The World’s Top Monuments Revealed

Going travelling is a fun way to spend your time and definitely something you should do while you’re young. You get to see amazing landmarks that are unbelievable. Here are the world’s top monuments that you need to see at least once while you’re travelling!

The Colosseum

One of the most famous on our list, the Colosseum in Rome is a monument which has millions of people of all ages visiting every year. It’s one of the most iconic buildings in Italy, and it is the biggest amphitheatre ever built. It’s magnificent to look around, and you can learn about all the history of the gladiator shows while you’re there. It’s also beautiful to have a look around at night when it’s lit up. While you’re in Rome, you can also take a look at St. Peter’s Basilica and Trevi Fountain!

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Stonehenge

Another top monument in the world is Stonehenge, which is located in Wiltshire in the UK. The ancient stones used to be a religious site and has been well-preserved over the years. It still has millions of visitors every year, and you can visit the area at any time of the day or night. You can find companies such as www.comparestonehengetours.com, who can organise a tour for you to the site. Then you can learn more about the history and have transport back to your hotel!

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Golden Gate Bridge

Another exciting monument you should visit is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. One of the most famous bridges in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is a three-mile long bridge which opened after the war in 1937. Millions of people visit the landmark to soak in the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The iconic landmark is perfect for a wander on a sunny day. Don’t forget to visit other San Francisco landmarks including Alcatraz Island and Union Square!

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Eiffel Tower  

One of the most romantic places in the world, The Eiffel Tower in Paris is a top monument in the city. If you’re brave enough to go to the top, you will need your camera to capture the amazing views. The beautiful monument is one of the most pictured places in the world and looks beautiful in the day and the night. While you’re in Paris, you can also visit the Louvre and even stop by Disneyland Paris!

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The Great Wall of China

The largest on our list, the Great Wall of China is based in Beijing and can even be seen from space! The wall is one of the largest military structures in the world and is a must-see if you want to see a top monument. It takes a long time to walk it all, but as this article reveals, you can stop and visit places like Juyongguan and Mutianyu while you are walking the wall. Don’t forget to visit The Forbidden City and The Temple of Heaven while you are in Beijing!

These top monuments are a must-see at least once in your life!

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6 thoughts on “The World’s Top Monuments Revealed

  1. Would looooove to see the Colosseum. BTW if you do come to China so see the Great Wall go in the winter and just apply yourself to dealing with the cold. During the winter its empty. Any other time its heaving. Definitely don’t go during a national holiday ha ha

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