In traveling one of the best things in many is experience and learn the history of that country that we are traveling in. history could be charismatic especially when you not just reading an article or watching a documentary about it, you feel it when it’s directly under your feet, Discover the ancient ruins, magnificent temples, and surreal places around the world. So here we are taking you back in time that you should plan to experience the local of these 7 cosmopolitan HISTORICAL CITIES, after reading this article it is easy for you to decide which country you want to visit next.
Athens is one of the oldest city in the world, with a history spanning 3,400 years. Where first-time democracy was established in the 6th century BC. Here you will find Grecian ruins alongside you will see bars and bistros with little espressos shops, flavorful wine, and cold beer. Athenians are very generous and always warmly welcome the travelers who come to explore the ancient ruins and who are history lovers. Athens is a hard city to leave it has something for everyone. We recommend you to spend two days in Athens and discover these attractions, The Acropolis, The Acropolis Museum, Ancient Agora & Temple of Hephaestus, Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Archaeological Museum, Roman Agora, Plaka, Monastiraki Square, Areopagus Hill, Church of Panagia Kapnikarea, Panathenaic Stadium, Benaki Museum and have wine and watch the sunset from Rooftop Bar.
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Istanbul is one of the world’s greatest historical cities and homes of Hagia Sophia which was formerly Christian basilica that turns into the Ottoman Imperial mosque and now it is converted into a museum. Istanbul is everything for everyone this is the reason that you should plan at least a 3 or 4 days tour to Istanbul. Istanbul is thousand years old city and there are plenty of historical places to explore. This city has two sides east and west and it’s a legendary silk road that connects Asia with Europe. You will experience beauty when you will explore the grand Bazar, the mosques, and their histrionic architecture with their colorful tile work. You will meet its charming, friendly and welcoming people, Explore museums, historical places, old bazaars, and must try mouthwatering Turkish Kababs and fresh fish.
A place where you will see various faiths, you can say it’s a holy land. Jerusalem is huge in diversity. A place to Muslims, Jewish, Armenia quarters and Christians, here you will experience religious city along with cultural diversity, historical point of view Jerusalem is the oldest one, you will hear the Islamic calls to prayers, when you will visit the walled city you will hear ringing churches bells, explore the old streets of Jerusalem and feel the power of the most historical cities in the world.
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A city located on the Mediterranean sea in northern Egypt was founded by Alexandar the great in 331 BCE after he conquered Syria. This city is considered as a center of ancient knowledge and culture. Alexandria was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, its Light House The Pharos and great library create this city more appealing. Most of the ancient ruins are submerged under the sea but still there is plenty to explore about sea level to full fill your historical needs, but if you want to explore more especially the ruins under the sea so take a dip in the water of Alexandria’s public or private beaches and experience an ancient wonderland under the sea.
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Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world dating back to the 11th century BC. Located beside the River Ganges. Varanasi city is Spiritual capital for Hindus, from all over the world, pilgrims come to visit the Ghats to take bath and wash their sins in the sacred water of River Ganges. People also do the final farewell of their loved ones and pour their ashes in the River Ganges to start the cycle of rebirth. You can take an early morning boat which will be a very exciting trip and experience the city ancients, mesmerizing and colorful places and enjoy the water and experience the Aarti ceremony while you were on route to explore Sarnath’s temple, you will feel a mystic experience in of one of Hinduism’s seven holy cities.
China capital Beijing in the Oldest city in historical cities and also a modern third largest city in the world. This city attracts travelers because of its ancient and modern to be gorgeousness for over 3,000 years. Beijing is the home of six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this city is full of Royal palaces, temples, and beautiful gardens to explore. Experience the mystery of this city, start your tour from the Forbidden city where you will find the most important imperial palace, Ming Dynasty a royal palace which was home of 24 emperors over the centuries, Once you start exploring you will soak in Beijing history, you can enjoy a meal from the thousands of tiny restaurants which offers different Chinese cuisine. Beijing city is perfect for history lovers and for those who love to learn about different cultures. It’s a city that has all in it
Every traveler who is planning to visit Peru must spend some time in Cusco the capital of Inca Empire, Cusco is a unique and cosmopolitan city, its importance in South and North America is because it’s a historical city. You can explore its ancient history outside of its city center. Cusco is a beautiful scared valley, mountains, small markets, cobblestones streets, for a glimpse of rich heritage must visit Machu Picchu this was the hub of advanced mathematics, astronomy and calendar system. The city is also known for cozy alpaca sweaters, you will experience a glimpse of history right at your feet.