Last updated February 27th, 2015 at 11:10 pm
Either you’re religious or not, faith is something that is undeniable to anyone. Religion plays a significant role in the life of every believer. Today it is still possible to be moved by the ruins of these sites, even though the people who made them, and sometimes the GODs they were raised to, have disappeared.
Now in this post, below you’ll find the world’s Top 10 Religious and Ancient Places on this planet.
10: The Karnak Temple Complex
This religious location was created by the Pharaoh Ramses ll in fourteen century B.C. This beautiful temple is in Egypt. Every year millions of people and tourists came here to give the tribute to this largest religious site in the world. The history of the Karnak Temple complex is as ancient as the history of Thebes . The area of Karnak was already considered holy ground there are forests of pillars around the site and packed with stone carved temples.
9: Callanish Stones
This ancient site is located on the Isle of Lewis and may constructed in between 2900 and 2600 BC. It is a thirteen stone form a circle about 13 meters in diameter and the individual stone vary from around 1 m to 5 m in height. This legend religious location is the remains of Christianity worship center. Every year, thousands of tourists came here to see this historic fossil.
8: The Ziggurat of Ur
This religious location is in Iraq and it is definitely one of the better known wonders in the ancient religious world. These mighty temples have constructed by King Uruk for his residence. These temples were first discovered in the early nineteenth century. No doubt Ziggurat of Ur happens to be one of the most famous religious places the greatest wonders of the ancient. Not so many people or tourist came here but it remains the unique religious places of ancient times.
7: Pyramids of Teotihuacan
One of the greatest religious cities of the world these Pyramids of Teotihuacan are located in Mexico, as there is no agreement as to which people built the city. The name means “where man met the gods” and it was constructed in some about 250 AD. The pyramids were mainly used as an area to conduct human and animal sacrifice. Thousands of people visit here to see this pyramidal structure archaeological site.
This ancient religious site is located in lower central Greece and it was said to be a worship center for Apollo and it was considered sacred to most of the Greek city states. The temple complex now ruined and the stadium and shrines of Delphi still give the picture of an important gathering place. Now these ancient treasures possess good reputation among all religious stake holders and besides a large number of people visits here from every part of the world every year.
Borobudur is an 8th century Buddhist structure and located in Indonesia. In order to keep this religious place into perspective, it is comprised of about five hundred statues of Buddha. The path covers a distance of two miles and is a very popular place today. Borobudur may be constructed in around 800 CE and the monument consists of three circular platforms, 2672 panels and 504 Buddha statues. It is very worth seeing places on this planet and thousands of tourists came here to see this ancient religious place.
4: The Ajanta Caves
Construction of these caves was expected in 200 BC to 600 AD and these are located in India. Similarly to Borobudur, these caves were also lost for centuries. There are total thirty caves in this religious place and these are painted and decorated with religious art and wall painting. Millions of people and tourists came here to visit this place every year and also this religious place is highly attractive for religious followers.
3: The Pantheon
The Pantheon is commonly known as “All God” is considered one of the ancient religious places in the world. The Pantheon building is located in Rome and it is one of the best preserved from all Roman buildings. It was rebuilt in about 126 AD; the building was converted to a Christian church in the 7th Century. Today’s it contains many religious symbols and thousands of people came here every day.
2: The Hypogeum
This religious site is located in Malta; the Hypogeum is simply means underground. It was originally constructed in 3500 BC and it is the only example of an amazing temple which is being built underground. There is a restriction of only eighty people who are allowed to enter it per day and lot of efforts and measurements are taken to preserve this historical religious place.
1: Gobekli Tepe
The last most religious place on our list is a man-made structure and it is located in Turkey. It is a very popular religious location that a lot of people came here to view this historical place and those who aren’t religious should see.
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