Tagged: Ancient

Mayan Archaeological Sites

Popular Mayan Archaeological Sites

In the Pre-Columbian era, the Maya civilization was one of the great civilizations. Apart from Tikal and Chichen Itza, there are other ‘Popular Mayan Archaeological Sites’ which gives brief about the Mayan civilization. Mayan...

Damascus City

Ancient Damascus City A World Heritage Site

Damascus City is the second largest city of Syria and also the capital of Syria after Aleppo. The Damascus City is nicknamed as ‘City of Jasmine’. It is not just a major cultural centre...

harran-evleri

Harran An Ancient City To Visit

Harran the major ancient city in upper Mesopotamia is located near the modern village of Altinbasak in present Turkey. The location of Harran is in the district of Sanliurfa province. Harran was the major...

A Visit To Ancient City Troy Turkey

A Visit To Ancient City Troy Turkey

Troy is one of the most popular archaeological sites in the world with its 4000 years of history. The famous archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was the first archaeologist credited with the excavations at the site,...

xunantunich ancient site

Ancient Maya Archaeological Site Xunantunich

Xunantunich, the word might sound difficult to pronounce. One might pronounce it like ‘shoo-nahn-too-nitch’ or shah-nahn-tuhn-itch as per your accent with pronunciation. If you are finding it difficult to pronounce it, let’s say ‘X-Ruin’....

Aspendos_Theater

An Ancient city of Aspendos

Aspendos was an ancient city in Pamphylia, located at around 40 Km. towards eastern side of the present day city of Antalya in Turkey. In the ancient era Aspendos was the most prominent city...

Tivoli, Rome: Reminicences Of An Ancient Retreat

Tivoli, Rome Reminicences Of An Ancient Retreat

Located some 18 miles east of ‘Rome’ & popular for two magnificent ancient villas, the medieval town of ‘Tivoli’ stands as a silent spectator of a grand history that dates back to the early...

Parthenon, Athens Surviving Glory Of Ancient Greece

Parthenon, Athens Surviving Glory Of Ancient Greece

Standing gracefully for the past 2,500 years, defying all the challenges imposed by the time, the Parthenon demonstrates the brilliance of the Greek architecture. This imposing monument was dedicated to the goddess Athena, Athens’...