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Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The monument was built in the 12th century and is the biggest Hindu, as well as the biggest religious temple complex in world.
The Taj Mahal, India. The most famous monument for love. Emperor Shah Jahan built this white marble wonder in the memory of his dead wife.
Moai, Easter Island. Carved by the Rapa Nui people, the monolithic sculptures were made between 1250 and 1500. Scientist still are not sure how the giant figures were made and brought here.
Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Thailand. The royal temple was built in 1448 A.D. It is a very well preserved ancient wonder.
Chichen Itza Mexico. The city was the center of Mayan civilization from A.D. 750 to 1200. The Temple of Kukulkan is the most famous monument.
The Colosseum, Italy. The impressive arena could have held 50 000 spectators, who came to watch the fighting gladiators. Built in A.D. 70, the Colosseum is a marvelous Roman heritage.
Machu Picchu, Peru. The city was built in 15th-century and is the most exciting heritage of the Inca civilization. The fabulous landscape opens from the spot.
The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt. The oldest monument of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the pyramid is the biggest one in Giza Necropolis.
Petra, Jordan. Carved in the rock, Petra is sometimes called the rose of the desert. It was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom from 9 B.C. to A.D. 40.
Hagia Sophia, Turkey. Hagia Sophia is a former Christian patriarchal basilica, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.