There is no better way to learn the history of a country than by simply visiting some of its most remarkable historical landmarks and attractions. If you are someone who loves exploring the most remarkable historical attractions in the world, you should try exploring one or more of the following 5 top spots in your historical holiday:
Israel is one of those countries with remarkable history. This middle-eastern country originally gave the Jews somewhere to live and expanded its territories through warfare. There are a great number of historical attractions to see on a luxury holiday in Israel, some of the most remarkable of which include ancient city of Caesarea, Yad Vashem which is the museum of the Holocaust in Jerusalem, Masada, Acre which is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site, Arsuf, Ancient city of Avdat, Ayn Jalut Battlefield, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, to name but a few.
Spreading across two different continents, Turkey has a rich history. The history of Turkey has been highly influenced by the Greeks, the Persians, and the Romans. The ruins of Seljuk, Ottoman and Byzantine Empires make Turkey a destination with endless number of historic attractions. Some of the most remarkable historical attractions in Turkey include Ephesus, Troy, Topkapı Palace, The Blue Mosque, The Basilica Cistern, Olympos, Myra, Kaunos, and Hagia Sophia.
Having been the centre of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever seen, Greece has so much for a history lover to see. The Greek civilization has made so many important contributions to mankind. Its historic capital, Athens boasts of some the most remarkable historic ruins at present. The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens is one of the best-known symbols of Greece’s classical history. Some other remarkable historic attractions in Greece include Epidaurus, Corinth, Olympia, Knossos, Sparta, Hadrian’s Library, Meteora, and Theatre of Herodes Atticus.
Italy is always one of the top destinations for history lovers as it boasts a limitless number of iconic and remarkable historical attractions in its great cities. When on your Italian luxury holiday, a tour of Rome is a must when you get a chance to visit this European country. Some of the must-visit historical attractions in Italy include The Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, The Roman Pantheon, The Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the ancient city of Pompeii.
Jordan is a country mostly known for its historical ruins. The ancient city of Petra is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the whole world. This UNESCO listed World heritage site was once an ancient Nabataean city which later formed a part of the Roman Empire. Other than Petra, notable historical attractions in Jordan include Umm Qais, Kerak Castle, Jerash, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, and Ajlun Castle. The fascinating history of Jordan will surely impress you.
Visit one or more of these countries as part of your historical holiday and make memories of lifetime.