As places where history was made, archeological sites around the world represent a time travel to the deep past of human civilization. Here are three amazing yet hugely underrated sites that are true monuments to human history!
The Temple of Horus, Egypt
Being the first powerful civilization of its kind, Egypt holds many great archeological sites, such as this temple dedicated to Horus, the god of the kingship and the sky. It was built somewhere between 230 BC and 53 BC, and its located in the town of Edfu, on the West side of the Great River Nile.
One of the oldest cities in America, Caral is located 190km away from Peru’s capital Lima. The North Chico civilization who lived there built their own pyramids around 4500 years ago. The city was discovered in 1905, with a number of large pyramids and a sunken amphitheater.
My Son Sanctuary, Vietnam
My Son is a collection of impressive Hindu temples built between the 4th and the 14th century by the ancient Champa civilization located in the southern part of Vietnam. They are dedicated to the worship of the god Bhadreshvara, which is a local name of the Hindu god Shiva.