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The Yangshan Quarry

The Yangshan Quarry is the site of an ancient limestone quarry, located to the east of Nanjing, China.

The Kizil Caves

The Kizil Caves, also known as Kizilgaha or Kizilgaha Caves, are a set of Buddhist rock-cut caves located near the Kizil Township in Baicheng County, Xinjiang, China.

Tomb of Qin Er Shi – The Second Emperor of China

Qin Er Shi, born Ying Huhai, was the second emperor of the Qin dynasty, the ruling family of a unified China - established by the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.

Fort Drum – The Concrete Battleship

Fort Drum, nicknamed the "Concrete Battleship", is a fortified island situated at the mouth of Manila Bay in the Philippines.

The Pyramid Tombs of Libya

Several pyramidal necropolises exist in Libya from the reign of the Garamantes, a kingdom that emerged as a major regional power in the Sahara during the mid-2nd century AD.

London’s House of the Dead – St Bride’s Charnel House

St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street is a distinctive sight on London's skyline, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1672 after the precursor was destroyed during the Great Fire of London.

Amarna – The City of the “Heretic Pharaoh”

Amarna, also called Akhetaten is an archaeological site and an Ancient Egyptian city, located on the eastern banks of the River Nile, in the present-day Minya governorate of Egypt.

Göbekli Tepe – The Oldest Known Mesolithic Temple Complex

Göbekli Tepe is an archaeological site and multi-phase tell, believed to be the oldest known Mesolithic temple complex, located in the South-eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey.

Baiae – The Hedonistic Harbour of Vice

Baiae is an archaeological site and the remains of a partially sunken Roman town, located on the shore of the Gulf of Naples in the present-day comune of Bacoli in Italy.

The Caves of Valerón

The Caves of Valerón, also known as Valerón's "Monastery" is an ancient pre-Hispanic rock-cut complex of honeycomb caves on the north-west face of the Mountain of the Galician ("Montaña del Gallego") in the Spanish island of Grand Canaria.

Al-Musawwarat as-Safra – The Ancient Meroitic City of Temples

Al-Musawwarat as-Safra, also called Al-Musawarat Al-Sufra is an ancient temple city of the early Meroitic period, located in Western Butan (historically called the Island of Meroë) in Sudan.

Ancient Nicopolis ad Istrum – The City of Victory

Nicopolis ad Istrum, also called Nicopolis ad Iatrum is an ancient Roman and Byzantine city, located near the present-day village of Niyup in northern Bulgaria.

Paddock – Churchill’s Secret Bunker

During WW2, a secret bunker complex codenamed “Paddock” and “CWR2” was constructed near Paddock Road on the site of the Post Office Research and Development Station in Dollis Hill London.

Ancient Miletus

Miletus is an ancient Greek city, located in western Anatolia, near the mouth of the Maeander River in the Aydın Province of present-day Turkey.

Nineveh – The Neo-Assyrian Capital

Nineveh is an ancient Assyrian city, located on the east bank of the Tigris River near the present-day city of Mosul in northern Iraq.

Camulodunum – The First Capital of Britannia

Camulodunum was a Roman city and the first capital of the Roman province of Britannia, in what is now the present-day city of Colchester in Essex, England.

The Ancient Pyramid City of Túcume

Túcume is an ancient city that is traditionally considered to be the last great capital of the Lambayeque Kingdom, located in the lower valley La Leche River in the Lambayeque Region of Peru.

The Greco-Roman City of Hippos

Hippos, meaning “horse” is an ancient Greco-Roman city in the foothills beneath the Sussita Mountain, located near the present-day Kibbutz Ein Gev in the Northern District of Israel.

Ancient Troy

The ruins of Troy (also called Ilios or Ilion and Ilium) in present-day Hisarlik in Canakkale, Turkey - comprises of a multi-period site now partially buried in an artificial tell illustrating the gradual development of the city in north-western Asia Minor.

Pasargadae – The First Dynastic Capital of the Achaemenid Empire

Pasargadae is an ancient city and capital of the Achaemenid Empire, located in the present-day province of Fars in southwestern Iran.

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