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10 Oldest Buildings Around The World

Wed 22 Mar 2023 | 03:07 PM
Ahmed Emam

Old venues have always been a status symbol and a treasure trove of history worldwide.

These buildings and archaeological sites have received extensive repair work throughout the centuries and most of them are open to the public today as tourist attractions.

Check out a ten of the oldest buildings in the world that can still be visited today.

1-Knossos Palace, Greece

The Knossos Palace is one of the most impressive sites and historic venues in Greece. It is a large complex of buildings and structures, which includes a central court, throne room, royal residence, and many smaller rooms and corridors.

2-Su Nuraxi di Barumini, Italy

This ancient building is often considered one of the finest examples of Nuragic architecture in northern Sardinia.

3-Van Castle, Türkiye

Located in Central Europe, it is a medieval castle that features a series of buildings and towers.

4-Djoser pyramid, Egypt

Known as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, it is an ancient archaeological site in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt.

5-Megalithic Temples, Malta

Megalithic complex is a unique monument in Malta. The site consists of a number of oldest and significant temples in Europe.

6-The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest Egyptian pyramid compared to the other two Giza pyramids. It was built in the sixteenth century BC as the tomb of Fourth Dynasty pharaoh Khufu.

7-The Royal Palace, Spain

The iconic palace dating back to the next fourth century, is considered one of the most important attractions in Spain.

8-Karnak Temple

One of the largest temple complexes in Egypt and perhaps in the world, it was dedicated to the Ancient Gods, such as Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, and was a major center of worship in ancient Egypt. 

9-Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut

It is a mortuary temple built from sandstones during the reign of Pharaoh Hatshepsut of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. It is cited as an example of the New Kingdom architecture.

10-Ramesseum Temple

The Ramesseum is an ancient temple dates back to the thirteenth century BC.