A Place to Visit: Traveller's Bucket List
Eiffel Tower
Symbol of Paris. You can’t visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even you don’t want to visit, you would probably see its top from all over paris. It is a wrought iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars. Eiffel Tower was built by the French engineer Gustave Eiffel in 1889 and has become a global cultural icon. Also one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
Roman Coliseum
The Roman Coliseum, is one of Rome’s most famous buildings and enduring monuments to the culture of the ancient Romans. The Roman Colosseum, a.k.a. “Amphitheatrum Flavium” (Flavian Amphitheatre), is one of the major tourist attractions in Rome and is the world’s largest amphiteater ever built. It was used for gladiator fights. Roman gladiators were usually slaves, prisoners of war or condemned criminals. Most were men but there were a few women gladiators. It was also used for wild animal fights. It is told that over 9,000 wild animals were killed in Roman Coliseum.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China was built over more than two thousand years. It is still ‘’World’s Longest Wall’’ Its length is 5,500 miles. It was built in order to protect borders. The Great Wall of China has been called the longest cemetery on Earth. Over a million people died building the Wall and archaeologists have found human remains buried under parts of the wall.
Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid (Pyramids of Giza) was the tallest historical man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. It is 146.5 metres long. It is believed the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh Khufu and was constructed over a 20 year period. Definitely you shouldn’t die before visiting Pyramids of Giza.
Jeju Island
Jejudo or Jeju Island, also known as the “Island of the Gods,” is a popular tourist attractions for Koreans and many international visitors. It remains one of the top honeymoon destinations for Korean newlyweds. The island’s mixture of volcanic rock, frequent rains, and temperate climate, make it very similar to the Hawaiian Islands in the U.S. The island offers visitors a wide range of activities: hiking on Halla-san (South Korea’s highest peak), catching sunrises and sunsets over the ocean, viewing majestic waterfalls and lava tubes, Jeju Loveland, riding horses, or just lying around on the sandy beaches. You can also give in to your interest with nature by going at various parks and caves that can be found in the place.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The learning tower of Pisa, known as Torre Pendente di Pisa in Italian, is different than most medieval architecture. The Leaning Tower is the third oldest building on Pisa's Piazza del Duomo (cathedral square), the Cathedral and Baptistry were first. The construction of the Tower of Pisa began on August 9, 1173. Originally designed to be a bell tower, the tower actually stood upright for over 5 years, but just after the completion of the third floor (1178) it began to lean. The citizens of Italy were shocked as it began to lean ever so slightly.
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