Come to know the 12 ancient cities of the world, including those in ASEAN countries

CNN has listed the name of the ancient city in the world, including three ancient cities in Southeast Asia - Angkor (Cambodia), Bagan (Myanmar) ) And Borobudur (Indonesia).

The 12 ancient cities are as follows:

1. Angkor City, Cambodia:

Angkor is a magnificent ancient city with an abundant infrastructure including roads, irrigation systems and many monuments.

2. Rome, Italy:

The image above is the ancient Colosseum in the center of Rome, dating back to 2000 thousand years. It is a place reminiscent of the Roman Empire's antiquated age.

3. Istanbul, Turkey:

The main object of the ancient city of Istanbul is the Hagia Sophia Museum, not far from Ottoman Empire Topkapi.

4. Bagan, Myanmar:

The ancient city was built during the 11th century, which includes more than 2,000 Buddhist temples. These temples are built along the Irrawaddy River.

5. Cairo, Egypt:

In addition to Pyramid Giza, the ancient city of Cairo dates back to over 1,000 years. -Mu'izz al-Din Illah, the main historical street in the city.

6. Persopolis, Iran:

This ancient city was discovered in 518 BC by Darius I, the leader of the Persian Persia era of the Achaemenian empire .

7. Kyoto, Japan:

The city is more than 1000 thousand years old. Two religions have great influence in this city, including Buddhism and Buddhism Cinta.


The ancient city has been around for over 3,000 years. After the Qin Dynasty united in 221 BC, the city played a major role in northern China.

9. Machu Picchu, Peru:

The ancient city of Machu Picchu stands over 2400 meters above the Andes Mountains. It has been built over 500 years. Today it attracts thousands of tourists a day.

10. Athens, Greece:

The main temple in the city is the Parthenon. It was built between 447 and 432 BC.

11. Xian, China:

The city is home to Terracotta clay soldiers, buried with the remains of the First Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Xian is now a major city for Chinese artifacts.

12. Borobudur, Indonesia:

The old city is rich in Buddhist temples to be completed in early 800's. It was discovered in the early 1800s.

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