The extraordinary buildings, monuments and cities that are reminders of the great civilisations, events and periods in history provide some of the most fascinating and memorable travel experiences. Below are some of the great historical attractions in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.
We have divided these Historical attractions into three categories:
Classic - the most famous and popular destinations and must-see travel experiences.
Alternative - something a bit different and off the beaten track, but no less spectacular.
Beyond - the true frontiers of travel, extraordinary destinations in some of the least visited regions on earth.