The Great Ballcourt of Chichen Itza, measuring 146 m x 36 m, is the largest in Mesoamerica.
Completed by Yusuf I (13331353) and Muhammed V, Sultan of Granada (13531391), the Alhambra is a reflection of the culture of the last centuries of the Moorish rule of Al Andalus.
The ruined city is one of today’s great archaeological enigmas and is sometimes called “Atlantis,” the “eighth wonder of the world,” or the “Venice of the Pacific”.
The Pyramid of Kukulcan (also know as El Castillo, a name given by the Spanish Conquistadors) is the central of Chich’en Itza, it was built over a preexisting temple between 800 and 900 AD.
Somapura Mahavihara in Bangladesh is among the best known Buddhist viharas in the Indian Subcontinent and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda or Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China. It was built in 652 during the Tang dynasty and originally had five stories.
The Grand Canal is a vast waterway system in the north-eastern and central-eastern plains of China, running from Beijing in the north to Zhejiang province in the south. It was conceived as a unified means of communication for the Empire for the first time in the 7th century AD (Sui dynasty).
Hadrian’s Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman empire for nearly 300 years.
First built in 4 BCE, the present-day structures are based on the buildings erected in the 7th century CE.
Originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang (c. 259-210 B.C.) in the third century B.C. as a means of preventing incursions from barbarian nomads into the Chinese Empire, the wall is one of the most extensive construction projects ever completed.