Al Khazneh, Petra, Jordan

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The Al-Khazneh (The Treasury) in Petra, is one of the most elaborate temples. Petra is a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. As with most of the other buildings in this ancient town, this structure was carved out of a sandstone rock face.

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Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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The Registan on the Registan Square was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid Empire, now in Uzbekistan. The name (Registan) means “sandy place” or “desert” in Persian.

The Square is a real gem located in the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand. It has gained its worldwide fame thanks to the great architectural ensemble that has become a monument of the oriental architecture.

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Nine Arches Bridge, Ella, Sri Lanka

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The Nine Arch Bridge also called the Bridge in the Sky, is a viaduct bridge in Sri Lanka. It is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country.

The Nine Arch Bridge, also known as the ‘Bridge in the Sky’ is 300 ft (91.44m) and was constructed by connecting two big mountains.

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St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

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The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is an Orthodox church in Red Square of Moscow, and is one of the most popular cultural symbols of Russia.

St Basil’s Cathedral was completed in 1561 to celebrate Russian victory over the Khanate of Kazan. The cathedral was recognised as significant and irreplaceable national monument by the Soviets. It underwent extensive restoration and became a museum of architecture, history, politics, and religion.

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Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel

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The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was initially completed in 691–92 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik.

The Dome of the Rock (Qubbat al-Sakhra) is an octagonal structure on an elevated platform in the middle of the Temple Mount area in Jerusalem. It is revered by most Muslims as the spot from which the Prophet Muhammad ascended to Heaven. Since its construction, the Dome has been for Muslims more than a mere structure.

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Ta Prohm Temple, Siep Reap, Cambodia

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The Ta Prohm is the modern name of the temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm is in much the same condition in which it was found: the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors.

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Mount Bromo, Malang, Java

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The Mount Bromo is an active somma volcano and part of the Tengger mountains, in East Java, Indonesia. The volcano has a total height of 2,329 meters. The area is one of the most visited tourist destinations in East Java, and the volcano is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.

The Bromo is extremely popular for a number of reasons, including otherworldly view, breathtaking sunrise, and overall majestic mountain top view. The Mount Bromo hike is one of the easiest active volcano hikes in Indonesia.

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Da Nang, Golden Bridge, Vietnam

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The Golden Bridge is a 150-metre-long (490 ft) pedestrian bridge opened in 2018 in the Bà Nà Hills resort, near Da Nang, Vietnam. It is designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction.

The bridge rests on two massive stony hands. The hands emerging from the mountains of central Vietnam may look mossy and cracked like ancient ruins, but don’t be fooled.

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Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto, Japan

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Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of the kami Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Fushimi Inari Taisha is a popular shrine in Kyoto and is always open. It is especially beautiful at night, and this post features night photos and tips. Visiting Fushimi Inari after sunset is one of the best travel hacks for Japan, as you can avoid crowds at Fushimi Inari by visiting in the evening.

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