In this article, we will tell our readers about some of the ancient cities in the world.
Angkor Wat in Cambodia is one of the most ancient cities in the world. Back in the 12th century, Khmer took their vast understanding of the known universe and recreated it in miniature. As a result, Angkor Wat was developed.
Rome in Italy has places like Colosseum, an almost 2000-year-old stadium that stands in the middle of a modern city. Back in days, 50,000 people used to gather with the emperor for bloody death contests.
Istanbul in Turkey is an ancient city, holding in its past many successive empires from Byzantium to Constantinople to modern Turkey.
Bagan in Myanmar has over 2,000 Buddhist temples that fill a plain along the Irrawaddy River that create an ethereal landscape.
Tikal in Guatemala depicts over 1,000 years of cultural achievements beginning from 600 BC.
Cairo in Egypt is one of the world’s biggest and oldest cities. Tombs at Giza date back 4500 years.
Persopolis in Iran was founded in 518 BC by Darius I. Its one of the most prominent places is its immense 125,000 square feet terrace that is partially carved out of Mount Kuh-e Rahmat.
Kyoto in Japan is more than 1000 years old. Beijing in China is over 3,000 years old but it doesn’t look that way with the government investing in modern architecture for the past two decades.