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8 of the Best Ancient Ruins and Pyramids in Mexico

Heading to Mexico? Make sure to visit its amazing archaeological sites. Here is a list of some of the best ancient ruins and pyramids in Mexico.

In the recently released Croft Manor DLC, “Blood Ties”, Tomb Raider fans get the chance to take some time out from pillaging ancient sites to delve deep into Croft family history and learn more about Lara Croft’s enigmatic parents and childhood, one aging document at a time.

UNESCO World Heritage Site ~ Roman ruins at Palmyra, in the heart of the desert, Syria.

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Orkney Islands, Scotland - Ancient sites and Natural Wonders

The Orkney Islands are located North of Scotland. They are home to many ancient sites including Stone Rings (Ring of Brodgar, Stenness), neolithic villages (Skara Brae) and chambered cairn. Nature is also well preserved with beautiful sea cliffs, white sa

Turkey - Ephesus - The enormous archaeological site of Ephesus is one of the most significant ancient sites in the world, and its Temple of Artemis= is one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The site, which predates Christ, was in 133BC the second most important Roman city after Rome. Today, you can wander through streets, take in the famous Temple of Artemis, look at the Basilica of St John, where St John the apostle is said to be buried and soak up the atmosphere

Roman mosaic floor tiling from the ancient site of Aphrodisias

Ruined ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand | UNESCO World Heritage Site

Celtic: 6,000 Year Old Megalithic Tomb -- One of the oldest monuments in the world -- Poulnabrone Dolmen, County Clare, Ireland.

Beehive Huts 2000 BC, Dingle Peninsula, Ireland