Most Amazing Ancient Ruins of the World

The world is home to a plethora of fascinating ancient ruins, from cities to temples that have withstood the test of time. Many ancient societies were incredibly innovative and forward-thinking.

Ayutthaya is a historical city that began as a Khmer military and trading outpost. It wasn't long before this thriving trading port became the ancient capital of Thailand.

10. Ayuthaya

9. Stonehenge

Dotted along the edge of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, Stonehenge is easily one of the most recognizable ancient ruins in the world.

8. Giza

7. Angkor

6. Machu Picchu

5. Petra


3. Teotihuacan

2. Borobudur

1. Karnak

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