Top 10 Places to See Ancient City Landmarks

This world is rich of ancient cities which provide you with enormous number of amazing landmarks. Below are the top ten lists of those remarkable cities:

1. Athens, Greece

The Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece

This city is popularly known by people around the world. Almost all world history books will include Athens in their contents due to its reputation as one of the greatest civilizations of the past world. In Athens, you will be able to explore numerous ruins and old building which may drive you to the old Greece life.

2. Rome, Italy

Ancient City of Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

No one denies that Rome was so famous on the previous time, even up till now. Rome is wonderful epic metropolis which kept the glorious memories of the previous empire of Rome. In your visit to this city, there are a lot of interesting spots to land your step on; such as Colosseum, Pantheon, museums, Piazza Navona, and many more.

3. Lisbon, Portugal

The Ancient City of Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

This will be the place where you can see the 20th century’s history. Lisbon’s architecture and culture is fascinating object for your coming to Portugal. Start your journey by visiting the old museums, historical boulevards, or magnificent monuments, even enjoying the shopping and night life.

4. Damascus, Syria

Damascus, Syria

Ummaya Mosque, Damascus, Syria

This Syria’ capital city offers you with a number of ancient heritages left by the Byzantines, Greeks, also Romans; which have settled their dominance upon Damascus on the old times. There are churches, monasteries, mosques, tombs, and other old buildings are ready to amaze you.

5. Xi’an, China

Ancient City of Xi’an, China

Xi’an, China

If you are looking for ancient wonderful city in China, Xi’an is the best answer. It is the place where you can find the heritage of Qin Dynasty; which is popular with its terracotta army statues. Besides, some beautiful old buildings also have their own attraction both for domestic tourists and foreigners.

6. Izmir, Turkey

Ancient City of Izmir, Turkey

Izmir, Turkey

Turkey is very rich of ancient cities. One of them is Izmir, which is the site for various spots of old cities’ ruins. Some regions like Bergama, Selcuk, and Ephesus are prominent through their ancient spots. Ruins of old cities paired old buildings like temples, tombs, libraries, etc., are the biggest attraction of this city.

7. Aleppo, Syria

The Aleppo, Syria - Omayad Mosque

Aleppo, Syria – Omayad Mosque

Another old city from Syria is Aleppo. Here, you can see mosques, churches, schools, tombs, fortress, Aleppo houses, citadel, and bats which were built in the past. All of them were made on a great architecture; the source of admiration from the visitors.

8. Sidon, Lebanon

Ancient City of Sidon, Lebanon

Sidon, Lebanon

On ancient history, Sidon was undoubtedly well-known. During Persians era, Sidon was made as the home for different cultures such as Egyptian and Greeks; which resulted on its cultural outlook. Old City is the main spot of this ancient history where you can explore the museums, temples, mosques, castles, and palaces.

9. Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Ancient City of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Beautified by the Martisa River landscapes, Plovdiv allows you to take pleasure of its plenty of attractions. Roman theatre, old squares, monuments, stadium, and museums are several spots you can take a look at in Plovdiv.

10. Delhi, India

The Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, India

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi, India

Besides China, India is another representation of old famous culture in Asia. It has been popular for its various historical sites which are amazing.

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