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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.

Castro de Baroña

Castro de Baroña is a fortified Iron Age settlement, located on a rocky outcrop on the coastline of A Coruña in Galicia, Spain.

Mystras – The Byzantine Capital of Morea

Mystras, called the “wonder of Morea” was the capital of the Byzantine Despotate of Morea in the 14th and 15th centuries AD, located on Mount Taygetos in the Peloponnese region of Greece.

Arward – The last Templar Stronghold in the Holy Land

Arward is a tiny island off the coast of Syria, that during the 13th century was the last remaining Templar stronghold in the Holy Land.

The Sunken City of Dolichiste

Dolichiste, also called Kekova Adası is an ancient Lycian city, partially submerged on the shores of Kekova Island in southern Anatolia, Turkey.

The Ayaz-Kala Fortresses

Ayaz-Kala is a complex archaeological site, consisting of three phases of fort construction located on the edge of the Kyzylkum Desert in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.

The Paris Catacombs

The Paris Catacombs is a subterranean complex of around 200 miles of tunnels, housing the remains of millions of interred Parisians, in the former Tombe-Issoire quarries under the plain of Montrouge in Paris, France.

The Sunken Town of Dunwich

Dunwich, located in Suffolk, England, was an important port and trading centre, until storms and coastal erosion engulfed the town, making it now the largest underwater medieval site in Europe.

Atlit Yam – The Sunken Neolithic Settlement

Atlit Yam is a submerged Neolithic settlement, located off the Atlit coast in present-day Israel.

The Sedeinga Pyramids

The Sedeinga Pyramids is a concentration of 80 small pyramids, constructed between the second and third cataracts on the west bank of the Nile Valley in Middle Nubia, near Sedeinga, Sudan.

Waqrapukara – The “Horn Fortress”

Waqrapukara, loosely translated as the “horn fortress” in Quechua is a pre-Inca and Inca site, located in the district of Pomacanchi, in the department of Cusco, Peru.

Cahuachi – The Ceremonial Centre of the Nazca

Cahuachi is a large ceremonial complex built by the Nazca, located in the basin of the Rio Grande in the Central Andes of Peru.

The Mysterious Dolmens of the North-West Caucasus

In the North-West Caucasus, from Abkhazia to the Taman Peninsula, are thousands of ancient dolmens which the locals call “ispun”, meaning the “houses of dwarves”.

Los Guachimontones

Los Guachimontones was a ceremonial centre attributed to the Teuchitlán Culture, located near the present-day town of Teuchitlán in the state of Jalisco, Mexico.

Bet Guvrin-Maresha

Bet Guvrin-Maresha is an archaeological park, that encompasses the ancient sites of Maresha, Bet Guvrin (also called Eleutheropolis and Beth Gabra), and a crusader fortress, located in the heart of the Judean lowlands of central Israel.

The Choquequilla Inca Huaca

Choquequilla, also called Ñaupa Iglesia, is an Inca huaca shrine, constructed within a cave opening near the present-day village of Pachar in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

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