Sick and tired of staying home because of the pandemic, cheer up, and start planning your next vacation. Read on as we count down the top 7 monuments and memorials you must visit, at least once in your lifetime!
We believed we had all the time to go places and enjoy holidays to our heart’s desire. Little did we know that there was a global pandemic around the corner. This situation surrounding the Coronavirus is something neither we or even our parents have ever experienced.
We have substantiated the value of all the little things in life. Let us faithfully promise ourselves that we are going to visit at least 5 of the below-mentioned places post-lockdown. What do you say?
Eiffel Tower – Paris, France
stanley chen xi/Getty: What’s a Euro trip without going to the Eiffel Tower?
If you are planning to go on a tour to Europe, then Paris is a must-see. From the magnificent Notre Damecathedral to the famous Louvre Museum, there are more than just 13 reasons why you should visit France.
Yet, the moment someone mentions the city of love, we think of the Eiffel Tower. When you climb to the top, the all-inclusive, far-reaching scenery will be a view worth remembering forever!
Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia
Founded in the 12th century, everything about this architectural grandiose that sits on 500 acres of lush green land is exotic. Angkor Wat is considered sacred,and the masterpiece must be seen for its constructional value.
Harbour Bridge – Sydney, Australia
The Harbour Bridge looks breathtaking at night
The land of kangaroos and koalasis also aplace of great architectural marvels. One such majestic construction is the Harbour Bridge. The bridge hovers 134m above water and is 503m long. Visitors can climb it, relish the scenic viewof the Sydney Opera House and the harbor.
Great Wall of China – Beijing, China
Ranging for 13,170 miles, the Great Wall of China was built over 2,000 years ago. The fortress is close to being a remnant, but that does not stop the site from attracting millions of tourists every year.
Machu Picchu – Machu Picchi, Peru
Positioned 8,000 feet above the ground in the great Andes range in Peru, this abandoned city is just wow! Mostly ruins, the symbol of the ancient Incan empire, was named a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Taj Mahal – Agra, India
yuri taranik/Shutterstock: The symbol of love standing proudly
Situated on the banks of the Yamuna River in the city of Agra is the most mystic and majestic site ever. Taj Mahal, with its white, ornate marble and valuable gemstones, is among the most elevated and sought-after tourist destinations in the world.
The storyline that surrounds the construction of the monument is even more inspiring. Shah Jahan built it to bury the body of the love of his life, Mumtaz Mahal, and to honortheir love till eternity. How beautiful!
Colosseum – Rome, Italy
Like the Taj Mahal is to India, the Colosseum is to Rome, Italy. The amphitheater is a spectacular sight and was built between 72 A.D. and 80 A.D. The notion to behold is the fact that 70,000 spectators could be entertained at a time in the arena.
Those are our top picks, and while you make banana bread at home during quarantine, start thinking about your next vacation that you will visit!