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Founded by Alexander the Great, there is so much of history attached to this city. The intriguing mix of its Middle Eastern atmosphere and the amazing location on the Mediterranean Sea is enough to keep you curious during your stay. Some of the major historic attractions in Alexandria have been the Lighthouse and Necropolis. The lighthouse did suffer extensive damage experienced during three earthquakes so eventually, the government decided to use the stock material of the lighthouse in constructing another building.
Athens, as a historic city has given a lot of architectural marvels to the world. The Acropolis of Athens is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations of the city and it contains a number of historic buildings. Parthenon is another famous ancient building in Athens with so much to offer. Travelers also visit the Acropolis Museum which is primarily an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the site of ‘The Acropolis.’
Florence is one of those rare cities where History, Tradition, Art, and Culture come together to lend a certain degree of charm. The city has been home to a number of artists that essentially created art during the 13th century. Florence Cathedral and Ufizi Gallery are some of the major attractions to visit. The city is utterly irresistible and renowned for its world-class art and gourmet Tuscan cuisine.
Widely considered as one of the holiest places in the entire world, It is believed that the first inhabitants settled here in 3500 B.C.
Western Wall; which is part of the ancient remnant wall is a major attraction. It is controlled by Muslims but every year, millions of Jews around the world visit this wall. Church of the Holy Sepulchre which was consecrated on 13 September 335, is a major pilgrimage center for Christians.
This modern city also enjoys the tag of one of the most historic cities in the world. With more than 3000 years of recorded history, there’s been a lot said and written about the Capital city of modern day China. Great Wall of China which used to be amidst the top seven wonders of the world is quite an attraction here. In addition, the forbidden city which used to serve as the home for emperors is another historic attraction constructed between the years 1420 and 1912.
The capital of the Syrian Arab Republic, it Is the largest city in the country. And, Umayyad mosque which is also known as the Great
Mosque of Damascus is one of the largest mosques in the entire world. If you and up discovering this remarkable landmark, don’t miss the chance to visit the National Museum of Damascus as it contains a world-class archaeological and historical collection. The splendid collection contains artifacts from Neolithic and Ottoman periods which is just fascinating.