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Best Historical Cities In The World

Posted by emeraldtourism on October 13th, 2018

Sometimes, it is very compulsory for us to take short break from work and go for a vacation in order to get some relief. Yes, it is true that beaches around the world are the best places for perfect relax but, you can feel more relaxed by visiting historical cities. It will be in your memory forever and helps you to make you better feel by memorizing that wonderful time. If you don't have enough money or have little time then, you can go anywhere near to make a visit or you can make big plan for international vacation especially for historical visits. Some best historical cities, you may add in your travel list and travel anytime like - 

Cusco, City in Peru

Cusco is the seventh most populous city in the Peru. It is a city in the Peruvian Andes which was once capital of the Inca Empire and now known as a great archaeological site along with great Spanish colonial architecture. Plaza de Armas is also the central square in the old city, with arcades, carved wooden balconies and Incan wall ruins. Along with it, the baroque Santo Domingo Convent was built on top of the Incan Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), and has archaeological remains of Inca stonework. You can definitely get more discount on flights and hotels if you are interested in Peru which will be your lifetime reminiscence. There are many more interesting travel cities like - Lima, Arequipa, Iquitos, Ica, Tumbes, and etcetera.

Alexandria, City in Egypt

Egypt is already famous for its epic historical cities especially Giza is best known for Pyramid which comes under sever wonders of the ancient world. However, the remaining cities of Egypt are also not less than Giza, great tourists spots where you can make a unique trip. Alexandria is a city with Mediterranean port. During the Hellenistic period, it was home to a lighthouse ranking among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as well as a storied library. Today the library is reincarnated in the disc-shaped, ultramodern Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The city also has Greco-Roman landmarks, old-world cafes and sandy beaches. It's 15th-century seafront Qaitbay Citadel is now a museum. Alexandria is the second most populous city in Egypt with lots of travel points of interest. In additional, Egypt is the place with lots of historical attractions in the cities like Cairo, Luxor, Nile, Aswan, Memphis, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Abydos, Qena, Desouk, Kharga Oasis, Port Said, Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Mersa Matruh, Damanhur and etcetera. You can make a worth visit at good budget if you are planning for Egypt.

Athens, Capital of Greece

Athens is the capital of Greece and was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still known by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece. In Greece, some other travel destinations, you may reach are Patras, Corinth, Chania, Piraeus, Volas, Rhodes, Sparta Peloponnese, Corfu, Acharnes and etcetera. The travel cost would be comparatively high in Greece but, you can make an amazing experience by getting yourself there.

Istanbul, City in Turkey

Istanbul is one of the famous city in Turkey which connects Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait and connects the Black Sea with Sea of Marmara. It's old city is best known for cultural influences of many empires who once ruled there. The Sultanahmet Mosque near Istanbul is also one of the best place for visit, an open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races and Egyptian obelisks also an unique attraction there. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics. Istanbul is spread out in nearly 1539 KM2 area, busy city but elegant beauty. You can also make visits to other iconic cities of Turkey like Ankara, Izmir, Ephesus, Eskisehir, Marmaris, and etcetera.     

Carthage, City in Tunisia

Carthage has more than 10 unique points of interest, was the center or capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, a beautiful beach city whose eastern side connects Mediterranean Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea. Byrsa, an hill, is an main spot to make visit, a walled citadel above the Phoenician harbour in ancient Carthage, Tunisia. There are many more historical sites like - Baths of Antoninus, Carthage National Museum, Acropolium of Carthage, Ennejma Ezzahra and etcetera.

India, You will Definitely Love It, Once Understand It

Along with Taj Mahal, India has more than hundred unique travel destinations. It is well known for its lifestlye, ancient traditions and temples, delicious food, attractive festivals, and healthy Yoga. Yes, you will need nearly a month to six months to travel complete India and the cost of living will be also cheap along with travel expenses. Incredible India has 29 states, several languages and each state is well known for its unique life-style. India has many popular destinations such as Golden Temple, Rameshwaram, Tirupati Balaji, Mysore Palace, Hampi, Bangalore Palace, Kanyakumari, Bengal Tigers, Shimla-Manali, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Akshardham, Iskcon Temple Hawa Mahal, Goa, Mumbai, Varanasi, Mathura-Vrindavan, Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh and etcetera. To understand complete India and to make fun trip (Yatra is Hindi word of Trip), it is very important to travel all the states of India which provides you real meaning of life, you will definitely love the India once you feel yourself as a Indian and enjoy all the destinations. The best time to travel India is during winter season from 1 December to 31 January however, if you want to make icy mountain Amarnath and Himalaya trip along with Kullu and Manali then, summer season from 15 May to 20 June will be best for you.

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