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Sabratha grid
A Phoenician trading-post that served as an outlet for the products of the African hinterland, and which was Romanized in the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

Ancient Sabratha


Humayun's Tomb grid
This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent.

Humayun’s tomb




Bosra grid
A magnificent 2nd-century Roman theatre, early Christian ruins, and several mosques are found within Bosra's great walls.

Ancient city of Bosra


ellora grid
These 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff

Ellora caves





Kakadu
The cave paintings, rock carvings and archaeological sites record the skills and way of life of the region’s inhabitants, from the hunter-gatherers of prehistoric times to the Aboriginal people still living there.

Carvings and paintings, Kakadu


Kakadu
The cave paintings, rock carvings and archaeological sites record the skills and way of life of the region’s inhabitants, from the hunter-gatherers of prehistoric times to the Aboriginal people still living there.

Carvings and paintings, Kakadu



Hanoi citadel
The Imperial Citadel buildings reflect a unique South-East Asian culture specific to the lower Red River Valley, at the crossroads between influences coming from China in the north and the ancient Kingdom of Champa in the south.

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi



sukhothai
The great civilization which evolved in the Kingdom of Sukhothai absorbed numerous influences and ancient local traditions.

Sukhothai


ayutthaya
Founded c. 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai.

Ayutthaya



Timbuktu was an intellectual and spiritual capital and a center for the propagation of Islam throughout Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries

Timbuktu



convent tomar
Originally designed as a monument symbolizing the Reconquest, the Convent of the Knights Templar of Tomar came to symbolize the opening up of Portugal to other civilizations.

Convent of Christ, Tomar


El Tajin Ball Court, c. 800 - 1200 C.E., Classic Veracruz Culture (photo: Oscar Zorrilla Alonso, CC BY-SA 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/9z9E3h
El Tajin has survived as an outstanding example of the grandeur and importance of the pre-Hispanic cultures of Mexico.

El Tajín


Merida
The colony of Augusta Emerita, which became present-day Mérida in Estremadura, was founded in 25 B.C. at the end of the Spanish Campaign and was the capital of Lusitania.

Colony of Augusta Emerita, Mérida