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Ancient Ruins:

Ancient Ruins

Angor Wat

Castles of Europe

North American Cliff Dwellers

Delos, Greece

Lindos, Greece

Machu Picchu (Page 1)

Machu Picchu (Page 2)

Machu Picchu (Page 3)

The Parthenon

The Pyramids

Volubilis Roman Ruins

Winay Wayna Incan Ruins

Photos here include the sites of the pyramids of Egypt, the temple of Bayon in Angor Wat in Cambodia, the Wat Pho temple of Thailand, Machu Picchu in Peru, the Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco, Greek ruins in Athens and Delos, the Anasazi ruins in Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, and a few castles of Europe. Larger versions of these photos can be viewed by using a mouse rollover or by using the Slideshow below. See all TheWorldinLight has to offer at Destinations and Topics.

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photo of White House ruins in 



Canyon de Chelly National Monument.
White House Cliff Dwelling #5829
The ancient White House ruins are some of the most spectacular in Canyon de Chelly in Arizona. These anasazi ruins date to about 1200 AD. The trail to White House ruins is the only one that does not require a Navajo guide.



photo of a stone face at Bayon Temple, part of the Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia
Bayon Face
This is one of the dozens (or hundreds?) of large carved faces at the Bayon Temple, part of the complex of Angor Wat Temples near Siem Reap, Cambodia.



photo of the Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
Pyramid #104
This is the Great Pyramid of Giza, just outside of Cairo, Egypt.



photo of Machu Picchu in Peru
Machu Picchu #5451
This is a photograph of the famous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of Peru.



photo of the Parthenon at night.
Parthenon at Night #7966
The Acropolis sits atop a hill at the edge of Greece. At night, the Parthenon is brilliantly lit, standing out from everything else around it.



photo of pyramids and camels in Egypt
Pyramids and Camels
The local Egyptians will rent their camels for you to ride near the pyramids of Giza.



photo of Greek ruins on the island of Delos.
Delos #8316
The Greek ruins on the Greek island of Delos are fairly well preserved.



photo of the Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes in Villerouge, France
Villerouge Castle #8065
The castle in Villerouge, France is better known as the Chateau de Villerouge-Termenes.



photo of the Saissac Castle
Saissac Castle #7625
Part of the castle in Saissac, France still stands while other parts are completely in ruins.



photo of The Sphinx and Great Pyramid in Egypt
Pyramid #92
The Sphinx is a classic image of Egypt.



photo of The Sphinx in Egypt
Pyramid #95
The millenia of history surrounding these pyramids makes a vist here fascinating, to say the least.



photo of Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America
Machu Picchu #5466
Machu Picchu is located at a magnificent location high in the Andes Mountains.



photo of the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru
Machu Picchu #5584
The Incans are still famous for the perfection of their stonework. Stone of granite - the hardest of all stone - were carved into intricate shapes and fit together with other stones to create fits with seams so perfect they're barely visible.



photo of the Inca Trail in the Andes Mountains of Peru
Inca Trail
The ancient Incan Trail, built by the Incans hundreds of years ago, is one popular way to reach Machu Picchu. The trail winds through the beautiful Andes Mountains past other clusters of Incan Ruins. Other people simply take the train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes to visit Machu Picchu.



photo of the famous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu #29
Machu Picchu was built hundreds of years ago, but was only rediscoverd in the 1930's. At that time, it was overgrown with jungle, but its stonework is now nearly fully restored to near original condition.



photo of a view of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu #5500
The function that Machu Picchu served for the Incans is still debated today. However, it is believed to have been a religious site.



photo of the Incan city of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu #5540



photo of Banteay Srei, an ancient temple of the Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia
Banteay Srei #3-16
This photo shows the detailed carvings in the stone walls of Banteay Srei. More Angkor temple photos can be seen at the Angkor Wat page.



photo of the Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco
Volubilis #9437
The Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco.



photo of Volubilis in Morocco
Volubilis #9451
The Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco.



photo of Roman ruins in Morocco
Volubilis #9452
The Roman town of Volubilis was established in Morocco in the third century BC.



a photo of the Roman ruins of Volubilis
Volubilis #9455
The Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco were occupied until the 18th century.



photo of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Morocco
Volubilis #9458
The Roman ruins of Volubilis are a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Morocco.



picture of Volubilis in Morocco
Volubilis #9483
These are the Roman ruins of Volubilis in Morocco.



photo of the ancient temple of Ta Prohm in Cambodia
Ta Prohm #4-6
Part of the appeal of Ta Prohm from a visual standpoint is the jungle overgrowth that still exists throughout much of the temple.

photo of Ta Prohm, one of the ancient temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia
Ta Prohm #2-8
See more photos of ancient ruins at Angkor Wat Photos.

a photo of Ta Prohm in Cambodia
Ta Prohm #2-11001
Other photos of the Temples of Angkor Wat can be viewed at Angkor Wat Photos.

photo of the defensive wall around Ston, Croatia.
Ston Defensive Wall #7398
Starting in Ston, Croatia, there is a defensive wall that surrounds the city and stretches for 7 km to neighboring towns.



photo Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzogovina
Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzogovina #7571
No records remain of who built this castle and medieval village, but it was mentioned in documents dating to the early 1300's. See more at Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzogovina.



photo of the castle in Olvera, Spain
Olvera Castle #9739
This is the castle in Olvera, Spain.



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