El Albayzín

El Albayzín (also Albaicín or El Albaicín) is a district of present day Granada, that retains the narrow winding streets of its Medieval Moorish past. It was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, along with the more famous Alhambra. It rises on a hill facing the Alhambra and many tourists journey into the Albayzin primarily for the spectactular views of the Alhambra from the viewing point by the church of San Nicolas.

Little Petra

Little Petra (iterally "the cold canyon") is an archaeological site located north of Petra and the town of Wadi Musa. Like Petra, it is a Nabataean site, with buildings carved into the walls of the sandstone canyons. As its name suggests, it is much smaller, consisting of three


Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved. Established

Umm ar-Rasas

Umm ar-Rasas is an archeological site in Jordan which contains ruins from the Roman, Byzantine, and early Muslim civilizations. The majority of the site has not been excavated. Among the portions excavated so far include a military camp and several churches. For its
Purnululu National Park was declared a World Heritage Site in 2003.Purnululu is the name given to the sandstone area of the Bungle Bungle Range by the Kija Aboriginal people. The name means sandstone or may be a cordon of bundle grass. The range, lying fully within the

Bungle Bungle Range

Bungle Bungle Range is a major landform and the main feature of the Purnululu National Park. These sedimentary formations were deposited into the Red Basin 375 to 350 million years ago. The combined effects of wind from the Tanami Desert and rainfall over millions of

Temple Mount

The Temple Mount, also known as al-Ḥaram al-Sharīf (The Noble Sanctuary), al-Aqsa Mosque compound, or simply al-Aqsa Mosque (The Furthest Mosque), and sometimes as Jerusalem's sacred (or holy) esplanade, is a hill in the Old City of Jerusalem that has
Al-Maghtas officially known as Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan", is an archaeological World Heritage site considered to be the original location of the Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist and venerated as such since at least the Byzantine period. The place has

Rila Monastery

The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery  is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the southwestern Rila Mountains, 117 km (73 mi) south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes, form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves may also be known as