11 Best Historical Tourism in The World Plus Ticket Price

Potret Hari Raya Waisak tahun 2022 di Candi Borobudur
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VIVA – The increase in the Borobudur Temple ticket price, which is set at Rp750,000 for local tourists who want to go up to the top of the Borobudur temple area, and for foreign tourists by Rp1,500,000, creates pros and cons. 

Many people regretted the high price increase, but there were also people who agreed with this price increase.

It is known, the purpose of increasing the price of admission to Borobudur Temple is to preserve the continuity of one of the world's cultural heritage sites.

So, what about the price of admission to other world cultural heritage sites and foreign tours that are frequented by tourists? Here’s an explanation and price of the entrance ticket:

1. Borobudur Temple

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan conveyed the government's policy of planning to limit the tourist quota to Borobudur Temple. With these restrictions, the visitor quota is only 1,200 people/day.

The restriction affects the entrance fee for domestic tourists of IDR 750,000 for one temple ride. Meanwhile, foreign tourists are charged Rp1,500,000.

2. Eiffel Tower

The entrance ticket to go up the tower to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel tower, adult visitors are charged an entrance fee of EUR 11 or around Rp170 thousand. Visitors aged 12-24 years are charged EUR 8.50 or around Rp136,000.

Visitors aged 4-11 years and those with special needs are charged EUR 4 or around Rp64.000. Entrance ticket to get to the top of the tower, adult visitors are charged EUR 17 or around Rp272,000

Visitors aged 12-24 years are charged EUR 14.50 or around Rp232.000. Especially for visitors aged 4-11 years and those with special needs are charged EUR 8 or around Rp128.000

3. Pyramid

The Giza Pyramid Complex is the most important and popular tourist attraction in Egypt. What's more, this place is very synonymous with historical, archeological, and ancient architecture tours.

This complex is located in the city of Giza, Egypt, not far from the capital city of Cairo, which is about 25 kilometers northwest of downtown Cairo. Inside this ancient monument complex consists of three great pyramids, one of which is known as the Great Pyramid, a large statue that houses the Great Sphinx, and various tombs.

The Great Pyramid is the largest of the 3 pyramids and is the only building that is included in the seven wonders of the world. These ancient buildings are estimated to have been built in 2580-2560 BC (BC)

The following are approximate prices at the Giza Pyramids tourist complex:

Entrance ticket to the complex = 80 EGP (Rp60,000), Entry into the Great Pyramid = 200 EGP (Rp150,000), Entry into the other 2 pyramids = 40 EGP (Rp30,000), Pyramid Sound and Light Show = 100 EGP (Rp75,000), Camel ride = 20-100 EGP (Rp15,000 – 75,000) for this price depending on the bargaining agreement.

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4. Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is known as the Aya Softa, is one of the famous destination tourisms in Turkey. Hagia Sophia was once a church and mosque in the past. Right now, this iconic building is a museum that is the most visited by tourists.

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For the entrance of Hagia Sophia is around 60 Turkish Lira or around Rp150.000. For kids under 8 years old, the entrance ticket is free.

We recommend that you use a tour guide to visit Hagia Sophia. With a tour guide, you don't need to queue and only need to pay to buy tickets by the tour guide. The tour guide will also explain the history of some parts of the Hagia Sophia.

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5. Great Wall of China

One of the wonders of the world, ink is the longest building ever created by man. Entrance ticket prices offered start from around Rp300.000 to Rp1,700,000 depending on the package chosen.

6. The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a monument located in Agra, India. This place served as a mausoleum for his Persian wife, Arjumand Banu Begum, also known as Mumtaz-ul-Zamani or Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

The splendor of this monument can be enjoyed by tourists by paying an entrance ticket of 480 rupees, while tourists will be charged 1,600 rupees or as much as Rp300,000.

7. Colosseum, Italy

The historical heritage building in the form of a gladiator arena located in Italy is a valuable world heritage site. Tourists who will enjoy the beauty of the Colosseum can choose ticket prices ranging from ordinary tickets to packages and tours.

Looking at the thecolosseum.org page, the entrance ticket for adults is €16 or the equivalent of Rp247,000 and a child ticket is €6 or around Rp92,000/ticket. Meanwhile, tour ticket prices start from €40 to €161 (Rp619,000-2.400.000)

8. Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

The statue, which is a symbol of Christianity, has a height of 38 meters and is located at the top of Mount Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tourists who want to visit can pay an entrance ticket of around Rp250,000 for high season and Rp200,000 for low season.

Children over 6 years old are charged an entrance ticket of around Rp150,000 while seniors over 60 years old only need to pay around Rp80,000.

9. Petra, Jordania

Petra is located in the middle between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea at an altitude of approximately 800 to 1,396 meters above sea level. The price of admission to Petra is around 90 Jordanian Dinars (JOD) or the equivalent of Rp1,700,000 for visitors who do not stay in Jordan.

Meanwhile, visitors who stay overnight are charged 50 JOD or around Rp958.000 for one day of visit, 55 JOD or around Rp. 1,000,000 for two days, up to 60 JOD or around Rp1,100,000 for three days. Meanwhile, Jordanians are only charged 1 JOD or around Rp19,000.

10. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu which in Quechua means 'old mountain' is the contemporary name given to Llacta, the old Inca city of the Andes. The site is located in the Cordillera Oriental, which is part of the Andes Mountain range in southern Peru, which has an average elevation of 2430 meters above sea level.

This historic site, a symbol of the Inca Empire, is located in Peru. Visitors who want to enjoy the beauty of this miracle can spend around IDR 866 thousand for adult foreign tourists and IDR 500 thousand for children aged tourists.

While local residents are charged an entrance ticket of around Rp450,000 for adults and Rp. 300,000 for children. The Machu Picchu site also applies a daily visit limit, which is 2,244 people with a predetermined visit time.

11. Chichen Itza, Mexico

The world heritage site with the Mayan building sets different ticket prices for local and international tourists. This site is the site of the Mayan Civilization in Mexico in the 800 BC century.

The Kukulkan Pyramid in this historical site complex is believed to be the center of political and economic activity for the Mayan civilization, which is located on the Yucatan Peninsula (now part of Mexico). Itza is the central point of other building complexes such as the Kukulkan Pyramid, Chac Mool Temple, and the Thousand Pole building.

On the chichenitza.com page, entrance tickets for foreign tourists cost 533 Mexican dollars, or around Rp393,000 for adults and Rp59,000 for children. Meanwhile for local residents it is Rp59,000 and for Mexican citizenship it is around Rp175,000/entrance ticket.

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