Hey, history buff! If you’ve exhausted your list of local museums, traveled abroad to see castles and battle sites, and planned vacations around ancient ruins, then you probably already know about the places the below. But have you visited them yet?
Baku: Explore the sandstone buildings, the winding streets, and the carpet shops of Icheri Sheher in Azerbaijan.
Doha: See wooden dhows, souqs, mosques, and the largest Islamic art collection in the world along Qatar’s waterfront.
Djenné: Travel deep into the desert to visit one of Africa’s oldest communities—and one of the largest mudbrick buildings in the world—in Mali.
Bukhara: Find the “city of museums”—plus minarets, mosques, and madrasahs—along the Silk Road in Uzbekistan.