Exploring ancient cities of the world

Website design By BotEap.comOne of the most underrated parts of a luxury trip, whether local or to another country, is the part where you explore the ancient ruins, formations, or buildings of a particular destination. For some vacationers, this is that segment of their getaway that they at least look forward to, but still opt for because it’s part of their all-inclusive trip. What we often overlook is the part that seeing these destinations with the naked eye gives us a glimpse of what life was like before. We hope to do justice to some of the world’s most magnificent and historically rich cities.

Website design By BotEap.comMachu Picchu, in Peru. The ruins of this ancient Inca civilization are generally touted for their mysterious and dark beauty. While it’s true that the ruins are beautiful (after all, Inca is best known for its enigmatic walls), it’s the things we don’t see that make it more interesting. Tip: To better appreciate your trip to this ancient city, schedule a tour of its secret museum, the Manuel Chávez Ballón Site Museum. Make sure you have this as an add-on trip if it’s not part of your all-inclusive travel deals.

Website design By BotEap.comAngkor Wat in Cambodia. The sacred temples of this city are just part of the package of what is one of the most magnificent destinations in the world. This historic site built hundreds and hundreds of years ago was dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, and must have been highly favored by the gods due to its utter perfection in terms of balance and proportion. With its beauty, Angkor Wat has really fulfilled one of its purposes, which is to become a model of the cosmic world on Earth.

Website design By BotEap.comMont Saint-Michel in France. Speaking of beautiful places of worship, this impressive building on the border of France is also a contender. In ancient times, monks looked for a secluded place, preferably high, to be able to get physically close to God. The abbey at the top of this “mountain” is where the Archangel Michael is believed to have led a bishop to build a church so tall and mighty, that this impressive church resulted.

Website design By BotEap.comTeotihuacan in Mexico. In this ancient city, you will find pyramids that are just as wonderfully spooky as the ones at Giza. In fact, one of them, the Pyramid of the Sun, has roughly the same base as the Great Pyramid of Cheops. In addition to the outstanding architecture, these structures are also proof of how vast the astronomical knowledge of the ancient peoples of Mexico is. The Pyramid of the Sun is located in the center of all other structures, interestingly reflecting the Solar System.

Website design By BotEap.comIf you’re wondering why Rome doesn’t make this list, it’s because there’s so much to learn about the city and a snippet wouldn’t do justice to what it has to offer. Check out this article for a list of places you must visit when you have your luxury trip to Rome!

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