Top 10 Archaeological Sites in the World
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There are those that believe the only way we can know where we are headed as a civilization is to understand where we have been. Experiencing first-hand the relics, artifacts, buildings and monuments left as clues to cultural heritage by our ancestors has become one of the primary focuses for tourism in the world. It is inherent in human nature to explore the past and discovery of those roots lends a greater appreciation of all that has been achieved since man first walked on earth. Traveling to the furthest corners of our planet to analyze the materials, environment and product of our ancestor’s labor can be incredibly fulfilling while at the same time enhance our understanding of the ingenuity and intellect of ancient cultures.
Perhaps you have dreamed of viewing the Terra Cotta Army as they guard the tomb of China’s first emperor, marvel at the Great Pyramids of Egypt, gaze upon the incredible stone carvings in Petra, Jordan or spend days examining the ruins of Machu Picchu. Once you have visited one of these world-class archaeological sites chances are you will thirst to visit some or all of the rest. Start planning now which of these sites to include on your list that we have chosen as the Top 10 Archaeological Site in the World.
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Shaanxi, China
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Archaeological Site of Pompeii, Italy
Machu Picchu, Peru
Easter Island, Chile
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