The heyday of 7 famous ancient works


Angkor Wat is a Hindu temple, worshiping Vishnu, and takes up to 30 years to complete. It was converted to a Buddhist shrine in the late 12th century and was the largest religious site of its time. Looks from afar Angkor Wat appears as a full stone building. When you step inside you will find many towers, courtyards, arches … connected by the stairs, corridors.

Parthenon, Athens, Greece

Situated on the top of the Acropolis, the Parthenon was built in the middle of the 5th century BC as the goddess Athena. Today, only the remnants of the towering columns. The interior of the temple is repainted with gold and ivory engravings, as high as 12 meters and weighing in at 1,140 kilograms, showing Athens's wealth and power.

Domus Aurea, Rome, Italy

This is an octagonal palace built around 65-68, by one of the emperors of Rome at that time. Domus Aurea served as a venue for royal banquets and parties. This enormous octagonal room is clad in glass mosaics.

Maxentius, Rome, Italy

This magnificent building was built in the Forum Romanum, one of the most beautiful ancient Roman temples. With an area of ​​6,500 m2, this place was once a hall, a commercial area and a place of management.

Herod Palace, Masada, Israel

According to historian Josephus Flavius, this fortress was built in Masada between 37-31 BC. The building is located on a large cliff overlooking the Dead Sea. The castle, the fort of Herod's throne was built with three terraces bring beauty, sophistication. Roman Baths, Bath, England

This bathing area is a perfect example of the perfection, luxury and ostentatious Roman way of life. Built in 70's, these baths were an important part of the Roman life. This is where people have the opportunity to meet, chit chat and relax, this activity for the world to see them as clean and civilized. At present, the bathrooms are not covered, they were previously built with a large and high dome.

Great Kiva, New Mexico, USA

Located in the Aztec National Park, the Great Kiva relic was discovered in 1859 providing valuable documents about the life of the Pueblo. It has a total of 450 rooms with a full-equipped ritual. Built partly on the ground, the ritual is circular in shape so people can gather together, discuss and celebrate. Boredpanda )