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Some glorious Heritage sites across the globe for Photography


The world is full of uncovered beauty and elements of uniqueness. Every element out in this universe has a unique essence of beauty.

There are numerous historical sites and other significant locations in this world that mark the beauty and heritage of the particular place they are situated in. These historical sites are known as the Heritage Sites.

What are Heritage sites?

Any monument, sculpture, tomb, fort, or any other structure on this earth, where political, cultural, social, traditional, or any religious remains are preserved. These preservations mark the importance of the particular historical period or event or any person they belong to. The places which include the above details are known as heritage sites.

Numerous heritage sites across the globe are declared world heritage sites by the union nation body UNESCO. These heritage sites are protected by the government and governmental laws that prohibit any damage to these historical sites, for safe preservation.

Some glorious Heritage sites in this world for clicking versatile photographs

We cannot have a visit to these places daily so whenever we visit places like this, we prefer clicking pictures and keeping them for keepsakes. In that case, photographers are lucky enough, to have clicked beautiful portraits of these sites.

Clicking pictures of these places is worth it. With perfection, you can click amazing pictures of the heritage sites leaving the viewers astonished.

Let’s see some of the most beautiful heritage sites in the world.

1. Angkor wat, Cambodia

brown concrete building near green trees under blue sky during daytime
Photo by Paul Szewczyk

The Angkor archaeological park in Cambodia comprises 12 large temples and other smaller structures. But the biggest and the finest out of them all is the 12th century Angkor Wat. This temple provides an immensely beautiful view for photography with a huge forest cover.

2. Bagan, Myanmar

hot air balloons over green trees and brown building during daytime
Photo by Yves Alarie

Recognized as one of the most sacred places in the world, Bagan features an exceptional range of Buddhist art and architecture, that includes monasteries, temples, and other structures. The sunset view of the temples and shrines present here offers some of the most beautiful outlooks to capture.

3. Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal India
Photo by Jovyn Chamb

The mausoleum situated in Agra, Delhi in India is considered a symbol of love. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The marble engraved mausoleum appears golden in the bright sunset and offers some of the outstanding views for photography.

4. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Pichu
Photo by Fabien Moliné

Though the elaborate stone ruins of Machu Picchu are the work of 15th century Inca rulers and not naturally formed, the natural setting around it makes it look charming and unique. The stunning backdrop with lush green surfaces and the Andean peak offers the most intriguing outlooks for photography.

5. Petra, Jordan

woman in red coat standing in front of white concrete building during daytime
Photo by Ahmad Qaisieh

The ungraspable 147 ft tall facade chiseled in Jordan’s mountainside is the most remarkable spot for photography. It is one of the world’s largest and richest archaeological sites(heritage sites) all with a red sandstone backdrop.


Apart from these beautiful heritage sites, they are more than 100 heritage sites in the world. And all other appealing and alluring beauty to capture through the camera.


Writer CreditSohana Khan
Digital Showcase of Lens Rider is founded by Nishant Pandey. It is essentially a magazine to guide photographers. Here we put out new blogs everyday having tips and tricks of photography and information about different areas of photography that one can explore.


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