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There are 33 off the beaten path places tagged ancient ruins:

Mayan ruins of Tazumal

The ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Tazumal feature two preserved structures, a Toltec pyramid, excavated ritual objects and wall carvings. Tazumal has the biggest pyramids in El Salvador, reaching…

Kome Cave Dwellings in Lesotho

The Kome Caves in Lesotho is a Natural Heritage site with peculiar houses built out of the cow dung and mud inside the caves, still inhabited by the friendly locals, whose ancestors relocated to this…

Ajina-Tepa, the Buddhistic cloister of Vahsh valley

The Buddhistic cloister of Ajina-Tepa in Tajikistan revealed a Buddhist part of the land's history and its influence in spreading Buddhism from India to China. Among the main findings was a 12 meter…

Stone circles of Senegambia

Senegambian stone circles are extraordinary remains of ancient civilizations in Gambia and Senegal, the mystery of which is still unresolved. It is unclear when these circles were built, and what they…

Labyrinth of Cretan Minotaur

The myth about Minotaur is quite famous, however, we still don't know if it is rooted in history. Excavations in Crete provide ambiguous proof and give birth to different hypotheses as to the actual…

Lost City in Honduras

Ciudad Blanca is a legendary lost city of white gold deep in the jungle of Honduras, which was the unattainable goal of conquistadors, adventurers, treasure hunters and explorers since the 16th…

Zvartnots Cathedral

Zvartnots is a mysterious structure built in the 7th century. Many questions about it remain unanswered - it has a Christian name, however the symbols on the structure come from the other religions.

The mysterious Davelis cave in Greece

The Davelis Cave, not far from Athens, in Greece, is one of the most mysterious places, surrounded by superstition. The sinister reputation of the cave, which used to serve as a hideout for thieves,…

Persepolis - city of Achaemenid empire

Persepolis used to be the richest city on Earth, with treasuries full of gold, grandiose palaces and rulers. Xerxes waged his war against Greece here, adding more gold and jewels to the glittering…
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