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3 Places in History You Must Visit Once in Your Lifetime

Too often in travel, people only think about “where to visit” without considering “when.” I’m not talking about the time of year, but which year in time.

These 15 places in history you must visit will take you on a journey through time to the physical places and the monumental moments that shaped humanity.

3 Places in History You Must Visit

World War II dominated the summer of 1944. Hitler held tentative dominion over Fortress Europe, but over two million Allied troops were massed in England for the upcoming invasion.

Normandy, France (June 1944)

France had suffered four years of occupation and yearned for freedom. The entire world held its collective breath for what happened next.

Everybody has heard of the Great Pyramid of Giza. It’s the only remaining intact Seven Wonder of the Ancient World.

Giza, Egypt ( 2700 – 2500 BCE)

But the more we learn about the mysteries of the Giza Pyramids, the less we know for sure. Their mystery and grandeur made them early entries on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Petra certainly would have been one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, except it was lost to the Western World until 1812 when Swiss traveler Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered it.

Petra, Jordan (7000 BCE – 600 CE)

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