The most beautiful ancient monuments in Europe

Ancient monuments not only in Greece and Italy

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful ancient monuments in Europe
Inserted: 01.09.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Ancient ancient monuments are a witness to the gigantic Roman Empire and Greek city-states. Within Europe, you will find them not only in Italy and Greece, but also in Spain and France. Among the most preserved monuments from that time are mainly ancient theaters, which served even after the fall of the Roman Empire. Let's take a look at the most beautiful preserved monuments of antiquity in Europe.

1.
Colosseum

The largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire

Rating:
| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

The Roman Colosseum is the most famous amphitheater in the world. It is almost two thousand years old. It was… continue reading

2.
Athens Acropolis

The most famous acropolis of the world

Rating:
| Altitude: 151 m / 495 ft

The Athens Acropolis was the center of the mighty ancient Greek Empire. Its dominant is the most important… continue reading

3.
Forum Romanum

Ancient heart of Rome

Rating:
| Altitude: 13 m / 43 ft

Between the two Roman hills – the Capitol and the Palatine, there is the ancient Forum Romanum square, it was… continue reading

4.
Pont du Gard

A unique aqueduct from the time of the Roman Empir

Rating:
| Altitude: 31 m / 102 ft

Pont du Gard is a historic aqueduct dating back to ancient Rome (1st century AD). It is a system of three… continue reading

5.
Temple of Concordia in Agrigento

The most beautiful ancient temple in Sicily

Altitude: 100 m / 328 ft

In Sicily you will find not only the largest European volcano Etna, but also a number of well-preserved… continue reading

6.
Roman aqueduct in Segovia

The most beautiful aqueduct in Spain

Altitude: 983 m / 3 225 ft

The Roman aqueduct in Segovia is considered the most beautiful and largest in all of Spain. It is also the… continue reading

7.
Pantheon

The best preserved ancient temple

Rating:
| Altitude: 15 m / 49 ft

The Pantheon was built before the beginning of our era and was originally dedicated to all Roman gods. Thanks… continue reading

8.
Pompeii

A city buried in ashes

Altitude: 26 m / 85 ft

The ancient city of Pompeii with a tragic event in which it was covered with ashes after the eruption of… continue reading

9.
Odeon Heroda Attica

Magnificent theater under the Acropolis

Rating:
| Altitude: 97 m / 318 ft

A huge theater is built directly below the Acropolis, for up to 5,000 spectators. It is named after the very… continue reading

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