famous places in the world

here are the most famous places in the world, at least the ten of them :D


Château de Versailles
  Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles)
The royal chateau was built by the Sun King Louis XIV, it was (and still is) a symbol of absolute monarchy expressed in stone and environment.

The White House
  The White House
in Washington D.C. is since 1800 the official residence of the President of the United States, the building is recognized as the symbol of the President, of the President's administration, and of the United States. 
Luxor, Egypt
  Luxor, Egypt
Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes and once the center and the capital of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is the site of the ruins of Luxor Temple and the Karnak Temple complex, and the necropolises of the "Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.

Chichén Itzá
   Chichén Itzá, Mexico
was the most important regional capital of the Mayan culture between the years 750 and 1200 AD, the pre-Columbian city is located in the northern center of the Yucatan Peninsula of present-day Mexico
Hagia Sophia
  Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey was a former patriarchal basilica, the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years. In 1453, Constantinople (today Istanbul) was conquered by the Ottoman Turks and Sultan Mehmed II ordered the building to be converted into a mosque.
Temple Mount
  Temple Mount, the Noble Sanctuary
with the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Israel.


Schönbrunn Palace
  Schönbrunn Palace
the palace was one of the residences of the Habsburg empire in Vienna (Wien), Austria
Basilica of Saint Peter
  Basilica of Saint Peter
One of the symbols and focal points for the Catholic faith, part of Vatican City, the papal residence.
The Borobodur Temple
 The Borobodur Temple complex, indonesia,  is one of the greatest monuments in the world. It is of uncertain age, but thought to have been built between the end of the seventh and beginning of the eighth century A.D. For about a century and a half it was the spiritual centre of Buddhism in Java, then it was lost until its rediscovery in the eighteenth century.
Moscow Kremlin
  Moscow Kremlin
Kremlin with Cathedral of the Annunciation and Cathedral of the Archangel

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