The Most Interesting Archeological Sites.

The Most Interesting Archeological Sites.

An archaeological site is a place in which proof of the past is present and saved. In an archaeological site, the physical remains of past humans or our ancestors are present. There are several types of archaeological sites. Till date, archaeologists have found thousands of such archaeological sites. Let’s know about some most interesting and informative archaeological sites.

The Great Wall of China: Located in Beijing, China the Great Wall of China is an early series of walls. It covers more than 13,000 miles in length. The best section of the Great Wall was built during the Ming dynasty, in the 14th through 17th centuries A.D. This great wall was built to help prevent invasions from northern invaders, especially the Mongols. Till date, it is one of the best and most preserved archaeological sites.

Kumbhalgarh Fort: Located in Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan, India; this fort’s architecture is based on Rajput military hill architectural style. It was built during the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, a ruler who ruled Mewar. This fort has seven gateways and also a 36-km long wall. This wall is widely known as the Great Wall of India. One can see more than 360 temples inside this fort. More than fifty per cent of these temples are early Jain temples.

Nalanda University: Located in Bihar, India is one of the oldest universities in the world. This university is also known as Nalanda Mahavira. It survived for over seven hundred years that is for almost a millennium before the Turks destroyed it. This university in northern India attracted learned people from all over Asia. Some of its buildings were constructed by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka. It is evidence for the early establishment of Buddhist learning.

Thus, one can say that our world’s history is wide!

Toshani Mehra

Delhi public school, Greater Noida

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