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

Uplistsikhe - the ancient pagan cave city

Uplistsikhe is an ancient Georgian pagan city, which was carved directly in the rocks. It is hard to believe what human hands were able to achieve in those ancient days.

The garden of Hesperides in Lixus

The Garden of Hesperides had magical golden apples of eternal youth, guarded by three nymphs and a dragon. The apples and the nymphs are gone now, and the dragon has turned into a river, but the ruins…

Necromanteion of Ephyra - the oracle of the dead

Necromanteion of Ephyra was the only way to communicate with the dead in ancient Greece. It is still preserved and stands on the banks of the Acheron river.

Arai Te Tonga - the ancient sanctuary of Rarotonga

Arai Te Tonga is the ancient marae, or a sacred place, on Rarotonga island of Cook archipelago, dating back to 1250 AD. It belonged to the Samoan Makea family and used for various ceremonies,…

World's largest hewn stones of Baalbek Trilithon

Baalbek Trilithon in Lebanon is famous for its unresolved mystery - it contains the largest hewn stones on Earth, weighing 800-1200 tons. Legends say it was the shelter of Cain or the domain of…

The grim fortress of Nan Madol

Nan Madol is a mysterious and feared by the locals megalithic structure in Micronesia, the mystery of which has not been solved to this day. No one knows who, why and for what purpose built it, but…
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