15 Landmarks and Monuments to Add to Your Bucket List; Shelby Eden; MSN

Mexico – Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza

Traveling is one of the most exciting and adventurous things a person can do in their lifetime. Exploring the world, taking in new cultures and cuisines, and immersing oneself in unknown territory is especially worthwhile, particularly to those with a heart full of wonder and a curiosity about different walks of life. From the Eiffel Tower to the Great Wall of China, there are countless landmarks and monuments to visit before kicking the bucket. Not sure where to begin? Well, keep reading.

The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, perhaps the most famous mausoleum in the world, is located in the Indian city of Agra. Add this part of India to your bucket list, because the Taj Mahal is an absolute must. Built entirely of semi-translucent white marble, the wonder of the world and UNESCO World Heritage Site took over two decades to complete. Heartbroken over the death of his second wife and soulmate, Mumtaz Mahal, who died during childbirth in 1631, Shah Jahan was determined to honor his queen with the grandest gesture he could think of – an awe-inspiring mausoleum.

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