20 of the most visited monuments in the world I

Opera House

This list may already be known, because we all have in mind to visit some or all of these places one day. Monuments that have become authentic references in their countries and that every year they receive thousands of visitors who wish to see these great works of humanity.

This list is for those who dream of best known places, with those places we all want to go. At least once in life we ​​should visit some of these monuments. Because of their great beauty and because of the history they can have, in addition to the fact that they are usually found in cities and places of great beauty.

The Colosseum in Rome

Coliseum

The Colosseum is one of those monuments that we all want to see, because of its greatness and because it has survived centuries and centuries. Located in the heart of Rome, this monument dates from XNUMXst century BC. This amphitheater suffered over the centuries looting and earthquakes, even surviving the bombings in World War II. Formerly it had a canvas roof and the arena area, although today you can see the area below, where the gladiators and wild animals were to entertain the public. An essential of the city of Rome.

The Statue of Liberty in New York

Statue of Liberty

We know it as the Statue of Liberty but it was actually called Freedom lighting the world. It is on Liberty Island in southern Manhattan and was a gift from the French to the Americans in 1886 for the centennial of the Declaration of Independence. This was the first vision of immigrants when they arrived in the United States by boat, so it represented what they were looking for, the land of freedom and opportunities.

The Alhambra in Granada

Alhambra

We stayed in Spain to enjoy a wonderful monument, the Alhambra in Granada. Is Andalusian palatial city It is a set of several palaces, beautiful gardens and the fortress known as the Alcazar. Visiting its network can take a long time, and it is also recommended to take tickets in advance, because in the day they can end if it is high season. Places not to be missed in the Alhambra, the Courtyard of the Myrtles and the Court of the Lions, with the Fountain of the Lions, and the Hall of the Two Sisters.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris

Torre Eiffel

The history of this monument is curious, since it was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889 and was later used for communication tests by the army. Today is the symbol of paris and we cannot go to this city without going up to it to enjoy the panoramic views.

The Great Wall of China

Big Wall

This wall is a fortification that protected the northern part of the Chinese Empire. Construction began in the XNUMXth century BC. C and continued with reconstructions until the XNUMXth century. This wall measures thousands of kilometers and today it is an impressive monument and without a doubt one of the great attractions of this country.

The Opera House in Sydney

Opera House

This opera house is located on Sydney Harbor and is certainly very recognizable thanks to its architecture. I know inaugurated in 1973 and even today it still has a modern and very creative structure.

Mont Saint-Michel in France

Mont Saint Michel

From a place as modern as the Opera House we went to a beautiful fortified city that seems straight out of the Middle Ages. We refer to Mont Saint-Michel, a city that constitutes a monument in itself. It is on the estuary of the River Couesnon, which allows you to enjoy incredible tides that create very beautiful images. It is located in the French region of Normandy and is a must for its great beauty, especially for its vision before reaching it.

The pyramids of Cairo

Sphinx

The set of the pyramids of Cairo, in Egypt, is another of those places that we cannot miss, especially because it is possible to get inside the pyramids, an experience. The pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menkaure They are funerary monuments from the time of the pharaohs and still today there are mysteries about how they were built. In this set we can also see the Sphinx, which guards the pyramids.

The Golden Gate in San Francisco

Golden Gate

The Golden Gate is a suspension bridge that is in San Francisco, being nowadays the symbol of the city. Although this is not the main or largest bridge in the city, which is the Bay Bridge, it is the most famous.

The Taj Mahal in India

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly a beautiful monument, but it is also because there is a beautiful history behind it. This mausoleum was built in the XNUMXth century in Uttar Pradesh. The story behind it is a love story, of Sha Jahan and his beloved wife, who after passing away led him to consecrate this incredible monument so that she would have a place to rest.

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  1.   Susana garcia said

    That's the first article of two, so it's only the top ten. https://www.actualidadviajes.com/20-de-los-monumentos-mas-visitados-del-mundo-ii/ That is the second. Greetings