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Masjid al-Haram – Mecca – Saudi Arabia

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The Masjid al-Haram in the city of Mecca of Saudi Arabia is known to be the most sacred place of the followers of Islam all over the World. It is also the largest mosque in the world and surrounds the Kaaba, which is again one of the holiest Islamic locations. Such is the significance of Kaaba that the Muslims across the World offer their prayers in the direction of the monument. It is said that every Muslim should once try to make a Hajj pilgrimage in his or her life.

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Edinburgh Castle – Scotland

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One of the glaring evidences of Scotland’s rich past is the Edinburgh Castle which stands tall till the current day on the Castle Rock in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old town. It hides in itself a history of one thousand years and is undoubtedly the most prestigious castle of the British Isles.

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Potala Palace – Tibet – China

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On the Red Hill in central Lhasa is the highest old palace of the world which at the height of 3,767.19 m is named the Potala Palace. This falls in the Tibet Autonomous Part of China. The meaning of the word Potala in Sanskrit stands for the “Abode of Avalokitesvara” and was known to be the gift of the Tibetan king Songsten Gampo to his bride Princess Wen Cheng. After the fall of the Songsten Gampo Dynasty, the crumbling palace was restored and rebuilt by the Qing Dynasty and further expansions on the Potala Palace which started from 17th century.

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