Travel Photography Photos tagged as monuments
with the Iron Pillar
This is taller than the Bunker Hill Memorial, but only has 116 steps, the rest is ramps
Luxor temple -Nile view
The colossus on the right is said to have emitted strange sounds in the morning and the ancient greeks looking for an explanation picked up the name of memnon who was killed by Achilles.Memnon is said to have cried at the sightnof his mother , the sun rising everry day. The two statues are of the same person Pharaoh Amenophis III and adoprned a mortury temple of the Pharaoh.
Complex of Hué Monuments
This 3000 year old temple carved in sandstone was shifted to its new site when the Aswan high dam was constructed in the sixties. An engineering accomplishment as impressive as the original architects of 1244 BC