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The Oracle of Delphi

Delphi was an ancient sanctuary of the Pythia, located on the south-western slope of Mount Parnassus in central Greece.

Nemrut – The Mountain Tomb

Nemrut is a mountain in the Taurus Mountain range that separates the Mediterranean coastal region from the central Anatolian Plateau in southern Turkey.

Herculaneum – The Roman Town Buried by Mount Vesuvius

Herculaneum is an archaeological site and ancient Roman town, located in the present-day comune of Ercolano in South-West Italy.

Yazılıkaya – The Sanctuary of the Hittites

Yazılıkaya is an ancient sanctuary that served the Hittite capital of Hattusa, located in modern-day Boğazkale, Turkey.

Castle of Vlad III Dracula

Poenari Castle is the ruins of a mountain top citadel on the plateau of Mount Cetatea in present-day Romania.

Tomb of the First Emperor

The tomb of the First Qin Emperor is a large mausoleum complex located in the Shaanxi province of China.

The Mystery of the Longyou Caves

Longyou Caves is a complex of 24 artificial caves, constructed into the sandstone geology of Fenghuang Hill in the Zhejiang province of China.

King John’s Castle

Odiham Castle, also called King John’s Castle are the historic ruins of a fortress built by King John, located near the village of Odiham in the United Kingdom.

The Mystery of Royston Cave

One such theory suggests that the cave was used as a secret meeting site for members of the Knights Templar, who held a stronghold in the nearby town of Baldock (using the Baldock as a money-making enterprise to finance their crusades to the Holy Land).

The Lost Town of Trellech

Trellech is a small rural village in south-east Wales, but during the 13th century, it was one of the largest medieval towns in all of Wales.

Offa’s Dyke – The Giant Earthwork Boundary

Offa’s Dyke is a large earthwork construction that is believed to delineate the border between the Saxon kingdom of Mercia and the Welsh kingdom of Powys.

Petra – The Rose City

Petra is an archaeological site and ancient city of the Nabataeans, located around the mountain of Jabal Al-Madbah in southern Jordan.