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Chic hen Itza This huge temple was the political and economic center of Mayan civilization. Since in the Yucatan peninsula no rivers, cents at Chic hen Itza 3 made that this was a good place to builda city with water all year. At the center of Chic hen Itza is the Pyramid of Kuku can, who was the last and most grand so of Mayan temples. During the spring and Autumn equinoxes, the way the stairsare constructed gives an illusion of a serpent descending the staircase. 
The Roman Coliseum. The concept of this animator to inspired all modern stadiums. It was used until 217DC, when it wasdamaged by fire. It is 48 meters high, 188 meters long and 156 m. Echo. It has 80 arches on each of the first three levels. 
Machu Picchu is believed to be the year of 1440 when the founder of the Incaempire, Pachacuti Yupanqui built this city in the clouds known as Machu Picchu (Old Mountain).This extraordinary settlement lies at 2,350 meters above sea level, deep in the Amazon jungle on the UrubambaRiver. It was forgotten for centuries by the outside world, when it was rediscovered by American archeologist Hiram Bingham in 1911. There are many story’s about what is Machu Pitch: Some believe itis a luxurious mausoleum of Pachacutec, because remains of buildings covered in gold, others think it was built by the Inca llacta "to control the economy of the conquered regions and to protect theIncan aristocracy in the event of an attack. Up to 750 people lived in "The Lost City of the Incas." 
Petra At the edge of the Arabian desert, mixed among the mountains south of the Dead Sea, Petrawas the capital of the Nabatean empire ruled by King Aretas IV (9 BC to 40 AD). The Nabateans were masters in hydraulic technology and built their city with large water tunnels and chambers thatsupplied drinking water. The city had a teat with capacity for 4.000 people. Currently, the royal tombs of 42 m in height and a Hellenistic-like facade is the entrance to the monastery of El-Deir. Petra,...
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