De 22 mooiste antieke steden die je kan bezoeken

De vernieling van Palmyra in Syrie door IS en van de eeuwenoude Boeddhabeelden in het Afghaanse Bamiyan door de Taliban bewijzen weer eens hoe kwetsbaar antieke sites zijn. CNN Travel maakte een overzicht van 22 oude steden die tot nu toe eeuwen van turbuelente tijden doorstaan hebben en die je nog altijd kan bezoeken.

Angkor Wat in Cambodja © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Rome (Colosseum) in Italie © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Rome (Forum Romanum) © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Istanbul in Turkije © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Bagan in Myanmar © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Tikal in Guatemala © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Cairo in Egypte © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Persepolis in Iran © Getty Images

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Kyoto in Japan © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Beijing in China © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Great Zimbabwe bij Masvingo in Zimbabwe © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Machu Picchu in Peru © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Athene in Griekenland © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Athene © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Petra in Jordanie © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Petra © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Ellora in India © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Xian in China © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Madurai in India © Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Poverty Point National Monument in Louisiana © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Poverty Point National Monument © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Borobudur op Java in Indonesie © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Borobudur © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Stonehenge in Wiltshire, Engeland © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Stonehenge © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gondar in Ethiopie © Getty Images

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Timboektoe in Mali © Emilio Labrador Santiago de Chile, Wikicommons

Timboektoe © Lazare Eloundou Assomo, Wikicommons

Takht-i-Bhai Parthian © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Takht-i-Bhai Parthian in Pakistan © Getty Images/iStockphoto