Ancient sites worth visiting

The magnificent ruins of Persepolis, an ancient capital of the kings of the Achaemenian dynasty

Perched above the Urubamba River valley in the Andes Mountains

One of the world's most famous archaeological sites, Petra is half-built, half-carved into solid rock.

Easter Island or Rapa Nui, as it is known to locals, is a remote dot in the southeastern Pacific Ocean

Once the seat of the kingdom of Aksum, the archaeological site of Aksum close to Ethiopia's northern border

Chetro Ketl, USA

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