Travelling is absolute fun in life. You get to see many things that you have never come across. However, more than surprise and amusement, travelling is all about exploring not only the places but also yourself. The best part of roaming around here and there is that you start knowing yourself better. As a traveler, people start off a journey to a place which does not come under their own country, a place that they never visited, but the thrill to reach there is just impeccable. One can understand the hunger of traveling for travel freak. However, it is also very important to know that which places are best to travel to. The world is huge and hence you should select the destination as per your choice. If you love to explore the past or the history then you have got plenty of options. So, let’s find out fascinating historical places to visit in the world.

Machu Picchu

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This has to be the most fascinating place to visit. The ancient city located in the southern part of Peru is known for the famous Inca Civilization. You can reach there either by train or by trekking for 4 days. The later one is best for the adventure. The UNESCO World Heritage Site offers the glimpse of the ancient civilization of the mankind which was abandoned after the Spanish Invasion. The city is also known as the “The Lost City of Inca”.

Giza

A small city in Egypt, Giza, still knocks the door of mankind about the incredible history. The impeccable human engineering that too, 3000 years ago make us astonishes with its stability and durability. There are many pyramids, few so strangely created that can’t even reach, but all of them are fascinating. If you love history and want to explore the legacy that mankind has left for us, then visit Egypt. The city is easily accessible from Cairo, the capital city of Egypt.

Angkor Vat

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This is often referred as the biggest temple in the world. The ancient city in the Cambodia was the helm of Khmer Dynasty. Angkor Vat is an incredible temple that was covered with jungles for many years. However, the beauty of the temple along with the other associated temples like Bayon, Ta Phrom, Angkor Thom are once in a life time experience.

Petra

The lost city in the Arabah canyon of Jordon is known for the incredible historical city. The city was believed to be abounded in the 4th century. However, the UNESCO World Heritage Site still has the charm and attract people from all over the world.

Parthenon

Well, it will be incomplete to make a list of historical places without the ancient temple of Greek Goddess Athena. The ruins of the temple in Athens still depict the great Greek Civilization and its powers. It was built in the 5th century BC but later damaged by the attackers on the city. Even though it has lost many parts of the structure, but the charm of the Parthenon is timeless.