Top Ten Archaeological Ruins
|Mayan ruins in Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico (Photodisc)|
Most of the world's archaeological treasures stand as icons for a civilization or period, tempting us to guess at the circumstances surrounding their creation. They have stood the test of time with enduring worth and have inspired millions of people over generations to come and glance at a world wonder. Cultural relevance, magnificent artistry and craftsmanship, ingeniousness, and sheer physical magnitude were the criteria in selecting GORP's Top Ten Archaeological Ruins. We hope you agree.
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