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Sacred Places Around the World

108 Destinations · Sacred Places: 108 Destinations series

by Brad Olsen

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World travelers and armchair tourists who want to explore the mythology and archaeology of the ruins, sanctuaries, mountains, lost cities, and temples of ancient civilizations will find this guide ideal. Detailed here are the monuments and sites where ancient peoples once gathered to perform sacred rituals and ceremonies to worship various gods and to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Important archaeological, historical, and geological destinations worldwide are profiled, from the Great Pyramid in Egypt and the Forbidden City in China to the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia and Mount Shasta in California. Sites are described in historical and cultural context, and practical contemporary travel information is provided, including detailed maps, drawings, photographs, and travel directions.

Publication Details

Publisher:
CCC Publishing
Edition:
2
Publication Date:
2004
Series:
Sacred Places: 108 Destinations series

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read 26.1 MB
  • Adobe PDF eBook 4.9 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 26.1 MB

Brad Olsen (Author)

Brad Olsen is the editor of In Search of Adventure and the author of the Sacred Places: 108 Destinations series, World Stompers, Extreme Adventure Hawaii, and Extreme Adventure Northern California.

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