Top 10 Most Controversial Historical Sites Around The World

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The world is elated and filled up with several amazing things to be seen. Many natural and man-made things when embedded in the universe make the world the most beautiful with nature surrounding and adding serenity and grace! The most widely known places which one can and wishes to be aware of most of the time is information regarding the civilization’s and ancient historical sites!Since one might have a separate list all the time when contacted different people. Here is a list of the latest most controversial spots or monumental sites which add to the beauty and controversies. These places surpass all places as people come in flocks and wish to spend quality time from all parts of the world! All these monuments have a story engraved and buried in their heart to reveal and tell with their humanity story lets be a part:

Machu Picchu

A fascinating city has wrapped the machu pichu in its lap which is PERU. This city lying on top of a mountain and is accessible only by the help of a train. It can be explored by planning a 4-day trekking trip to the city. The place is popular due to the popularly known name “Lost city of the Incas”.

It has been a vital yet cultural exhibiting center for Inca Civilization, yet was abandoned by the Spanish travelers! Machu Pichu was recommended among the Seven Wonders of the World.Concerns over growing numbers of tourists have led to limitations on how many people can enter the site, though only by a fraction of what is necessary.

Petra

Petra with a rock in its name is a historical and archaeological city in Jordanian governorate! Its famous for the rock and cutting architecture exhibited there with the water-conduits systems adding much of exuberance to it. It is summoned to be the most visited tourist Attraction site. It lies on the slope of Mt. Hor in a basin among the hills and mountains forming Wadi Araba. Wadi Araba is counted to be a large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. It was noted under the list of worlds most noted heritage sites in 1985.

Alcatraz Island: San Francisco

One of the most infamous prisons chosen is the Alcatraz. It is counted to be highly touted and inescapable. The penitentiary I one part of the island’s history. The Island sat a spectator to maximum security and public fascination till the American Indian Movement brought an end thus leading it to be a fascination and attention seeker. Due to this storied past Alcatraz Island with its other features such as light-house and a bird sanctuary makes the viewer’s spell-bound often!

Cu Chi Tunnels: Ho Chi Minh City

A tunnel system stretching for as long s 120 miles is the Ho Chi Minh City. Bare hands and shovels made it possible by the local natives to dig and bring it up into existence. During the Vietnam War, these under waysand passageways became an underground city for seeking shelter and protection from bomb raids. The tunnels were once so small that soldiers had to crawl on their stomachs to traverse the complicated passageways. Now, they’ve been widened for visitors, but you’ll still have to crawl on your knees in order to navigate through the system. The Cu Chi Tunnels are a considered a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Vietnam.

The Pyramids at Giza

A marvel of great engineering and masterpiece created is the Pyramids of Gizmo. This is again counted up in the list of the most controversial sites due to civilization history associated with it. The largest pyramid is called as the Great Pyramid built by Pharaoh Khufu. Tourism is drastically down yet the revolution is over. The Sphinx could be traced and located here, another historical site baffling researches content and materials to be a subjective part of conspiracy theories.

Potala Palace

Built up in the seventh century. The then king at that time Zhanpu King decided to come up and build up a city to show and add up enriched glory on the Red Hill. The present palace is 119 meters high and embedded with 13 floors in it! It is famous and popularly known for the high historical value and the treasure in it; thus making it be counted in the list of the top ten most controversial sites.

Bomb Dome: Hiroshima, Japan

There is no single person who isn’t aware of the nuclear devastation that happened to demolish Japan altogether. Thus to keep a reminder of the same was vital so as to take a lesson and perhaps this dome was left up for the same. The nuclear bomb that seem to have killed thousands of people and novice citizens in 1945, brought in to effect the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall. The Hall retained some of its walls and the steel frame of the dome; this structure quickly became a symbol of survival and rebuilding. The building is now known as the A-bomb Dome and is the main attraction at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

World Trade Center Site: New York City, New York

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One of the World’s tallest buildings till date is the New yorks World Trade Center. They were notifying the symbolic charisma of Financial Freedom. However, they became a center of attraction and targeted by the terrorist and their accomplices. Many New Yorkers believed the site should be treated as sacred ground to those who were lost, while others wanted to rebuild bigger as a sign of defiance to terrorists. After several years of debate, a plan was approved to include a memorial and new office buildings at the site!

Christ the Redeemer

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Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is 39.6 meters tall and weighs 635 tons; located in Corcova do Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity, the statue has become an icon for Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. Thus, making it to be counted in the list of the most controversial sites in across the world.

Angkor Wat Central

This ancient city in Cambodia was the center of the Khmer empire that once ruled most of Southeast Asia. This empire went extinct, but not before building amazing temples and buildings that were reclaimed by the jungle for hundreds of years. Though Angkor Wat is packed with tourists, it’s still breathtaking to see.

So choose among for yourself and decide what is the best one for you which you wish to visit this Christmas!

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