You have probably heard of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, the pyramids in Egypt and the Golden Temple in India, but what do you know about ancient places like Tikal National Park and Carthage Ancient Ruins?
The lesser-known places on the following list are educational and inspiring. They may not be the most popular tourist attractions in the world and they may not even attract many visitors, but they are definitely worth the trip.
Open your mind to learning about history’s overlooked gems. Explore ancient ruins in places you may have never heard of before. Or just read this list and learn something new about a destination that makes up a part of our history.