Top Centuries and Countries to Time Travel Back To


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1 19th Century England 19th Century England

19th Century Britain was the most technologically advanced and civilised place on Earth, London was seen as the capital of the world and Britons boasted a Navy which ruled the waves and an Empire which the Sun never set. The Industrial Revolution allowed Britain to have a head start over the rest of the world in terms of Industrial produce and development of modern technology. With very few immigrants, an excellent economy and social norms, it was very easy to get a job in 19th Century Britain. New influential medical procedures were beginning to take place at the time which totally transformed health care and allowed Britons to have a much higher life expectancy by the end of the century. - HistoricalGuy

2 17th Century Britain 17th Century Britain
3 18th Century Britain 18th Century Britain

Beautiful architecture, beautiful fashion, beautiful scenery, very very beautiful. (Though there's unfortunately also un-beautiful slavery) - TopTenTed

The 18th Century marked the beginning of the Industrial Revolution which originated in Britain. - HistoricalGuy

4 16th Century Britain 16th Century Britain
5 2nd Century Rome 2nd Century Rome

Apart from what could often be hostile customs towards outsiders, this would be such a fascinating era to travel back to, given the fact that as well as this being absolutely ancient, the way society functioned was incredibly advanced in many respects, especially when considering the time period. - kempokid

The 2nd Century AD is considered to be the height of the Roman Empire's economic prosperity and military might. Rome was almost certainly the most civilised and technologically advanced place to be alive in the 2nd century AD and they were so advanced to the extent that the Roman's architecture wasn't surpassed technologically until the 18th or 19th Century in Britain. - HistoricalGuy

6 19th Century USA 19th Century USA

I would ride for the pony Express

What a wild west. - BorisRule

This period is mainly known for it's Wild West culture, much of the USA was very rural and uninhabited at this point in time and there were still hundreds of thousands of Native Americans living in the States during this time. The relative lawlessness and wildness of the Wild West could be fun to a certain extent for some. - HistoricalGuy

Just make sure you're white before you go anywhere. - PositronWildhawk

7 1st Century BC England 1st Century BC England

Britain at this stage was already an advanced agricultural powerhouse in Europe, they had sophisticated farming methods which kept the population of Britain at the time at an estimated 1-2 million. Britain wasn't united at this stage, various Iron Age tribes ruled parts of Britain. Britain was still very Pagan at this stage and still allegedly practiced religious sacrifice to their Gods. On a more pleasant side, Britons looked after their natural environment at this point and had discovered geometry and aligned various temples such as Stonehenge in line with the stars, presumably to appease so they could get a better understanding of the heavens and please their Gods. Britain had already discovered Iron at this stage in history and many Britons painted themselves blue with woad. - HistoricalGuy

8 7th Century BC Ancient Greece 7th Century BC Ancient Greece

I wish to try out some ancient technologies - BorisRule

Ancient Greece during this time gave rise to democracy and deep philosophical thinking, as well as Ancient technologies that we still can't replicate even to this day. - HistoricalGuy

9 11th Century Constantinople 11th Century Constantinople

The Capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, Constantinople is considered to be the most technologically advanced and economically prosperous place in Europe during the Medieval period by many historians. - HistoricalGuy

10 9600 BC City of Jericho 9600 BC City of Jericho

Thought to be the oldest city in the world currently, time travelling back to 9600 because in Jericho would allow you essentially experience the dawn of human civilisation. - HistoricalGuy

The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 1930s Nazi Germany

To be fair, I could see this. Life in 1930s Nazi Germany wasn’t that bad as long if you weren’t Jewish. Germany was pulled out of a really bad economic depression (remember, their economy was absolutely bust after WWI, even worse than the US at the height of the Great Depression, due to not having enough money to pay back the Allies during WWI, and thinking that the solution was to print more money, but that didn’t work out and money became useless) while most other countries were in one. - wrests

12 20th Century USA
13 20th Century Britain

Hello 1990s.
Throwback to see why everyone is so obsessed.
Visit the years of the 1990s I was too young to remember.
Or I have a stronger memory of the 2000s being a teen.

14 19th Century France
15 20th Century Australia
16 17th Century Russia
17 19th Century Germany
18 17th Century Italy
19 11th Century Britain
20 16th Century Spain
21 11th Century France
22 20th Century Russia
23 20th Century Japan
24 9th Century Bulgaria
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