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A monument is created to commemorate a person or a special event. Another purpose of building a monument is to enhance the attraction of a city. Some of the famous cities in the world such as Washington D.C, New Delhi and Brasilia have a large number of monuments that attract a number of tourists. Often the Monuments are built to depict some political or historical information. Some of the ancient monuments such as the Greek Parthenon, Moai of Easter Island and the Egyptian Pyramid symbolize ancient civilization. Again some of the more recent monuments such as The Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower emphasize the modern day nations.
Monuments in Europe

There are probably few other places in the world that have a higher concentration of public monuments than Europe. Becuase of its highly eventful history and the insistence of the monarchs to immortalize their achievements and the significant achievements of their reigns, a large number of glorious and highly ambitious monuments were erected in Europe throughout varius points of its history. Some of the most popular monuments of history are the Tower of London and the vairous royal residences in Great Britain, the Triumphal Arch and the Louvre in Paris and the Acropolis of Athens. Italy is particularly rich in monuments that date back to the times of Roman imperialism and the growth and development of the renaissance. The Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican and the Leaning Tower of Pisa are two of the most loved and endeared Italian monuments. Colonization saw the establishment of European styled monuments at various remote corners of the world. They are still loved and visited by tourists from all corners of the world.

Monuments in Asia

Some of the Indian Monuments which keep on attracting tourists from across the world are Taj Mahal, Fatepur Sikri Fort, Red Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Ashoka Pillar, India Gate and many more. The architectural beauty of the Monuments in Rajasthan is worth seeing. The breathtaking beauty of the Monument of love, the Taj Mahal keeps on attracting tourists from all over the world. History lovers of the world should must visit the different monuments of India so as to understand the rich heritage and culture of India. China has a civilization that predates all other world civilizations, and it is therefore imperative that it has a large number of very beautiful and sublime monuments, the Great Wall being only one of them. Other Asian nations also boast of a large number of highly attractivae monuments.




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