Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. Significant excavation has since been conducted at the site of the city, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980
Built around 2600 BC in present-day Pakistan, Mohenjo-daro was one of the early urban settlements in the world. It is sometimes referred to as “An Ancient Indus Valley Metropolis”. It has a planned layout based on a grid of streets, which were laid out in perfect patterns. At its height the city probably had around 35,000 residents. The buildings of the city were particularly advanced, with structures constructed of same-sized sun dried bricks of baked mud and burned wood.
Kwan Phayao, Thailand 500 year old Thai temple is located at the bottom of the lake Phayao. The lake is a new one – it was created almost 70 years ago, but now its drain is not possible – it requires such huge costs that it is easier to leave everything as is. And some fans of the underwater ruins argue that the temple has already become part of the ecology of lake and everything should remain intact.
The image of Qutub Minar comes to mind every time one thinks of Delhi, Theatrical effects aside, conversations between Qutubuddin-aibak and a little girl wandering through the ruins in the audio guide work well in transporting you to a different time. Dialogues from a bygone era, the magical light of an early winter morning, quiet ruins that allow you to linger for as long as you want—all helped in recreating scenes from centuries ago.