Baalbek was called Heliopolis during the reign of Alexander the Great and the Romans later on. The ruins are dated back to over 2,000 years. Scientists state that the oldest settlement in the area dates back as early as 9,000 years ago.
Schwerin Palace, Schwerin, Germany
The palace was built in the styles of French chateaux. The picturesque palace was built by the Grand Dukes of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
The village of Anjar in Lebanon features the eighth-century ruins that were built by builders and artists from Turkey and Egypt.
Mogao Caves, China
The Magao Cave is China was made in temples. The caves have their own complexes that display ancient frescoes and beautifully carved statues including the Buddha sculpture in the picture.
Transfiguration Church, Kizhi, Russia
This extraordinary church is done in wood. It was built in the early eighteenth century, and it features onion domes and arches.
Gorges de l’Ardèche
Pont D’Arc is a 200-foot-high arch that is a collection of remains of an ancient cavern system. The arch is said to have been formed thousands of years ago.
Wulingyuan features thousands of sandstone pillars that are over hundreds of feet.
Standing Stone of Callanish
These Scottish-Neolithic stones are just as mysterious as the Stonehenge in England. The Standing Stones of Callanish also form a circle.
Potala Palace, Tibet
The palace was built in 1645 to be the home of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet. The Dalai Lamas were uprooted from the palace during the Tibetan Uprising.
This seaside town is located along the hillside of a peninsula in Wales. The town is uniquely designed because it follows a more Italian town setting rather than a coastal Welsh village.