The most spectacular monuments in the world

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While some spend their vacations relaxing on the beach, others take the opportunity to visit family or friends who live far away. Of course, there are also many people who use these holidays to visit some of the monuments that can be found throughout the planet.

As there are many monuments worth visiting, what we are going to do today at Vuela Viajes is talk to you about those that, for us, are the most spectacular in the world. Would you like to join us?

Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Rome Coliseum
We are going to begin our tour of the most spectacular monuments in the world in Italy, a country in which historical buildings, statues and works of art “are in abundance”. Among all of them we want to highlight the Colosseum in Rome, one of the main symbols of the Italian capital and of the entire country. And it is that, with more than 2,000 years old, it allows us to have a sample of what life was like during the Roman Empire.

Christ redeemer brazil

Christ redeemer

From Italy we moved to Brazil, specifically to the city of Rio de Janeiro, where we found one of the new wonders of the world: the stature of Christ the Redeemer. Located at the top of the Corcovado hill, 709 meters above sea level, it measures a whopping 38 meters, although in addition to its height, you will be surprised by the views that are obtained from here.

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Pyramids of Giza
Another monument that could not be missing from the list is the Pyramids of Giza, located 18 kilometers from Cairo . The largest are Keops, Khafre and Menkaure, although there are many more in the area. Construction began around 2,500 BC, which is why they are considered one of the oldest monuments in the world.

Pisa tower, Italy

tower of Pisa
We return to Italy to tell you about the amazing Tower of Pisa, known around the world for its inclination . The tower is located in the Plaza de los Milagros, where the Duomo Cathedral and the Baptistery are also located.

Taj Mahal, India

Taj Mahal
How could it be otherwise, we also have to tell you about the Taj Mahal, a spectacular building that was built for love in the city of Agra. Built more than 350 years ago, this marble building fuses elements of Persian, Muslim and Indian architecture.

Great wall china

China wall
From India we moved to China, where we found the Great Wall, one of the most representative symbols of China. It stretches for 8,851.8 kilometers, crossing mountains, deserts and plains. Although most of the wall is in ruins , there are some sections that have been restored.

Leshan Great Buddha, China

Leshan Great Buddha
We continue in China to tell you about the spectacular Leshan Big Buddha, considered the largest stone carved Buddha statue in the world. More than 1,200 years old, it is 71 meters high and is located in the south of Sichuan province, facing Mount Emei, on a hill called Lingyun.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Macchu Picchu
Finally, we are going to tell you about Machu Picchu, the main tourist attraction in Peru, something that is not surprising, considering that it is the most valuable heritage left by the Incas. This spectacular stone citadel, which was built in the 15th century, shows the importance of the mystical in the Inca empire. And it is that beyond being a residence, the citadel was also used as a temple of religious worship. The most curious thing is that this wonder did not begin to be known to the world until the beginning of the 20th century.