its south Moskva river, to the east Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square. And to the west one can find Alexander Garden.
3 Angkor Wat
The world’s largest religious place in the world is said to be located at Angkor, Cambodia. This religious place is built by the then powerful kings of Hindu- Buddhist origin “Suryavarman of the Khmer Empire.” This place was built during the 12th century.
If you want to visit this world largest religious place, then you need to travel to Cambodia. Angkor Wat lies about 5.5 kilometers to the north of Siem Reap.
4 Statue of Liberty
This designer of statue Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel presented this Statue of Liberty to Americans in the form of a gift from the people of France. This statue is the sign of the Roman goddess who holds the torch in one hand and tabula ansata on other.
You can witness this beautiful statue on Ellis Island. This island is situated just above the New York Harbor.
5 Easter Island
Easter Island is said to be famous for the 887 monumental human statues which are known as Moai. Early Rapa Nui people create these human statues.
You can find this beautiful island in the Pacific Ocean. It lies west of Chile which is at the southeastern point of Polynesian Triangle. This island is built from volcanic ash and basalt.
This is the top 5 famous historical monuments in the world. If you ever want to go to any historical places, then make sure to start with these top 5 monuments. Don’t miss to add this monument to your “monuments to be seen” list.