Away from the mainstream narrative, not all kids are video game geeks. Some still like reading, exploring newer ideas and digging into history. Some still like to ask their parents, AND NOT GOOGLE, the ‘what’s’ and ‘how’s’.
If your little ones fall in that group, mazel tov.
Treat them right this upcoming Puja vacation with an exciting traveling experience.
Your kids love History. Suit them with some of the most epic destinations that are must-visit for all the history buffs.
(Besides, even you and your partner need a delightful escape from your hectic lifestyle!)
Here are 5 international destinations where you should take your kids, who love history, this upcoming vacation:
The rich and unparalleled history of Cairo is unknown to no one, courtesy of numerous high-profile Hollywood movies.
While the city is certainly gripped with the fascination around pyramids and Mummy for the foreigners, it has plenty of archeological marvels to offer, including the Great Phoenix, Karnak and the Egyptian Museum.
The place promises to leave you and your kids in awe.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a fine amalgamation of nature and history. Surrounded by the tranquil environment, the city, which remained lost until 1911, brings the magnificent remains of the Incan Empire that dates back of 1462 AD.
From the iconic Temple of the Sun to Room of the Three Windows and Intihuatana Stone, there’s plenty to explore here for all the history-lovers.
Find the finest architectural genius of the Greek civilization in Athens that played a pivotal role in the western world. The city oozes grand monuments, philosophies, art, culture, and stories.
You will find some of the iconic ruins here, including Parthenon and The Temple of Olympian Zeus. And then there’s Temple of Hephaestus, Temple of Athena Nike, Kerameikos cemetery, Odeon of Herodes Atticus and, yes, The Panathenaic Stadium that hosted athletic events as early as 565 BC.
Carthage has a rich history of foreign conquerors wanting a piece of this gifted land, right from Julius Caesar to the Byzantines. Over the centuries, it had plenty of ups and downs, which now has shaped its structural beauty, making it one of the hotbeds of history buffs from around the world.
The city has many ancient ruins that underscore fascinating stories, right from the Sanctuary of Tophet and Punic Port to Roman Villas and Antoine Baths.
Carthage also homes plenty of museums and, yes, the iconic Acropolium of Carthage which now hosts concerts and events.
Located strategically between the East and the West, Istanbul has the best of both the world. It’s a treasure trove for not just the history lovers but for anyone who loves exploring different cultures. This is why the international tour packages of this city are often one of the most in-demand.
Earlier, following the fall of Rome, it was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. It was then also an Ottoman capital.
Under different rules, Istanbul packs a diverse archeological spectacle, right from Chora Church to Basilica Cistern and Rumelihisari to Galata Tower.
Of course, there are so many (and many) more international destinations that reflect the remarkable examples of our history; from Berlin, Prague and Alexandria to Angkor, Boston, and Petra. The above-mentioned five our complete favorites.
In case, if international travel falls out of your budget, India has its own share of History-rich cities and sites that you can visit with your family, right from Varanasi to Khajuraho. Contact one of the domestic, best international tour companies today and plan your holiday.