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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.

Cave-In-Rock and America’s river pirates

Cave-In-Rock, also known as Murrell's Cave and Potato Cave, is a 17-metre-wide riverside cave located in the town of Cave-in-Rock, State of Illinois, United States.

Aksum – The Capital of the Aksumite Empire

Aksum, also called Axum, is the ancient capital of the Aksumite Empire, situated in the present-day Tigray Region of Ethiopia.

Vanis Kvabebi

Vanis Kvabebi (also called the Vani Caves) is an ancient cave monastery, located in the Vardzia Historical-Architectural Museum-Reserve in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of the Lesser Caucasus in present-day Georgia.

The Belogradchik Fortress

Belogradchik Fortress, also known as Kaleto, is an ancient fortress and Roman stronghold, constructed within the Belogradchik Formation on the slopes of the Balkan Mountains in the Vidin Province of Bulgaria.

The Pleasure Villa of Emperor Tiberius

The Villa of Tiberius is a Roman villa complex in the present-day town of Sperlonga, located on the western coast of Italy in the province of Latina.

Peveril Castle & The Devil’s Arse

Peveril Castle is a ruined 11th century fortress in the village of Castleton, situated above a giant cave opening called Peak Cavern, otherwise known as the Devil’s Arse.

Joya de Cerén – The Pompeii of El Salvador

Joya de Cerén is a pre-Columbian farming village from the Maya Classic period, located in the Zapotitán Valley in the La Libertad Department of El Salvado.

Yanartaş – The Fires of Mount Chimaera

Yanartaş is a mountain temple sanctuary dedicated to Hephaistos, where natural fires have been burning for at least 2500 years through fissures fuelled by gas emissions in the Olympos valley, located in the national park in Antalya Province, Turkey.

The Dovbush Rocks Complex

The Dovbush Rocks is a group of natural and man-made structures, carved out of rock in the Skolivski Beskydy National Park in the Skole Raion of Ukraine.

Camlet Moat – London’s Camelot

Camlet Moat is a quadrangular moated enclosure monument known as ‘London’s Camelot’ near the summit of Ferny Hill, located in the Trent Country Park in the London Borough of Barnet.

The Mysterious Lapis Niger Sanctuary Beneath Ancient Rome

The Lapis Niger is an ancient sanctuary and a remnant of the Comitium in Rome, that some Romans believed was the venerated sacred tomb of the city’s legendary founder, Romulus.

The Puxerloch Cave Castles

Puxerloch refers to the two adjacent cave castles of Luegg and Schallaun, located in the municipality of Teufenbach-Katsch, Austria.

Rúpac – “The Machu Picchu of Lima”

The Archaeological Complex of Rúpac-Marca Kullpi, often known as the “Machu Picchu of Lima", is a settlement associated with the pre-Inca Los Atavillos culture in the Huaral Province of Peru.

Soknopaiou Nesos – The Crocodile Cult Temple

Soknopaiou Nesos, also called Dimeh es-Seba, is an ancient temple complex and settlement associated with the Graecised deity of Soknopaios (Sobek neb Pai), who was a local form of the Ancient Egyptian crocodile-headed god Sobek.

Kropfenstein Cave Castle

Kropfenstein Castle is a ruined höhenburg (hillfort) type castle, located on the edge of a vertically sloping rock face in the municipality of Waltensburg/Vuorz, Switzerland.

The Ras il-Wardija Punic Sanctuary

Ras il-Wardija, corrupted from the word ‘guardia’ which means ‘watch’ is a Punic Sanctuary carved into a promontory on the island of Gozo in the Maltese archipelago.

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