In the history of mankind, there have been several places which have made a mark in the minds of generations across centuries.\u00a0 Here we give you a list of only five \u201cmust visit\u201d historical places:1. Taj Mahal- India-----One of the seven wonders of the world, and not without reason. Get an insight into the emotion of an emperor for his beloved queen that led to thirty years of working towards this monument, which will continue to remain a source of wonder for all time. Built to fulfill one of the wishes made to the emperor Shah Jahan by his beloved Mumtaz, the wonderful monument of marble today attracts tourists over the2. The Parthenon- GreeceThe Athenians decided to construct this building dedicated to Athena, which was later destroyed by the Persians. The decorated sculptures of Parthenon are often considered the highest point of Greek art.\u00a0\u00a0 Parthenon is in fact the most important surviving buildings of ancient Greece. \u00a0With its aesthetic appeal, its stylistic conventions will provide any visitor with the norms of Greek architecture. Get a feel of the architectural refinements of the age and the cultural identity of the Athenian citizens ; come to witness this magnificent structure.\u00a03. Persepolis- Modern IranPersepolis consists of the remains of several monumental buildings on a vast artificial stone terrace about 450 by 300 m (1,480 by 1,000 ft). A double staircase, wide and shallow enough for horses to climb, led from the plains below to the top of the terrace. At the head of the staircase, visitors passed through the Gate of Xerxes, a gatehouse guarded by enormous carved stone bulls.4. Potala Palace- Tibet Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet. The old Potala Palace was built in the\u00a0 7th century. At that time Zhanpu King (Shuzhan Genpu) established Tufen Kingdom in Tibet, Lhasa was its capital, The emperor of China's Tang Dynasty sent Princess Wenchen to marry the Zhanpu King.Zhanpu King decided \u201cto build a city to show the glory\u201d. He started to build the Potala Palace on the Red Hill. There were 1,000 rooms in it; however the old Palace was destroyed during the war. The present Potala palace was re-built\u00a0 after\u00a0 the 17th century, particularly during\u00a0 the fifth dalai Lama's reign. \u00a0The present Potala Palace is 119 meters height with 13 floors. It is famous for its high historical value and there are\u00a0 numerous treasures kept\u00a0 in it.5. Machu Picchu- South AmericaThe ruins of Machu Picchu, rediscovered in 1911 by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham, are one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world. While the Inca people certainly used the Andean mountain top (9060 feet elevation), erecting many hundreds of stone structures from the early 1400\u2032s, legends and myths indicate that Machu Picchu (meaning \u2018Old Peak' in the Quechua language) was revered as a sacred place from a far earlier time. Whatever its origins, the Inca turned the site into a small (5 square miles) but extraordinary city. Invisible from below and completely self-contained, surrounded by agricultural terraces sufficient to feed the population, and watered by natural springs, Machu Picchu seems to have been utilized by the Inca as a secret ceremonial city.