Petra originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu is historical and archaelogical city in southern Jordan. The city was famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. It was established possibly as early as 312 BC as the capital city of the Arab Nabataeans. Petra has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.
Taj Mahal in india. Constructed as a monument of love by the mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his adored wife, this iconic white marble mausoleum in Agra is steeped in romance. Built in 1653, thousands of artisans were employed to carve the magnificent archways, domes, and ceilings. Inside, the octagon-shaped inner chamber is inlaid with dazzling precious and semi-precious stones.
Machu Picchu inPeru. The ancient Inca citadel high in the Andes is one the best-known archaelogical sites in the world and instantly recognizable. Despite its fame, surprisingly little is known about the complex of temples, houses, fields, and palaces, which cover terraced ridges 2,000 feet above the Urubamba River. The 500-year-old ruins were covered in jungle until being re-discovered by explorer Hiram Bingham in 1911.
Colosseum in Rome, Italy. The largest amphitheatre ever built by the Roman Empire lies in the centre of Rome. It was built in 80 AD and big enough to seat 50,000 spectators. This theatre was a structure where comedies, dances, musical performances, gladiatorial contests, often immoral performances done (called striptease today).