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Ajanta145 foto

Grotte di Ajanta (503) Grotta 26
AjantaIndia

Coordinate: 20° 33′ 11″ N, 75° 42′ 1″ E

The Ajanta Caves, in Maharashtra, are 31 rock-cut cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BC. The caves include paintings and sculptures considered to be masterpieces of both Buddhist religious art (which depict the Jataka Tales) as well as… [Per saperne di più]

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Birmania (429) Bagan
BaganBirmania

Coordinate: 21° 10′ 10″ N, 94° 53′ 49″ E

Bagan (formerly Pagan) is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Pagan Kingdom, the first kingdom that unified the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar[Per saperne di più]

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Begumpur Masjid (Delhi) (012)
Begumpur MasjidDelhi - India

Coordinate: 28° 32′ 21″ N, 77° 12′ 23″ E

The Begumpur Mosque (Begumpur Masjid or Begumpuri Masjid) is a courtyard mosque built under the Tughluq dynasty in the 14th century in the Jahanpanah district in the south of the Indian capital Delhi. Until the completion of the great Friday mosque… [Per saperne di più]

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Cerveteri (173)
CerveteriLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 0′ 22″ N, 12° 6′ 2″ E

The Necropolis della Banditaccia in Cerveteri, which has been declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site together with the necropolis in Tarquinia covers an area of 400 ha with a total of 1,000 tombs. It is the largest ancient necropolis in the… [Per saperne di più]

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Grotte di Ellora (525) Grotta 16 (Tempio Kailasa)
ElloraIndia

Coordinate: 20° 1′ 26″ N, 75° 10′ 44″ E

Ellora is an archaeological site, 30 km from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta rulers. Well-known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of… [Per saperne di più]

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Ercolano (012)
ErcolanoCampania - Italia

Coordinate: 40° 48′ 22″ N, 14° 20′ 57″ E

Ercolano (Herculaneum) is an ancient Roman town, located in the province of Naples which has been destroyed, along with Pompeii, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius beginning on August 24, AD 79. [Per saperne di più]

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Foro Romano (162)
Foro RomanoRoma - Lazio - Italia

Coordinate: 41° 53′ 33″ N, 12° 29′ 7″ E

The Roman Forum (Latin: Forum Romanum, Italian: Foro Romano) is a rectangular forum (plaza) surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the centre of the city of Rome. Citizens of the ancient city referred to this… [Per saperne di più]

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Isola Sacra (012)
Isola SacraLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 41° 46′ 8″ N, 12° 15′ 51″ E

The Isola Sacra Necropolis was the first large-scale pagan cemetery of Roman Imperial times to be excavated. The excavator-in-chief of most of Isola Sacra was Guido Calza. The necropolis was found on the manmade island of Isola Sacra, which lies… [Per saperne di più]

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Machu Picchu (128)
Machu PicchuPerù

Coordinate: 13° 9′ 48″ S, 72° 32′ 47″ O

Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 m above sea level and situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, 80 km north-west of Cuzco. Built around the year 1460 in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone… [Per saperne di più]

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Metapontum (073)
MetapontoBasilicata - Italia

Coordinate: 40° 24′ 58″ N, 16° 49′ 2″ E

Metaponto is a small town of about 1,000 people in the province of Matera, Basilicata. Metapontum was a Greek city founded by an Achaean Colony. Pythagoras tomb was shown at Metapontum in the time of Cicero. Metapontum or Metapontium was an… [Per saperne di più]

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Norchia (062)
NorchiaLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 20′ 22″ N, 11° 56′ 43″ E

Norchia is an ancient Etruscan city with an adjacent necropolis which reached its high point between the 4th and 2nd centuries B.C. The tombs are generally constructed from large blocks of tuff carved directly into the cliff, and are entered from… [Per saperne di più]

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Paestum (066)
PaestumCampania - Italia

Coordinate: 40° 25′ 27″ N, 15° 0′ 23″ E

Paestum, situated close to the tyrrhenian coast on the road linking Agropoli to Battipaglia, was founded around the end of the 7th century BC by colonists from the Greek city of Sybaris, and originally known as Poseidonia. Outside of archaeological… [Per saperne di più]

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Petra (019) Al Deir
PetraGiordania

Coordinate: 30° 19′ 21″ N, 35° 27′ 6″ E

Petra, originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of… [Per saperne di più]

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Necropolis di San Guiliano (003)
San GuilianoLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 15′ 40″ N, 12° 4′ 55″ E

San Guiliano is an Etruscan centre 2 km north-east of Barbarano Romano. The most important tombs found in the necropolis of Cuccumella del Caiolo are the Tumulus of Caiolo (Tumulo del Caiolo), the Tomb of the Beds (Tomba dei Letti), the Porched[Per saperne di più]

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Angkor Wat (005)
Siem ReapCambogia

Coordinate: 13° 24′ 45″ N, 103° 51′ 55″ E

Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia. Angkor was the capital city of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from approximately the 9th to 15th centuries. Angkor was a megacity supporting at least 0.1% of the… [Per saperne di più]

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Sutri (020)
SutriLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 14′ 23″ N, 12° 13′ 42″ E

Sutri (ancient Sutrium) occupied an important position on road into Etruria, the later Via Cassia. It came into the hands of Rome after the fall of Veii, and a Latin colony was founded there until it was lost again in 386 BC, recovered and… [Per saperne di più]

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Tarquinia (083)
TarquiniaLazio - Italia

Coordinate: 42° 14′ 53″ N, 11° 46′ 26″ E

Tarquinia was the chief of the twelve cities of Etruria, and appears in the earliest history of Rome as the home of two of its kings, Tarquinius Priscus and Tarquinius Superbus. It is known for the Etruscan necropolises, with some 6,000 tombs, 60… [Per saperne di più]

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Verona (095) Basilica di San Zeno
VeronaVeneto - Italia

Coordinate: 45° 26′ 20″ N, 10° 59′ 36″ E

Verona is a city in Veneto, northern Italy. The city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture. The play Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare was based in Verona. [Per saperne di più]

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