Khana Kaaba (Masjid Al-haram)
The Khana Kaaba namely Masjid Al-haram is located in Macca – Saudi Arabia and is the most holy place (site) in Islam that is oldest and the top 1 (one) Most Popular Cultural Monuments in the world. According to Quran, the Khana Kaaba was constructed by Ibrahim (A.S) along with his son Ismael (A.S). The building has a holy mosque built around in it namely, “Masjid Al-haram”. All muslims round the world face the Khana Kaaba during offering prayers regardless where they are. It is called “The Qiblah”.
There are Five (5) pillars of Islam require every muslim to perform i.e; Namaz, Roza, Zakat, Hajj and Jihad. Every Muslim has to perform the Hajj pilgrimage at-lease once in his / her life, if he / she is able to do so. Every pilgrim has to perform “Tawaf” during the Umrah. About 10 million muslims are come to Khana Kaaba every year to perform Hajj in the same day and site.
Islam is the most popular religion in the world and believe that it shall remain intact till “The Day of Judgment”.
2. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is the famous world heritage place constructed with white marble mausoleum located in “Agra – Uttar Pradesh” in India. Taj Mahal Mosque is almost identical buildings on each side. Taj Mahal was built in the memory of 3rd wife namely Mumtaz Mahal by Mughal King (ruler) Shah Jahan.
Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “The Jewel of Muslim Art” in India and as well as one of the admired “Work of Art” of the world’s heritage. Taj Mahal covers area about 221 hectares. It is the world’s most Popular Cultural Monuments come on 2nd number in the wonders of the world.
3. Egyptian Pyramids
Egyptian Pyramids are the most famous seven wonders in the entire world discovered in Egypt during Yr-2008. There are 138 pyramids. These pyramids are involved moving huge quantities of stones that were constructed during 2630 BCE – 2611 BCE. Each pyramid stands approx. 46ft height.
4. Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is another most Popular Cultural Monuments and wonders in the world, made of bricks, wood, tamped earth, stones and other material. The Great Wall of China was built as early in the 7th Century (Before Christ) which was later rebuilt, maintained and enhanced during 1368 – 1644.
The purpose of Great Wall has included cross-border controls, permission on goods transportation on Silk Road and encouragement of trade, immigration between the countries. The way of Great Wall also served as a transportation corridor.
5. Angkor Thom
The Angkor Thom also called Big Angkor is usually filled with mud and water, a regal city of 3 KM wall with bricks which was the last capital of Angkorian kingdom. Jayavarman VII was re-captured the angkorian city (capital) from Cham attackers in 1181. He began construction of enormous buildings across the kingdom and given name to this city as Angkor Thom Capital.
There are 5 gates (entrances) to the Angkorian city, one for each main point and the conquest gate leading to the Royal Palace Area. Each gate is crowned by four giant faces and the south entrance is often the 1st stop on a tour. Angkor Thom is the most popular monuments of the world and comes on 5th Rank.
6. Acropolis hill
The Acropolis hill is most popular monuments of the world which is also called “Holy Rock” of Athens which is the most vital site of the city. Acropolis hill is the most important location point of the ancient Greek civilization. It is also the highest point of the Artistic Development in the Fifth Century (Before Christ).
It was the culture of ancient Greek represented in a way on the hill that some of the architectural masterwork of the time (period).
7. National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
The National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is the most popular monuments of the world and most attractive tourist place in the memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek who was the former president of the China. This Memorial Hall is located in Taipei in the China.
This place / site is surrounded by a park stands rectangle (four sided) and the structure is surrounded on the north and south by the Concert Hall and Theater.
8. Potala Palace
Potala Palace is a museum and the most famous monuments in the world which is located in the Lhasa in the Tibet Region of the China.
This place was slected by the Government in the ancient city of Lhasa. Potala Palace is so called the white or Red Palace built by the Songtsen Gampo in 637.
9. Liberty Enlightening the World
Liberty is most popular Monuments in the world situated in the United States of America which is the symbol of freedom and democracy. Liberty is designated as National Monument in the world in 1924.
10. Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built during 1609 to 1616 by the ruler – Sultan Ahmed. This mosque is located in the largest city in Istanbul in Turkey which is Turkey capital. This Mosque is also familiar with Blue Mosque in the world.